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Rules on campaign ads, materials for barangay, SK elections 2018

Apr 22, 2018 - 9:30 AM

The campaign period for the village and youth council polls is from May 4 to 12

CAMPAIGN SEASON. In this file photo during the 2016 elections, a man walks past campaign banners of local politicians at Fairview in Quezon City. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

House approves on final reading 50% discount on political ads

Dec 11, 2017 - 8:38 PM

Political parties and candidates cannot be charged a rate higher than that of regular advertisers, the bill says

House bill seeking huge discount on campaign ads approved on 2nd reading

Dec 07, 2017 - 8:30 AM

If House Bill 6604 becomes law, the Comelec would also be given the power to regulate the rates of political ads

GMA Network's net income doubles with election-related ads

May 05, 2016 - 4:35 PM

The chief of the broadcasting giant says he is hoping the network s net income would hit P3 billion by yearend

BREACHING TARGETS. GMA Network's Felipe Gozon (2nd to the right) says he hopes the network will further improve profitability, particularly in regular advertising. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/

More political ads in 3rd presidential debate of ABS-CBN

Apr 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM

But all TV ads – including campaign ads – take only 22 6 of the 3 1 2 hour debate broadcast

FINAL SHOWDOWN. The 5 presidentiables onstage in the last debate in Dagupan City on Sunday, April 25. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Fewer TV ads during Cebu presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED Rappler counts over 41 minutes of commercials during the 160 minute broadcast on TV 5 Compare that to the 48 minutes of ads during GMA 7 s 135 minute CDO debate in February

Screenshot of the 2nd presidential debate in Cebu City on Sunday, March 20. Video courtesy of TV5

Billions of pesos spent on 'pre-campaign' ads

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is the sole presidential bet who did not spend hundreds of millions of pesos on pre campaign ads

WATCH: Presidential candidates on the aftermath of the Comelec debate

Feb 22, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Who is the real winner?

The wRap: Comelec presidential debate

Feb 22, 2016 - 2:12 PM

Here s a quick wrap of the first Comelec debate held Sunday February 21

Of 2-hour presidential debate, 48 minutes were ads

Feb 22, 2016 - 1:36 PM

MindaNews monitors 117 ad placements in 6 commercial breaks

photo by Bobby Lagsa / Rappler

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

Did Binay 'fronts' keep 2010 campaign funds?

May 31, 2015 - 12:00 AM

The bank accounts of Limlingan and Baloloy enjoy massive infusion of funds from December 2009 to June 2010 Were these excess funds from donations and contributions?

VP Binay turns speech into political ad

Sep 26, 2014 - 8:03 PM

This fight is for all Filipinos The advertisement airs as Binay battles corruption allegations coming from his former allies in Makati City

'It's more fun' ad wins Japan award

Jul 26, 2013 - 8:12 AM

The Department of Tourism s campaign gets a nod from Japanese readers

NUMBER ONE FOR FUN. The Department of Tourism's campaign allows anyone to create their own version of it. Image from

'It’s LP ad that lacks platform'

Feb 20, 2013 - 5:45 PM

Senatorial bet Juan Miguel Zubiri hits the ad of Team PNoy

Rappler Newscast | January 16, 2013

Jan 16, 2013 - 8:52 PM

The Commission on Elections cuts down advertising minutes of 2013 candidates | President Aquino says the opposition has more to prove to win voters | The World Bank says the Philippines will post an average growth of 6 3 percent until 2015

Huge cuts in bets' TV, radio ad minutes

Jan 16, 2013 - 10:29 AM

How Comelec will enforce the new rules remains to be seen Previous elections have shown how candidates violated the already generous advertising limits