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Here are the biggest campaign contributors to 2019’s winning senators

Jul 20, 2019 - 10:37 AM

(UPDATED) Businessmen, friends, family, and political parties bankroll the campaigns of the 12 winning senators in the 2019 midterm elections

NEW. Winning senators proclaimed on Wednesday, May 22. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

All incoming Cebu City bets meet SOCE deadline

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:03 AM

An election lawyer said that losing candidates do not need to file a SOCE. The winning candidates, on the other hand, have 6 months to file theirs.

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu City COMELEC Board of Canvassers Chairman Chauncey Boholst, proclaims Edgardo “Edgar” Labella as mayor on Tuesday afternoon, May 14. Photo by Micole Tizon/Rappler

How much did Senate bets spend, receive in 2019 election campaign?

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:54 PM

(UPDATED) Mar Roxas and Bong Go are the biggest spenders and have received the highest amounts of contributions in 2019, based on Statements of Contributions and Expenditures available so far

Senate topnotcher Cynthia Villar reports zero poll contributions

Jun 13, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Senator-elect Cynthia Villar spends P135 million for the recent senatorial polls, with zero 'contributions received'

SENATE TOPNOTCHER. Senator Cynthia Villar spends more than P135 million for the recent senatorial polls. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Comelec says 2019 candidates, parties must file SOCE by June 13

May 24, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says all candidates and parties, regardless of whether or not they won in the 2019 elections, must submit their statement of contributions and expenditures

CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES. The Commission on Elections reminds all candidates of the 2019 elections to file their statement of campaign expenditures by June 13, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Legacy of Jesse Robredo

Aug 16, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Jesse Robredo's ‘tsinelas leadership' lives on, 6 years after his death

Secretary Jesse Robredo at a 2012 interview with Rappler. Photo by John Javellana.


Will the Paris Agreement work?

May 01, 2018 - 5:41 PM

The Bonn conference will highlight the Talanoa Dialogue which, for the first time, will gather country negotiators, business leaders, and civil society groups in a face-to-face meeting to discuss what is a fair and adequate – but scaled up –contribution from different countries to reduce emissions

105 bets perpetually banned from public office for not filing SOCEs

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:10 PM

All candidates, winning or losing, must submit their statement of contributions and expenses (SOCE) to Comelec within 30 days after the elections

SSS serves show cause orders to contribution evaders in Lipa

Mar 09, 2018 - 7:57 PM

The SSS campaign in Batangas 'is just the first of the many regional campaigns we will be doing for the whole year. We want to track down delinquent employers not only in Metro Manila but also in the provinces,' says SSS President Emmanuel F. Dooc.

RUN AFTER CONTRIBUTION EVADERS. The Social Security System (SSS) on Friday conducted its first regional Run After Contribution Evaders (RACE) Campaign against more than 50 stores located at a shopping mall in Lipa City in Batangas.

Pushing for transparency, keeping public officials in check

Nov 03, 2017 - 4:50 PM

It's important to keep an eye on what public officials are up to. Along the way, we also test the government's commitment towards transparency.

SSS collections rise to over P52 billion from January to April

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:10 AM

The pension fund says the increase was mainly driven by efforts to run after delinquent employers

INCREASES. Collections for the month of January translated the highest growth at 13.9% to P13.55 billion followed by the performance on the month of February at 12% growth to P12.86 billon. Rappler file photo

House OKs bill allowing SSS contribution hike without Palace approval

Jan 16, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Congressmen also approve the joint resolution seeking a P2 000 across the board pension increase for SSS members

BUSY FIRST DAY. The House of Representatives reopens session on January 16 after taking a month-long Christmas break. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte to push through with SSS contribution hike by May

Jan 12, 2017 - 2:23 PM

Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the President has weighed the pros and cons of the issue

For his victory, Duterte says he owes Imee Marcos, 3 other governors

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:17 PM

The President also names Jose Zubiri and Abet Garcia as among the governors who helped him win

NO DUTERTE CONTRIBUTION. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says President Rodrigo Duterte was only joking when he said she gave money to his campaign. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte: San Miguel's Ramon Ang was campaign donor

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The big businessman – whom Duterte praises for his disarming attitude of humility – is not on the list of contributors the President submitted to the Comelec

