Category Archives: pdp-laban

CDO Mayor Moreno presents PDP-Laban slate for May 2019 polls; Girlie Balaba among council bets

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 06 October) — Mayor Oscar Moreno on Friday presented the PDP-Laban’s candidates here for the May 2019 polls, among them former TV personality Girlie Balaba, a close friend of President Rodrigo Duterte, who visited Moreno last month to inform him she wants to run for councilor of the second district […]

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The princess feels the pea

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Sept) — Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has dismissed speculations she’s planning to run for the Senate seat in next year’s midterm elections. Her body language, however, in the past few months suggested that President Rodrigo Duterte’s political heir apparent is cooking up something other than running for reelection (as city mayor). […]

Early campaigner

The municipal government of Calanogas in Lanao del Sur is campaigning this early for Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go as shown in this tarpaulin outside the municipal hall compound of Calanogas, Lanao del Sur on 27 April 2018. Go is among those being eyed by the ruling PDP-Laban for its Senate […]

Duterte’s Federal Philippines: no Senate but unicameral body with around 50 reps

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 January) — President Rodrigo Duterte envisions a Federal Philippines without a Senate but a unicameral legislature composed of around 50 members with no party list representatives and a central government still based in Malacanang. This sums up Duterte’s response when MindaNews asked him on his vision of a Federal Philippines […]

PDP’s draft federal Constitution submitted; is EO on Consultative Committee scrapped?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 October) —  Is Executive Order No. 10 on the creation of a 25-member Consultative Committee (ConCom) that would study the 1987 Constitution and recommend amendments to Congress considered scrapped given that the President’s political party, Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan  (PDP-Laban) has submitted its draft federal Constitution […]

Speaker Alvarez warns of rampant recruitment to PDP-Laban in exchange for money

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 25 Aug) – House Speaker and Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Secretary-General Pantaleon Alvarez warned on Friday of rampant illegal recruitment activities for membership into their party in exchange for money. Alvarez, who led a mass oath-taking here of around 3,000 new party members, said they have received reports that […]

SPEECH: Through this Change, we will fix and put an end to the age-old problems of Philippine society

(Speech of Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III  at the 116th Founding Anniversary of “One Surigao” at the Provincial Gymnasium, Surigao City, Surigao del Norte on May 15, 2017) Marajaw na buntag sa ijo hurot! Salamat kaayo kaninyong tanan sa inyong malumong pagimbitar kanako. Today has been declared by the President a special non-working day […]