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Bacolodnon youth moved to tears by Miriam Santiago

Apr 30, 2016 - 9:40 PM

The presidential candidate tugs at the hearts of her young supporters in Bacolod inspired by her speech on the youth s role in nation building

Zamboanga del Norte lawmaker escapes assassination try

Apr 27, 2016 - 12:09 PM

UPDATED Reelectionist congressman Seth Frederick Jalosjos says the incident happened at the campaign rally of the Alliance of Parties for Progress Nacionalista Party in La Libertad Zamboanga del Norte

SHELL. Representative Seth Frederick Jalosjos shows an empty M16 shell recovered near his car. All photos by Gualberto Laput/Rappler

Binay mum on Jonvic Remulla breaking away from UNA

Apr 23, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay believes that Jonvic Remulla his future DILG chief is only tired from campaigning

Jonvic Remulla breaking away? We're 'best of friends' – Binay

Apr 22, 2016 - 6:03 PM

The UNA standard bearer declines to comment on whether the alliance between his party and the Remullas local Partido Magdalo in Cavite remains intact

BINAY IN PANGASINAN. Vice President Jejomar Binay at a campaign sortie in Pangasinan. At right is Pangasinan 1st District Representative Boying Celeste on April 22, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Binay wants pro-women law to include social media protection

Apr 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM

In Zamboanga City Vice President Jejomar Binay urges voters to choose a presidential candidate who respects women and not someone who treats them like commodities – his latest potshot at rival Rodrigo Duterte

INDIGENOUS GARB. Vice President Jejomar Binay tries out some products at the  Yakan Weaving Center in Zamboanga City on April 16, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Miriam Santiago: Back on the campaign trail, back with pick-up lines

Apr 16, 2016 - 4:46 PM

The St Louis event is only the 4th time Santiago joins her running mate Ferdinand Marcos Jr on the campaign trail since their proclamation rally

BAGUIO SORTIE. Senator Miriam Santiago and Senator Bongbong Marcos are welcomed by students of Saint Louis University in Baguio City on April 16, 2016. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Binay: Still a 2-way race between me and Roxas

Apr 12, 2016 - 2:32 PM

The Vice President downplays the threat posed by leading bets Rodrigo Duterte and Grace Poe saying they are newbies in campaign organization

TWO-WAY RACE? Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) believes that the presidential race is between him and administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas (right).

Binay slams Duterte: 'Why so proud of extrajudicial killings?'

Apr 07, 2016 - 2:42 PM

Pag napagtsismisan ka yung papatay sa iyo na taong gobyerno ay naniniwala papatayin ka na agad Wala na tayong proseso roon the former human rights lawyer says as he reminds the public of the nature of extrajudicial killings

'Pambobola,' says Roxas of Duterte's anti-crime promise

Apr 06, 2016 - 4:48 PM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas wonders aloud how the mayor can end crime on a national scale in just months when Davao City itself is not crime free

CAMPAIGN SORTIE. Presidential candidate Mar Roxas delivers a speech during a campaign rally at the Bula Gymnasium in Brgy. Bula, General Santos City on April 1, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras /

Aquino hits Poe, Duterte, Binay

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:47 PM

The President urges voters to choose wisely especially when matters like the Philippines’ dispute with China and the continuation of government programs are at stake

VOTE WISELY. Liberal Party (LP) chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message at the campaign rally of administration candidates in Caloocan City,  March 30, 2016. Photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

DOT: 'No partnership' with rumored Napoles-linked 7107

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:45 PM

The tourism department distances itself from the 7107 International Music Festival as talk of links to Napoles money goes around

15 countries that can boost PH tourism

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:06 PM

China is the top tourism spender in the world says the United Nations World Tourism Organization

BIG SPENDERS. The Philippines must tap the world's biggest tourism spenders to boost tourist arrivals and revenues. Photo by AFP

Loren, Chiz, Grace skip Team PNoy sortie

Feb 14, 2013 - 12:41 PM

This comes a day after Vice President Jejomar Binay threatened to drop them from the UNA slate

Cultural heritage tourism can create new jobs

Jul 11, 2012 - 5:33 PM

Cultural heritage tourism can be a driving force for employment creations say officials

Digital marketers take tourism campaign to next level

Jan 26, 2012 - 9:38 PM

The Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines IMMAP will launch a social sharing site to help keep the new It s more fun in the Philippines campaign thriving

Twitter Fun in the Philippines

Jan 06, 2012 - 10:35 AM

Even before the campaign s launch today the words Philippines and fun were seen frequently together on Twitter