Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and folk singer Freddie Aguilar are among the first to file their certificates of candidacy after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) opened its doors Thursday (October 11) to aspiring senators.
Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito has formally left his father’s party, Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP), for the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), and would be fielded as one of the latter’s senatorial candidates for the 2019 elections.
Office of Civil Defense deputy administrator Nicanor Faeldon sided with President Rodrigo Duterte’s view that the amnesty granted by former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III in 2010 to mutineers, including him, is flawed and is willing to be jailed yet again if his amnesty is also voided.
Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) President Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III topped an internal poll conducted among party leaders in a leadership assembly last Friday (August 31).
Contrary to an earlier statement, members of the breakaway faction of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party reportedly did attend the leadership assembly last Friday (August 31) but were barred by the Presidential Security Group (PSG) from entering the venue.
Senator Grace Poe is still sitting on the political fence even as the 2019 polls loom, saying that she remains “white,” as lines are drawn between “reds,” or those allied with the administration, and “yellows,” or the opposition.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque should be grateful that he was included in the final shortlist of potential senatorial bets of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) for the upcoming 2019 polls even though he’s not yet a full-fledged member the administration party.
Why is Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson not among the possible senatorial candidates of ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban)? It’s “self-explanatory,” party president Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel said.
Actor Robin Padilla and former Senator Lito Lapid are among the possible senatorial candidates ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) would be fielding in the 2019 elections.
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