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Justice Caguioa finished with report on pilot recount in Marcos poll protest

Sep 10, 2019 - 3:41 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The Supreme Court en banc defers action on the report

World media zero in on Philippine polls, liken Duterte to Trump

May 08, 2016 - 7:09 PM

Most international news coverage of the upcoming polls focuses on survey front runner Rodrigo Duterte and his similarities to Donald Trump

FOREIGN COVERAGE. International news from around the world weighs in on the Philippine elections. Photo by Rappler

Binay 'happy' with latest poll result

Mar 04, 2016 - 6:56 PM

The Vice President believes his persistent ground campaigning is paying off

No fears that Robredo will neglect CamSur – women supporters

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo assures her home province that she will not neglect them despite her decision to run for a national position for 2016

VP BET. Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo accepts the Liberal Party's offer to run as their vice presidential candidate. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The Leader I Want: Leni Robredo’s to-fix list for 2016

Oct 05, 2015 - 11:41 AM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Leni Robredo s stand on key issues that the next vice president is expected to help the president tackle

ONWARDS TO 2016. Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo is the Liberal Party's vice presidential candidate for the 2016 polls. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Leni Robredo: Low-key political wife goes national

Oct 05, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Leni Robredo once had her life planned out: to be a lawyer like her father But the EDSA revolution and meeting Jesse Robredo set her on an unexpected path into politics

Manila mayor Estrada backs MMDA chief Tolentino's senatorial bid

Oct 02, 2015 - 6:25 PM

The Manila mayor s endorsement comes just a day after the MMDA chief drew flak over the controversial lewd dance at a party after a Liberal Party event

ENDORSEMENT. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada backs the senatorial bid of MMDA chief Francis Tolentino, who is now involved in a controversy over a 'lewd performance' at an event in Laguna.

Leni Robredo gave informal consent to be Roxas' VP – Belmonte

Sep 30, 2015 - 3:37 PM

But Speaker Sonny Belmonte says the Camarines Sur Representative is still talking it over with her 3 daughters who are against a vice presidential run for their mother

DECISIONS FOR 2016. Liberal Party's National Executive Council gather to finally decide their party slate for 2016 at Cubao in Quezon City on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

SWS survey, Aquino on Binay, Volkswagen emissions scandal | 12PM wRap

Sep 23, 2015 - 12:57 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Drilon to SET: Decide on Poe citizenship case immediately

Sep 20, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Drilon says a prompt SET verdict will help keep the Comelec s preparations for the 2016 presidential elections on schedule

Senator Grace Poe gestures as she announces before her supporters her bid for the coming 2016 presidential election at the Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Surveys and the 2016 elections

Jun 21, 2015 - 1:45 PM

How do survey numbers make – or break – a candidate s bid for public office?

Grace Poe tops presidential candidates in SWS poll

Jun 19, 2015 - 9:57 AM

2nd UPDATE Neophyte Senator Grace Poe leads in a Social Weather Stations survey that asked respondents to name 3 people they believe should succeed President Benigno Aquino III

Poe overtakes Binay, transportation woes, maritime dispute | 12PM wRap

Jun 18, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Grace Poe overtakes Binay in latest presidential survey

Jun 18, 2015 - 9:53 AM

UPDATED Pulse Asia s survey conducted nationwide May 30 June 5 shows that 30 of respondents would vote for her if the 2016 elections were held today

Poe has 'other views' on teaming up with Roxas

May 27, 2015 - 9:41 PM

I also have other views about issues that I cannot say we need to be together to achieve these kinds of objectives says Senator Grace Poe about Mar Roxas

REJECTING MAR? Senator Grace Poe hints she has concerns about running with Interior Secretary Mar Roxas in 2016. File photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Duterte on VP post: I don't want to be 'inutile'

May 24, 2015 - 11:48 PM

I do not want to be a vice president who does nothing I would be an added inutile there says Duterte who adds that the presidency is destiny

'ADDED INUTILE.' Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to be vice president because he will end up doing nothing. File photo

Nancy Binay on freeze order: Roxas 'so desperate'

May 13, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Senator Nancy Binay says her family will not waive bank secrecy rights to disprove corruption allegations What for? Para saan?

