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Mar formally accepts offer to be Noynoy’s running mate

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By Amita Legaspi and Jam Sisante – Vowing to end the “greed” and “tayo-tayo system” that has dominated Philippine politics, Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas II on Monday formally accepted the offer of Liberal Party standard bearer Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to be the party’s vice presidential bet in Read more »

Mikey: Received many wedding gifts, contributions

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By EDMER F. PANESA – Presidential son and Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo said Tuesday that a hefty portion of his wealth – with which he was able to acquire a residential house worth $1.32-million (roughly P63.7 million) in California – came from wedding gifts and campaign contributions. Read more »

FVR: GMA must stop deluding RP on constituent assembly

By Sandy Araneta and Marvin Sy – Former President Fidel Ramos told President Arroyo yesterday not to delude the people “with titillations” on the constituent assembly (con-ass) and that she should make her plans for the 2010 elections clear.

2010 polls certain–GMA

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President announces Lakas-Kampi merger By Angelo S. Samonte, Reporter President Gloria Arroyo gave an assurance on Thursday that the 2010 elections would push through. She cited the merger of administration political parties Lakas-CMD and Kampi as “tangible proof” that there was no stopping the polls next year.

4 lead presidential poll survey

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Noli, Chiz, Erap, Manny ahead in Pulse Asia then Loren, Mar, Ping, Jojo, Bayani; solons for Gilbert By Ellalyn B. De Vera– If the May, 2010, elections were held today, it would be a very close race among Vice President Noli de Castro, Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero, former President Joseph Read more »

More solons endorse impeach complaint against Gutierrez

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Written by Fernan Marasigan / BusinessMirror MILITANT legislators have endorsed the impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez, who was accused by civil-society groups of betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution for her alleged “inaction and mishandling or downright dismissal” of various cases pending before her office. Read more »