[OPINION] The Robredo campaign and the war on drugs: Differences and similarities

Another mother – a widow – has taken center stage as the country weeps for her and with her. Once again, the nation is grieving. Once again, fear, despair, and uncertainty enveloped the country as they did in mid-2016 when President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a bloody war on drugs. As someone who covered the drug … Read more

Time was the enemy in Robredo campaign, says ex-Aquino spokesperson

‘What went right are some things that can move forward beyond elections: passion, civic mindedness, the awareness of revisionism, the awareness against the disinformation, and what we can do about it,’ says Edwin Lacierda MANILA, Philippines – Former presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on Tuesday, May 10, said time was the enemy in the campaign of … Read more

Marcos and his Uniteam end campaign with display of fireworks – and curses

MANILA, Philippines – In the final miting de avance of frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. that was touted to be a call for “good vibes,” his senatorial candidates cursed at least four times before a huge crowd of supporters waving Philippine flags. The Saturday, May 7, rally at the Aseana open field in Parañaque closed … Read more

Robredo ends campaign with faith: ‘Natutunan natin, walang imposible’

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo ended the campaign for her presidential bid as she reminded her supporters that there will always be room to make a stand, hope, and to know that no matter what happens on election day, that they were part of A historic campaign. “Natutuhan natin ang minsan nang namulat, … Read more

Windmills in Marcos Jr.’s campaign symbolize return to Marcosian ‘golden age’ – study

Despite being proven as not a project of Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr., the Bangui Windmills have been a fixture in his campaign, promising a return to the infrastructure-building spree of his father’s dictatorship. MANILA, Philippines – The use of Bangui Windmills in Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s presidential campaign has become symbolic of the idea that … Read more

Robredo concludes Mindanao campaign with Agusan del Sur rally

A sea of ​​pink swallows a small group of supporters of vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte at the grand rally that was supposed to endorse her as well AGUSAN DEL SUR, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo concluded her campaign in Mindanao with a grand rally attended by tens of thousands at the provincial capitol … Read more

Marcos, Robredo wage final campaign battle in NCR

MANILA, Philippines – The two top candidates vying for the presidency on May 9, 2022, will end months of campaigning in the country’s seat power: the National Capital Region. On May 7, Bongbong Marcos Jr., running mate Davao Mayor Sara Duterte and their Senate bets – the de facto administration slate – will hold their … Read more

Don’t be distracted, campaign hard for moral choice

In an endorsement move, over 1,200 Filipino bishops, priests, and deacons presidential presidential candidate Leni Robredo and her running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan MANILA, Philippines – Five days before the election, Clergy for the Moral Choice (CMC), a group composed of over 1,200 Filipino bishops, priests, and deacons, urged Catholic devotees to “not be distracted … Read more

100 Baguio-Benguet firms back Robredo despite red-tagging campaign

Kakampinks believe the attacks may be trying to general the Takder Kordi (Stand Up Kordi): Cordillera People’s Rally April 28 BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Masked men on board a red Tamaraw FX with no plate number defaced in the pre-dawn hours of April 21 the Leni-Kiko tarpaulins at the opposition’s La Trinidad campaign headquarters They … Read more