Isko asks Bicolanos to spare votes for him, harks back to Naga-born Raul Roco

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Mayor and presidential bet Isko Moreno was heartened that enthusiastic crowds still gathered in public to see him even in Bicolandia, bailiwick of Vice President Leni Robredo, one of his rivals for Malacañang. In a three-day swing in the southern region with nearly four million registered voters, Moreno promised infrastructure projects … Read more

Why some Bicolanos like Marcos

SORSOGON CITY, Philippines – Because women are weak. That’s what Julieta Domasian said when asked why she was supporting the Ilocano son of dictator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr instead of her fellow Bicolana, Vice President Leni Robredo. “Kasi gusto ko po na lalaki ang mag-handle sa ating mga Pilipino (I want for men to handle … Read more