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Legarda files COC for Antique congressional seat

SENATOR Loren Legarda on Oct 17, 2018 filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for representative of the lone district of Antique. On behalf of Legarda, who is at The Hague, Netherlands for the launch of the Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates-led Global Commission on Adaptation where she is a Commissioner, Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao filed […] The post Legarda files COC for Antique congressional seat appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 19th, 2018

Legarda seeks dismissal of Javier petition vs Antique congressional bid | ABS-CBN News

Sen. Loren Legarda has asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to junk a petition questioning her congressional bid in Antique province where she was described by her political rival as a 'strange.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

OFW group files ethics complaint vs. Bertiz

A group of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has filed an ethics complaint against ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III, claiming that he does not legitimately represent Filipino workers abroad.   In its complaint, Migrante International, through its chair Arman Hernando, told the ethics committee of the House of Representatives, that Bertiz was not qualified to hold a congressional seat, especially after his recent actions.   "A series of his unacceptable actuations in public, as well as his manifest conflict of interest with OFWs, have made him unqualified to represent the sector," Hernando said in the complaint.   "His conduct and ideals are unbecoming ...Keep on reading: OFW group files ethics complaint vs. Bertiz.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Fil-Am Democrat TJ Cox wins congressional seat

LOS ANGELES -- Filipino-American Democrat TJ Cox has defeated three-term Republican incumbent David Valadao to represent California's 21st Congressional District, giving Democrats its 40th House seat gain this election cycle. Three weeks following the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the 21st district remained one of the last undecided races in the country, with votes coming in favor for Cox on Monday. By Wednesday, Nov. 28, Cox pulled ahead with 529 votes in Fresno and Kings counties after having trailed behind Valadao by roughly 4,400 votes on election night. The Kings County Elections Division released final vote totals in which Cox gained a net 70 votes, while his lead grew by 23 ...Keep on reading: Fil-Am Democrat TJ Cox wins congressional seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Agriculture exec files substitute COC to run for Maguindanao-Cotabato City House seat | News

Agriculture Undersecretary Bai Ranibai Dilangalen on Monday filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for a seat in the House of Representatives representing Maguindanao's first district, which inc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Legarda files bill banning single-use plastic products

          Senator Loren Legarda has filed a Senate bill seeking to phase out single-use plastic products in the country by prohibiting its importation and use in food establishments, stores, markets, and retailers.   Senate Bill 1948 or the Single-Use Plastics Regulation and Management Act of 2018 aims to regulate the manufacturing, importation, and use of single-use plastic products, and will also provide penalties, levies, and incentives for industries, businesses, and consumers on these activities.   "Plastic bags are ubiquitous components of the world's consumer culture. Single-use plastics symbolize the throwaway cult...Keep on reading: Legarda files bill banning single-use plastic products.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Fil-Am Ortiz Jones concedes after tight race for House seat

LOS ANGELES -- Gina Ortiz Jones, Filipina American congressional candidate for Texas' 23rd congressional district, conceded on Monday, Nov. 19 to Republican incumbent Will Hurd after a tight race. Nearly two weeks after Election Day, Ortiz Jones hoped to flip the seat blue but trailed behind two-time incumbent Hurd by 1,150 votes out of the 209,000 cast. "I remain committed to serving my community and country, and I wish Will Hurd the courage to fight for TX-23 in the way in which our district deserves," Ortiz Jones said in a statement on Monday. Ortiz Jones tried to make history by becoming the first Filipina American to be elected to Congress, as well as the first openly g...Keep on reading: Fil-Am Ortiz Jones concedes after tight race for House seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

President: Paolo Duterte running for House seat to get back at Trillanes

      Presidential son and former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte is running for Congress in the 2019 midterm elections to get back at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, his father President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday "I think he's running for congressman kasi napahiya... hiniya ni Trillanes. He was summoned to Congress," Duterte said in his speech before the Filipino community in Papua New Guinea. "Gaganti talaga 'yan. He will be running for congressman, tabla sila dyan," he added. Paolo recently filed his certificate of candidacy for Davao City 1st District representative. READ:Paolo Duterte files COC for House seat in 2019 He resigned Dece...Keep on reading: President: Paolo Duterte running for House seat to get back at Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Oca withdraws congress bid to preserve family

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MAYOR Oscar “Oca” Garin Sr. of Guimbal, Iloilo has officially dropped the first congressional district race in May 2019. Garin said he scuttled his plan to reclaim his old seat to preserve unity in his family. “Unconditionally, I withdraw from the contest to preserve my family. As the father and as a […] The post Oca withdraws congress bid to preserve family appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

