By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) has allowed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to use 75 percent of the ballot boxes containing votes under protest by Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas for next year’s elections, saving the government more than P160 million.
By Philip C. Tubeza
For a moment there, the two top contenders for the presidency in 2016 almost exchanged greetings of peace. Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Saturday found themselves seated just a few steps away from each other at the Thanksgiving Mass for Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila.