Nancy Binay thinks Vice Ganda even helped her campaign

  • Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

    Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

    Associated Press
    Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police armed with truncheon, shields and water hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and a looming pact that will increase the American military presence in the Philippines. …

  • Filipinos saw China blocking fishermen from shoal

    Filipinos saw China blocking fishermen from shoal

    Associated Press
    Filipinos saw China blocking fishermen from shoal

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed shoal where they previously had only tried to block military supply runs, a Philippine marine officer said Tuesday. …

  • Suspected communist guerrillas kill Philippine mayor

    Suspected communist guerrillas kill Philippine mayor

    AFP News
    Suspected communist guerrillas kill Philippine mayor

    Suspected communist guerrillas disguised in paramilitary-style uniforms shot dead a Philippine mayor Monday as he presided over a flag-raising ceremony at a town hall, police said. About 20 men took part in the brazen attack, shooting dead Mayor Carlito Pentecostes in the northern town of Gonzaga and then overpowering officers at the scene, said regional police director Chief Superintendent Miguel Laurel. "It looks like the NPA. …

  • Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Reuters
    Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    By Matt Siegel and Andrea Shalal SYDNEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Australia will order 58 more F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp for A$12.4 billion ($11.61 billion), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a purchase that will raise its air combat power to among the world's most advanced. Australia approved the purchase of 14 of the stealth fighters in 2009, and the additional jets will provide the Royal Australian Air Force with enough aircraft to form three operational …

  • Pakistan's army seeks closure of TV channel

    Associated Press

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the army has sought to shut down the country's leading Geo News TV channel. …

Thank you, Vice Ganda.
 
The daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay has this to say to the comedian for his “Senador agad” statement during the final weeks of campaign.
 
Before voting in San Antonio National High School in Makati City, opposition senatorial bet Nancy Binay said the buzz over Vice Ganda’s comments against her actually boosted her campaign.
 
“Actually, pagkatapos nga niyang mag-comment, ang daming nagsabi na: ‘Magpakatatag ka’ na ‘Hindi naman totoo yung sinasabi nila,” Binay told Yahoo! Philippines.
 
“Nakakataba ng puso kasi meron akong silent supporters. After with (what) Vice Ganda (said), nagvovoice out sila ng support nila,” she added.
 
Nancy led the Binays to their polling precinct, which was only a few meters away from their home in San Antonio Village, a little past 10 am on Monday.
 
The senatorial aspirant from United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said voting together with her family as a political tradition on election day has never failed for the Binays.
 
“Yesterday, inisip ko na mauna na (bumoto kaso baka) malasin pa (kasi) so far, swerte. Wala pa kaming talo. Why break away from tradition?” Nancy said.
 
But the University of the Philippines (UP) graduate said the worst is still not yet over for her as she anticipates more tension to come in the next two days.
 
The mother of three compares waiting for the result of the 2013 midterm elections to delivering her babies.
 
“Nakakakaba nga. Pakiramdam ko nga para akong manganganak. Dati kasi I was rushed to the hospital at 11 am but nag-deliver ako kinabukasan,” she added
 
But the vice president is more confident than her daughter. When asked if he feels nervous for Nancy, the Binay patriarch says: “Not anymore. I know she is going to win.”

... more 

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

POLL
Loading...
Poll Choice Options