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May 4, 2016

Rodrigo Duterte Still Ahead In Latest Pulse Asia Survey

Rodrigo Duterte Still Ahead In Latest Pulse Asia Survey
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The latest survey by Pulse Asia conducted on April 26-29 showed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte still the top choice for president among voters of the Philippines. Duterte got 33 percent of the sampled 4,000 registered voters, reports said. Pulse Asia Logo Credit: PulseAsia.PH Liberal Party candidate Mar Roxas is statistically tied with Senator Grace Poe, […]


May 2, 2016

Duterte To Burn The Singapore Flag?

Duterte To Burn The Singapore Flag?
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A news story published on Straits Times has been circulating and going viral online about presidential candidate Rody Duterte saying that he will “burn the Singapore flag after the Singapore embassy seeks legal advise.” Straits Times quoted the Maharlikan blog site when Duterte said: “Humanap kayo ng flag ng Singapore, susunogin ko p*tangina.” (Find me […]


Apr 26, 2016

Davao City Mayor Rudy Duterte Tops Pulse Asia Survey Despite “Rape Joke”

Davao City Mayor Rudy Duterte Tops Pulse Asia Survey Despite "Rape Joke"
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The latest Pulse Asia survey released today, April 26, 2016, shows Davao City Mayor Rudy Duterte leading the presidential race at 12 percentage points ahead of Senator Grace Poe. Poe got 23 percent while Duterte got 35 percent. Former DILG secretary Mar Roxas and Vice President Jojo Binay got 17 percent and 16 percent, respectively, […]


Apr 7, 2016

Kandidato Mo, Kilalanin Mo: Genaro B. Abreu

Kandidato Mo, Kilalanin Mo: Genaro B. Abreu
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Dahil sa halos isang buwan na lang ay eleksyon na, napagpasyahan ko bilang may-ari ng website na ito na mag-interview ng mga kandidato dito sa Batangas para makatulong sa mga kapwa ko Batangueño na makapagpasya kung sino ang kanilang iboboto at makatulong na rin sa mga kandidato para maiparating ang ilan sa kanilang mga plataporma […]


Mar 20, 2016

Livestream: Pilipinas Debates 2016

Livestream: Pilipinas Debates 2016
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Update: The Pilipinas Debates 2016 in UP Cebu is over. However, you can watch the replay at the alternative streaming video embedded below. The second round of Pilipinas Debates 2016 is now live from U.P. Cebu! Watch it below, courtesy of News5Everywhere: Pilipinas Debates 2016 Live Streaming Alternate streaming video (Press play to watch the […]


Mar 8, 2016

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President

Grace Poe Supreme Court Decision: Qualified To Run For President
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The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines decided in a landmark ruling that Senator Grace Poe is qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections. Voting 9-6, the SC en banc reversed the earlier decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to cancel Grace Poe‘s Certificate of Candidacy (COC). Senator Grace Poe Credit: Grace […]


Mar 2, 2016

Philippine Election 2016 Online Poll

Philippine Election 2016 Online Poll
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Let us see how Batangas Today readers are going to vote this coming election. Share this to your friends! Vote now! Image Source: Philstar Image Source: Rappler


Dec 12, 2013

Ricky Carandang Resigns As Head Of PCDSPO, To Go Back To Private Sector

Ricky Carandang Resigns As Head Of PCDSPO, To Go Back To Private Sector
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Ricky Carandang Credit: pep.ph Ricky Carandang resigns as the head of Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO), Malacañang announced today, December 12, 2013. According to reports, Carandang‘s resignation will take effect on December 31. No specific reason was given by Carandang, except that he is returning to the private sector. “He just mentioned […]


Dec 5, 2013

Obama’s Uncle, Onyango Obama, Granted Permanent Residency Status

By in International, Politics, United States, World No comments

Obama’s uncle, Onyango Obama, is granted permanent residency status in the United States by an immigration judge in Boston, several online news sites reported on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Reports said that Onyango Obama is a half brother of the president’s late father. He came to the United States from Kenya on a student visa […]


Dec 2, 2013

Obama Stuns Bookstore Shoppers On Small Business Saturday

Obama Stuns Bookstore Shoppers On Small Business Saturday
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US President Barack Obama stunned bookstore shoppers at a local Washington bookstore when he went shopping for books on Small Business Saturday. According to reports, Obama went to Washington‘s Politics and Prose bookstore, together with his daughters Malia and Sasha. They purchased a “long list” of books which include Harold and the Purple Crayon, The […]