2016 race turns messier

MANILA - The already messy political landscape for the 2016 national elections turned messier after Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos announced his plans to run for vice-president without a clear running-mate.

Bongbong Marcos reignites old fury with election bid

MANILA - Human rights victims of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos's regime vowed Tuesday to ensure his crimes would not be forgotten, after his son announced a bid for the vice presidency.

On reluctant candidates and political widows

MANILA - Do Filipino voters really like reluctant candidates and political widows?

Late dictator's son eyes vice-presidency

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., popularly known as "Bongbong", said he would run for vice-president and hinted at an alliance with a potential presidential nominee accused of widespread human rights abuses.

What convinced Leni Robredo to run for VP

Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo on Monday said she almost turned down President Benigno Aquino's offer for her to run for vice president for the final time.

How to stop dengue in its tracks

Those of us who care for the most vulnerable in our society are not helpless in the face of the dengue virus' spread. Here are some tips from the Philippine Red Cross.

Widow of popular Philippine politician could boost ruling party in polls

MANILA - The widow of a popular Philippine politician has accepted a ruling party offer to run as vice president in an election in May which should boost the chances of victory for President Benigno Aquino's successor.

Tsinelas leadership: Why Leni Robredo joined VP race

MANILA (UPDATE) – Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo has formally accepted the Liberal Party's offer to become the running mate of the ruling party's standard bearer, former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas.

NUP solon: Solid stand on 2016 'impossible'

A National Unity Party (NUP) stalwart on Tuesday admitted that it seems "impossible" to make a common stand behind one particular candidate as the party members have different preferences among the presidential hopefuls in the upcoming 2016 elections.

'Playgirls were asked to dress sexier'

MANILA -- The Playgirls who performed at the birthday party of Laguna 4th District Rep. Benjamin Agarao last Thursday were asked to change their outfits into something ''sexier,'' their manager Michael Tupaz said Saturday.