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Noynoy’s call for people power if he loses ‘crazy’ – Cardinal

May 2, 2010

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    Manila—Warnings of people power if the elections are wracked by fraud are “irresponsible” and “crazy, crazy, crazy,” according to Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales. Rosales made the statement when sought for comment on statements attributed to Liberal Party presidential candidate Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III that there could be people power if he […]

Gibo cites edge over rivals, hopes to win polls

May 2, 2010

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ALTHOUGH still lagging in the surveys with only a week to go before the May 10 polls, administration presidential candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro is still hoping he will be able to snatch the highest post in the government, citing his edge over other presidential candidates like his “clear” agenda of governance. “They want genuine change. […]

Lito remains optimistic over Senate chances

May 2, 2010

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By Doris C. Bongcac, Reporter     WITH a P20 million budget, former Cebu governor Emilio “Lito” Osmeña said he is confident of landing in the seventh or eighth slot of senatorial bets a week ahead of the May 10 elections. In an interview, Osmeña told CEBU DAILY NEWS that 80 percent of his budget […]

‘AQUINO ALREADY WINNER’

May 2, 2010

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Lito O: Cebu to give biggest margin By Doris C. Bongcac, Senior reporter While rival parties intensify their last few days of campaigning for May 10, senatorial candidate Emilio “Lito” Osmeña said he’s already rejoicing about Cebu’s fortune under a presidency of Benigno”Noynoy” Aquino III. “As far as I am concerned, it’s over,” he told […]

ALU backs Noynoy, Mar

May 2, 2010

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By Ma. Bernadette A. Parco, Senior Editorial Assistant A major group under the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the biggest workers’ organization in the country, is not participating in today’s celebration of Labor Day. But the Associated Labor Union (ALU) has announced that it is supporting the Liberal Party’s presidential candidate Sen. Benigno […]

Spiritual campaign

May 2, 2010

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PRESIDENTIAL candidate Nicanor Perlas arrived in Cebu City yesterday to launch his Lakbay Maharlika campaign which he dubbed as spiritual in nature. He said his group will offer a prayer for their campaign on inner change, reasoning that a political transformation like the elections should be grounded on a spiritual foundation. Perlas said he launched […]

Perlas walks for new politics

April 30, 2010

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INDEPENDENT presidential candidate Nicanor Perlas, a prominent environmentalist who is at odds with the Catholic Church on issues like divorce and artificial contraception, will lead local supporters in a campaign rally with creative and religious themes in Cebu City this afternoon. At 3 p.m. today, Perlas will join chieftains of indigenous groups, members of the […]

SWS survey Noynoy leads by 19 points

April 30, 2010

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Manila — Two out of every five registered Filipino voters (39 percent) would have voted for Liberal Party standard-bearer Sen. Benigno Aquino III if elections had been held last week, according to the latest survey by Pulse Asia, Inc. Conducted from April 23 to 25, the survey also found deposed President Joseph Estrada and Nacionalista […]

Forum voters pick Gibo, Roxas

April 30, 2010

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By Ma. Bernadette A. Parco, Editorial Assistant GILBERT Teodoro won in the mock elections done by dropping corn kernel inside empty plastic bottles that bore the names of photos of the candidates. For the vice presidential race, Sen. Mar Roxas emerged winner in the mock polls participated in by 272 students and members of nongovernment […]

Lito over Serge

April 30, 2010

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CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said yesterday that she preferred former governor Lito Osmeña over his cousin, Serge Osmeña III, for a Senate seat. “Between the two, if I were made to choose, all I can say is definitely Lito Osmeña. When he was governor and even as chairman of flagship projects, he has done a […]