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PDP-Laban KOs Pacman, installs Cusi

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   NEW PREXY. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi (front) is elected new Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan president during the party national assembly in Clark, Pampanga on Saturday (July 17, 2021). He replaced Senator Manny Pacquiao who is currently training in California for his August 22 (August 21, US time) fight against Errol Spence … Continue reading

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Sara, Joy, Gwen top performing officials: survey

By John Rey Saavedra   TOP PERFORMERS. (From left) Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, and Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia top a July 2021 survey that rated local officials’ performance. The RP-Mission and Development Foundation said the initiative was meant to assess how their constituents rate them and aid in hatching better programs. (File … Continue reading

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Other possible prexy bets ‘no chance’ vs. Sara, Go: Panelo

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (L) and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go.  (File photos)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Other potential presidential candidates in the 2022 national elections do not stand a chance against Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador … Continue reading

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‘Count me out’ of presidential race: Go

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Thursday said he would not join the presidential race in the upcoming 2022 national elections. In a statement, Go said President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark regarding the lawmaker’s supposed plan to run for president next year was just … Continue reading

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Duterte praises Bong Go, calls him ‘president’

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   (Photo courtesy of PCOO) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday heaped praise on Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and even called the lawmaker “president.” Duterte made the oblique hint about Go’s possible presidential bid in 2022 during the joint meeting of national and regional task forces to end local … Continue reading