Daang Matuwid - updates

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Just a glitch or deleted? Official Gazette entries on Aquino admin missing

Oct 31, 2016 - 5:20 PM

UPDATED Several posts under the Daang Matuwid section can no longer be viewed This is not the first time however that posts from a previous administration have apparently disappeared

Aquino and the continuing plight of OFWs

Jun 16, 2016 - 9:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III promised OFWs that at the end of his administration working abroad will be a choice rather than a necessity Did he deliver?

How did President Benigno Aquino III address the needs of overseas Filipino workers in the past 6 years? Photo of Aquino by the Malacañang Photo Bureau, photo of OFWs by AFP

Rappler Talk: President Aquino's legacy and reflections on leadership

Jun 07, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Watch Benigno Aquino III speak to Rappler s Maria Ressa on his legacy his greatest challenges and his hopes for the next leadership on Tuesday June 7

Pineda fails to deliver for Aquino's bets in Pampanga

May 13, 2016 - 2:34 PM

In the Pineda clan s hometown of Lubao Rodrigo Duterte secures the top spot while administration bet Mar Roxas ends up in 4th place

PAMPANGA ALLIES. Administration candidate Manuel Roxas II and Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda. File photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

VLOG: Will Roxas' Daang Matuwid lead to victory?

May 09, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Mar Roxas bid is a campaign that promises to continue and improve the Aquino administration s vaunted Daang Matuwid but it hasn t been easy

Secretary Mar Roxas casts his vote inside a school in Barangay 5, Roxas City in Capiz. Photo by Gil Nartea

Grace Poe: Filipinos fed up with Daang Matuwid, want change

May 03, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Ang mga tao ay sawang sawa na Ang mga tao ay disillusioned Dahil palaging dinidiiin Daang Matuwid Daang Matuwid samantalang nakikita naman na ang serbisyo palpak says presidential bet Grace Poe

DAANG MATUWID. Presidential bet Grace Poe hits the Aquino administration's Daang Matuwid for its inefficiency in delivery services to the people. Photo by Bobby Toriano/Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Roxas delivers best closing statement – Rappler editors

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:02 PM

Struggling in the surveys the administration candidate makes an emotional appeal to rally to his cause

Briones to candidates: How will you fund promised programs?

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Roxas will not have a problem funding his programs as part of Daang Matuwid But other bets will sure have

CANDIDATE WATCH. Former National Treasurer and Social Watch lead convenor Leonor Briones asks how presidential bets will fund their programs. Photo by Social Watch

NYC chair quits to focus on Roxas-Robredo campaign

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:59 AM

Another NYC official Commissioner Dingdong Dantes is also set to resign this week and will be campaigning for presidential bet Grace Poe and vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo

Do VP bets support tax reform?

Mar 31, 2016 - 10:24 AM

Over taxation is among the primary concerns of Filipinos particularly the middle class

TALK TAX. All vice presidential hopefuls say they support lowering income tax rates.

WATCH: Arroyo ally Pineda supports Roxas-Robredo tandem in Pampanga

Mar 23, 2016 - 9:21 AM

What does the tandem stand to gain by forging alliances with a controversial family?

Fisherfolk leaders bare wish list to presidential bets

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:09 AM

The leaders say they want the reforms under the Aquino administration to be sustained but they would defer any endorsement until they ve heard all the other candidates

FISHERFOLK ASSEMBLY. Fisherfolk leaders from various provinces sit on yellow chairs as they await speech from Liberal Party senatorial-bet Risa Hontiveros. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

RH advocates endorse Robredo for VP, 3 senatorial bets

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The Purple Ribbon for RH Movement deems Senator Tito Sotto and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao as unworthy of the people s vote

PURPLE VOTE. Former health secretary Esperanza Cabral (2-R) leads the endorsement of senatorial candidates Risa Hontiveros (3-R), Walden Bello, and Leila de Lima, and vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

LP members jumping ship? Roxas says it’s better they did

Mar 03, 2016 - 1:49 PM

The ruling party’s presidential bet throws shade at party members who’ve chosen to support other candidates saying it’s better that they’ve shown their ‘true colors’

CEBU SORTIE. Administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas visits a shipbuilding company in Lapu-Lapu City on March 3, 2016. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Aquino stars in new Roxas-Robredo ad

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:17 PM

Meron po diyan tiyak sarili lang ang kayang mahalin at meron rin namang tunay kayong mamahalin the President says in a new ad for his anointed bets

Roxas, Robredo in Las Piñas: Help us boost our numbers

Mar 01, 2016 - 1:02 PM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo make the plea 9 weeks before the elections as they continue to trail their rivals in polls

DAANG MATUWID CAMPAIGN. Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas arrives at a sortie in Parañaque city on March 1, 2016. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