CHRISTMAS WITH THE PRESIDENT. President Duterte walks with Presidential Assistant Bong Go and SMC boss Ramon Ang (left) during a Christmas party in Malacañang on December 20. Photo courtesy of Malacañang

Who’s who in Duterte's poll contributors list

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:08 PM

Here s a quick look at the donors who helped fund Duterte’s successful presidential bid

DUTERTE DONORS. Many of President Rodrigo Duterte's top campaign contributors in the 2016 elections are businessmen. File photo by Rappler

COP 22: Energy is PH's 'elephant in the room'

Nov 14, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Environmental lawyer Antonio La Vina says that in order to tackle energy problems in the country there is a need to reduce over dependence on one energy source like coal

Can Comelec probe Marcos donation to Duterte?

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The Comelec cannot act unless a formal complaint has been lodged Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez tells Rappler

Duterte donor Imee Marcos not in his SOCE

Oct 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Referring to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos donation President Rodrigo Duterte says Si Imee pa ang nagbigay Sabi niya inutang daw niya

CLOSE TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos helped fund his presidential bid. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Who are De Lima's 2016 poll contributors?

Oct 01, 2016 - 12:30 PM

UPDATED None of the contributors to the senator s 2016 campaign have been mentioned by the witnesses in the congressional inquiries on the reported drug trade inside Bilibid

DE LIMA. Senator Leila de Lima at the Rapple senatorial debate in April 2016. Rappler file photo

What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and more

Aug 23, 2016 - 9:38 PM

The Philippines has been a beneficiary of different United Nations programs for many years especially after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

Duterte & China, SOCE, Dwayne Wade | 6PM wRap

Jul 07, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Duterte's party to SC: Junk Comelec rule on campaign expense reports

Jul 07, 2016 - 1:01 PM

UPDATED PDP Laban argues that the extension of the filing of campaign expenses is clearly an accommodation of the Liberal Party

SC junks plea vs extended SOCE deadline

Jun 28, 2016 - 11:16 PM

The petitioners failed to submit a copy of the Comelec resolution extending the deadline for filing Statements of Contributions and Expenditures SOCEs the SC says

Roxas mom Judy is son's biggest campaign donor

Jun 22, 2016 - 4:36 PM

Judy Araneta Roxas donated P110 million to her son s campaign based on the SOCE filed by defeated presidential bet Manuel Mar Roxas II

CAMPAIGN EXPENSES. Defeated presidential bet Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II submits his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures, in the form of 50 boxes aboard a yellow truck, to the Commission on Elections on June 22, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Roxas files SOCE, sends truckload of documents

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:31 PM

3rd UPDATE Defeated presidential bet Manuel Mar Roxas II declares that he spent P487 million during the campaign

TRUCKLOAD OF DOCUMENTS. Defeated presidential bet Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II sends 50 boxes of documents, aboard a yellow truck, as he submits his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures to the Commission on Elections on June 22, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec accepts Lim's resignation as CFO head

Jun 21, 2016 - 2:45 PM

UPDATED Executive Director Jose Tolentino Jr is named officer in charge of the Comelec s Campaign Finance Office

Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert Lim. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Macalintal to Comelec: Don't accept Lim's resignation

Jun 21, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Lawyer Romulo Macalintal says Comelec Commission Christian Lim – and other officials – shouldn t be so thin skinned if the en banc doesn t follow his office s recommendations

NO RESIGNATION. Romulo Macalintal says Comelec should not accept its Campaign Finance Office chief's resignation. Rappler/Comelec file photos

Resigned Comelec CFO head Lim: SOCE filing extension illegal

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:00 PM

UPDATED Commissioner Christian Robert Lim also expressed frustration over the Comelec en banc s decision given his office s efforts to implement campaign finance rules

Strike out late SOCEs, group asks Comelec

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:14 PM

UPDATED The rule of law should favor law abiders not law breakers like LP says Leon Peralta of a newly formed Duterte inspired group

PETITION VS LATE SOCE. Leon Peralta and retired Lt. Col. George Rabusa file a petition against the late-filing of SOCEs on Monday, June 20. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec's campaign finance office chief to resign

Jun 17, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Commissioner Christian Robert Lim cites as reason the poll body s extension of the deadline for filing political parties campaign spending reports He remains a commissioner

SENIOR COMMISSIONER. Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert Lim plans to resign as head of the Comelec Campaign Finance Office. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

UNA hits Comelec for extending SOCE filing for LP

Jun 17, 2016 - 7:15 PM

It s the death of rule of law says the opposition party but the Comelec spokesman says the decision considered the greater benefit for the greater majority

EXPLAINER: Why not bring the SOCE issue to the Supreme Court?

