Ernesto Maceda - updates

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History repeats itself: Senate had mace-chase almost 30 years ago

Jul 25, 2018 - 8:10 PM

In 1991, a controversial coup that sought to oust then Senate president Jovito Salonga triggered a childish mace-chase in the chamber

Lawyers, law students launch group to call for end to EJKs

Nov 02, 2017 - 12:49 PM

Responding to lawyer Harry Roque's statement that he will throw hollow blocks at critics, convenor Tony La Viña says 'magtatapon kami ng pan de sal'

Photo by Angie De Silva

LOOK BACK: When the Senate said 'no' to US bases renewal

Sep 16, 2016 - 4:03 PM

The 1991 treaty between the Philippines and the US would have given the US 10 more years at Subic Naval Base – but 12 senators made the historic decision to vote no

SENATE VOTES NO. In 1991, the Philippine Senate rejects a proposal to allow the US 10 more years in the Subic base. Graphic by Nina Martinez, file photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Ex-Senate leader Ernesto Maceda's sons: 'He died a happy man'

Jun 22, 2016 - 9:20 AM

Maceda s sons also reveal how their last conversation with him showed that he was a public servant all the way

MANONG ERNIE. Former Vice President Teofisto Guingona Jr visits the wake of the late Senator Ernesto Maceda on June 21, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Maceda dies, DENR, Gun control | 12PM wRap

Jun 21, 2016 - 12:04 PM

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Palace, Binay lead tributes for ex-Senate leader Maceda

Jun 21, 2016 - 8:21 AM

Senate President Franklin Drilon says the chamber is coordinating with the family for a necrological service for the late senator

LEADER. Former Senate President Ernesto Maceda dies of multiple organ failure on Monday, June 20. File photo by Vicente Roxas

Ex-Senate President Ernesto Maceda dies

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:50 PM

UPDATED Ernesto Maceda dies Monday night June 20 due to multiple organ failure according to his daughter in law Rica Vergara Maceda

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Junjun Binay’s ties to Supreme Court justice

May 05, 2015 - 10:35 PM

It was Estela Perlas Bernabe ponente of the Ombudsman case who administered the oath of the Makati mayor

OATH-TAKING. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay takes his oath before Supreme Court Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe, a former Makati regional trial court judge. Screengrab from Rappler video.

Memorable moments in the Philippine Senate

Jun 10, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Ernesto Maceda sings Loren Legarda cries Tessie Aquino Oreta dances What other surprises have we not seen in the Senate?

Maria Ressa is Rotary Club of Manila's Journalist of the Year

May 22, 2014 - 5:07 PM

The first Rotary club in Asia also recognizes 6 other individuals and 6 media organizations

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa receiving her award from the Rotary Club of Manila. Photo by Rappler

UNA: Poverty data debunk Aquino's growth ‘spin’

Apr 24, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Citing government statistics that poverty incidence remained unchanged in years UNA questions the administration s claim that it has alleviated poverty

Campaigning: It’s a family business

Mar 23, 2013 - 5:34 PM

Candidates relatives are a constant presence in the campaign proving the old adage true: politics is all in the family

UNA hits PNoy on Mindanao power woes

Mar 23, 2013 - 4:07 PM

Opposition candidates hit President Benigno Aquino III for not acting on Mindanao power crisis

POWER WOES. Opposition candidates criticize the Aquino Administration for not solving the power supply crisis in Mindanao. From STEAG State Power website

UNA on Pablo: Probe DSWD, pass land use

Mar 19, 2013 - 11:56 AM

UNA is visiting Compostela Valley one of the provinces hardest hit by Typhoon Pablo and criticized the government s response to the disaster

UNA senatorial candidate Mitos Magsaysay during a campaign sortie in Compostela Valley, March 19, 2013. RAPPLER/Ayee Macaraig

More Team PNoy ads? UNA forms 3 teams

Mar 17, 2013 - 12:05 AM

The 3 children of the UNA top guns will likely head the teams as they break out and aim for a more efficient campaign

'CAMPAIGN EFFICIENTLY.' UNA wants to reduce waiting time during sorties by splitting the slate into 3 teams that will campaign in different areas simultaneously. File photo by Ayee Macaraig

‘Why did PNoy campaign during standoff?’

Mar 02, 2013 - 2:01 PM

Zambales Rep Mitos Magsaysay says Aquino should decide whether he wants to run the country or be campaign manager of Team PNoy

UNA on Sabah: Aquino sent mixed signals

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:32 PM

UNA senatorial bets say President Aquino could have handled the Sabah standoff better his response being anti Filipino and subservient to Malaysia

Pork and the absence of FOI

Mar 01, 2013 - 7:26 AM

UNA bets say the passage of the FOI bill would have helped avoid questions on the use of pork barrel

What defines UNA? Not party lines

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:52 AM

UNA says wooing local leaders from other parties is a defining character of its campaign

UNA bets: Let's focus on candidates

Feb 28, 2013 - 10:57 PM

UNA says critics should focus on its senatorial candidates and not drag its top leaders in the fray

Ina, Kapatid, Anak and vote-courting

Feb 25, 2013 - 10:17 AM

UNA relies on campaign gimmicks that combine showbiz name recall and platform Is it effective?

#PHvote Special: UNA in Cebu

Feb 12, 2013 - 3:57 PM

We ll be getting updates from our team on the ground at Plaza Independencia in Cebu City as well as tweets from UNA party representatives

#PHVote quotes: Sex ed, hairstyle, marijuana

Feb 09, 2013 - 3:31 PM

From name calling to legalizing marijuana senatorial bets and campaign managers voice their thoughts making for some quotes to remember

Epalitics inevitable? UNA: Polls a popularity contest

Jan 21, 2013 - 3:12 PM

UNA senatorial bet Migz Zubiri says ads are needed because the senatorial race is a popularity contest

Ernesto Maceda: ‘Voters miss brilliant senators’

Jan 04, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Older senators are doing well The other bright veterans are retiring He says it s time he returns to the Senate as Mr Exposé

Maceda, Ernie

Oct 06, 2012 - 3:39 PM

Ernesto “Ernie” Maceda is a lawyer by profession and has been in public service since 1959 He was a member of Senate under 3 presidents and was the Philippine ambassador to the United States

UNA senatorial bets: Change cybercrime law

Oct 04, 2012 - 2:55 PM

UNA senatorial bets support moves to amend the Cybercrime Prevention Act

Gordon, Maceda running under UNA

Aug 28, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Is Sen Koko Pimentel on leave or not from PDP Laban?

Enrile: I will still endorse Koko if he asks help

Jun 28, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and former President Joseph Estrada are saddened by Pimentel s decision to leave UNA

Erap on Binay: 'our next president'

Apr 17, 2012 - 6:43 AM

Former President Joseph Estrada says Binay s survey showing as the top political endorser strengthens their alliance

Binay snubs prediction that he'll benefit in Corona acquittal

Apr 15, 2012 - 4:49 PM

The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay distances itself from the claims of its ally former senator Ernesto Maceda that Binay will benefit once chief justice Renato Corona gets acquitted

Koko, Migz can fix rift – Binay camp

Apr 09, 2012 - 7:06 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is optimistic Koko Pimentel and Migz Zubiri can work together under his coalition