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Crowd cheers as Sara, PRRD hug at inauguration ceremony

By Christine Cudis  FAVORITE CHILD. Vice President-elect Sara Duterte gives her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, a tight hug after she took her oath at San Pedro Square, Davao City on Sunday (June 19, 2022). Despite alleged misunderstandings, former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the younger Duterte is the President’s favorite child. (Screengrab) DAVAO CITY – The massive crowd … Continue reading

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President Duterte urges Sara to ‘take over’ anti-drug campaign in schools

By Azer Parrocha  President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and daughter, incoming Vice President Sara Duterte (File photo) MANILA – Outgoing President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday urged his daughter, Vice President-elect “Inday” Sara Duterte, to ensure the continuation of anti-illegal drugs programs in schools. This, after Sara announced last month that she has accepted the offer to become … Continue reading

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Initial count shows Bongbong, Sara leading partial, unofficial tally

By Wilnard Bacelonia and Lade Jean Kabagani  Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and vice presidential aspirant Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (File photo) MANILA – Former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and running mate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte are leading the presidential and vice presidential race, according to the partial and unofficial released by the Parish … Continue reading

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2-million strong Iglesia Ni Cristo officially endorses Marcos-Duterte

By Ferdinand Patinio Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (left) and running mate, Sara Duterte (Photo courtesy of Bongbong Marcos Facebook) MANILA – Religious group Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) has officially endorsed presidential frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and running mate, Sara Duterte, for the May 9 polls. The influential organization that counts some 2.5 million members worldwide made … Continue reading

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Local execs of vote-rich Pangasinan back Sara’s VP bid

Vice-presidential aspirant Sara Duterte thanks the crowd at the San Nicolas municipal hall on Saturday (April 30, 2022) for their time to meet and listen to her advocacies for the country. (Contributed photo) SAN NICOLAS, Pangasinan (PNA) — Local officials of the sixth district in this vote-rich province on Saturday vowed to give Davao City Mayor … Continue reading

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Former president GMA introduces Sara as next VP

Vice presidential aspirant Sara Duterte (Photo from HNP Facebook page) LUBAO, Pampanga – A day before celebrating her 75th birthday, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo introduced Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte to the Pampagueños as the “next Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines.” Macapagal-Arroyo, the country’s 14th President, spent most of her life here, where the … Continue reading

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Marcos, Duterte widen lead in Pulse Asia survey

By Jelly Musico  Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte (File photo) MANILA – Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and running mate Sara Duterte continued to be the top contenders for the May 9 elections, according to the latest survey conducted by Pulse Asia from Jan. 19 to 24 this year. Marcos widened … Continue reading

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Sara calls for unity after Go’s presidential race withdrawal

By Che Palicte Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (PNA file photo) DAVAO CITY – Vice presidential aspirant Mayor Sara Z. Duterte on Thursday called for unity anew following the withdrawal of Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go from the presidential race in next year’s elections. “Now that Sen. Bong Go has declared his withdrawal from the presidential … Continue reading