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Jack Enrile was top campaign spender at P150.8M


Defeated senatorial candidate Juan “Jack” Ponce Enrile Jr., son of resigned Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, was the top spender in the 2013 senatorial race, according to Commission on Elections (Comelec) records.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

More doubts raised about poll results

Precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machine. FILE PHOTO

Information technology (IT) experts have observed a strange “pattern” of votes obtained by administration, opposition and independent senatorial candidates in the May 13 elections.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

After polls, candidates must also face taxman

Proclamation rally of Team Pnoy led by President Aquino at historic Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila. With the elections over, it is time for candidates to reveal how much they received in campaign contributions and how much they spent, if they don’t want the taxman to come knocking at their door.  FILE PHOTO

With the elections over, it is time for candidates to reveal how much they received in campaign contributions and how much they spent, if they don’t want the taxman to come knocking at their door.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Plugging the holes

With yesterday’s scheduled proclamation of senatorial candidates and a good number of local officials around the country, one can fairly say that the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines did its work in ensuring accuracy and speed of the election process.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Comelec cancels ‘Magic 12’ proclamation


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc sitting as the national board of canvassers (NBOC) on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the proclamation of the winning senatorial candidates earlier scheduled for Wednesday night.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Who are your choices for senators? Ponder and pick (Part 2)


ONE MORE TIME, ONE LAST LOOK. Here are the rest of the 33 men and women who are candidates for the Senate and want your vote to put them there. With thumbnail sketches of who they are, which were started yesterday, this is a guide to help you choose wisely.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

UNA urges voters: Let’s keep Senate independent


Amid President Aquino’s consistent push for a 12-0 win for his senatorial slate, candidates of the rival United Nationalist Alliance said the independence of the Senate was at stake should the legislature be filled with his allies.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

6 senatorial candidates slugging it out for last 3 slots

Nine administration and three opposition candidates are leading the race for the Senate, according to the final preelection poll taken by the Social Weather Stations on May 2 and 3.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino quits sorties to fix Legarda-Cayetano imbroglio

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President Aquino has taken a breather from his busy campaign, shelving all but one previously scheduled appearance at sorties of the Team PNoy senatorial slate this week—the homestretch of the 90-day campaign.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Two indies, a Team Pinoy bet complete Team Rama’s senate list

Two independent and one Liberal Party bets complete the list of 12 senatorial bets that Team Rama is supporting in the May 13 polls.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino, Binay back Legarda amid raps


Reelectionist Sen. Loren Legarda on Monday received bipartisan support amid what she called efforts to malign her and dislodge her from the No. 1 spot in the surveys.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Candidates eye ‘command votes’


Senatorial candidates are seeking “command votes” and visiting vote-rich provinces in the final week of the campaign to gain the support of the still significant number of voters who have yet to decide whom to vote for.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Pro-lifers come out with Senate bets’ list

PRO-LIFE advocates will present to the public a list of the senatorial candidates whom they wish to support.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
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  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
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  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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