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‘I can work with anyone’: Go

 Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said he can work with anyone if elected as Vice President in the 2022 polls. He said his priority is to pursue the continuity of programs of the current administration and expand it further to sustain the positive change that President Rodrigo Duterte … Continue reading

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Pacquiao files COC for president; names Atienza as running mate

By Ferdinand Patinio   Former Manila mayor Lito Atienza (left) and Senator Manny Pacquiao (right). (PNA photo by Ferdinand Patinio) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Manny Pacquiao was the first aspirant to file a certificate of candidacy (COC) for president at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tents in Pasay City on Friday. The senator also named his running … Continue reading

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Duterte formally accepts nomination as PDP-Laban’s VP bet

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   OFFICIAL VP BET. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath-taking ceremony to reaffirm the membership of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) members during the party’s National Convention and Proclamation of Candidates for 2022 polls in Pampanga on Sept. 8, 2021. Duterte on Sept. 17 formally accepted his … Continue reading

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Duterte formally accepts VP bid for ‘continuity’

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   NAT’L CONVENTION. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte graces the national convention of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and proclamation of candidates for the 2022 national and local elections in San Fernando City, Pampanga on Wednesday (Sept. 8, 2021). Duterte formally accepted his nomination as the official vice presidential candidate of … Continue reading

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I will run for VP to continue fight vs. drugs, insurgency: PRRD

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   I WILL RUN. President Rodrigo R. Duterte confirms that he will run as vice president in 2022 during his Talk to the People on Tuesday night (Aug. 24, 2021). Duterte said he made the decision to continue his crusade against insurgency, criminality, and illegal drugs. (Screengrab from RTVM) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – … Continue reading

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No need for Duterte to resign if he wants to run for VP

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte need not resign from post, in case he decides to seek the vice presidency, Malacañang said on Thursday. In an online press conference, Roque said there is no rule mandating Duterte to resign if the President files a certificate of candidacy for another elective post … Continue reading