China hopeful about new Philippine government

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on China hopeful about new Philippine government 

BEIJING, May 10 — China is hoping for a fresh start in diplomatic relations with the Philippines' new government.

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Red alert for polls to be lifted in proper time — AFP

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Red alert for polls to be lifted in proper time — AFP 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Despite the relatively peaceful and orderly elections Monday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it is still yet to lift its red alert edict for its 125,000-strong force.

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Presidential candidate Duterte at Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao

February 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Presidential candidate Duterte at Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao 

160228173738PDP-Laban standard bearer Rodrigo Duterte (2nd from left) during his visit at Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao on Friday (Feb. 26) to urge leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to forego plans on disrupting the peace currently being enjoyed in Mindanao. The MILF, for its part, vowed to obey in fulfilling its promise on not initiating any drastic move to jeopardize its ongoing peace process with the government. (PNA photo by Noel Y. Punzalan)

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Duterte vows to deal decisively with crime, rice cartels

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Duterte vows to deal decisively with crime, rice cartels 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — If elected to the presidency in the coming May 9 elections, PDP-Laban standard bearer Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Sunday to eliminate crime and rice cartels within the first few months of his six-year term.

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Jet plane engine trouble forces Duterte to cancel Misamis Oriental sortie

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Jet plane engine trouble forces Duterte to cancel Misamis Oriental sortie 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Engine trouble from the private jet forced PDP-LABAN standard bearer Rodrigo Duterte to cancel his scheduled visit to Misamis Oriental Monday afternoon.

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Sen. Miriam is my president – Marcos

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sen. Miriam is my president – Marcos 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – Contrary to reports that he might vote Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos on Monday said he will vote for Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago in the 2016 presidential election.

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Duterte’s huge lead in survey draws mixed reactions in Senate

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Duterte’s huge lead in survey draws mixed reactions in Senate 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – A presidential survey ran by Social Weather Station (SWS) and commissioned by a businessman from Davao drew mixed reaction from the Senate with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV calling Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s wide margin lead “unbelievable.”

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PDP-Laban presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte and running mate Alan Peter Cayetano proclaimed

December 1, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

151130172643Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) National President Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (left) declares Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano (right) as the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates, respectively, in the 2016 elections during the proclamation rally held on Monday (Nov. 30, 2015) at the Century Park Sheraton Hotel in Vito Cruz St., Manila. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Osmena sees Poe as ‘better’ president by 2022

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Osmena sees Poe as ‘better’ president by 2022 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, July 15 (PNA) – Senator Serge Osmena III on Wednesday sees Senator Grace Poe to be a better president by 2022 if she will serve first as vice president.

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