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In Cebu debate, Binay’s game plan 'boomeranged' – analysts

Mar 22, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Political analysts say the Vice President also missed a key opportunity to discredit his opponents particularly Senator Grace Poe and former interior secretary Mar Roxas

FAILED GAME PLAN. How did Vice President Jejomar Binay during the presidential debates in Cebu? Screen grab from TV-5

9 documents Binay wanted to bring to the Cebu presidential debate

Mar 21, 2016 - 10:41 PM

What difference does it make if I bring these documents to support my position? As long as we follow the same time restrictions as everyone else the Vice President says a day after the debate

PROOF. Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) appears before journalists with his spokesmen in Lapu-Lapu City on March 21, 2016, to show the documents that he says would prove wrong allegations of corruption against him. Photo courtesy of the United Nationalist Alliance

Miriam's absence big loss in Cebu debate – Bongbong Marcos

Mar 21, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Despite the presidential candidate s announcement that she would not join the 2nd debate some of her supporters show up to remind voters she s still in the race

Candidates more 'satisfied' with 2nd election debate

Mar 21, 2016 - 8:40 AM

Comelec chair Andres Bautista says the Cebu leg of the PiliPinas Debates was a success but admits that it is still far from perfect

A scene during the PiliPinas 2016 presidential debate at the University of the Philippines in Cebu, March 20, 2016. Frame grab courtesy TV5

#PiliPinasDeLate? Delayed Cebu debate stirs confusion on social media

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The 90 minute delay is caused by disagreement on whether or not bringing notes to the stage is allowed

DELAYED. The Visayas leg of the presidential debate is an hour late. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

2016 polls still unpredictable, voters can still switch bets – analyst

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:18 PM

The elections are just 7 weeks away but political communications expert Clarissa David says there is still a sense that candidates can change voters minds

Behind the scenes during the delay in the 2nd Presidential Debate in Cebu.

Watch, comment, vote, share: Weigh in on the Cebu debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Here s how you can join the online conversation and make your voice heard during the second presidential debate in Cebu on Sunday March 20

WEIGHING IN. Participate in Rappler's comprehensive coverage of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016 by joining our online poll and sharing your thoughts on social media. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Cebu local bets don’t support Anti-Dynasty Bill

Mar 19, 2016 - 6:50 PM

If we have an Anti Dynasty Law we should have a law that if your father is a lawyer you’re not allowed to be a lawyer says mayoral candidate Tomas Osmeña

POLITICAL DYNASTY. Mayoral candidate Tomas "Tomy" Osmeña, son of Philippine President Sergio Osmeña Sr, says voters should not disregard candidates just because they are part of a political family. Screen grab from Rappler's livestream.

Poe in Cebu early, 'crams' for 2nd presidential debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Senator Grace Poe says she has to make sure she delivers her full message to the people at the Cebu leg of the presidential debates on Palm Sunday

CEBU. Presidential candidate Grace Poe poses with fans at the Indiana Aerospace University in Cebu City a day before the presidential debate on March 20, 2016. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Comelec: Expect 'improved' 2nd presidential debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 4:53 PM

The Comelec says it has made conscious efforts to address concerns raised in the first debate in Cagayan de Oro City

DEBATE VENUE. UP Cebu's Performing Arts Hall. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler