Thousands attend rallies in city of Danao, Argao

IF the mark of a true leader is determined by the size of a crowd at a rally, the Liberal Party (LP) was right to make an ally of Danao City’s Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud).

Danao City Police Station Chief Resty Santos said about 10,000 people attended the LP miting de avance at the city’s Freedom Park last Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry

Civil society group backs Team Oca

CALLING for a change in leadership in Cagayan de Oro City, civil society group Managsilingan Ta has openly expressed its support to the candidacy of Misamis Oriental Governor Oscar “Oca” Moreno and Councilor Edgar Cabanlas as mayor and vice mayor, respectively, including the entire ‘Team Oca.’

Mitos Ortigas, Managsilingan Ta convenor, said that the city “needs a leader who could inspire, mobilize, energize and synergize its people to feel up to the challenge of development.” Continue reading “Civil society group backs Team Oca”

Team PNoy ‘not affected’ by high jobless rate

MALACAÑANG downplayed Thursday the possible negative effect of high unemployment rate on the candidacies of the administration senatorial bets.

Latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey conducted on March 19-22 showed that unemployment rate in the country rose to 25.4 percent from 24.6 percent in December last year. This was equivalent to about 11.1 million jobless Filipinos. Read the rest of this entry

Admin coalition confident to take lead in surveys

(Source: LiberalPartyPhils)

THE administration coalition is confident that its candidates will grab the lead in survey rankings as their first television advertisement for the midterm elections is aired ahead of the official campaign period.

In a latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on preferred 2013 senatorial candidates conducted on January 17 to 19, members of the administration coalition entered the so-called “Magic 12″ but none of these bets are part of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), which President Benigno Aquino III chairs. Read the rest of this entry

Admin coalition confident to take lead in surveys

(Source: LiberalPartyPhils)

THE administration coalition is confident that its candidates will grab the lead in survey rankings as their first television advertisement for the midterm elections is aired ahead of the official campaign period.

In a latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on preferred 2013 senatorial candidates conducted on January 17 to 19, members of the administration coalition entered the so-called “Magic 12″ but none of these bets are part of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), which President Benigno Aquino III chairs. Read the rest of this entry

Leyte lawmaker to be named Lakas-CMD president

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.

Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry

Leyte lawmaker to be named Lakas-CMD president

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.

Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry