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The Democratic Progressive Party announces that Tsai Ing-wen has comfortably beaten former premier William Lai in a primary decided by opinion polls
What we should be speeding up in the second half of the administration is more policy reform and economic growth, not changing parts and engines
Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung city, is among 5 candidates announced by the opposition Kuomintang party for its primary election
Boris Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite but has not appeared in public for weeks, a tactic that has helped the politician best known for his gaffes, jokes and anecdotes to stay on message
Rappler sits down with one of the Magdalo group’s core leaders, Manuel Cabochan, as he steps out of the shadows of his more famous mistahs in his new role as an opposition lawmaker
(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union
The result is a setback for the Brexit Party – founded by euroskeptic figurehead Nigel Farage only a few months ago – which came out on top in the European elections in May
If President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't endorse anybody in the speakership race, then the party-list lawmakers are consulting her daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for her choice
Ronald Cardema meets with other party-list lawmakers on the same day the Comelec grants his petition to be the first nominee of Duterte Youth in the 18th Congress
Floy Quintos’ play is, at its heart, a story about art
The launch video follows Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, promising voters that he will take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 'deal or no deal' if he becomes prime minister
The National Unity Party's incoming 25 lawmakers in the 18th Congress are expected to vote as a bloc
Conservative Liberty Korea Party says the ruling Democrat party, which supports Seoul's Pride march, should 'come out' as a 'queer' party, adding that the annual event was 'lascivious' and involved 'excessive exposure of bodies'
The Prime Minister walks up to take his oath of office to a standing ovation, with supporters in the crowd chanting 'Modi, Modi'
While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.
The photo is a manipulated version of Pinoyweekly's 2015 photo showing Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago and other members of the party protesting tuition hikes
With over 99% of ballots counted, the League wins 34.3%, compared to just 6% in the 2014 EU elections, and 17% in the Italian general election in 2018
Anthony Albanese, from Labor's left faction, replaces Bill Shorten when Shorten stepped down hours after losing the elections
The Philippine National Police has yet to receive a revised sworn statement from Peter Joemel Advincula, the man also known as Bikoy
(3rd UPDATE) The populist party, founded just 3 months ago, has capitalized on public anger over delays to Britain's exit from the European Union, winning almost 32% with almost all votes counted
Some 3,000 prisoners across different prisons are on hunger strike in solidarity with one of the party's lawmakers
'Party President Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was unanimously rejected by the members of Congress Working Commission,' says a party spokesman
Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections
India's main opposition Congress party has held Amethi in Uttar Pradesh state since 1967 except for one 3-year stint in 1977-80 and a separate one-year period in 1998-99
At least 19 groups consider the 18th Congress as their first foray into the House of Representatives. But not all are completely new to government service.
(3rd UPDATE) 'I can speak for the party na wala kaming kinalaman sa Bikoy issue,' says Liberal Party chair Vice President Leni Robredo
Party-list group Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) tops the race, gaining the maximum 3 seats allowed in the House of Representatives
'Tapos na 'kong manahimik sa pagbayad para sa mga kasalanan at pagkukulang nung mga ibang LP nung nabigyan sila ng pagkakataon ng mga botante,' says Kris as she defends her decision to vote for only 4 Otso Diretso candidates
'Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President's appearance of guilt,' says US Representative Mark Pocan, one of the leaders of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party
The concern of opposition leaders stems from video clips on social media purportedly showing attempts to replace the machines in strongrooms ahead of counting in some places
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says it has become so easy for organizations to win Congress seats even if they do not have 'defined sectoral constituencies'
Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president for external affairs and Otso Diretso senatorial candidate, says he admires Senator Kiko Pangilinan's courage during the tough campaign
(3rd UPDATE) Both LP officials claim 'command responsibility' over the loss of the Otso Diretso senatorial candidates, but party chair Vice President Leni Robredo does not accept their resignation
Australian broadcaster ABC says Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National coalition will hold at least 77 seats in the 151-member lower house, one more than needed to govern on its own
Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is caught on hidden camera promising public contracts in return for campaign help from a fake Russian backer in a meeting in Ibiza before Austria's parliamentary elections in 2017
Leody de Guzman also questions the 'undue haste' in the proclamation of Senate and party-list winners
Liberal Party candidates win in the races for vice mayor, and took 10 of 12 city council seats in Calbayog City, Samar
Bill de Blasio becomes the 23rd prospective Democratic challenger to President Donald Trump
But while the Liberal Party is part of the opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte, its legislators once forged an alliance with the ruling PDP-Laban
Party-list group Ang Probinsyano is assured of at least one seat in the House of Representatives, after it banked on the popularity of its namesake hit action TV series
Ranked number 16 based on partial and unofficial results from 96.3% of precincts nationwide, Roxas' performance is a far cry from when he topped the senatorial race in 2004
Quite expectedly, a big chunk of votes of many party-list groups in the 2019 elections come from where their nominees are from
Under a Comelec resolution, 10 accredited major national parties will receive copies of election returns. The Liberal Party is among these parties.
Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party unveils a bill offering same-sex couples 'permanent unions' as well as limited adoption rights, despite stiff opposition from conservatives
ACT-CIS, AKO Bicol, and Bayan Muna may get the maximum of 3 seats each in the House of Representatives if polls were held from May 3 to 6, the survey period of the final Pulse Asia preelection survey
The opposition Liberal Party says this gives them no time to appeal the naming of the Duterte-allied Nacionalista Party as the dominant minority party
The party-switching culture, academics say, are unhealthy in a democracy. Proposed changes to the Constitution attempt to curb this.
Data analysis of recent elections shows that many local politicians usually jump to the party of the incumbent president during midterm elections
Meng Hongwei is among a growing group of Communist Party cadres caught in President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign, which critics say has served as a way to remove the leader's political enemies