Marcos sits down with Zubiri, Romualdez to set legislative agenda

Senators and district representatives expected to join the ‘supermajority’ coalition in the 19th Congress also attend the meeting MANILA, Philippines – President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. sat down to discuss his agenda with lawmakers led by two politicians gunning to become the next Senate president and House Speaker, respectively: Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” … Read more

Marcos-allied Zubiri vows independence if he becomes Senate president

During the 2022 campaign period, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri publicly endorsed the late dictator’s son for president MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, who earlier endorsed presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. During the campaign, gave assurances the chamber would be independent should he become the next Senate president. Zubiri, one … Read more

Villar vs Zubiri? Fight for the Senate presidency heats up

MANILA, Philippines – Days after the high-stakes 2022 elections, the fight for the next leader of the Philippine Senate is already heating up, with two popular lawmakers emerging as frontrunners: Cynthia Villar and Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri. The 18th Congress won’t adjourn session sine die until June 3, but senators are already in talks regarding … Read more

Robredo kicks out Marcos-allied Zubiri from Senate ticket

Presidential bet VP Leni Robredo will be sticking to an 11-member Senate ticket, dashing the hopes of supporters that she’d endorse Makabayan’s Neri Colmenares instead MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate and Vice President Leni Robredo removed reelectionist senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri from her Senate slate after he openly endorsed her rival, the late dictator’s … Read more

Zubiri says Marcos won’t be dictator; Roque dangles media franchise

Alluding to the killed franchise of media network ABS-CBN, Harry Roque tells GMA artist Ai Ai Delas Alas: ‘Hindi ka nagkamali ng sinamahang grupo, hindi mawawala ang iyong prangkisa’ MANILA, Philippines – Mindanaoan Senator Migz Zubiri said Saturday, April 23, that Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will not turn into a dictator, and in the same … Read more

Migz Zubiri suffers backlash after ‘Marcos our president’ pronouncement

Vice President Leni Robredo’s supporters in Northern Mindanao start campaign against Senator Migz Zubiri to send a message that his support for the late dictator’s son would cost him votes BUKIDNON, Philippines – Reelectionist Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri received a backlash from supporters of the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo in Northern Mindanao … Read more

‘Neutral’ Migz Zubiri changes tune, calls Marcos ‘our president’

‘This is my first time to witness a crowd here as huge as this to support one person,’ says reelectionist Senator Migz Zubiri in Bukidnon BUKIDNON, Philippines – Reelectionist Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri on Thursday, March 31, went all-out for presidential survey frontrunner former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as he joined the UniTeam … Read more

Marcos group flexes muscles, secures Bombit Adiong, Joe Zubiri support

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The governors of Lanao del Sur and Bukidnon provinces have vowed all-out support for the presidential bid of the late dictator’s son former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and his running mate Davao Mayor Sara Duterte. Governors Mamintal “Bombit” Adiong Jr. of Lanao del Sur and Jose Ma. “Joe” … Read more