36 years after ousting Marcos, Filipinos elect son as president

MANILA, Philippines – With 94.23% of precincts already accounted for, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the only son and namesake of the late dictator Philippine, is the presumptive winner of the 2022 presidential elections in the Philippines. It is a historic win nearly four decades after Filipinos booted out his family out of power, ending a … Read more

Iraq parliament fails to elect new state president over lack of quorum

Only 202 members of parliament out of 329 are present, which is less than the necessary two-thirds quorum needed to choose a new president BAGHDAD, Iraq – Iraq’s failed again on Saturday, March 26, to vote for a president after Iran-backed groups boycotted the session, in a setback to an alliance led by cleric Moqtada … Read more

‘If we elect a thief, there’s no one to blame but us’ – Pacquiao

‘Kung boboto tayo ng nagnanakaw, nagsasamantala satin, sino sisihin natin? Tayo ring sarili, kasi tayo bumuboto eh,’ says presidential bet Manny Pacquiao MANILA, Philippines – Presidential bet Manny Pacquiao did not mince words when he said that electing a thief is the electorate’s fault. At the forum organized by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the … Read more