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Kick start your day, May 5: Duterte retains lead in latest polls

The Davao City Mayor maintained his lead amid the bank controversy hounding his campaign in the last week.

Less than a week before the elections, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte retained his lead in the latest Pulse Asia survey, amid the controversy on his bank accounts.The ABS-CBN poll released on Wednesday, May 4, saw Duterte with a 33% rating, followed ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 05, 2016 08:00:00
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Alan Peter Cayetano: The critic aspires for higher office

The anti-corruption advocate calls for change, but he doesn’t share the popularity of his running mate who is topping the polls.

"Fifty years na panay na lang Marcos, Cojuangco at Aquino, wala na bang iba?” (For fifty years we had Marcoses, Cojuangcos and Aquinos. Don’t we have anyone else?) Senator Alan Peter Cayetano asked in his opening speech during the first vice presidential ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 04, 2016 07:00:00
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Bongbong Marcos campaigns for a ‘new revolution’

The proud son of the late President Ferdinand Marcos aspires for a ‘revolution toward a true and significant change.’

“I’m proud to be a Marcos,” Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. repeatedly exclaims the line in interviews, even when the ghost of his father’s past—former President Ferdinand Marcos’ martial law rule—continues to creep in public consciousness.Still, amid the issues hounding his run ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 03, 2016 07:00:00
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The young, ambitious Chiz Escudero aspires for corruption-free government

Charm and eloquence combined, plus his staunch stand against corruption boost the senator’s chances for the VP post. But he also has his fair share of critics.

After a storied career as one of the youngest elected representatives at 28 and serving two terms in the senate, Francis Joseph “Chiz” Escudero is now vying for the second highest seat in the land. “I don't have the same pedigree of Quezon, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 26, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: 6 things you missed from 2nd VP debate on TV

Senator Bongbong Marcos’ absence didn’t spare him from his opponents’ grilling.

The second vice presidential debate organized by network ABS-CBN on Sunday, April 17, went ahead even without Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr (of the Nacionalista Party and running mate of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago) and Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan (of the United Nationalist Alliance ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 18, 2016 07:00:00
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Bottom line: 6 things you missed from 1st PH VP debate on TV

The debate lasted for almost 4 hours with the 6 candidates on top of their game from start to finish.

The last Pacquiao versus Bradley bout ended hours before, but it seemed more strikes and jabs were thrown in the first and lone vice presidential debate on Sunday, April 10, at the University of Santo Tomas.Organized by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 11, 2016 08:00:00