Comelec asked to explain alleged malicious transmissions the day before 2016 polls

PASAY CITY, Philippines – Questions remain unanswered on the alleged irregularities in the 2016 national elections during the Senate inquiry on Tuesday (July 31). Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms said they were “frustrated” with the explanations of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on the matter, especially the…

P51B case vs Marcoses junked

The Supreme Court yesterday, June 19, 2018, denied a motion by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) which sought to seize P51 billion from the estate of the late President Ferdinand Marcos and others who allegedly enriched themselves during his administration. In the 28-page decision penned by Associate Justice Noel Tijam, the SC First Division…

BBM to become as Duterte Successor?

Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the only son of the late former president Ferdinand Marcos, says he wants to return to Malacañang as President. Bongbong told the Financial Times of London on Monday, June 16, 2018, he was aspiring to become the next President of the Philippines and would be pushing for a type…