Hontiveros dares Nancy Binay anew to one-on-one debate

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Hontiveros dares Nancy Binay anew to one-on-one debate 

MANILA, April 25 – With opposition candidate Nancy Binay continuing her rise in the standing in recent surveys, Team PNoy senatorial candidate Risa Hontiveros has only one fond wish.

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9 Team PNoy, 5 UNA bets top Ateneo Davao survey

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on 9 Team PNoy, 5 UNA bets top Ateneo Davao survey 

MANILA, April 25 — Nine senatorial bets from Team PNoy and five from the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) topped the recent survey among students and employees of the Ateneo Davao University conducted by the University Research Council (URC).

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Escudero dares fellow candidates to submit waiver on secrecy of bank deposits

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Escudero dares fellow candidates to submit waiver on secrecy of bank deposits 

MANILA, April 25 – Reelectionist Sen. Francis Escudero reiterated Thursday his challenge to fellow candidates to execute bank secrecy waivers to give the Ombudsman a free hand to look into questionable bank accounts both here and overseas.

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Villar gets more endorsement after surge in survey

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Villar gets more endorsement after surge in survey 

MANILA, April 25 – Few days after entering the top three of the recent Social Weather Station survey, Team PNoy senatorial bet Cynthia Villar got another boost in her senatorial bid following an endorsement of the Catholic Conscience Vote Phils., an equipment of pro-life, pro-family charismatic communities and organizations.

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LP presses campaign vs election violence in Pangasinan

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on LP presses campaign vs election violence in Pangasinan 

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, April 26 — Top officials and members of Liberal Party (LP) in Pangasinan closed ranks today (April 26) to press their campaign against election-related violence in the province, saying intimidation and threats on their ranks would not stop them from fighting for good governance.

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Proposed anti-dynasty bill useless-Escudero

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Proposed anti-dynasty bill useless-Escudero 

KALIBO, Aklan, April 26 — Senatorial reelectionist Chiz Escudero on Friday bared the proposed anti-dynasty bill in Congress is useless.

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Pagadian City candidates sign covenant

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Pagadian City candidates sign covenant 

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, April 26 — Candidates vying for the positions of mayor, vice mayor and councilors on Thursday signed a covenant for Honest, Orderly and Peaceful Elections (HOPE) on May 13 this year in this city.

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Angara, Escudero call for revival of GRP-NDF peace talks

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· 2 Comments 

DAVAO CITY, April 26 — Team PNoy senatorial candidate Edgardo “Sonny” Angara is amenable for the Philippine government to revive the peace talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF) to resolve the decades-long insurgency problem and its impact.

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Malacanang: Gov't doing best to ensure safety of candidates and civilians on the campaign trail

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang: Gov't doing best to ensure safety of candidates and civilians on the campaign trail 

MANILA, April 26 — The Aquino government gave assurances it is working hard to ensure the safety of candidates and civilians who are busy campaigning for the May 13 midterm elections.

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Widow likely to replace deceased Sorsogon ex-solon in congressional post bid

April 26, 2013 10:25 pm· 1 Comment 

LEGAZPI CITY, April 26 – The widow of the late former Sorsogon congressman Jose Solis is very likely to be his replacement as an independent candidate for the same post in the May 13 elections, according to a source close to the bereaved family.

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