In CDO, Duterte allies clash over mayor’s seat

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- In this northern Mindanao city, the race for mayor is a free-for-all among political allies of President Rodrigo Duterte. Except for two candidates who are running as independent, three other contenders are considered the President's supporters: Candy Lourdes Darimbang of Partido Federal ng Pilipinas, Jose Gabriel "Pompee" La Via of Padayon Pilipino-Hugpong ng Pagbabago coalition, and reelectionist Mayor Oscar Moreno of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan. Two bets --- Benjamin Contreras and Felix Borres Jr. --- are running as independents. Darimbang, who ran but lost as representative in the city's first congressional district in 2016, claime...Keep on reading: In CDO, Duterte allies clash over mayor’s seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

THREE GARINS, ONE SEAT: ‘It’s collaboration, not competition’

By: Gail T. Momblan FIRST DISTRICT Rep. Richard Garin said three Garins running in the first district congressional race is a combination of forces, not a contest. “Collaboration and not a competition,” Rep. Garin said in a press conference evening of Oct 18, 2018. The congressman issued the clarification after his wife, former health secretary Janette; […] The post THREE GARINS, ONE SEAT: ‘It’s collaboration, not competition’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Roque Files Senate Bid; Hopes to Get PRRD Endorsement

Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is hoping to get the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte in his bid for a Senate seat in the 2019 mid-term elections. This, after the former government official on Wednesday filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila. “Sana po (I hope […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Sergio Osmeña III files COC, seeks Senate return

  Former senator Sergio Osmea III will again gun for Senate seat in the 2019 polls as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office on Wednesday.   The grandson of former Philippine President Sergio Osmea also ran for Senate reelection in the 2016 elections but lost.   Osmea served as senator from 1995 to 2001, from 2001 to 2007, and again from 2010 to 2016. /muf  ...Keep on reading: Sergio Osmeña III files COC, seeks Senate return.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Aquino SolGen files COC, vies for Senate seat

Former-Solicitor General Florin Hilbay has joined the senatorial race in the 2019 midterm elections as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections on the last day of filing, Wednesday. Hilbay is part of the 8-candidate senatorial slate of the Oposisyon Koalisyon which is composed of the Liberal Party, Akbayan, Magdalo, Aksyon Demokratiko, Tindig Pilipinas, and other cause-oriented groups. He served as solicitor general from 2014 to 2016 underthen-President Benigno Aquino III. In an earlier Twitter post, Hilbay said he would run for theSenate inresponse to the challenge of serving the country and to defend democracy. /cbb READ: Ex-Solgen to vie t...Keep on reading: Aquino SolGen files COC, vies for Senate seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Keeping up with the Cayetanos of Taguig in the 2019 elections

The Cayetanos are aiming to continue their hold of Taguig as Alan Peter bids for a congressional seat representing its second district, Lino in the mayoral position and Lani in the position of vice mayor. Alan Peter recently declared his desire to vie for the Speakership in the lower house of Congress, citing that he […] The post Keeping up with the Cayetanos of Taguig in the 2019 elections appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Pia Cayetano eyes Senate comeback, files COC

https://www.facebook.com/inquirerdotnet/videos/1940415162708027/ House Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano filed on Tuesday her certificate of candidacy (COC) for the 2019 elections, as she eyes to reclaim a Senate seat next year.   Cayetano, also the Taguig City 2nd district representative, biked from the Rizal Monument in Rizal Park to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) headquarters in Intramuros to file her COC.   She will join the senatorial slate of the Nacionalista Party. /cbb ...Keep on reading: Pia Cayetano eyes Senate comeback, files COC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Bong Go guns for Senate seat, files CoC

SPECIAL Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go launched his bid for the Senate in the 2019 midterm elections by filing his certificate of candidacy (CoC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Intramuros, Manila Monday afternoon. President Rodrigo Duterte accompanied Go in filing his CoC and raised the latter’s hand before the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Bong Go files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls

Accompanied by President Rodrigo Duterte and some Cabinet members, Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go finally on Monday filed his certificate of candidacy for senator in time for next year’s midterm polls. Source link link: Bong Go files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Alejano files COC at Comelec

Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano filed on Monday his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), as he seeks a seat at the Senate in the 2019 elections. Alejano was accompanied by his partymate Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. He was also joined by his supporters, who wore white and red and carried flags bearing the Magdalo logo, outside the Comelec building. In April, Trillanes announced that the Magdalo group would push for Alejano's senatorial bid next year. READ:For Magdalo, it's Alejano for senator "The reason we are pushing Alejano to run for senator this 2019 is so that there will be someone to stand agains the Duterte admin...Keep on reading: Alejano files COC at Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Bato files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls

Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net As promised, Ronald 'Bato' Dela Rosa filed on Friday his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Man.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Farmer seeks congressional seat vs Alvarez in Davao del Norte

Fomer Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA DAVAO CITY - A farmer and former security guard filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Thursday afternoon to challenge former.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018