'ALL 2016.' Senator Nancy Binay says the Court of Appeals freeze order on her father's bank accounts are a 'desperate' move of the Liberal Party. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Aquino on Espina, Binay vs Poe, ‘royal baby’ | The wRap

Apr 17, 2015 - 8:13 PM

The president confirms Espina did resign Binay’s camp claims it’s not worried about Grace Poe The countdown for the ‘royal baby’ begins

LP on 2016: Possibly Mar-Poe but Mar vs Poe unlikely

Dec 11, 2014 - 8:18 PM

Liberal Party stalwart Florencio Abad says with President Aquino s survey numbers going up the latter will have a significant say in who’s going to be his successor

ADMIN CANDIDATE? Senator Grace Poe ranks 2nd in presidential polls. Rappler photo

Binay numbers drop even after PICC speech – SWS

Oct 14, 2014 - 8:07 AM

The 15 percentage point plummet in his satisfaction ratings suggests that the speech that was meant to rally his voters base did not work too well

LP 'expected' rise of Roxas in 2016 survey

Sep 29, 2014 - 3:30 PM

The ruling Liberal Party says the climb in the presumptive administration bet s numbers is an expected consequence of government reforms

'SURVEYS CAN CHANGE'. Secretary Mar Roxas' allies say the reception of Roxas on the ground is warm, and believe surveys can change. File photo by DILG

Trillanes: 'No chance' of Aquino endorsing Binay

Aug 24, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Trillanes says Binay s camp is trying to project the image that he is Aquino s chosen one for the 2016 polls

Nancy Binay: Aquino endorsement ‘icing’ on VP’s 2016 bid

Jul 31, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Senator Binay says her father is not actively seeking President Aquino s endorsement for 2016 but adds In politics anything is possible

Ukraine boxer Klitschko drops out of presidential race

Mar 29, 2014 - 8:53 PM

Boxer turned opposition leader Vitali Klitschko dropped out of Ukraine s snap presidential polls

DROPS OUT. Vitali Klitschko, former Ukrainian boxer turned politician and head of the Ukrainian UDAR (PUNCH) party, drops out of the presidential race. Photo by  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Cayetano: 'I don’t wanna run; I wanna win'

Mar 05, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Cayetano confirms he wants to be president but is still testing to see if 2016 is the best time

Q and A: What Binay’s party move means

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:13 PM

Analysts say Binay s announcement of a new party signals the political reconfigurations ahead of 2016

‘Big chance’ for LP-NP alliance in 2016

Feb 17, 2014 - 10:18 AM

Sen Alan Peter Cayetano says the NP will team up with the LP in 2016 if the two parties agree on the selection of candidates

Police force postponement of Maldives vote

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:13 PM

Despite international pressure police postpones Maldives presidential polls scheduled on Saturday October 19

Romney: I'm promising 'real change'

Nov 04, 2012 - 3:42 AM

Mitt Romney says he is offering real change and asks Ohio voters to to look into his track record Rappler Carmela Fonbuena files this report from Ohio

 TIGHT RACE: Gov Mitt Romney tells Ohio voters they could decide the U.S. presidential race

Sen John McCain: 'US-PH relations better under Romney presidency'

Nov 01, 2012 - 4:55 AM

U S Republican Senator John McCain tells Rappler reporter Carmela Fonbuena that the US PH relations will be stronger if Mitt Romney wins the presidential polls But senior American journalists have doubts considering Romney s long history as a businessman

ALL OUT FOR ROMNEY: Republican Senator John McCain rallies supporters of Gov Mitt Romney in crucial state Ohio