GMA News Online
Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday afternoon filed his certificate of candidacy for vice president.
Marcos was accompanied by his wife, Louise Araneta, at the main office of the Commission on Elections at the Palacio del Gobernador in Intramuros, Manila.
Marcos said he was told that he was the seventh candidate to file for vice president, and that he sees it as a “good omen.”
The senator and his wife went to the San Agustin Church with former first lady and Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos.
By Jose Rodel Clapano | philstar
In what appeared to be a cue that he may run again for president in 2016, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada endorsed yesterday the vice presidential bid of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Estrada, guest speaker during the proclamation of Marcos as a vice presidential candidate, said he is giving his full support because of the lawmaker’s long experience as a local government chief executive.
Marcos served as vice governor and governor of Ilocos Norte before he became a congressman and a senator.
“The most handsome, intelligent and young senator. I did not have any second thoughts and I didn’t find it difficult to decide and do this,” Estrada said. Read More…
The Daily Tribune
Saying that he will lead a revolution of the heart, mind and deeds Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos formally declared his bid for the vice presidency in a speech at the Puerta Real Garden in Intramuros, Manila as he vowed never to allow the country to surrender its sovereignty apparently referring to the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
Marcos as chairman of the Senate committee on local government has revised the BBL to remove its clearly unconstitutional provisions leading to the creation of a substate.
“I will lead a campaign for us to achieve our aspirations in life. I will not allow the country to lose its territory. I will fight for the integrity of our nation,” Marcos said. Read More…
By Andrei Medina | GMA News Online
Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Saturday formally declared his intention to run for vice president in the upcoming 2016 national elections.
“Dahil dito taos-puso kong hinaharap ang hamon ng panahon, ang hamon ng bagong henerasyon. Tinatanggap ko, tinatanggap ko ng buong pagpapakumbaba ang hamon ng bayan,” Marcos said in his speech at the Puerta Real Garden in Intramuros, Manila.
He added: “Tatakbo ako sa susunod na halalan bilang bise presidente ng Republika ng Pilipinas. Mabuhay ang Pilipino, mabuhay ang Pilipinas!”
The event was attended by Marcos’ mother, former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos, Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada.
Estada endorsed Marcos, whom he was all praises for, particularly, his qualification to the vice president position with his extensive experience as a senator and former governor of Ilocos Norte.
Read the English translation here.
Maraming, maraming salamat Bokal Kring sa inyong napakagandang papakilala, magpasalamat sa ating President/Mayor Joseph Estrada sa kanyang magagandang salita. Nagpapasalamat tayo sa aking Tito Johnny na nakarating dito sa ating pagtitipon ngayong araw na ito. Of course ang ating minamahal, si Congresswoman Imelda, na nandito rin na kasama tayong lahat, at lahat ng nakarating sa araw na ito sa ating pagtitipon-tipon na ito, maraming maraming salamat sa inyong pagdating, magandang hapon po sa inyong lahat.
Marami ang nagtatanong bakit daw hindi idinaos ang okasyong ito sa Ilocos o sa Leyte o di kaya’y sa Bulacan kung saan sinilang ang aking lola.
Bakit nga ba sa Heneral Luna St. sa Intramuros, Manila? Aaminin ko po sa inyo, nadala po ako ng pelikulang Heneral Luna matapos ko itong mapanood. Naalala ko ang ating mga dakilang bayani noong sila ay nakikipaglaban sa mga banyagang Kastila para sa ating kalayaan. Read More…