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English Publication Date: Friday, February 26, 2016 Source: The Manila Times
Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said the fourth presidential debate will be for the benefit of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016 Source: Inquirer
The commission on elections-organized debates of presidential candidates should be aired nonstop and should not be commercial or profit-oriented events, according to Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, chair of the Senate committee on electoral...
English Publication Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 Source: Sun Star
An administration lawmaker blasted Monday the excessive bunching of television commercials during the first leg of the Commission on Elections-organized presidential debate on Sunday evening.
English Publication Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 Source: Financial Times
With less than three months to go in one of the most colourful election campaigns in Philippine history, the spotlight is shifting from personality politics to policy after the first presidential debate in 23 years.
English Publication Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 Source: Manila Bulletin
autista said all five presidential candidates – Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senators Grace Poe and Miriam Defensor Santiago, former Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte all agreed to attend the...
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Source: Rappler
Among the 5 presidential candidates gearing up for the first Commission on Elections (Comelec)-sanction presidential debate on Sunday, February 21, it can be argued that Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II is among the most equipped.
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Source: Rappler
“She will come in her best fighting form,” Santiago’s media relations officer, Kim Patria, told Rappler in a phone interview.
English Publication Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 Source: Rappler
The Cagayan de Oro city police on Friday, February 19, started cordoning off the area around Capitol University, where the first presidential debate since 1992 will be held
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Source: Inquirer
Vice President Jejomar Binay has cancelled his scheduled sorties in nearby Misamis Oriental on Saturday and is taking a break instead a day before the start of the presidential debates here.
English Publication Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Source: Inquirer
A total of 39 students from Capitol University, the venue of the first presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro City, were recently inducted as the first batch of the Inquirer Volunteer Corps, a program of the Inquirer Group of Companies that aims to...