Jun 17, 2016 - 3:37 PM

Adding a layer of qualification to the minimum set by the Constitution for elective offices – like the filing of SOCE before the winning candidates can assume office – is unconstitutional

LATE FILING. The Liberal Party submits its Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) only on June 14. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec extends SOCE filing until June 30

Jun 16, 2016 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED Spokesperson James Jimenez says the decision benefits not only the LP which requested the extension but also others that have yet to file their SOCE

No reason for Comelec to reject late SOCE filing – Macalintal

Jun 16, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the Comelec has no authority to change the law which does not prohibit the late submission of campaign spending reports but imposes penalties

SPENDING REPORTS. The Liberal Party submits boxes of its campaign spending reports past the deadline. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Duterte’s cabinet, SOCE, NATO | 12PM wRap

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Comelec office: No to LP's late SOCE filing

Jun 15, 2016 - 10:05 PM

Granting the Liberal Party s request for a deadline extension would be unfair to other candidates and parties that complied with the prescribed period

Ex-Comelec chief Brillantes: Late filing of SOCE not illegal

Jun 15, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Sixto Brillantes Jr argues that a Comelec resolution on the filing of 2016 campaign spending reports expanded the provision of the law causing confusion

BRILLANTES ON SOCE. The ex-Comelec chairman shares his thoughts on the issue of late-filing of SOCEs. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

UNA: Don't give 'special treatment' to Roxas, LP in SOCE filing

Jun 15, 2016 - 3:44 PM

UNA also urges the Comelec to sanction LP and its presidential bet Mar Roxas for failing to file their SOCEs on time

Liberal Party submits SOCE 6 days past deadline

Jun 14, 2016 - 12:42 PM

UPDATED The documents do not include the campaign spending report of LP standard bearer Mar Roxas

LATE FILING. The Liberal Party submits its Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) only on June 14. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Who were the biggest election spenders in Aklan?

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Congressman elect Carlito Marquez leads all spenders in Aklan with a total of nearly P900 000

Senate race: Tolentino spent most, Isko Moreno got biggest contributions

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:21 PM

See how much winning and losing Senate bets spent and how much they received in contributions during the 2016 election campaign

Poe, Robredo spent the most among presidential, VP bets

Jun 08, 2016 - 8:11 PM

3rd UPDATE Liberal Party s Mar Roxas requests the Comelec for a 14 day extension in filing his statement of contributions and expenses

Comelec to 2016 candidates: Submit your SOCE by June 8

Jun 04, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Under the Omnibus Election Code candidates who fail to submit their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures two consecutive elections are barred from running for public office

SOCE. Comelec commissioner Luie Guia reminds candidates to submit their Statement of Contribution and Expenditure

The Paris Agreement and PH's fossil fuel industry

May 24, 2016 - 11:13 AM

The most effective way to reduce the impact of the fossil fuel industry in the Philippines is to convince investors to shift their investments from fossil fuels to renewable energy

PH to revise UN climate pledges to align with 1.5-degree target

May 21, 2016 - 2:01 PM

The Philippines current commitments include 70 carbon mitigation by 2030 All of these commitments however are conditional

Photo by Renee Karunungan

In the aftermath of Paris Agreement, nature and humanity lose

May 21, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Accepting the Paris Agreement without question risks us wasting another 15 vital years on distracting public opinion and creating the illusion that something positive is happening

FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE. A general view of delegates attending the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, 16 May 2016. Photo by Maja Hitij/EPA

Corporations as campaign donors? No way, law says

Mar 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Provisions in the Corporation Code and the Omnibus Election Code ban companies from making donations for election purposes

How PH firms can surf the climate change wave

Mar 07, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The global shift to more sustainable practices creates a huge demand for data services and technology opportunities