All or nothing

TO avoid controversy, Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon has proposed proclaiming all winning Senate bets after 100% of the election results have been transmitted.

Andanar tells why admin bets won

FOR Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, many Filipinos voted for the senatorial candidates of the administration because they were insulted by the “dirty” propaganda targeting President Rodrigo Duterte, his family and his bets.

Ensure Persons with Disability law enforcement, Romualdez urges

LEYTE first district Representative-elect Martin Romualdez yesterday asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) to update the public and Congress on the compliance rate of a “malasakit” (compassionate) law exempting persons with disabilities (PWDs) from the payment of value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.

Poll found ‘Distrurbing’

Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona said that voters’ education is the key to have good leaders who can truly be public servants, adding that the situation should challenge Catholics to be “more persistent” in changing the mindset and voting preferences of the public.

Sandra Cam wants out

“As to Ms. Cam’s request to relieve her in her present post, she does not have to wait for her relief by the President. She can tender her resignation if she cannot stand the alleged corruption within the PCSO,” Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

Recall of labor attaches from Canada mulled

“May koneksiyon yan sa karangalan natin bilang isang bansa. Kung bakit itong Canada, basura lang eh, bakit ‘di na lang bawiin? Kasi unang-una, mali ang pagkadala ng basura nila dito sa ating bansa. Hindi naman tayo basurahan. Hindi naman tama ‘yan. Ewan ko kung anong nangyari kung bakit pinayagan ng dating administrasyon kung sino mang administrasyon ‘yon,” he said.

Energy consumer advocate office eyed

Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, on Tuesday filed Senate Bill No. 2222, otherwise known as the “Energy Consumer Advocate Act.” The bill seeks to create the Energy Consumer Advocate Office (ECAO), which will represent consumers in all rate-setting, rule-making, and other energy-related cases and proceedings before government agencies, including judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.