Politics

SWS Survey (September 12-16, 2021)

Published by rudy Date posted on October 2, 2021

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Voluntarism at its best!

Published by rudy Date posted on October 2, 2021

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An anarchy of families

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2021

An Anarchy of Families pic.twitter.com/Ml2BISwAbP — t.ocin.o (@nicoquejano) September 28, 2021

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SWS August 2021 survey says

Published by rudy Date posted on September 18, 2021

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Four-cornered fight for presidency seen

Published by rudy Date posted on September 12, 2021

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Substitution: The name of the game

Published by rudy Date posted on September 12, 2021

By FEDERICO D. PASCUAL JR., 12 Sep 2021 AFTER a high-visibility drive and her topping a survey of potential candidates for president, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio circled back Thursday and announced she was not running for president or any national office.

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Digong for VP – a political game changer

Published by rudy Date posted on August 27, 2021

By Ruben D. Torres, Manila Times, 27 Aug 2021 THE acceptance by President Duterte of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) nomination for him to run as vice president and choose his presidential running mate in next year’s election definitely changes all previous political equations. Indeed, it can be a real game changer.

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[OPINION] De Lima vs Duterte duel enters critical phase

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2021

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Published by rudy Date posted on July 13, 2021
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Isko Moreno, Pacquiao top social media’s ‘influential list’ of candidates in ’22-report

Published by rudy Date posted on July 9, 2021

PDP-Laban panel expels Cusi, 2 others By Kaithreen Cruz, 9 Jul 2021 MAYOR Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domangoso and Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao topped social media’s most influential list of potential candidates for president and vice president in the 2022 elections, according to a study.

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11 cognitive biases that influence politics

Published by rudy Date posted on August 3, 2020

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Global democracy has another bad year

Published by rudy Date posted on January 22, 2020

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Bong Go among the poorest senators in 2019, Cynthia Villar remains richest

Published by rudy Date posted on October 16, 2019

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Political scions hold key posts in House

Published by rudy Date posted on July 25, 2019

by Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star), Jul 25, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Talk about political dynasty. It is now the turn of the children, with a smattering of grandchildren, to hold the fort their elders once held in the House of Representatives, as many scions of political clans were given key posts under the leadership…

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Labor to campaign vs anti-worker candidates

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2019

by ERWIN P. NICAVERA, Philstar, Feb 8, 2019 Having said that, the labor sector will campaign among their members not to vote for candidates who do not support the opposition against the proposed sugar import liberalization during the upcoming national and local elections in May.

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LIST: Political clans, powerful figures among 2019 party-list nominees

Published by rudy Date posted on February 6, 2019

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Grace Poe tops Pulse Asia senatorial survey

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2019

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9 parties join Sara group

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2018

by Edith Regalado (The Philippine Star) – Aug 14, 2018 DAVAO CITY, Philippines — At least three national political parties and six local groupings forged an alliance with the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) regional party of President Duterte’s daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, yesterday morning.

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How populism is poisoning the global liberal order

Published by rudy Date posted on February 6, 2018

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Postscript to the Parojinog debacle

Published by rudy Date posted on August 7, 2017

By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez (The Freeman), Aug 7, 2017 After all had been said and done, it is important to reflect deeply on the lessons from the Parojinog episode. Everything has an end. In this life and on this earth, there is no such thing as forever. Let us not talk drugs. Let us…

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Published by rudy Date posted on February 17, 2016

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Misleading

Published by rudy Date posted on January 15, 2016

It is really quite alarming to note that some people, including those in the media, are giving their own interpretations and conclusions about certain items currently hugging the headlines. This is very noticeable especially in the latest development on the Grace Poe disqualification cases pending in the Supreme Court (SC) as well as the recent…

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Moral, not legal or political

Published by rudy Date posted on January 8, 2016

There are indeed so many aberrations in the coming presidential elections. Almost three months after the deadline for the filing of the Certificate of Candidacy for President (COC), we still do not have an official list of those qualified to run. This is quite unusual indeed especially considering that to be a qualified candidate for…

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What the…? Here’s what Duterte plans to do if elected

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2016

DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte emerged as a possible presidential candidate last year largely due to insistent clamor from his supporters, who said that his successful campaign to keep crime incidence in the southern city to a minimum is precisely what should be replicated in the whole country. But after substituting as the presidential standard-bearer…

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How much of our country will we lose to political dynasties in 2016?

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2015

After Election Day, will the country be able to reclaim territory from dynasties, or will the bleeding continue? Last week thousands of people trooped to the Comelec to file their certificates of candidacy (COC), many of them vying for seats in local offices where members of their families hold monopolies of power. After the dust…

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What investors look for in presidential bets

Published by rudy Date posted on September 18, 2015

AS THE 2016 presidential race heats up, foreign investors look forward to Filipinos electing a president with “integrity and a clear-cut economic agenda,” the country chief of European banking giant ING said. “We would want to have a leader with integrity. I think that kind of covers a lot of things that you would want…

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Strong fences make for good neighbors

Published by rudy Date posted on September 16, 2015

This is a case where our Supreme Court has occasion to apply and explain quite clearly, the principle of the separation of Church and State. It is squarely applicable to the recent events involving the INC that will surely settle the controversies that may have arisen in the aftermath of the protest rallies that its…

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Pervasive political dynasty worsened poverty in PHL

Published by rudy Date posted on August 20, 2015

The history of political dynasties has nothing to show for their continued existence, the system having failed to reduce poverty and may even be said to have worsened poverty conditions in the country, according to a study released by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).

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Patronage politics constraint to growth

Published by rudy Date posted on May 21, 2015

THE LONG legacy and enduring presence of “extractive” political and economic institutions in the Philippines as reflected by patronage politics has been one of the key constraints to the country’s growth, according to a visiting Harvard political scientist.

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Senators in 2016: Who’s running for what

Published by rudy Date posted on April 8, 2015

The senate has usually been fertile ground for the country’s next crop of executive leaders and several of its 24 members might just be major players in next year’s elections for the presidency and vice presidency.

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