Miss World PH question ‘valid’: Roque

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday dismissed as “over-acting” netizens who criticized him for asking an “outdated” question during the question and answer segment of the Miss World Philippines 2021 pageant on Sunday night.

Roque, who was a judge at the pageant, asked candidate No. …

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CPP-NPA-NDF rake in millions from poll extortions

Tens of millions of pesos are being raked in by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) during election season through their “permit to campaign” and “permit to win” extortion schemes.

Intelligence reports obtained by National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) revealed …

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Five-cornered fight for Siquijor House post

Five aspirants will slug it out for Siquijor province’s lone district seat in the House of Representatives come next year’s elections.

Provincial election supervisor, lawyer Jerome Brillantes, in an interview on Monday, said the five are incumbent Governor Zaldy Villa (PDP-Laban/Partidong Siquijor); Orlando Fua, Jr. …

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