IP group sets green vote benchmark

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on IP group sets green vote benchmark 

MANILA, April 5 — A federation developed green vote benchmarks for identifying electoral candidates deemed committed to protecting the environment and addressing plight of the country's still-marginalized indigenous peoples (IPs).

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Comelec to discuss regulating campaign motorcades

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to discuss regulating campaign motorcades 

MANILA, April 5 – The Commission on Elections en banc will discuss the regulation of campaign motorcades that cause traffic congestion in major thoroughfares in the metropolis.

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Hagedorn wants term limit extended to five years

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Hagedorn wants term limit extended to five years 

BACOLOD CITY, April 5 — Independent senatorial candidate Edward Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa, Palawan is supporting the proposed extension of the term of governors and mayors from three to five years.

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Comelec will ban campaign motorcades in 18 major roads in Metro Manila

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Comelec will ban campaign motorcades in 18 major roads in Metro Manila 

CABUYAO, Laguna April 5 — The Commission on Elections mulls banning campaign motorcades in 18 major thoroughfares to prevent traffic congestion in Metro Manila.

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Drilon sees 80% of Laguna voters to support Team PNoy

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Drilon sees 80% of Laguna voters to support Team PNoy 

STA. CRUZ, Laguna, April 5 – Team PNoy campaign manager Senator Franklin Drilon on Friday expressed optimism that the ruling coalition candidates will get 80 percent support from the Laguna electorate despite incumbent Gov. Emilio Ramon ‘ER’ Ejercito's support to opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).

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Escudero vows to distribute PDAF in his next term

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Escudero vows to distribute PDAF in his next term 

DAGUPAN CITY, April 5 — Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero pledged to again distribute his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) to all municipalities if he wins a second term in the Senate.

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Comelec reminds politicians to follow poster size rule; urges public to file complaints

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Comelec reminds politicians to follow poster size rule; urges public to file complaints 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 5 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here has reminded candidates to adhere to the approved sizes of posters as it seemed like politicians have their own tape measure for the desired 2×3 measurement of propaganda materials.

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Madrigal lauds quick gov’t response to Korean crisis

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Madrigal lauds quick gov’t response to Korean crisis 

CALAMBA City, Laguna, April 5 — Team PNoy senatorial candidate Jamby Madrigal on Friday lauded the quick government response to ensure the safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea amid rising tensions in the Korean peninsula.

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Camille Villar represents mother in Team PNoy sortie

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Camille Villar represents mother in Team PNoy sortie 

CALAMBA City, Laguna, April 5 – Former television host Camille Villar showed up Friday for the first time in the Team PNoy campaign sortie to represent her mother, former Las Pinas congresswoman Cynthia Villar, in a rally here.

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Escudero dares fellow candidates to sign waivers on bank deposits secrecy

April 5, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Escudero dares fellow candidates to sign waivers on bank deposits secrecy 

MANILA, April 5 – Team PNoy reelectionist Senator Francis Escudero on Friday challenged government officials and those aspiring for public office including senatorial candidates to bare their financial records through the signing of waivers on the secrecy of bank deposits to accompany the submission of statements of assets, liabilities and networth (SALN).

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