Reelected Iloilo gov thanks voters, vows to continue reforms he started

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Reelected Iloilo gov thanks voters, vows to continue reforms he started 

ILOILO CITY, May 10 — Reelected Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. thanked his supporters on Tuesday for giving him fresh mandate to continue the reforms he has started in the next three years.

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Malacanang denies Binay's allegations vs. LP's use of BuB funds for Roxas' campaign

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Malacanang denies Binay's allegations vs. LP's use of BuB funds for Roxas' campaign 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Malacanang on Monday decried allegations by Vice President Jejomar Binay that ruling Liberal Party (LP) is using about Php 100 billion of the government's bottom-up budgeting (BuB) fund for Mar Roxas' presidential bid.

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Santiago tops UST survey for president

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Santiago tops UST survey for president 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has cemented her position as the president of choice in Philippine campuses, as she won by an overwhelming majority a survey at the University of Santo Tomas (UST), the third student poll she has won since candidates filed certificates of candidacy (CoC).

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Roxas lays down achievements of Daang Matuwid

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roxas lays down achievements of Daang Matuwid 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA) — Koalisyon ng Daang Matuwid standard bearer Mar Roxas on Tuesday said that the Aquino administration uplifted the economy for the past five years,

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Comelec: Presidential debates not mandatory

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec: Presidential debates not mandatory 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Sept. 21 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that would-be candidates are not mandated to attend the presidential debates it will organize next year.

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It’s not yet the right time for me to run for president — Cayetano

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on It’s not yet the right time for me to run for president — Cayetano 

By Johanne Margarette R. Macob

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 15 (PNA) — Saying that presidency is not yet for him, Senate Majority Floor Leader Peter Alan Cayetano on Tuesday said he might settle for vice presidency “even as an independent candidate.”

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Villar denies NP jumped ship

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villar denies NP jumped ship 

By Jelly F. Muisco

MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) – Senator Cynthia Villar on Tuesday denied reports that the Nacionalista Party has jumped ship after talks with Partidong Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and its possible presidential bet Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte.

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Negros Occidental officials cross party lines to show support for Mar Roxas

June 2, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

BACOLOD CITY, June 1 — About 260 local officials of Negros Occidental led by Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. gathered over the weekend in a dinner organized here by Mrs. Judy Araneta-Roxas, mother of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II.

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3-year transition of Negros Island Region pushed

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3-year transition of Negros Island Region pushed 

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 22 — Businessmen in Negros Oriental, while supporting the proposed Negros Island Region, have clarified that they want a transition period first instead of government spending some Php 40 billion to set up a regional center.

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