By Malou Guanzon-Apalisok
The opening salvo of the opposition United Nationalist Alliance held at the Plaza Independencia last Tuesday was quite a show of force. People came in droves, with crowd estimates ranging from 25,000, 50,000 even up to 80,000, mostly “hakot” or people bused in from different towns and city barangays according to reports. Getting people to [...]
We are happy with what they did at Plaza Miranda. They dismantled the stage and uncluttered the place right after their proclamation rally. We hope that this will be the new trend for orderly and disciplined elections, especially on the local level.—Commission on Elections Chair Sixto Brillantes on the first day of the campaign period for senatorial and party-list candidates
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
The vice governor of Occidental Mindoro fell off the stage during the proclamation rally of the Team PNoy senatorial candidates at Plaza Miranda in Quiapo, Manila, Tuesday night.
By Cathy Yamsuan
, Michael Lim Ubac
, Norman Bordadora
The significance of Plaza Miranda as the venue for the opening salvo of the Liberal Party-led administration coalition was not lost on President Aquino, saying the place was “historical” not just for the LP but “to every Filipino seeking true democracy, justice and progress.”
By Maila Ager
A mix of yellow, white and orange t-shirts, banners and tarpaulins dominated the crowd at the historic Plaza in Quiapo, Manila for the proclamation rally of Team PNoy on Tuesday.
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
Plaza Miranda’s “deep historical significance” pushed stalwarts of the Liberal Party (LP) to choose it as the venue for Tuesday’s proclamation rally for the 12 senatorial candidates of the administration-backed Team PNoy.
By Karen Boncocan
The Liberal Party is sticking to historical Plaza Miranda for its proclamation rally on February 12 which it considers to be the party’s opening salvo for the midterm polls this year.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippines is not “truly independent” because its people are deprived of good education, are going hungry, and are financially handicapped , a protest group deplored Tuesday as the country celebrated its 114th independence anniversary.
By Ramon Vecina
I heard a loud bang, which I thought was merely the sound of a fallen rock or potted plant, while taking pictures of the presentation of senatorial and local candidates of the Liberal Party during its miting de avance on that fateful evening of Aug. 21, 1971.