By Jeannette I. Andrade
MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has filed electioneering charges against former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chief Manuel Morato for allegedly using his TV show in 2010 to campaign for then presidential candidate Gilbert Teodoro. Morato was charged with four counts of electioneering activities for allegedly campaigning for Teodoro, then affiliated with the Lakas-Kampi [...]
By Vincent Cabreza
Leyte Representative Lucy Marie Torres Gomez failed to win the Supreme Court’s support in her bid to stop the election protest against her 2010 victory.
Angeles City—Ailing former President Macapagal Arroyo will not give up her post as representative of the second district of Pampanga, according to a close ally here. Arroyo remains confined at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City where she underwent a third set of spinal surgeries. “I don’t think [the former president] will abdicate [...]