Low turnout of PTC payment during polls

THE New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were only able to get a measly P26 million from their permit-to-campaign collections in the recently concluded midterm elections. Not a huge amount considering their target of P500 million PTC fee from candidates, according to the military.

Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Public Affairs Office chief Major Ramon Zagala said the figure came from documents the military recovered from various armed engagements with the rebel group. Read the rest of this entry

Pelaez wants Radaza victory voided

DEFEATED mayoral candidate Ephraim Pelaez Jr. will file today a petition before the Comelec in Manila for the nullification of the proclamation Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza and her entire slate as winners in the May 13 election.

In a press conference at his mansion in Rahman St., Cebu City, Pelaez said Radaza and her camp engaged in terrorism, threats and intimidation against his supporters, and many of them failed to vote. Read the rest of this entry

Judy Ann Santos supports Ai-Ai delas Alas, abused women

SEASONED actress Judy Ann Santos said she offers her latest primetime project, “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala,” to Comedy Queen Ai-Ai delas Alas and to other women who are victims of physical abuse. In the series, Judy Ann will take the role of Anessa, a woman who falls deeply in love with Eros, played by Sam

Sam Milby shares Cannes Film Festival experience

ACTOR Sam Milby said independent movie “Death March” received good reception at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Sam traveled to France and stayed there for two days to experience the red carpet and screening of the Adolf Alix Jr.’s movie. “Good reaction naman afterwards. And the fact na, Cannes Film Festival is the biggest festival