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Kris Aquino draws flak for flying to LP sortie using presidential chopper

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:56 PM

UPDATED Malacañang defends the presidential sister: Members of the President s immediate family are allowed to ride with him in official government vehicles

PRESIDENTIAL SISTER. Kris Aquino, President Benigno Aquino III's youngest sister, is flown to a Liberal Party sortie in Cebu on April 19 using a presidential chopper. Photo from Aviator Pinoy's Facebook page

Part 2: Toothless laws, elections, campaign donors

Mar 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Is the Comelec doing enough to stop corporations from making campaign donations?

Part 1: Poe, other bets, used corporate donors for campaigns

Mar 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Philippine laws prohibit corporations from making campaign donations However the practice continues with both corporation and candidate having little or no fear of consequences

CORPORATE DONORS. Despite Philippine laws prohibiting corporations from donating to candidates and political parties, many still do.

The Scrum: Why Bongbong Marcos might win as VP

Mar 05, 2016 - 9:42 PM

What to do if you want to prevent it?

ILOCOS SCION. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Junior, running for vice president, greets supporters during a motorcade in Ilocos Norte province. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

#PHVote throwback: LP spent the most in past campaign

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:28 AM

We review the past campaign spending of political parties with presidential bets in 2016 Will parties once again spend millions hoping for a return on investment?

They must think we're stupid

Oct 22, 2015 - 9:05 AM

Our professional politicians think we don t keep track of their mistakes Or even if we do it s not our opinions that matter

Comelec orders Laguna gov to step down

May 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The Comelec en banc upheld its First Division s decision to disqualify for campaign overspending Laguna Governor ER Ejercito who says he s prepared for a legal battle

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Gov ER Ejercito at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa in Laguna. Photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

'Nanay' campaign: From Risa to Nancy

May 03, 2013 - 7:07 AM

A senatorial candidate of a rival party picked up the nanay branding after Hontiveros rejected it

DepEd: No politics in grad rites

Feb 16, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Graduation ceremonies need not be expensive says the DepEd

Online: The new political campaign battleground

Jan 30, 2013 - 1:14 PM

With the established parameters still crude politicians are hardly restricted from reaching out via social media