LP to drop Robredo for VP? Not true, says coalition

Feb 26, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Amid rumors that the Liberal Party plans to drop vice presidential bet Leni Robredo because of her poor survey numbers the Daang Matuwid coalition says they are behind her 110

FULL SUPPORT. The Daang Matuwid coalition denies rumors that the Liberal Party was planning to drop vice presidential bet Leni Robredo because of her survey numbers. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Wooing QC: Unopposed allies, local leaders key for LP

Feb 18, 2016 - 2:29 PM

But even if Quezon City officials don yellow clinching the nod of the vote rich city might not be that easy for the LP tandem

LP IN QC. Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas is joined by Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, and Liberal Party vice chairpersons Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Speaker Sonny Belmonte. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Duterte: We need to subsidize sugar industry

Feb 18, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Wooing voters in the sugar bowl of the country Duterte says subsidizing the sugar industry will make the country more competitive

CHANGE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte tells Negrenses he will end drugs, criminality and corruption in his first 6 months of office. Photo by Marchel P. Espina

Can 'Daang Matuwid' win a Philippine election?

Feb 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Continuity of good governance or a campaign in denial? Rappler takes a look at whether the ruling party’s 2016 campaign promise of Daang Matuwid has what it takes to bag 6 more years in Malacañang

'DAANG MATUWID' BETS. President Benigno Aquino III joins LP standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II and VP candidate Leni Robredo during the party's kick-off in Roxas City. Photo by Rey Baniquet/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Roxas, Robredo woo the Bicolano vote

Feb 13, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Will Camarines Sur also go for its very own Leni Robredo s chosen president?

In Capiz and Iloilo, Roxas and Robredo hit the ground running

Feb 10, 2016 - 2:42 AM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas along with running mate Leni Robredo kick off the 2016 campaign season in Roxas City Capiz and Iloilo City Iloilo

Mar Roxas: 'No one can stop us'

Feb 09, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Hindi tayo magpapatalo sa manloloko at higit sa lahat hindi magpapatalo sa mga magnanakaw ruling Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas says at the administration coalition proclamation rally

ADMINISTRATION TANDEM. Former interior secretary Mar Roxas and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo rally their supporters in Capiz on February 9, 2016. Photo from Leni Robredo's Twitter page

'Shared bets' Lacson, Recto: Only for 'Daang Matuwid'

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:54 AM

The 2 senatorial bets join the ruling coalition in its campaign kick off in Roxas City

Roxas on shared candidates: Support only ‘Daang Matuwid’ bets

Feb 03, 2016 - 5:47 PM

LP presidential bet Mar Roxas says the party expects shared candidates to toe the line and support Daang Matuwid candidates

LP to 2016 bets: Hands off Mamasapano probe

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:37 PM

To avoid any semblance of impropriety senators seeking higher posts in 2016 should inhibit themselves from the Mamasapano probe says coalition spokesman Ibarra Gutierrez

PROBE RESUMES. Senator Grace Poe is flanked by Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and Senator Teofisto Guingona III during the Senate's probe into the bloody operation in 2015. File photo Mark Cristino/Rappler

On Mar Roxas: Right message, wrong messenger

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:01 PM

People who support Mayor Rodrigo Duterte do so because of a perceived collapse of law and order and the administration of justice

Ruling party in Laguna: One stage, two vice governors

Dec 08, 2015 - 6:50 PM

It’s only a glimpse of the unique situation in Laguna where political support does not always toe party lines

LAGUNA ALLIES. Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas in San Pedro, Laguna. He shares the stage with allies in the province including Laguna provincial board member Angelica Jones, an LP member (in vest); Laguna Vice Governor Katherine Agapay of the Nacionalista Party (in "Karen" shirt). Photo by Be a Cupin/Rappler

Poe on DQ cases, Pastor slay suspect, INC property | 12PM wRap

Dec 04, 2015 - 1:04 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

LP defections for Duterte? 'That's how democracy works,' says Roxas

Nov 30, 2015 - 2:41 PM

The Liberal Party standard bearer shrugs off reports that LP members are jumping ship

Mar Roxas: His own enemy

Nov 11, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Defending detailing and deflecting won’t get Mar Roxas to Malacañang

#TheLeaderIWant: Mar Roxas on Daang Matuwid and decisiveness

Oct 30, 2015 - 8:17 AM

After being endorsed by President Benigno Aquino III Roxas has climbed the election polls

Diño withdraws bid, Roxas on Daang Matuwid, NCAA finals | 6PM wRap

Oct 29, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How can we make Aquino listen to our tax woes?

