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Kick start your day, May 31: Leni victorious, Duterte snubs proclamation

Plus, Ramon Ang says selling San Miguel's telco assets is a sacrifice they made for better Internet service for all.

Rodrigo Duterte has snubbed his proclamation as the next Philippine president, Monday, May 31.A joint session of the House of Representatives and the Senate in Manila endorsed the official count of the May 9 election, which Duterte won by more than 6 ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 31, 2016 09:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 11: Business groups, leaders express support for Duterte

Plus, the searchable database of Panama Papers is up and shows connections to some prominent Filipino names.

ChangedThe tone changed, as it is becoming clear that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte is heading for a landslide presidential win.When some analysts before expressed apprehension over a Duterte win, and business groups called for voters to really think about voting ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 11, 2016 10:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 10: 2016 voter turnout highest in last 3 elections

(UPDATED) Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte maintains his lead, while Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo are head-to-head in the VP race.

(UPDATED) At least 81% of the registered voters practiced their right to vote, the highest turnout rate in the last three automated elections, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) chairman Andres Bautista said in a press briefing, Monday, May 9, election day.The voter turnout ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 10, 2016 08:00:00
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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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Here’s your guide to the 2016 PH presidential elections

(UPDATED) Because you have to make that crucial vote count.

Controversies. Debates. Surveys.A clash of personalities and machineries.Who supports who.A throng of netizens, espousing support for their bets hug or troll social media.Indeed, it is the season of craziness, jitters, uncertainty as the nation elects its 16th president on Monday, May 9.So ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 04, 2016 08:00:00
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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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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
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VP bets zero in on ease of doing business, agri sector

The candidates echo their running mates' stand on these key issues in the latest GoNegosyo forum.

VICE PRESIDENTIABLES. From left: Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero of the Nationalist People's Coalition; Representative Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo of the Liberal Party; Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. of the Nacionalista Party; and Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV, also of the Nacionalista Party. Photo ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 15, 2016 05:00:00