Broadcaster and former vice president Noli de Castro files his certificate of candidacy for senator on Friday. (INQUIRER.net / John Eric Mendoza)
MANILA, Philippines — After an 11-year break from politics, b
roadcast journalist and former vice president Noli de Castro on Friday filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator.
De Castro lodged his COC at the Harbor Garden Tent of Sofitel Hotel in Pasay City.
De Castro on Thursday
bid farewell to his ABS-CBN Teleradyo program “Kabayan”
and later took his oath as
a member of Aksyon Demokratiko
, headed by presidential aspirant and City of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno.
He topped the senatorial elections in 2001, garnering more than 16 million votes. De Castro was elected vice president in 2004.
De Castro was also host of the news magazine program
Magandang Gabi Bayan and the main anchor of ABS-CBN’s prime time newscast TV Patrol.
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