Koko Pimentel first to file COC Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was the first to file his certificate of candidacy for another six-year term in the Senate under the ruling PDP-Laban. Pimentel, son of former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr., filed his COC with his fiancée, Kathryn Yu, with theRead More →

Malacañang clears Robredo in assumed Duterte ouster plot Vice President Leni Robredo ‘was not among those specifically named to be part of the conspiracy,’ says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday, September 25, cleared Vice President Leni Robredo in the supposed ouster plot against President RodrigoRead More →

Duterte in Hong Kong for quick ‘rest’ Special Assistant to President Christopher “Bong” Go has confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte is in Hong Kong, hours after photos surfaced of the Chief Executive inside a clothing store in Causeway Bay. In a Facebook post-Saturday (October 6), Go shared photos of himRead More →

Duterte needs Roque to remain as Press Secretary Another politiko has taken Special Assistant to President Christopher “Bong” Go’s place as the person indispensable to President Rodrigo Duterte. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Saturday (October 6) said President Rodrigo Duterte asked Roque to postpone his senatorial bid to continue servingRead More →

Duterte urged to take drastic steps to curb inflation Two opposition lawmakers have urged the Duterte administration to take more drastic steps to tame the country’s inflation that reached another 10-year high last September. Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat said the latest 6.7 percent surged in inflation was “like a runawayRead More →

Duterte to quit but doesn’t want Yellows or Reds to take over President Rodrigo Duterte to quit from his post, but doesn’t want Vice President Leni Robredo to succeed him. Duterte on Thursday (October 4) bashed Robredo as he maintained that neither the “Yellows”– or people linked to the LiberalRead More →

Duterte insists he isn’t anti-elite President Rodrigo Duterte has denied that he is mad at the country’s elite, even if he has dealt a financial blow to some of them in the early days of his administration. In a speech before members of the Philippine Military Academy’s Alumni Association ThursdayRead More →

Gretchen Fullido versus Ces Drilon belies ‘victim-shaming’ claims, mulls legal action ABS-CBN News anchor and reporter Gretchen Fullido on Friday filed criminal charges against a former network producer and several colleagues, citing sexual harassment, libel and victim-shaming. In a news release posted on Facebook, Fullido’s lawyer Marvin Aceron said theRead More →

Mocha open to run for 2019 Senatorial elections Former Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson said she is open to run for the 2019 midterm elections, but is not yet sure whether to seek a seat at the Senate or the House of Representatives. Senator, Congress, hindiRead More →