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Duterte keeps lead in latest Pulse survey

May 4, 2016 11:03 pm

TWO major good news must have made the day of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday. There were reports that the mayor clinched the support of the influential Iglesia ni Cristo (INC or Church of Christ) as sample ballots … Read more »

Marcos to file OAV complaints

May 4, 2016 11:02 pm

Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said his office has prepared at least 10 complaints of overseas Filipino workers who discovered possible irregularities during the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV). He added that he will file the … Read more »

I’m not giving up, says Poe

May 4, 2016 11:01 pm

LUCENA City, Quezon: Senator Grace Poe’s determination to win the presidential race remains strong despite the huge lead of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte in a recent pre-election survey. “Hindi ako sumusuko sa gitna ng lahat ng mga pagsubok, at … Read more »

Kim Wong returns final P250M to AMLC

May 4, 2016 11:00 pm

Casino junket operator Kim Wong returned P250 million to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) on Wednesday, the last tranche of the P450 million that he promised to surrender during a previous hearing at the Senate. Wong, represented by his legal … Read more »

Transgender poised for historic poll win

May 4, 2016 10:57 pm

ORANI, Bataan: Geraldine Roman blows kisses to curious crowds and serenades them with a love song as she proudly campaigns to be the first transgender lawmaker in the mainly Catholic Philippines. The 49-year-old member of a powerful political family has … Read more »

Trump sends Cruz crashing out

May 4, 2016 10:56 pm

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump seized the mantle of Republican standard-bearer for the 2016 presidential election late Tuesday, sending his only serious challenger Ted Cruz crashing out of the White House race. After charging to victory in Indiana, the unorthodox, anti-establishment candidate … Read more »

Abu Sayyaf threatens to execute hostages

May 4, 2016 10:55 pm

Islamic militants in the Philippines issued a fresh warning Tuesday threatening to harm three hostages, just over a week after they beheaded a captive. The trio – from Canada, Norway and the Philippines – appealed for help from the Philippine … Read more »

Address technical concerns

May 4, 2016 10:54 pm

THE United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) urged the Commission on Elections to address election-related technical and legal issues raised by poll watchdogs. Mon Ilagan, UNA spokesperson, said that even with only five days before the elections, the Comelec can still look … Read more »

Ex-DFA chief Siazon, 76

May 4, 2016 10:52 pm

FORMER Foreign Secretary Domingo Siazon Jr. died of prostate cancer at the age of 76. His son, Dan, announced his passing via Facebook on Wednesday morning. “Domingo L. Siazon, Jr. -Statesman, career diplomat, but more importantly, a loving husband, father … Read more »

Winners known in 3 days – Comelec

May 4, 2016 10:47 pm

BARRING major problems, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident that it will be able to determine the winning candidates a few days after the end of the voting period on May 9. Chairman Juan Andres Bautista on Wednesday said … Read more »