Bato dela Rosa was the number 1 Senate candidate in Metro Manila. He said that those in Metro Manila are in favor of his “Oplan Tokhang." Dela Rosa also noted that he would push to bring back the capital punishment.
Vico Sotto said that people should go beyond the “red” and “yellow” in politics. He noted that as a mayor, he will be supporting “good” programs. Sotto added that he will also remain issue-based.
Dingdong Dantes called out National Youth Commission chief Ronald Cardema. The actor said that Cardema should have resigned sooner before running as a party-list representative.
JV Ejercito said that he does not feel any bitterness towards the election results. He added that he does not want to concede just yet. Ejercito landed at the 13th spot in the mid-term elections.
A proposed law aims to provide free use of sanitary facilities in transport terminals. The new law is now just waiting for the signature of President Rodrigo Dutertre for it to be passed. The netizens also reacted to this.
Senate President Tito Sotto said that it is possible that death penalty could be passed in the new Senate. However, he said that it could be for high drug traffickers only.
Isko Moreno has shared his plans for Manila City once he becomes their mayor. He said that he will be buying the trash of Manileños to clean the city. Moreno added that he wants to bring back the Metro Aide.
Vico Sotto is reportedly leading the Mayoralty race in Pasig City against Mayor Robert "Bobby" C. Eusebio. It is based on the partial and unofficial count of votes as of 9:00 pm. Some netizens reacted to the unofficial result.
Neri Colmenares took to social media to refute the rumors telling that he got disqualified from running for senator along with some partylists. He also made an appeal towards the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to take action.
President Rodrigo Duterte went to visit Pampanga after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Luzon. He also presided the situation briefing in San Fernando, Pampanga. The government agencies discussed their plans.
Election Day is coming near, and vote-buying could be rampant in some places. While it is illegal, many candidates still manage to buy the votes of the Filipinos to ace the polls.
The Philippine National Police said that they will do the initiative to investigate the viral “narco list” video. PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde said that they will track the “Bikoy” in the video.
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa was arrested at NAIA on Friday morning. The arrest was related to her alleged violation of the Anti-Dummy law. Ressa arrived at the Pasig-RTC Branch 265 to post bail.
Overseas Filipino workers who recently came back to the Philippines can get a cash benefit from OWWA. All members of OWWA can receive the cash benefit. They can also avail a loan if they want to put up a business.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed an Executive Order to regulate the trips of the government workers. The new order prohibits the government employees and officials to have team building activities abroad.
Pres.Rodrigo Duterte has recently passed into law the Simulated Birth Rectification Act. Under the new law, the process of legal adoption will be simplified and will cost cheaper. President Duterte signed the law last Feb. 21.
The MMDA will recommend to the LTO that they should prohibit motorcycle riders from wearing shorts. MMDA said that this will be an addition to ensure the safety of the riders and the back-riders.
President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10. With the new NLEX segment, the travel time between Caloocan and Valenzuela will be cut to 5 minutes.
The Philippine Statistics Authority offered a more convenient way to request for civil registry documents. The requests of the documents can be done online through their Serbilis site. It can also be delivered to other countries.
President Rodrigo Duterte has thrown out the “Anti-Palo” bill. The President has sent a veto message to the Congress about the proposed measure. It was Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea who confirmed the decision.
The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism released information about the adspend of the Senate bets. Bong Go was the top big spender among the Senate candidates. However, there had been discrepancies with their SALN.
Former SAP Christopher "Bong" Go has answered the allegations about him using the government’s funds for his Senatorial campaign. The Philippine National Police also defended Go's visit to their headquarters last Monday.