Archive for the ‘2010 elections’ Category

Truth cannot be killed

If the allies of President Duterte in the Senate think that the public will never know the truth in the testimony of Edgar Matobato, self-confessed member of the Davao Death Squad, now that Sen. Leila de Lima has been ousted as chair of the committee on justice and human rights, they should be reminded that […]

September 21, 2016  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Peace and Order  8 Comments

Strange movements at the Comelec

A number of recent movements at the Commission on Elections don’t make sense. Update: Rafanan also removed from DOJ-COMELEC probe team. Brillantes says he is “uncontrollable” http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/26/11/rafanan-removed-poll-fraud-fact-finding-team The person who has always been known to be uncompromising in matters of electoral crimes and graft and corruption has been dismissed from his department level position while […]

August 25, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: 2004 elections, 2010 elections, Graft and corruption  25 Comments

Dirty politics behind Yusoph kidnapping

Update: Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner Elias Yusoph has denied that he received money from local candidates in Lanao del Sur province before the May 10 elections as accused by a military official. He also chided Brig. Gen. Ray Ardo, chief of the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade, for coming up with an accusation based on […]

July 22, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: 2010 elections  21 Comments

Comelec approves Mikey Arroyo’s party-list bid

By Andreo C. Calonzo, GMANews.TV The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has allowed presidential son and Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo to be a nominee of a party-list supposedly promoting the rights of tricycle drivers and security guards. In a joint resolution on May 7, the poll body dismissed two separate disqualification cases filed last […]

July 21, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: 2010 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family  64 Comments

For security reasons, new Maguindanao gov to hold office in hometown

(Two parts) by Carolyn O. Arguillas Mindanews and VERA Files Part I SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao—Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu will take his oath of office as the new governor on June 30 and deliver his inaugural address in his hometown Buluan, 40 kilometers from the provincial capitol here. Mangudadatu intends to be far from this place, the […]

June 21, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Maguindanao massacre  15 Comments

Tonyboy C. gave P100M to Aquino campaign

by Gerard Naval Malaya Former telecommunication mogul Antonio “Tonyboy” Cojuangco was the biggest contributor to the candidacy of his nephew, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, with a donation of P100 million. Cojuangco, a cousin of Aquino’s mother the late President Corazon Aquino, was president of Philippine Long Distance Co. before he sold the family holdings to […]

June 16, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Benigno Aquino III  45 Comments

Hail to the chief

From his third level position, VERA Files photographer Mario Ignacio captured the atmosphere at yesterday’s proclamation of Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Jejomar Binay as winners for president and vice-president respectively of the May 10, 2010 election. For more of Mario’s photos, click here (VERA Files) Malaya’s account: Aquino: ‘Reconciliation but not at sacrifice of […]

June 10, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Benigno Aquino III  32 Comments

Ang makulay na House of Representatives

Sa pag-uusap naming mga reporter, sabi naming maganda siguro ngayon ang coverage sa House of Representatives kasi maraming mga kontrobersyal na personalidad. Unang-una na si Gloria Arroyo na ngayon ay representative ng pangalawang distrito ng Pampanga. Kung aprubahan ng Comelec ang nominasyun ng kanyang anak na si Mikey bilang sectoral representative ng Ang GalingParty na […]

June 10, 2010  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections  24 Comments

Aquino and Binay proclamation today

From ABS-CBN: It’s final. Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Benigno Aquino III and Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) vice-presidential candidate Jejomar Binay will be proclaimed as the country’s next president and vice-president, respectively. Final Congressional Tally The final tally of the National Board of Canvassers showed Aquino with 15,208,678 votes, winning the presidential race with no […]

June 9, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Benigno Aquino III  62 Comments

Win or lose, Binay makes history

By VERA Files and YouthVotePhilippines By ELLEN TORDESILLAS and YOUTHVOTEPHILIPPINES WHATEVER the final outcome of the tightly contested vice presidential race, Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay has made history by being the first local official to be possibly catapulted to a top national position, just a breath away from the presidency. Unlike another former mayor, Joseph […]

June 7, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Benigno Aquino III  51 Comments