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Dapat lang! Mar defends arrest of bullet-carrying travelers

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas has defended the government's continued apprehension of travelers found with bullets in their bags at airports despite growing calls in Congress to relax the law on the illegal possession of…

Has SWS lost its integrity? Political pundit thinks so

Pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) appears to have established a pattern of deception in conducting its surveys to further its desired agenda, as far as political observe Yen Makabenta is concerned. In his Manila Times column,…

Roxas campaign grounded due to chopper troubles

Liberal Party presidential bet Mar Roxas cancelled all his provincial sorties last week because no helicopters were available to fly him outside of Metro Manila. A Politiko source from the LP Balay headquarters said that Roxas was…

BUZZ: Legal Woes prevent MRT3 rehab

Boo Chanco: This makes me wonder why then DOTC Sec. Mar Roxas boldly announced government would undertake the rehab of MRT3 as he rejected the offer of Manny Pangilinan to do it at no cost to the government. MVP also promised to take away…

Robredo laughs off possible tandem with Roxas for 2016

Natawa lamang si Camarines Sur 3rd District Rep. Leni Robredo nang tanungin kung plano niyang tumakbo sa mas mataas na posisyon sa darating na 2016 elections. Sa panayam ng Bombo Radyo Naga sa kongresista, sinabi nito na malayo sa…

BUZZ: What shall we do with Aquino?

Francisco S. Tatad:  PRESIDENT B. S. Aquino III’s call for charter change to allow him to run for a non-existent second term, and to clip the Supreme Court’s power of judicial review betrays a profound contempt for the Constitution, and a…

Second-term push

The “second-term push” has revived the intense infighting between the so-called Balay group, led by Sec Mar Roxas and the Samar group, led by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. The term extension plan was hatched as early as April, when…

MANILA, Philippines – The ruling Liberal Party (LP), says its president on leave Manuel Roxas II, is united. So much so that the members – including him – will support whomever President Benigno Aquino III will endorse come election time,…

Is one term enough?

The clash of statements gave rise to speculations that the Balay and Samar factions in Malacañang were again at odds over an issue.  PCOO Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr had earlier made clear President Aquino would definitely step down after…

Who leaked those rumors?

Asked how and where the rumors started, Roxas replied, "Siguro, tanungin ninyo kung sino nag-leak ng rumors na iyan (It's best that you ask whoever leaked those rumors).” He added, “Siguro napakaganda ng tayo ng Liberal Party at talagang…

Drilon sticks with MAR!

The LP stalwart acknowledged that Roxas, the party president-on-leave, is not ranking high in opinion polls but is still optimistic about his chances. “ two years to go. There’s still a lot of things that can happen. Yes, right now, he’s…

BUZZ : Clearly LP

Ninez Cacho-Olivares:  Mar Roxas, through Senators Sonny Trillanes and Koko Pimentel are into against Vice President Jojo Binay, no matter their denials. It doesn’t make any sense for senators to hold an inquiry over the alleged overpriced…

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