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Mitos Magsaysay running for Zambales representative, replacing father-in-law

Nov 29, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The suspended Olongapo mayor, Rolen Paulino, also withdraws his candidacy in favor of his son, Rolen Paulino Jr

ALLIANCE. Former 1st district congresswoman Mitos Magsaysay (2nd from right) is running for her old post. She has the support of (from left) Vice Governor Angel Magsaysay, 2nd District Representative Cheryl Deloso Montalla, and Governor Amor Deloso. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Rudy Fariñas runs for Ilocos Norte governor vs Marcos' grandson

Nov 29, 2018 - 9:54 PM

The former House majority leader will go head to head against the grandson of graft convict and Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos

THE RIVALRY HEATS UP. Ilocos Norte 1st District Representative Rudy Fariñas is eyeing to become governor in 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Cagayan congressman Ting running for governor as brother’s substitute

Nov 29, 2018 - 9:25 PM

It's now a 3-way fight between political scions for governor of Cagayan: Governor Manuel Mamba, ex-governor Alvaro Antonio, and Representative Randolph Ting

Photo from Randy Ting's Facebook account

Tony Carolino files as substitute candidate for congressman of Laguna

Nov 19, 2018 - 11:31 PM

Carolino, the mayor of Sta Maria, Laguna, replaces Felicisimo San Luis

INTERVIEW: SUPPORT. Felicisimo San Luis show his support to Atty. Tony Carolino in his filing of COC for Congressman of 4th District of Laguna. Photo from Official Photographer of Atty. Tony Carolino

After criticism, Comelec amends rule on substitution of bets

Sep 20, 2018 - 1:49 PM

The Commission on Elections earlier allowed 'substitution due to withdrawal' until midday of election day, a rule criticized by former poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr

Amend law on substitution of bets, says election lawyer

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:07 PM

'The law on that should be amended because it could cause a lot of confusion, and some people might take advantage of it,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal

COMELEC RULES. The Commission on Elections relaxes its rules on the substitution of bets, with election lawyers warning this might stir confusion on election day. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Comelec relaxes rules for substitution of candidates in 2019

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Former Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr opposes these new rules, saying these are prone to abuse

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Have you received your ITR?

Jan 31, 2018 - 10:35 AM

The Philippine Tax Whiz reminds employers that they should release BIR Form 2316 to employees by Wednesday, January 31

Poe, Duterte, Roxas sons almost cross paths in Cagayan Valley sorties

Apr 14, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Brian Poe Llamanzares Sebastian Duterte and Paolo Roxas campaign for the presidential candidates in the same region on the same day

MOM'S CAMPAIGNER. Brian Poe Llamanzares (extrme right) tells university students in Tuguegarao City on April 13, 2016, about the 'Study Now, Pay Later' program of his mother, presidential candidate Grace Poe. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Family blocks bid to take Señeres spot in ballot

Feb 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

We would like to respect the last wishes of Congressman Seneres his family s lawyer says at the Comelec

THEN-ASPIRANT. In October 2015, party-list representative Roy Señeres filed his certificate of candidacy for president. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Presidential bet of Erap's party withdraws candidacy

Feb 01, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Mel Mendoza of the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino says he is endorsing the presidential bid of Vice President Jejomar Binay instead

FINAL 6. Only 6 remain as candidates for president in the 2016 elections, as Mel Mendoza withdraws his COC.

EXPLAINER: Comelec should let Duterte run. Here's why

Dec 21, 2015 - 9:47 PM

The poll body is knocking down top presidential contenders based on a constricted application of the letter of the law rather than its spirit

'THE PUNISHER.' Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says his bad human rights record 'started as a political gimmick' of his rival, former Davao Representative Prospero Nograles. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Brother replaces Jonvic Remulla in Cavite gubernatorial race

Dec 09, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Jesus Crispin ‘Boying’ Remulla a former 3 term congressman of the province files his candidacy a day before the deadline for substitutions

LOCAL KINGPINS. Estradas, Binays, UNA candidates count on personal ties with the Remullas

#AnimatED: The candidacy of Rodrigo Duterte

Nov 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Substitution is an untested route to the presidency Will Comelec allow it?

