QUO VADIS PDP-LABAN? President Rodrigo Duterte has created a new party called Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP), as a political party separate from Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). Duterte run under the banner of the PDP-Laban in the 2016 … Continue reading DUTERTE FORMS OWN FEDERAL PARTY
The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), is all set for the recount of votes on the electoral protest filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. SC and PET … Continue reading PET all set for Marcos-Robredo poll recount
With Interior Secretary Mar Roxas pitifully hogging the bottom of a recent survey on presidential candidates in 2016, will the Liberal Party search for a stronger candidate to pit against Vice President Jejomar Binay, the anointed standard bearer of the … Continue reading Binay vs. Duterte in 2016 elections ?
THEDURIANBEAT BANTAY KANG MALAY KA! We heard that publicist Ed Malay, the discredited public relations man behind the rigged surveys that had ex-Speaker Prospero Nograles winning a lopsided battle over then Vice Mayor Sara Duterte in the mayoral race in … Continue reading DURIANBURGDAVAO SKEWERS ED MALAY, THE CENTER
COTABATO CITY – A Church-based volunteer poll watch dog will convene in Zamboanga City on June 13 to map out plans to ensure clean, honest, accurate, meaningful and peaceful (CHAMP) elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) ARMM coalition will convene at the Orchid Garden Hotel with Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo, former Commission on Elections Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal, acting ARMM Regional Governor Mujib Hataman and Steven Rood, Country Representative of The Asia Foundation, as guests of honor and speakers, according to PPCRV national chair Ambassador Henrietta de Villa. … Continue reading Poll watchdog preps up for ARMM elections
Pacquiao’s Latest Liquor Ad Stirs Controversy; Critics Say It’s Contrary To His Growing Image As A Bible Ambassador Athlete-politician Manny Pacquiao’s latest ad for Hennessy, a popular and expensive cognac brand, has been met with mixed reactions, especially since it came out shortly after he proclaimed himself as ”a changed man” – one who had already turned his back on vices, including cockfighting, drinking and womanizing. The ad showed Pacquiao from when he was a young buy until he got older, running across fields, training, and eventually fighting on the ring. Toward the end, the following quote was shown: ”Fighting … Continue reading BIBLE-PREACHING ‘FATHER’ MANNY PACQUIAO TURNS BEER SALESMAN
Pacquiao set for tough 8-week training in fight FOR NOW POLITICS IS OUT. ————————————————————————————————- AQUINO on Pacquiao joining Binay: SO WHAT? AQUINO, BINAY SPLIT SEEN IN 2016 ELECTIONS ———————————————————————————————— World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has declared himself ready for a tough eight-week grind to prime himself up for his June 9 fight against undefeated American Timothy Bradley with his 147-pound crown at stake. The fighting Sarangani congressman, in a telephone conversation with this writer on Saturday, said an almost two-week prelude he had undergone in Laguna and General Santos City made him ready for what chief trainer Freddie Roach has … Continue reading MANNY TO PUNCH OUT POLITICS AS HE PREPS UP FOR BRADLEY FIGHT
WHO YOU? MALACANANG is unfazed by boxing icon Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s reported move to the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban). The Palace is taking in stride Pacquiao’s decision to change political parties and run for governor under the banner of Binay’s party in next year’s mid-term elections. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that Pacquiao’s move is his “personal decision”. “We have no further comment aside from that. That is his personal decision kung saang party siya sasali,” Valte said. The Palace has many allies even if these … Continue reading AQUINO on Pacquiao joining Binay: SO WHAT?
It is inevitable that President Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay will part ways come the 2016 elections, since they belong to different political parties, a Palace official said. Deputy Presidential Spokeswoman Abigail Valte said that Aquino and Binay will likely have and endorse two different tickets and standard-bearers in the 2016 elections. Valte noted that there will be ”divergence in endorsing candidates” since the President belongs to the Liberal Party (LP) while Binay heads the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). ”Let me make it clear, it’s not a clash but an inevitable parting of ways because they belong … Continue reading AQUINO, BINAY SPLIT SEEN IN 2016 ELECTIONS