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:30 PM

A reader asks whether we can still trust Daang Matuwid and what are the legal ways to avoid taxes

Quimbo: 'No hard, fast rules' for shared Senate bets

Oct 14, 2015 - 2:59 PM

Former senator Panfilo Lacson says it’s the ‘height of arrogance’ for a senatorial aspirant to decline offers from other parties

DAANG MATUWID COALITION. President Benigno Aquino III, LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas, and LP VP bet Leni Robredo and ruling coalition's Senate bets. File photo by Joseph Vidal / Malacañang Photo Bureau

3rd try: Will politics be sweeter for Risa Hontiveros?

Oct 13, 2015 - 8:35 AM

Daang Matuwid coalition spokesman and Akbayan Representative Barry Gutierrez says better survey numbers and a clearer message will spell the difference for Risa Hontiveros in 2016

'IT'S TIME.' Risa Hontiveros vies for a Senate seat in 2016. Photo by Joseph Vidal / Malacañang Photo Bureau

The Daang Matuwid Coalition

Oct 12, 2015 - 9:35 PM

After postponing the announcement three times the party finally unveils its senate slate for 2016 — on the same day that the filing of candidacies begin

De Lima: No tension with fellow LP bets I probed, hunted

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The woman with balls as LP stalwart Senate President Franklin Drilon describes her knows the issue will continue to follow the LP ticket during the campaign

President Benigno Aquino III introduced the "Koalisyon ng Daang Matuwid" along with the Liberal Part's senatorial slate (left to right) Rep. Cresente Cris Paez, Risa Hontiveros Baraquel,, Jericho Petilla, Ralph Recto, Franklin Drillon, Presidential Candidate Mar Roxas, President Aquino, Vice Presidential Leni Robredo, Francis Pangilinan, Leila de Lima, Nariman "Ina" Ambolodto, Teofisto TG Guingona, Mark Lapid with Speaker Feliciano Belmonte during a gathering of supporters at the LP headquarters in Cubao Quezon City on Monday, October 12, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Belmonte is ruling coalition’s campaign manager

Oct 12, 2015 - 11:17 AM

The veteran politician will run the campaign of the Daang Matuwid coalition

Tolentino to run for Senate as independent

Oct 11, 2015 - 5:37 PM

The political storm is over I hope so Like any good soldier the battle must be won at all costs

QUAKE PREPARATIONS. MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino says Filipinos should be prepared in the event of a massive quake.

Binay: We need 'Daang Mabilis,' not 'Daang Matuwid'

Oct 09, 2015 - 9:24 AM

We need a leader who will hit the ground running and get things done the Vice President says at the launch of Go Negosyo s Presidentiables Series

Aquino to barangay leaders: Don't turn your backs on 'Daang Matuwid'

Sep 29, 2015 - 9:00 AM

While saying that village officials should remain non partisan the President asks them to support Mar Roxas whom he has endorsed to continue his reforms

President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the 2015 National Assembly of the Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas at the Marriott Grand Ballroom in New Port City Complex, Pasay City on Monday, September 28. Photo by Bong Manabat/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino meets Robredo, ‘Daang Matuwid,’ tropical storm Jenny | 12PM wRap

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:16 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Drilon to Poe: Find own platform, Daang Matuwid is ours

Sep 24, 2015 - 8:07 AM

Asked if Poe should now be identified as an opposition member Drilon says: Well the fact is she is not the appointed candidate of the President

FIND YOUR OWN. LP stalwart and Senate President Franklin Drilon tells Senator Grace Poe to find her own campaign platform, as Daang Matuwid is already 'tested' by the Aquino administration. File photo by Rappler

Poe’s citizenship, Ortega slay suspects, Americans on Pope | 6PM wRap

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

2016 presidential race, asylum for refugees, Tsipras’ victory | 12PM wRap

Sep 21, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Roxas on Poe candidacy: Why should I be worried?

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM

‘There’s only one Daang Matuwid and I’m on it says Mar Roxas

Roxas: 'Daang Matuwid needs defending'

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:49 PM

During a visit to Davao City the administration standard bearer warns against politicians and other groups who want to revert the country to the old ways

DAVAO VISIT. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas with Archbishop Romulo Valles. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Roxas to farmers, sugar barons: Help me

Aug 13, 2015 - 11:12 AM

‘Together ’ administration standard bearer Mar Roxas says is the ‘most powerful word’ in the dictionary as he urges the public to support ‘Daang Matuwid’

HELP NEEDED. Mar Roxas at the Cebu Provincial Capitol during 'Farmer's Day.' Photo from Mar Roxas' Facebook page

4 urgent economic concerns for Aquino's successor

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:30 PM

President Aquino failed to address these economists say

INCLUSIVE GROWTH? Despite the economical advances, there are still many Filipinos who consider themselves poor. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler