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Quality appointments, clear policies needed from new govt: banker

By Joann Villanueva  INCOMING ADMIN. UniTeam presidential-vice presidential tandem of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (left) and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte thank thousands of supporters during a rally at the Arca South Parking in Taguig City on April 24, 2022. International investment banker Stephen Cuunjieng said a government led by presumptive president Marcos Jr. would need … Continue reading

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Biden call to Marcos reflects US regard for alliance: DFA

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  Presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and US President Joe Biden  MANILA – President Joe Biden’s phone call with presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. shows that the United States holds in “high regard” its alliance with the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The US president, who called … Continue reading

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BBM, Sara maintain wide lead in latest Pulse Asia survey

By Wilnard Bacelonia  UniTeam presidential candidate former senator Bongbong Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte (PNA file photo) MANILA – Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte remained as the most preferred presidential and vice presidential candidates in the upcoming May 9 elections based on the latest Pulse Asia Survey According to … Continue reading

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Isko unfazed by PDP Laban endorsement of Marcos

By Marita Moaje  ENDORSEMENT. Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso says he is not threatened by PDP-Laban’s endorsement of UniTeam presidential aspirant Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Domagoso on Wednesday (May 23, 2022) said he is still hoping PDP-Laban chair, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, would endorse his candidacy. (Screengrab) MANILA – Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso … Continue reading

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Marcos camp belies report UniTeam skipping debates

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  (Photo courtesy of BBM-Sara Uniteam Media Bureau) MANILA – The camp of presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday belied a report the UniTeam is skipping poll-related debates, calling it “fake news”. “The statement being attributed to me with the title, ‘Wala ng debate para sa mga kandidato ng UniTeam magmula … Continue reading

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Petitioner in dismissed DQ case vs. Marcos files MR

By Ferdinand Patinio  MANILA – Abubakar Mangelen, one of the petitioners in the dismissed consolidated disqualification cases against presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, on Monday filed a motion for reconsideration. Mangelen asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division to reverse its February 10 ruling junking the three disqualification cases filed against the son of 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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Stay united, soar like eagles, Sara to Filipinos

UNITEAM. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte (1st and 2nd from left) kick off their nationwide campaign for president and vice president, respectively, at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Tuesday (Feb. 8, 2022). They were joined by their senatorial candidates, led by former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque (3rd from left). (PNA photo by Avito C. … Continue reading

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Prelim conference on petition vs. Marcos not open to public

By Ferdinand Patinio   Presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (File photo) MANILA – The preliminary conference meeting of the first petition to cancel the certificate of candidacy of presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is not open to the public. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said Thursday … Continue reading