Some of the most prominent members of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) in vote-rich Pangasinan province had quit the political party founded by businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco after Cojuangco’s son, Mark, firmed up his plan to run for governor.
By Yolanda Sotelo
The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) has expelled from the party the newly installed mayor of Urbiztondo town and his mother three weeks after the June 7 assassination of Mayor Ernesto Balolong Jr., a member of the Liberal Party (LP).
By Niña P. Calleja
The head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) threw his support behind the Senate bill seeking the transfer of the country’s seat of power, saying it could be done in six years at the minimum.
By Norman Bordadora
A leader of the Nationalist People’s Coalition on Saturday said Saturday the party had long decided to turn its back on the Team PNoy coalition ticket, opting instead to campaign exclusively for its members and an independent ally running for the Senate.
China’s defense budget is set to rise 10.7 percent this year, state media said on Tuesday as the national parliament’s annual gathering opens, a slight drop from a 11.2 percent increase in 2012.