MIRACLE MAN

Mar Roxas, the Liberal Party standard-bearer for president, is confident that he will win the 2016 presidential elections — not by popularity contests, empty promises or arrogant remarks, but by concrete actions and programs that will uplift the lives of every Filipino.

This was his pledge and stance to his supporters – and to Filipino voters – at a jampacked convention organized by Liberal Party leaders and die-hard supporters, at Club Filipino, I,n Greenhills, San Juan on Thursday, April 14.

While his rivals — like Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Jejomar Binay — have relied on their…

Read more: MIRACLE MAN

PRES. MAR

By Roly Eclevia

A law dean believes former DILG chief Mar Roxas is the leading presidential candidate despite all the surveys that place him on the third or even fourth place. The surveys, he maintains, “are endogenously inaccurate.”

In an article posted on the internet March 31, Mel Sta. Maria, dean of FEU Law School, observes Mar Roxas obtained 11,213,563 votes in the 2010 elections. To win the 2016 presidential race, he need only keep his support base intact.

That spells trouble for the three other candidates: Sen. Grace Poe, Vice President Jejomar Binay, and Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.

The…

Read more: PRES. MAR

DUTERTE PRESIDENCY LOOMS

By Atty. Salvador S. Panelo

Few weeks to the presidential election in May, 2016, and there appears to be a Duterte fever sweeping the country. It is a contagion that can not be contained notwithstanding the onslaught of negative campaign against him by the forces that either resist change or are fearful of the unknown.

Hamstrung by lack of finances as the tough-talking and cuss-spewing Davao City Mayor refuses to accept financial contributions from the usual huge financiers in a conscious effort to avoid indebtedness to them – Duterte directly appealed to the people in a taped video aired over…

Read more: DUTERTE PRESIDENCY LOOMS

BINAY COPYCAT


A presidential candidate is either a big liar or a hilarious copy cat.

Vice President Jejomay Binay, a leading candidate for Prfesident, is now saying he will continue with PNoy’s 4Ps program and even improve on it by adding teeth to it.

4Ps is PNoy’s Conditional Cash Transfer Program that has won the accolade from international groups including the World Bank.

Before Binay’s turnaround on the value of this 4P’s or CCT to the poor sector of Philippine society, he has been attacking the program as useless waste of money while politicizing it. The Vice President accused the administration of…

Read more: BINAY COPYCAT

COMELEC GETS READY TO CHEAT

 

Credibility in the country’s voting system again takes center stage, as former Senator Richard ‘Dick’ Gordon has asked the Supreme Court to order the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to issue ‘receipts’ after qualified voters have cast their votes on May 9, 2016.

Earlier, the COMELEC said it is doing away with one safeguard in the conduct of honest elections, the “Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail” or VVPAT, reasoning that the issuance of the VVPAT or simply a “voter’s receipt” would delay the election and counting processes by at least five to seven minutes per voter.

But Gordon and other…

Read more: COMELEC GETS READY TO CHEAT

Like us in Facebook

facebook like box joomla

Features

Latest News

5 Cabinet members briefed investors in Morgan Stanley economic briefing

  By Rose de la Cruz   Five Cabinet members of the economic cluster, except for Foreign Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano, were in New York for the... Read More...
August YoY spending rises 13.9 percent versus January to August 9.8 percent

  National government disbursements showed an uptick for August 2017 of 13.9 percent, year on year, while spending on January to August hit 9.8... Read More...
IMAGE Koko: Tapusin na ang pamamayagpag ng killer tandems!

SUPORTADO ng ibat-ibang sektor at maging mga anticrime advocates ang desisyon ni Pangulong Digong Duterte na ibigay sa Philippine Drug Enforcement... Read More...
IMAGE Lies Fill An Empty Hall

A circus of lies. That was how Presidential Counsel Atty. Savlador S. Panelo described Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s series of accusations on... Read More...
R18: Bad Best Friend and Others

Bad Best Friend  A GUY walks into a bar and orders a triple Scotch. The bartender pours him the drink and the guy downs it in one gulp. “Wow,”... Read More...
R18: Wrong Partner and Others

Wrong Partner A VISITING professor at Florida State University is giving a seminar on the supernatural. To get a feel for his audience, he asks: "How... Read More...
IMAGE COMMUNICATING ONLY THE BEST

They were like kids, these bloggers, fighting over a piece of candy bar. After gaining so much air and print space and public attention, one of them... Read More...
IMAGE IS FAKE NEWS A NEW GENRE?

Editorial cartoon by Ed Rompal Where is it coming from? All we know is that fake news is having its time in our space. Last week, Senator Grace... Read More...

Our Guests

Today288
Yesterday709
This week3257
This month12958
Total765949

Visitor Info

  • Your IP: 54.225.47.94

Who Is Online

13
Online

Thursday, 19 October 2017
© 2016 OpinYon News Magazine Online. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.