abs-cbnNEWS.com | 12/01/2009 11:28 AM
In another first on Philippine television, eight presidential candidates will be facing off in a forum and before a live audience on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the UST Medicine auditorium in Manila.
Harapan: The ANC Presidential Forum will bring together former President Joseph Estrada, Senators Noynoy Aquino, Richard Gordon, and Manuel Villar, ex-Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro, evangelist Bro. Eddie Villanueva, former Angeles City councilor JC De Los Reyes, and environmentalist Nicanor Perlas.
The forum, which is co-sponsored by the Commission on Elections and the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting, will begin at 7 pm and will be carried live on ANC and abs-cbnnews.com. Harapan will be replayed on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 10.45 pm.
Abs-cbnnews.com will host a live chat during the forum.
ANC promises an engaging format that will allow the presidential candidates to talk about why they deserve to be president and test their readiness to respond to certain situations.
as of 12/01/2009 1:59 PM