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Duterte, Robredo win in final, official tally
by Jovan Cerda - May 27, 2016 - 7:31pm
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo have emerged as winners of the May 9 national elections after the National Board of Canvassers finished counting certificates of canvass on F...
Phl GDP hits 6.9% in Q1 2016, fastest among major Asian economies
by Jovan Cerda - May 19, 2016 - 10:05am
The domestic economy expanded by 6.9 percent during the first quarter of the year, the penultimate quarter under the Aquino administration, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced Thursday.
Duterte's transition team bares 8-point economic plan
by Jovan Cerda - May 12, 2016 - 3:14am
The transition team of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday bared the eight-point economic agenda of the incoming administration.
Mar Roxas: Digong, I wish you success
by Jovan Cerda - May 9, 2016 - 11:14pm
Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel "Mar" Roxas II conceded on Tuesday afternoon to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the presidential race.
Grace Poe concedes to Rodrigo Duterte
by Jovan Cerda - May 9, 2016 - 9:59am
Sen. Grace Poe on Monday night conceded to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte after a partial and unofficial count of the votes showed the frontrunner leading the presidential race by...
NewsLab Specials: Why the hate for pre-election surveys?
by Jovan Cerda - April 27, 2016 - 12:52pm
There are three inevitable things in this world - death, taxes and people complaining about results of pre-election surveys.
6 takeaways from the Luzon presidential debate
by Jovan Cerda - April 25, 2016 - 4:43am
Who stood out?
5 takeaways from the VP debate
by Jovan Cerda - April 11, 2016 - 12:22am
Better than the presidential debates?
5 things to look out for in the VP debate
by Jovan Cerda - April 7, 2016 - 5:42pm
What can we expect from the candidates vying for the second highest post in the land?
5 takeaways from the 2nd presidential debate
by Jovan Cerda - March 21, 2016 - 1:41am
It was a debate unlike the first one, with candidates going out of their way to launch attacks against others who were prepared to retaliate. 
4 things to look out for in the next presidential debate
by Jovan Cerda - March 18, 2016 - 10:00am
The second round of the presidential debates will be held on Sunday at the University of the Philippines Cebu, giving the candidates another chance to impress the Filipino people with less than two months left before...
4 takeaways and commentary from the Mindanao presidential debate
by Jovan Cerda - February 21, 2016 - 6:21pm
What are the key takeaways from the first PiliPinas presidential debate held in Cagayan de Oro City?
5 things to look out for in the first 2016 presidential debate
by Jovan Cerda - February 20, 2016 - 6:09pm
What can we expect from Sunday's five-way debate?
EU vows support for project turning cops into community leaders
by Jovan Cerda - December 4, 2015 - 8:28pm
The European Union on Friday renewed its commitment to support a project of the National Police Commission aimed at transforming cops into community leaders that strengthen the local government's capabilit...
Trudeau vows to go after garbage-dumping Canadian companies
by Jovan Cerda - November 19, 2015 - 4:56am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday vowed to solve the problem of Canadian companies exporting garbage to countries like the Philippines.
INC protests: Potential 2016 bets take sides
by Jovan Cerda - August 28, 2015 - 11:53pm
As thousands of Iglesia ni Cristo followers took to the streets of Manila to protest the alleged overreach of the Department of Justice into their religion's internal affairs, three potential contenders...
Mar: It's Purisima's fault
by Jovan Cerda - March 13, 2015 - 12:29pm
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II on Friday heaped the blame on former Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima for the botched Mamasapano operation that killed 44 members of the PNP Special...
Jobless rate drops to 6.6% in January
by Jovan Cerda - March 12, 2015 - 2:44pm
The country's unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in January, improving from the 7.5 percent posted in the same period last year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Thursday.
Five business lessons from Dado Banatao, the 'Pinoy Bill Gates'
by Jovan Cerda - February 28, 2015 - 5:02pm
How does one succeed in the tech startup industry? We posed this question to Diosdado "Dado" Banatao, a trailblazing entrepreneur who made it big from the sleepy town of Iguig, Cagayan to...
Need emotional support? Two talented Pinays made an app for that
by Jovan Cerda - February 28, 2015 - 3:01pm
The Internet is a wellspring of trolls and people who hide under the comfort of anonymity to spread negativity and online vitriol. For friends Marga Adan and Mai Demetria, that shouldn't be the...
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