Everything you've wanted to know about RP politics, but were afraid to ask.


Posted by akosistella on March 24, 2010

Gibo invades Fernando territory

MANILA, Philippines – Former defense chief and Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro took his campaign sortie yesterday to Marikina City, the bailiwick of former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Bayani Fernando, who bolted the administration party after Teodoro defeated him in the party’s presidential nomination late last year.

Teodoro, whose late grandfather is from Marikina, was welcomed by mayoralty bet Dr. Alfredo Cheng and other local candidates.

Click Philippine Star.

Villar bats for strict monitoring of RP human rights situation

MANILA, Philippines – Nacionalista Party (NP) standard-bearer Manuel Villar Jr. yesterday called for the strict monitoring of the implementation of human rights policies adopted by the government and treaties ratified by the Philippines.

“If we are serious in dealing with extra-judicial killings in the country, we must raise the awareness that the Philippines absolutely adheres to the highest standards of protecting the people’s rights at all times,” Villar said.

Click Phil. Star

Perlas vows to purge gov’t of Arroyo appointees

“For me, it’s simple: The people already know that Arroyo is corrupt, why would they accept the appointment by Ms Arroyo? For me, they’re already suspect,” the independent candidate said Tuesday.

“In general, all appointees of Ms Arroyo will be gone. I will appoint a whole new set of people,” he said.

Click inquirer.net

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