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Marcos era opposition leader Chairto Planas dies, 87

Charito Planas, a leader of the opposition during the Marcos dictatorship, passed away on Thursday morning. She was 87. Source link link: Marcos era opposition leader Chairto Planas dies, 87.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

Ex-QC vice mayor Charito Planas; 87

Charito Planas Former Quezon City Vice Mayor Rosario "Charito" Planas passed away on Thursday morning. She was 87. A stalwart of the political opposition during the Marcos regime a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

Robredo camp asks PET to junk Marcos opposition to use ballot images in recount

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday has asked the Supreme Court, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, to junkformer Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.'s opposition to the use of decrypted ballot images in the ongoing electoral protest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News17 hr. 4 min. ago

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after asylum bid fails

Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti was in police custody on yesterday after Zambia rejected his asylum bid and deported him, as fears grew about a government crackdown following Zimbabwe's disputed election......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after asylum bid fails

Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti was in police custody on yesterday after Zambia rejected his asylum bid and deported him, as fears grew about a government crackdown following Zimbabwe's disputed election......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after asylum bid fails

Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti was in police custody on yesterday after Zambia rejected his asylum bid and deported him, as fears grew about a government crackdown following Zimbabwe’s disputed election. Source link link: Zimbabwe opposition leader detained after asylum bid fails.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Kill plot linked to opposition

CARACAS — Venezuela’s all -powerful constituent assembly is launching proceedings Wednesday to try opposition lawmakers over a failed “attack” on President Nicolas Maduro, who also accused exiled opposition leader Julio Borges. Constituent Assembly chief Diosdado Cabello called the session to strip the lawmakers of their parliamentary immunity so they could face trial for the alleged […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

US senator who told Marcos ‘Time has come’, dies at 96

Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt, who served as Ronald Reagan’s trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos’s reign, has died, media reported. Source link link: US senator who told Marcos ‘Time has come’, dies at 96.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Duterte coalition shaken by rift, says visiting opposition leader

AWARE and Tindig Pilipinas' Vicky Garchitorena. INQUIRER/June Nucum SAN FRANCISCO - A visiting civil society figure said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte let himself to be upstaged by.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

In gratitude, Cory Aquino

To the Filipino people, she will always be remembered as the inspirational leader in the fight to restore democracy and dignity to our country after decades of dictatorship, cronyism, and human rights violations during the Marcos martial law regime......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Zimbabwe says presidential election results very soon

Zimbabwe's president said yesterday his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after deadly election-related violence, a day after he accused the opposition of inciting it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Zimbabwe says presidential election results very soon

Zimbabwe’s president said yesterday his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after deadly election-related violence, a day after he accused the opposition of inciting it. Source link link: Zimbabwe says presidential election results 'very soon'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Magnificent 7: De Vera can’t assume minority leader post

Members of the House of Representatives' Magnificent 7 opposition bloc have branded as "baseless" the argument of Ilocos Rep. 1st District Rodolfo Farias that ABS Rep. Eugene De Vera should stand as the acting minority leader of the lower chamber. During Monday's debate on the minority leader post, former Majority Leader Farias said De Vera was the most senior in the previous minority group who abstained from voting in the speakership post; thus, he should be considered the acting minority leader. READ:Farias: De Vera should be acting minority leader Farias said that he, together with other allies of Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, had applied to become members of the minority and their...Keep on reading: Magnificent 7: De Vera can’t assume minority leader post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Letters show 2016 poll fraud accuser represented Marcos

MANILA, Philippines – Former Biliran representative Glen Chong, who alleges there was fraud in the 2016 elections, denied being a supporter of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr despite two letters showing otherwise. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon raised the issue on Tuesday, July 31, during a Senate hearing on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition cries foul in vote, pointing to delays

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Monday said reported voting delays were a "deliberate attempt" to undermine his supporters in the country's first election without former leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’

Cambodia’s ruling party said it had won a landslide in Sunday’s one-horse election, an expected outcome after the main opposition was banned, paving the way for leader Hun Sen to prolong his 33 years in power. Hun Sen, who came to power in 1985 in a country still plagued by civil war, has cracked down [...] The post Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

We need a genuine opposition –– Quimbo

CHOOSING a genuine opposition to lead the House minority bloc will be a good start for the leadership of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as this would guarantee checks and balances, an outgoing House leader said yesterday. Marikina City Rep. Miro Quimbo, an outgoing Deputy Speaker, said House rules, which even the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

House image tarnished — Lagman

FOR opposition leader Rep. Edcel Lagman, the non-recognition of the authentic Minority is damaging to the reputation of the House of Representatives. Lagman slammed the insistence of the group of Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez on retaining the Minority bloc despite having voted for Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Speaker of the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Fraud risk looms over Zimbabwe s post-Mugabe election

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe goes to the polls on Monday, July 30, in its first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with allegations mounting of voter fraud and predictions of a disputed result. President Emmerson Mnangagwa , Mugabe's former ally in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faces opposition ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Drilon doesn’t see TRAIN 2 driving away foreign investors

AN opposition senator expressed the belief that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law Package Two will not push away investors as claimed by many critics. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon disagreed with his colleagues who are wary of sponsoring the second package of TRAIN as he confirmed that….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Cambodia opposition shrivels as Hun Sen cements iron rule

PHNOM PENH -- Change had felt so close, says opposition activist Khem Chan Vannak wistfully. But then the decades-old networks of Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen showed their teeth, dissolving the rival party and cowing its base into silence. Cambodia goes to the polls on Sunday, but without a serious….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018