2016 proclamation rallies - updates

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Can Naga City produce a VP? Leni Robredo in sentimental kick-off

Feb 12, 2016 - 8:48 AM

Leni Robredo’s 2016 campaign won’t be easy It will also see her in a similar battle as in 2013: against scions of well entrenched political families

SENTIMENTAL KICK-OFF. Mar Roxas and his running mate, Leni Robredo, at a campaign sortie. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH voting system, Binay vs Poe, Twitter woes | 12PM wRap

Feb 11, 2016 - 12:02 PM

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Feb 10, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Marcos best president if not for dictatorship – Duterte

Feb 10, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Kung hindi lang siya naging diktator na matagal pinaka the best na presidenteng dumaan Marcos says Duterte admitting his admiration for the former president s economic programs

'BEST PRESIDENT.' Rodrigo Duterte says President and dictator Ferdinand Marcos had good food security programs. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte launches campaign: If I make a promise, I'll do it

Feb 10, 2016 - 10:27 AM

I will do it even if I lose my life my honor and even the presidency says Duterte during his proclamation rally offering his political will as his best asset

TRUE CHANGE. The tandem of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano launch their campaign from Tondo, Manila on February 9, 2016. Screenshot from Rappler video

Avoid suffering, choose ‘experienced’ Binay – Enrile

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:42 AM

Kung palpak ‘yang pangulo na ‘yan maraming Mamasapano ang mangyayari sa ating bansa says Senator Juan Ponce Enrile taking a swipe at President Benigno Aquino III

ALL-OUT. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile (wearing glasses on screen) is fully supporting the candidacy of Vice President Jejomar Binay. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Who will be the next PH president? Tight race begins

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM

In emotion charged proclamation rallies in Manila and the provinces 5 aspirants who want to succeed President Benigno Aquino III woo voters with promises of better lives

In Capiz and Iloilo, Roxas and Robredo hit the ground running

Feb 10, 2016 - 2:42 AM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas along with running mate Leni Robredo kick off the 2016 campaign season in Roxas City Capiz and Iloilo City Iloilo

Poe relives FPJ movie lines in campaign launch

Feb 10, 2016 - 12:23 AM

Poe says drama is part of her reality and real life

Sen. Grace Poe starts her presidential bid at Plaza Miranda in Manila. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'President' Binay to give benefits, scrap income tax for the poor

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:49 PM

Binay promises to continue and expand the Aquino administration s 4Ps program

FULL TEXT: Jejomar Binay: 'Bukas, ginhawa sa bawat pamilyang Pilipino'

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Read the full speech of Vice President Jejomar Binay at the United Nationalist Alliance proclamation rally in Welfareville Mandaluyong City on February 9

UNA STANDARD-BEARER. Vice President Jejomar Binay delivers his speech before 30,000 supporters in Welfareville, Mandaluyong City on February 9. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Roxas, Robredo unveil platform: Freedom from hunger, fear

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:18 PM

Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo say their 3 point platform has one theme: freedom

Binay: ‘This is the eve of our freedom from poverty’

Feb 09, 2016 - 7:58 PM

UPDATED At the United Nationalist Alliance proclamation rally Vice President Jejomar Binay vows to end the income tax payment of workers earning P30 000 or less if elected president

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Visibly weak Miriam Santiago shows up with pick up lines

Feb 09, 2016 - 7:09 PM

Diagnosed with lung cancer the presidential aspirant attends her first out of town campaign sortie

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Feb 09, 2016 - 6:38 PM

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VLOG: Miriam Santiago woos Ilocano vote to launch campaign

Feb 09, 2016 - 5:41 PM

But she flies back to Manila right after

Mar Roxas: 'No one can stop us'

Feb 09, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Hindi tayo magpapatalo sa manloloko at higit sa lahat hindi magpapatalo sa mga magnanakaw ruling Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas says at the administration coalition proclamation rally

ADMINISTRATION TANDEM. Former interior secretary Mar Roxas and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo rally their supporters in Capiz on February 9, 2016. Photo from Leni Robredo's Twitter page

Comelec warns bets: Spending meter starts running

Feb 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The Comelec starts monitoring candidates expenses as the campaign season officially begins on February 9

Miriam to Ilocanos: If something happens to me, Marcos to take charge

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The tandem of Miriam Defensor Santiago and Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr launches in Marcos country – Batac Ilocos Norte

Poe maintains lead, final pitch for New Hampshire, Adele | 12PM wRap

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:18 PM

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'Shared bets' Lacson, Recto: Only for 'Daang Matuwid'

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:54 AM

The 2 senatorial bets join the ruling coalition in its campaign kick off in Roxas City

Duterte denies being a 'spoiler' candidate for Binay

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM

While the Davao City mayor admits Binay is competent in some aspects he says the vice president carries the baggage of corruption

ANTI-CORRUPTION. Rodrigo Duterte says he doesn't carry the weight of corruption allegations, unlike rival candidate Jejomar Binay. Photo by Jansen Romero

Comelec faces crisis as campaign season begins

Feb 09, 2016 - 9:43 AM

Commissioner Christian Lim warns that the Comelec might need to postpone the May 9 national and local elections in a few areas

NEW PROBLEM. The Commission on Elections faces a new crisis that prompted a poll commissioner to warn about the postponement of the May 9 elections in a few areas. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte: Kissing women on lips a ‘mistake’

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The presidential bet however says he won t refrain from kissing women on the cheek during public events: That s my character

IN TARLAC. The tandem of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano talk to farmers in Concepcion, Tarlac. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

LP Senate sweep? ‘Unlikely,’ says campaign manager

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Still Marikina Representative Miro Quimbo hopes for a repeat of the 2013 senatorial polls where the ruling party’s bets won 10 out of 12 seats

Campaign period for nat'l bets starts Feb 9, so what?

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Here are important things you should know For instance campaigns of candidates seeking national positions run for 90 days and end May 7

Grace Poe maintains lead in January Laylo survey

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:59 AM

In the survey released on February 9 the start of the campaign period Vice President Jejomar Binay and administration standard bearer Mar Roxas are tied for 2nd place

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

OVP media chief resigns to campaign ‘full-time’ for Binay

Feb 08, 2016 - 8:55 PM

Joey Salgado is now the communications director of Vice President Jejomar Binay s presidential campaign team

COMMS DIRECTOR. Joey Salgado has been a long-time spokesperson for Vice President Jejomar Binay. File photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler