ER Ejercito - updates

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ER Ejercito's mother 'Mommy Monette' dies at 79

Jan 28, 2020 - 10:14 PM

Ramona Telan Pelayo-Ejercito dies after a battle with cancer

Sandiganbayan convicts ER Ejercito of graft over insurance deal

Apr 05, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Former Laguna governor ER Ejercito, who is seeking a gubernatorial comeback in May, faces 6 to 8 years in prison. He can appeal his conviction and stay free meanwhile.

GUILTY. Former Laguna governor ER Ejercito is found guilty of one count of graft over an anomalous insurance deal while he was mayor of Pagsanjan in 2008. File photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 - 10:53 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday

COA temporarily lifts P79.9-M notice of disallowance vs ER Ejercito

May 27, 2018 - 3:44 PM

The Commission on Audit orders the lifting of the notice only to grant the former Laguna governor due process by reviewing his submissions and affidavits

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How did SC justices vote on major political cases?

Nov 12, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians

EN BANC. The Supreme Court during its oral arguments on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 31, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

After defeat, ER Ejercito to push for recall election in Laguna

May 13, 2016 - 9:13 PM

ER Ejercito who has lost to Ramil Hernandez claims that there were anomalies in the 2016 Laguna gubernatorial election

LAGUNA ELECTIONS. Laguna provincial board of canvassers proclaim Ramil Hernandez as new Laguna governor.

Confusion splits votes in Laguna gubernatorial race

May 10, 2016 - 6:37 AM

The inclusion of two Ejercitos in the ballot may have split votes meant for former governor EJ Ejercito

Back to the bailiwick: Binay woos core votes in Laguna

Apr 29, 2016 - 8:05 PM

The United Nationalist Alliance standard bearer repeats his promises to his supporters

Rappler, Paete Youth Collective to host local debate

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Join us on Sunday May 1 from 4PM onwards at the Paete Town Plaza

Image courtesy Paete Youth Collective

Binay camp: Ombudsman is LP ‘propaganda machine’

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:34 PM

UNA spokesperson Mon Ilagan says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is out to derail the candidacies of Vice President Jejomar Binay and his allies

AGAINST OPPOSITION BETS? UNA claims that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is trying to derail the candidacies of its candidates.

SC won't stop printing of Laguna ballots

Apr 05, 2016 - 9:18 PM

The High Court en banc has decided to seek the comment of the Commission on Elections on the issue

WITHDRAW. Jorge Antonio Genaro Ejercito claims he has already withdrawn from the Laguna gubernatorial elections even before the printing of ballots started. Photo from Ejercito's Facebook page.

WATCH: Grace Poe in husband's Laguna hometown

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:15 PM

My husband is every inch a Filipino Grace Poe tells a crowd of supporters in Neil Llamanzares hometown Lucban in Laguna

Grace Poe visits Binay ally ER Ejercito, wife in Laguna

Apr 01, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The warring San Luis and Ejercito families in the province separately meet the presidential candidate

COURTESY CALL. Presidential bet Grace Poe pays a courtesy visit to Pagsanjan mayor Maita Ejercito and husband, dismissed Laguna governor ER Ejercito. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

ER Ejercito's son asks SC to remove his name from Laguna ballots

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:41 PM

Jorge Antonio Genaro Ejercito says the Comelec ignored his withdrawal of his candidacy to give way to his father Having two Ejercitos on the ballot would split the supporters votes

WITHDRAW. Jorge Antonio Genaro Ejercito claims he has already withdrawn from the Laguna gubernatorial elections even before the printing of ballots started. Photo from Ejercito's Facebook page.

Poe in Laguna: Beyond party machineries

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:38 PM

In Laguna Grace Poe hones her strategy for winning hearts and votes

Grace Poe banks on FPJ's legacy to get votes in Laguna

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Amid complicated local politics in the province the presidential bet is banking on NPC allies and the memory of her late father to secure votes for her

LAGUNA SORTIE. Presidential bet Grace Poe relies on her father Fernando Poe Jr to get votes in the 4th most vote-rich province.

Bin-Go visits vote-rich Laguna on Day 2 of campaign period

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Dismissed Laguna Governo ER Ejercito is busy rallying votes for UNA in the province

Binay, UNA kick off 2016 campaign in Mandaluyong, Laguna, Cavite

Feb 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Why is Vice President Jejomar Binay not holding his first campaign rally in Makati City?

CAMPAIGN STYLE. Vice President Jejomar Binay joins Quezon residents in a boodle fight, a classic during an UNA sorie. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

In Laguna, it's NP-LP vs UNA

Oct 09, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Incumbent Governor Ramil Hernandez a member of the Nacionalista Party says they’ve only decided on endorsing Mar Roxas and that the vice presidential endorsement is still up for grabs

LAGUNA COALITION. LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas shares the stage with Nacionalista Party stalwarts and Laguna officials in Calamba City. Photo by Bea Cupin/ Rappler

Playgirls: Tolentino got us for his brother’s campaign

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The group Playgirls known for lewd performances names mostly Liberal Party politicians who hired them for their campaigns in 2013

'THANK YOU.' In a post in April 2013, the controversial Playgirls group thanks MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino for getting their services for his brother's campaign. Screen grab from the Playgirls Facebook page

It's final: ER Ejercito disqualified as Laguna governor

Feb 17, 2015 - 4:03 PM

Ejercito s lawyer says the Supreme Court ruling expanded the limitations on campaign contributions It factors the expenses incurred by supporters without the candidate s knowledge

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Gov ER Ejercito at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa in Laguna. File photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

[MMFF 2014] ‘Magnum Muslim .357’ Review: In the shadow of ‘Da King’

Dec 26, 2014 - 2:15 PM

The film’s most grievous sin is its blatant sense of self importance writes Zig Marasigan

SC upholds disqualification of Laguna Governor Ejercito

Nov 25, 2014 - 2:23 PM

Voting unanimously the High Court sides with Comelec in disqualifying the Laguna governor for overspending during the 2013 election

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Governor ER Ejercito overspent during the 2013 campaign. File photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars step out for 2014 FAMAS Awards

Jul 14, 2014 - 2:20 PM

On The Job wins best picture while ER Ejercito and KC Concepcion win top acting awards for Boy Golden: Shoot To Kill

Rappler Newscast | May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 - 8:27 PM

China and Japan to present rival visions of Asia Ousted Laguna governor leaves capitol Malaysia Airlines employees to CEO: resign

Ousted Laguna governor leaves capitol

May 30, 2014 - 11:26 AM

The ousted governor s uncle Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada says ER Ejercito agreed to leave for the sake of peace and order

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Gov ER Ejercito at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa in Laguna. File photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

DILG serves order installing new Laguna governor

May 28, 2014 - 5:34 PM

Ousted governor ER Ejercito and his supporters remain at the provincial capitol to protest his disqualification and removal from office

PROTEST IN CAPITOL. A tarpaulin with 'Justice for Gov. E.R. Ejercito' printed on it is posted on the pillars of the Laguna provincial capitol. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

SC orders Comelec: Respond to ER Ejercito's plea

May 27, 2014 - 6:39 PM

The disqualified governor fails to secure a temporary restraining order TRO or a status quo ante order SQAO that would have stopped his ouster

ER Ejercito out, Hernandez sworn in as Laguna governor

May 27, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Ejercito fails to secure a temporary restraining order from the Supreme Court within Comelec s 5 day deadline to stop his removal from office after his disqualification

NEW GOVERNOR. Vice Governor Ramil Hernandez takes his oath as the new Laguna governor on Tuesday, May 27. Photo by Rappler/Michael Bueza

#PugadBaboy: Gob

May 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Gob punchline 2

May 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Gob punchline 3

May 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

ER Ejercito to SC: Void my disqualification

May 23, 2014 - 5:01 PM

Ejercito tells the Court he was disqualified for an act done by a third party

Comelec orders Laguna gov to step down

May 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The Comelec en banc upheld its First Division s decision to disqualify for campaign overspending Laguna Governor ER Ejercito who says he s prepared for a legal battle

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Gov ER Ejercito at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa in Laguna. Photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

Palaro athletes: Competing for regions, standing as one

May 05, 2014 - 3:25 PM

The nation never fails to unite during tragedy; Palaro is one event where the nation unites in celebration

This athlete from Bicol is ready to rock out at Palaro

'Boy Golden': Violent, colorful, and masterful fun

Dec 31, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Its unpretentious take on crime and violence gives the film its unique flavor

BOY GOLDEN. It definitely wouldn’t be Ejercito’s first time as an action star, but this would arguably be his finest. Screen grab from the trailer

House bill seeks to raise campaign spending limits

Oct 06, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Baguio City Rep Nicasio Aliping Jr files HB 2362 seeking to increase campaign spending to up to P30 per voter

Comelec disqualifies Laguna gov for campaign overspending

Sep 26, 2013 - 2:44 PM

UPDATED The Commission on Elections 1st division says ER Ejercito spent over P6 million in television advertisement alone He is allowed to spent only P4 5 million on his campaign

Winners of the 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival

How goes the Metro Manila Film Festival?

Sep 14, 2013 - 11:54 PM

The Philippines most pop oriented film festival is winging it like an art film

FESTIVAL IN FLUX. 'Be Careful's' film version might have been the highlight. Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Entire Laguna under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 3:12 PM

The local government has identified 4 casualties in the municipality of Bay but so far no fatalities have been reported

Photo by Rappler/Charles Salazar

Laguna's star-studded politics

May 12, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Governor ER Ejercito inspires stars to vie for public office in Laguna

LP slams UNA's ER Ejercito for using PNoy in posters

May 03, 2013 - 2:39 PM

President Aquino s Liberal Party calls Laguna incumbent Gov ER Ejercito s use of Aquino s photos in his campaign paraphernalia deception of the highest order

Aquino slams ER Ejercito: Laguna needs real-life, not movie hero

Apr 08, 2013 - 11:15 PM

President Benigno Aquino makes a second trip to Laguna to campaign for Team PNoy’s local candidates He demolishes UNA candidate incumbent Laguna governor ER Ejercito Natashya Gutierrez reports

Binay, Estrada dynasties vow to deliver for UNA

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:07 AM

UNA s campaign in its bailiwicks reveals the complex dynamics of local and family politics

Aquino revs up attacks on rivals in Laguna

Apr 05, 2013 - 3:24 PM

President Aquino visits vote rich Laguna a second time where he slams local candidates of the opposition

UNA starts local campaigns in top brass’ turfs

Mar 30, 2013 - 7:06 PM

On week 1 of the local campaign UNA will visit the bailiwicks of its top leaders: Manila San Juan Makati Navotas and Valenzuela

'EASTERADA SUNDAY.' Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and UNA’s senatorial candidates will all be present to support Estrada’s bid for Manila mayor in his Sunday proclamation. File photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

"Manila Kingpin" Dominates MMFF

Dec 29, 2011 - 3:36 PM

Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story bags 11 MMFF Awards

Winners of the 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival