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Social media play bigger role but TV ads still king

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:26 Written by
SOCIAL media have played a bigger role in the campaign for this year’s national elections, but they suffer from credibility issues, leaving traditional media, especially television, still the best platform for politicians to pitch their message.

PNoy declares May 9 a special non-working holiday

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 08:55 Written by
  President Benigno Aquino III has declared May 9 a special non-working holiday, Malacañang said Wednesday. “May 9, Election Day, is a special non-working holiday per Proclamation No. 1254 signed by President Aquino on April 25, 2016,” Communications Secretary Herminio…

PH not pressuring China over arbitration of maritime disputes, says Palace official

Monday, 25 April 2016 09:36 Written by
  MANILA, April 25 - A Palace official on Sunday denied that the Philippines is trying to pressure China over an arbitration of the South China Sea disputes.Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the Philippines’ move to present its case…

Political clans start to dominate party-list groups

Saturday, 23 April 2016 08:23 Written by
  As the passage of an antipolitical dynasty law remains doubtful, political clans try to strengthen their influence by seeking seats in Congress through the party-list system. Members of dominant political families, including former officials and those on their third…

EU delegation in the Philippines celebrates 25 years

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 07:15 Written by
The European Union delegation in the Philippines has come a long way since it was established a quarter of a century ago.Today, we look back at the past 25 years and look forward to the future.Ambassador Franz Jessen tells us…

After 30 years of rivalry, UP political orgs unite vs Bongbong

Friday, 15 April 2016 10:33 Written by
  Three decades after serving as student leaders and activists with different stances on issues, never did they imagine that they would be sitting at one table.Read more:

Filipinos overseas start casting their votes - DFA

Thursday, 14 April 2016 02:10 Written by
MANILA, 14 April (PIA) – The Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) kicked-off last April 9 in different parts of the world, wherein Filipinos working and based in abroad have already started casting their votes for the Philippine National Election on May…

More than 550 consultations on Bangsamoro peace process done by GPH panel alone

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 03:36 Written by
PASIG CITY, Apr. 13 -- The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) today pointed out that the Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel conducted and participated in 553 consultations among the various stakeholders of the…
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