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Comelec: Expect to see politicians’ faces nonstop with SC ruling on airtime limit

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Expect to be “bombarded” with political advertisements once the campaign season for the 2016 elections begins, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said after the Supreme Court (SC) declared as unconstitutional the Comelec’s rule on air time limit for candidates.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay’s daughter Abi calls Cayetano a ‘bully’


Makati Representative Mar-Len Abigail Binay said Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is bullying her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, to prop up his own presidential bid in 2016.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Seattle hikes minimum wage; will others follow?

Hoisting signs, supporters showed support for the passage of increasing the minimum wage in the city to $15 for Seattle employers on Monday, June 2, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. Phased in over the next seven years, Seattle will have the highest minimum wage in America. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead)

Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Comelec: Ejercito’s ‘overspending very clear’

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. dismissed claims that politics was behind the disqualification of Laguna Governor Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas accused of using aid-giving to campaign for 2016

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II. INQUIRER.net file photo

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »