Partido Federal ng Pilipinas standard-bearer former senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. “has not yet confirmed” his participation in the Comelec-sponsored debate, said Vic Rodriguez, spokesman of the son of the late dictator President Ferdianand Marcos, Sr.
His participation will only be confirmed if his hectic campaign schedule permits,” Rodriguez said.
“The debates are definitely on. The date that we’re looking at for the first presidential debate is on March 19, which is a Saturday. And thus far, we have commitments from all camps that their candidates will be joining us,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said in a press briefing.
The candidates who are running for the presidential seat are: former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, labor leader Leody de Guzman, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, former national security adviser Norberto Gonzales, Senator Panfilo Lacson, Faisal Mangondato, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Jose Montemayor Jr., Senator Manny Pacquiao and Vice President Leni Robredo.
All 10 presidential candidates in the May 9 elections are expected to attend the first debate to be organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) next month.“The debates are definitely on. The date that we’re looking at for the first presidential debate is on March… Read More
MANILA – Candidates running for the country’s top elective positions must join debates and other fora so Filipinos can see their abilities, platforms, and track record, Partido Reporma standard-bearer Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said on Thursday.“Doon makikita saan ba ‘yung latag… Read More