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Posted by akosistella on April 10, 2010


Gibo: Surveys belong in the trash bin

BACOLOD CITY , Philippines – Administration presidential candidate Gilbert Teodoro has a special place for surveys – in the trash can.

Campaigning here yesterday, he slammed mass media for putting too much emphasis on survey results, which he said tend to be misleading. He cited his consistently low standing in surveys amid what he said was massive support from people in the grassroots level.

“Surveys should be thrown to the trash cans,” Teodoro remarked, instead of landing on the front page

via Philippine Star.

Villar: Next president must be an experienced leader

MANILA, Philippines – Nacionalista Party (NP) presidential bet Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. yesterday emphasized the need for the next president to have experience and leadership qualities to steer the country out of its problems.

Taking a cue from the recent resignation of administration bet Gilbert Teodoro as party chairman of Lakas-Kampi-CMD and the reported power struggle in the Liberal Party (LP), Villar emphasized the need for an efficient leader to prevent these incidents from occurring.

“This is what I am saying about leadership, and how important it is in running the country,” Villar said in an interview with Radio Mindanao Network.

Click Phil. Star

Gordon asks voters to make a principled choice on May 10

MANILA, Philippines – Bagumbayan presidential candidate Sen. Richard Gordon yesterday signed a covenant with his supporters to make a better Filipino future even as he called on voters to make a principled choice on May 10.

“I ask every Filipino to think and to say I want change and I want it now. It does not have to be me. For as long as it is a principled choice. You will not get a principled leader if you don’t have a principled choice,” he said.

“We, the Filipino people, do not only deserve better, we deserve the best,” he added.

Click Phil. Star


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