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Comelec to local execs: Don’t campaign for village bets in ‘non-partisan’ polls

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has warned local government officials against refraining from endorsing candidates in the coming barangay elections, citing the Oct. 28 polls’ “nonpartisan” nature.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay’s advice to Hontiveros: Hold more motorcades

Senator Nancy Binay

Senatorial candidate Nancy Binay continued to refuse to debate with Team PNoy’s Risa Hontiveros, but she gave the struggling candidate a tip to improve her popularity rating in surveys: Hold more motorcades.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Candidates scramble to get votes for sale


In the homestretch of political campaigning, candidates have been scurrying to clinch the “market votes” or votes for sale, to ensure their victories, a social science instructor in a state university here said.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2 poll campaigners gunned down in Quezon


Lucena Bishop Emilio Marquez expressed alarm Tuesday over election-related violence in Quezon after two community organizers of re-electionist Gov. David Suarez were shot dead in Tiaong town late Monday night.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NPC to dump Team PNoy senatorial bet behind smear campaign on Legarda

Sen. Loren Legarda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) stalwarts hinted at a possible withdrawal of support for the political party and allies of the Team PNoy candidate harassing Senator Loren Legarda.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Legarda accused of not declaring New York condo in assets statement for 4 years

Senatorial candidate Loren Legarda. Noy Morcoso lll/INQUIRER.net

Senator Loren Legarda allegedly failed to declare as part of her assets a posh condominium unit on Park Avenue in New York for four years, and did so only in 2011 just before she and the other senators convened as an impeachment court to try then Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino renews vow for rice self-sufficiency in PH by end of year

President Benigno Aquino lll.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III reiterated his previous announcement of rice self-sufficiency in the Philippines by yearend when he went on a second campaign sortie for the local candidates of the Liberal Party in the Quezon province on Monday.

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 killed, 6 wounded in Lanao del Norte ambush

Malaig, Lanao del Norte

Four persons were killed while six others, including the mayor of Nunungan, Lanao del Norte, were wounded after being ambushed by unidentified armed men Thursday evening.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Intense heat, fatigue drive campaigning senatorial bet JV Ejercito to hospital


Intense heat and over fatigue knocked down San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito with three weeks to go before the May 13 senatorial election, according to his statement released by his campaign team on Wednesday.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 killed, 3 hurt in Quezon town during preparation of stage for LP rally


Two persons were killed and three others injured when a heavy equipment payloader being used in setting up a stage for a Liberal Party political rally in Macalelon, Quezon, lost its brakes and rammed a group of people Monday afternoon, police said.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Jamby Madrigal loses ‘lucky’ bracelet during campaign sortie in Marawi

Former senator Jamby Madrigal.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senatorial candidate Jamby Madrigal was one of only two Team PNoy bets who traveled for several hours by land to attend its rally in the provincial capitol gym here on Monday.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Campaign coordinator of Batangas bet for Congress shot dead

san juan

A campaign coordinator of a re-electionist candidate for Congress in Batangas was shot dead while on board a motorcycle traveling along San Juan town in Batangas Sunday noon, police said.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Magsaysay is Ser Chief’s guy

Ramon Magsaysay Jr.: Ser Chief’s friend. INQUIRER.net file photo

Senatorial candidate Ramon Magsaysay Jr. knew he was doing something right when several youngsters approached him at the Naia Terminal 2 earlier this week and asked whether he was “Ser Chief’s friend.”

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • 50 Quezon City cops each carry 30-kg crosses
  • AFP: Abu Sayyaf group, not MILF, target of Basilan operation
  • Massive infra spending set
  • Sports

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  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

  • Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  • Celebrate Easter Sunday at Buddha-Bar Manila
  • Moriones feast: A slow, steady transformation
  • Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
  • Finalists announced for best translated books
  • Entertainment

  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Mommy-daughter adventure continues
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety
  • Opinion

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  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’
  • Netizens welcome Japan’s visa-free travel plan
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