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Honeylet Avanceña: Kamay na bakal sa likod ni Duterte

Mailap at pribado, pero unti-unti nang nakikilala ng publiko si Honeylet Avanceña.

Duterte camp thanks millions of social media volunteers

Thanks to unrelenting supporters in social media, presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte made a game-changing win in the 2016 elections, a spokesman said. 

Crime victims pin hopes on Duterte vow vs criminality

MANILA - An anti-crime group in Manila, with its walls lined with posters of victims, is banking on tough-talking Rodrigo Duterte to keep his promise to end criminality as the country expects him to soon be proclaimed the next Philippine president.

Duterte eyes gender-balanced Cabinet, looks for lady leaders

Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte will have a gender sensitive cabinet and his administration will ensure that issues concerning women will be addressed, an official said. 

Foes turned allies, old pals help Duterte build new gov't

A quiet but steady tide of supporters has begun to arrive at a swank hotel here, where presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte is building a new government with close friends and sworn adversaries that are now among his closest allies.

Will Belmonte battle Alvarez for Speakership?

MANILA - 16th Congress House Speaker Sonny Belmonte is currently weighing his political fortunes after presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte endorsed the Speakership bid of his partymate, Davao del Norte representative-elect Pantaleon Alvarez in the 17th Congress.

Pulse Asia: Villanueva's Senate rise unexpected, impressive

Former Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director-General Joel Villanueva has been tagged as this election's "Grace Poe."

Duterte's most powerful weapon: Unrelenting supporters

Analysts say Duterte's strongest weapon is his massive throng of supporters who campaigned rallied for him despite various boo-boos he committed throughout the presidential campaign.

Reporter's account: The many faces of Grace Poe

Last night, our work as embedded reporters officially ended. And we had to bid farewell to the many Grace Poes we met in the campaign.

Plain green house is Philippines' new power center

DAVAO CITY - A dust-covered Santa Claus and a shotgun ornament hung on the garage of a light green house in a sleepy neighborhood here, giving almost no indication that its main occupant is poised to become the most powerful man in the Philippines.