MANILA, Philippines — The campaign period for national candidates officially kicked off on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Over 60 senatorial bets and 154 party-list groups will be more visible as the 90-day national campaign starts for the upcoming May elections. Some senatorial bets of President Rodrigo Duterte’s political party PDP-Laban will join HNP’s campaign kick-off event. The PDP-Laban slate is set to hold its own campaign kick-off event in in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, on Feb. 14. Meanwhile, the coalition of opposition parties Otso Diretso will hold its kick-off event in Caloocan City also on Tuesday.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer February 12, 2019 00:22 UTC