A conflict-averse president?

A conflict-averse president?

The winners in the May 9 elections have not been officially proclaimed, but world leaders have already recognized former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as the 17th president of the Philippines. US President Joe Biden is the first one to extend such...
May 9 elections: A referendum on Duterte

May 9 elections: A referendum on Duterte

Many people were hoping a big change could happen in the May 9 elections.They were hoping the country could go back to democracy after six years of authoritarianism under Rodrigo Duterte.He had killed thousands in his war on drugs, more body counts than dictator...
Davao City youth volunteers vow to continue fight beyond 2022

Davao City youth volunteers vow to continue fight beyond 2022

DAVAO CITY—Despite the likelihood of defeat, youth volunteers who campaigned for a challenger to President’s Rodrigo Duterte’s son and opposition presidential candidate Leni Robredo are vowing to continue the fight against dynastic politics.“We don’t need one family...
Comelec wants May 9 elections as non-working holiday

Comelec wants May 9 elections as non-working holiday

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) signed a resolution asking President Rodrigo Duterte to make May 9, 2022 a non-working holiday in connection with the national and local elections. Comelec chairperson Saidamen Pangarungan said in a media briefing that the Comelec...