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Liberal Party’s mixed bag


Coinciding with the start of the filing of certificates of candidacy, President Benigno S. Aquino III formally announces today the senatorial slate of the Liberal Party (LP) led coalition.

Posted: October 1st, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Legarda leads latest Pulse Asia survey

Senator Loren Legarda. INQUIRER file photo

Senator Loren Legarda has emerged as the top choice for the Senate in the 2013 midterm elections if the elections were held in the first week of September, according to the results of a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia Inc.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Customs chief Biazon still undecided on senatorial bid

Customs Commissioner Rozzano Rufino Biazon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon has yet to decide whether to stick to his present job at the BOC, one of the government’s top revenue-generating agencies, or make another political run in the May 2013 midterm elections.

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

One slot left in admin ticket

President Benigno Aquino III. Malacañang Photo Bureau/File

The Aquino administration has finalized its senatorial slate except for the last slot. President Aquino said on Friday the ruling coalition was down to deciding who gets the final slot in the administration’s 12-man senatorial slate for the 2013 senatorial elections.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Garcia cites support of Pampanga execs to Senate candidacy


CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said officials of Pampanga will support her senatorial bid in 2013.

Posted: May 16th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pimentel won’t run with ‘notoriously corrupt’ Arroyo allies


Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III ruled out on Monday running with any of “notoriously corrupt” allies of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the 2013 senatorial race.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Unlike in love, Escudero isn’t torn between 2 parties for 2013 polls


Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero raised the possibility on Tuesday that he could be a ‘common’ candidate of two administration groups in the 2013 senatorial elections.

Posted: January 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay party mates OK with Aquino as coalition bets, says Palace aide


MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III’s political adviser on Friday said the Chief Executive wasn’t shutting the door on candidates from Vice President Jejomar Binay’s PDP-Laban party from being included in the administration coalition’s senatorial ticket in 2013. Secretary Ronald Llamas, presidential adviser on political affairs, said Mr. Aquino was only expressing the difficulty of having [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Corona gambit meant to stall trial, say solons


Chief Justice Renato Corona’s gambit questioning the veracity of the 188 signatures on the impeachment complaint filed against him would stall his trial in the Senate until after the 2013 elections, or the end of the term of the incumbent members of the House of Representatives, a lawmaker said on Friday. Eastern Samar Rep. Ben [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

4 Liberal Party bets running for Senate in 2013

Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III expects three of his Liberal Party mates who lost in the 2010 senatorial race to make another run for the upper chamber in 2013.

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Corona impeachment in aid of election, claims Gloria Arroyo ally


The House minority claims the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona was rushed “in aid of election” by some of the members of the prosecution panel eyeing a run for the Senate in 2013.

Posted: December 17th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Escudero is top choice for 2013 senatorial elections, says Pulse Asia survey


MANILA, Philippines—Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has emerged as the top choice for the Senate in the survey conducted by Pulse Asia in November. It was the first time that Escudero, according to a staff member, topped a survey in the senatorial race. Of the 1,200 respondents nationwide polled by the Pulse Asia from November 10 [...]

Posted: December 7th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay said to be eyeing alliance with Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo party


This early, Vice President Jejomar Binay is preparing for a presidential run and is reportedly exploring a tactical alliance with the party of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo initially to field a coalition slate in the 2013 senatorial elections. Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez, vice chair of Lakas-Kampi-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-Kampi-CMD), told the Inquirer that Binay, chair [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
  • Salted baked potatoes
  • A first in a mall: Authentic Greek yogurt–made fresh in front of diners
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
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