FAST FACTS: Candidate substitution in past polls

Nov 28, 2015 - 1:02 PM

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte s substitution is nothing new as candidate substitutions also happened in previous elections

Comelec eyes Duterte ‘placeholder’ as nuisance bet

Oct 28, 2015 - 7:35 PM

This would effectively close the door on Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s expected substitution for Diño says a campaign insider

AT STAKE. The possible presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is at stake as Martin Diño, widely considered as his 'placeholder,' faces a disqualification plea. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

Error in Diño COC may pave way for Duterte candidacy

Oct 27, 2015 - 7:47 PM

The Comelec clarifies its rules on candidates as PDP Laban names Rodrigo Duterte as its substitute bet if Martin Diño withdraws from the presidential race

SUBSTITUTE BET? The PDP-Laban political party taps Rodrigo Duterte as the substitute of Martin Diño in case the latter withdraws from the presidential race. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PDP-Laban fields presidential candidate

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Martin Diño s candidacy fuels speculation that the party will eventually substitute him with Rodrigo Duterte a move allowed by Comelec rules

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. Volunteers against Crime and Corruption chairman Martin Diño files for candidacy for president under PDP-Laban. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

MILF's Iqbal says Bangsamoro bill reaching plenary is 'progress'

Aug 11, 2015 - 8:52 PM

Despite the overhaul done by Senator Marcos to the original draft the MILF negotiator says: That is already an achievement by itself It is a good indication that we are moving forward

'OPTIMISTIC.' MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal. Rappler photo

Poe vs critics, BBL substitute, Google shakeup | 12PM wRap

Aug 11, 2015 - 12:02 PM

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What's keeping the Philippines from exclusive breastfeeding?

Aug 14, 2014 - 5:43 PM

The Philippines is one of the top nations with the least number of exclusively breastfed children despite its full implementation of the Milk Code

Decision over Bataan nuclear plant's fate not happening in 2014

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:31 PM

The energy czar says it will be President Aquino who will decide whether to revive the mothballed power plant or not


Who's violating the Milk Code?

May 10, 2014 - 8:40 PM

Some breastfeeding advocates say it is the milk industry that blocks the success and essence of the Philippine Milk Code

MILK INDUSTRY. Some breastfeeding advocates say that it is the milk industry that blocks the success and essence of the Philippine Milk Code. File photo from AFP

Swap out junk food for these 5 healthy snacks at work

Feb 04, 2014 - 5:34 PM

Eating well while at work is very very possible

Mothers mob for breastfeeding

Aug 05, 2013 - 3:37 PM

A group of mothers gather to promote the benefits of breastfeeding in celebration of Breastfeeding Awareness month

Nearly 500 bets back out, get replaced

Jan 25, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Most of the substitute bets are relatives of those who withdrew their candidacies

Friday deadline: Poll bets eye replacements

Dec 21, 2012 - 7:01 AM

UPDATED The Comelec allows most candidates to withdraw and get replacements until today December 21

No party stand on RH bill - LP, NPC, NP

Dec 02, 2012 - 9:30 PM

Party leaders in the House of Representatives only expect President Aquino to ask for a vote on the measure Nothing more

Cheats are messing with the voters’ list

Oct 27, 2012 - 12:05 PM

Keep the vigilance until you shall have reached the polling precinct on May 13 and found your name on the list posted outside the door and actually fed your accomplished ballot onto the counting machine

Comelec guidelines on filing of candidacies

Sep 11, 2012 - 5:05 PM

Just like in the 2010 elections aspirants who will file their candidacies in October for the 2013 elections can be substituted only until December 21