election spending - updates

Rappler's latest stories on election spending


Crowdfunding can level candidates' campaign spending – election lawyer

Apr 14, 2019 - 9:50 PM

But election lawyer Emil Marañon III says crowdfunding initiatives aren't easily doable under the Philippines' election laws

[OPINION] Is it time to amend the Philippines’ campaign finance law?

Apr 05, 2019 - 7:00 PM

If we want elections where the playing field is truly even, and where the deserving yet poor candidates have a real fighting chance, the thrust should be in the strict monitoring of campaign spending

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

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Nov 17, 2016 - 7:06 PM

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Nov 17, 2016 - 12:52 PM

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PH GDP grows by 7.1% in Q3 2016

Nov 17, 2016 - 10:05 AM

The Philippines is the fastest growing among major Asian emerging economies that have already released data for the quarter says NEDA

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

PH firms' confidence rebounds for Q2 2016

May 27, 2016 - 3:52 PM

The lingering effects of election spending and favorable weather contribute to a rebound in business confidence

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/Rappler.com

GMA-7 exceeds 2015 revenue, ratings target

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:45 PM

GMA chief Felipe Gozon says that since the network is already ahead in ratings it expects a higher share in political ads for the 2016 elections

ELECTION YEAR. GMA Network expects higher revenue in 2016 than this year due to election-related advertisements. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

2016 election spending seen to boost PH GDP – Standard Chartered

Sep 29, 2015 - 8:48 PM

Presidential and vice presidential candidates are expected to spend up to P10 billion or 0 08 of nominal gross domestic products on their campaigns

INCREASE. Standard Chartered sees an increase in the number of registered voters that stood at 52 million in 2013. Photo by Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler

PH to miss 2015 GDP growth target – economists

May 28, 2015 - 8:11 PM

UPDATED Economists say the Q1 2015 GDP letdown only shows that government needs to accelerate public spending and grow other sectors

Reforms to buoy PH growth in the long term

Jan 30, 2015 - 2:10 PM

While rosy economic prospects loom for the former Sick Man of Asia analysts warn of a turnaround if serious reforms are not put in place

Missed target: PH economic growth shrinks to 6.1% in 2014

Jan 29, 2015 - 10:07 AM

3rd UPDATE While the country s gross domestic product speeds up in Q4 at 6 9 it brings the full year 2014 growth to only 6 1 – short of the government s target of 6 5 7 5

What happened to the Philippine economy in 2014?

Jan 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM

There is reason to expect sustained growth in 2015 with election spending starting even in 2015 as 2016 involves the presidency

ABS-CBN earnings fall on lack of election spending

Aug 13, 2014 - 2:01 PM

Taking out last year’s non recurring election related revenues from the computation the media conglomerate’s net income would have jumped 44

The Eugenio Lopez Jr Communication Center in ABS-CBN. Image courtesy of wikipedia.com

Gov't sees 6% to 7% growth in Q1

Mar 25, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Remittances and election spending offset weak exports says socioeconomic planning chief Arsenio Balisacan

With Romney filing, 2012 election spending tops $2B

Dec 07, 2012 - 1:16 PM

Romney s filings show spending in the 2012 presidential race rose to a record 2 billion

Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, waves to the crowd before conceding the presidency during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on November 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Money flowed in for 2012 elections, but with little gain

Nov 10, 2012 - 2:50 PM

Despite their funding deluge from wealthy donors Republicans failed to overwhelm President Barack Obama and Democrats at the ballot box So was throwing all that money at the 2012 election worth it?

PH's Emperador wants to outsell Britain's Smirnoff

Nov 04, 2012 - 9:31 AM

Emperador doesn t just want to be the number 1 selling brandy in the world it wants to take out Smirnoff on the list of top selling spirits

Elections to boost 2012, 2013 Philippine economy - Abad

Oct 01, 2012 - 5:46 PM

Election and holiday spending could provide a major boost to the economy allowing the government to exceed its growth targets in 2012 and 2013

Jollibee says election spending to boost 2012 sales

Jun 23, 2012 - 3:46 PM

Jollibee is cautiously optimistic about 2012