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LGU EXECS BANNED FROM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PAYOUTS

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has prohibited all local elective officials and politicians from participating in[...]

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GUNMEN FIRE AT LA UNION TOWN EXEC’S HOUSE

April 20, 2019 - 1:58 PM

BALAOAN, La Union — The Balaoan Police is looking at all angles for the possible motive and arrest of the riding-in-tandem gunmen who riddled the house of the town’s municipal engineer here with bullets Wednesday night. In an interview Thursday, Capt. Juanito Buaron, town’s police chief, said the shooting incident happened at 7:42 p.m. at the […]

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COMELEC, AFP, PNP FINE-TUNE SECURITY PREPS FOR MAY POLLS

April 16, 2019 - 8:24 PM

MANILA —The national government is exerting all efforts to ensure a peaceful and orderly conduct of the May 13 mid-term elections. Several ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and Commission on Elections (Comelec) made the assurance during a high-level meeting on Tuesday at the AFP Commissioned Officers’ Club […]

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NO CAMPAIGNING ON MAUNDY THURSDAY, GOOD FRIDAY: COMELEC

April 16, 2019 - 8:24 PM

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday reminded candidates running for national and local positions in the May 2019 mid-term polls that campaigning is prohibited on Maundy Thursday (April 18) and Good Friday (April 19). Commissioner Luie Tito Guia said Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, including the day before the election, are “quiet periods”. […]

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OVERSEAS VOTING KICKS OFF WITHOUT HITCH: ENVOYS

April 15, 2019 - 3:22 PM

MANILA — The kickoff of overseas absentee voting (OAV) was generally successful, as Filipinos abroad cast their votes for the 2019 mid-term polls beginning last Saturday in different Philippine Embassies and Consulates General around the world, diplomats said. At the Philippine Embassy in Moscow which covers the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Belarus, more than […]

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ABRA MAYOR BET SLAPS BECAUSE OF VOTE-BUYING FIASCO

April 15, 2019 - 2:38 PM

VIGAN CITY – One mayoralty bet in Bangued, Abra is under fire for slapping three victims because of vote-buying allegations. Police Major Dominador de Guzman, chief of Bangued, Abra municipal station said that he received a report regarding former Bangued Mayor Ryan Luna slapping when the latter had asked three locals which mayor they prefer […]

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KIDAPAWAN COMELEC POSTS NAMES, PRECINCTS OF VOTERS

April 13, 2019 - 10:13 PM

POSTED. The total list of voters posted in front of the Comelec office in Kidapawan City as seen in this handout photo. (Photo courtesy of Comelec Kidapawan) TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Kidapawan City has released the names of registered voters of the city and their respective voting centers ahead of […]

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DILG ENDORSES ELECTIONEERING CASES VS. 52 LOCAL EXECS

April 13, 2019 - 10:10 PM

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday endorsed to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the complaints against 52 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials for allegedly being involved in partisan political activities. DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III submitted a letter containing the statements of people and the names of the […]

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SARA URGES DAVAOENOS TO UNITE IN PURSUIT OF LASTING PEACE

April 11, 2019 - 5:25 PM

DAVAO CITY- Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has urged Davaoenos to unite in pursuing lasting peace for the city and for the country. She urged to get inspiration from the valor of the veterans to be resilient. “Let us all be of one mind in this pursuit of achieving lasting peace for our city and for our […]

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FILE RAPS VS. BONG GO IF NARCO-VIDEO IS TRUE

April 9, 2019 - 2:07 PM

Malacañang has dared those claiming senatorial bet Christopher “Bong” Go is involved in illegal drugs to file charges against him but stressed that these are merely black propaganda against the administration. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a palace interview that the video circulating online is meant to discredit Go, President Duterte’s former aide.  “That’s […]

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TONY BOY FLOIRENDO JOINS THE FRAY FOR HOUSE SPEAKERSHIP

April 8, 2019 - 6:33 PM

PR NEWS PHOTO CREDIT   DAVAO DEL NORTE- Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr of Second District, Davao del Norte has decided to join the fray for House Speaker position to ensure that President Rodrigo Duterte gets a solid support from the House leadership. In a statement, Floirendo emphasized that his decision is not for his own […]

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GROUP OPTIMISTIC OF CLEAN, HONEST 2019 POLLS

April 7, 2019 - 10:48 PM

MANILA — A group of retired military officers on Friday expressed optimism in the conduct of a clean and honest elections this May 2019. In a statement, the Advocates for National Interest (ANI) said Filipinos deserve an honest and corruption-free election. “We believe that the conduct of the forthcoming political exercise in an honest, peaceful and […]

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JOMA LEADERSHIP FORCES CPP-NPA MEMBERS TO LAY LOW, LEAVE

April 6, 2019 - 4:22 PM

MANILA — Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison’s leadership has forced many members to lay low and leave their organization, a group of former communist rebels said Saturday. In a statement released by Ka Fidel Javier, the Kilusan at Alyansa ng mga Dating Rebelde (KADRE) said Sison’s leadership was a primary […]

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MAKABAYAN BLOC CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF 14 FARMERS IN NEGROS ORIENTAL

April 4, 2019 - 6:44 PM

SUNSTAR PHOTO CREDIT The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Wednesday filed three House Resolutions calling for an investigation on the death of 14 farmers during police operations in Negros Oriental on March 30, 2019. In a press briefing that followed the filing of the House Resolutions, Makabayan members Reps. Antonio Tinio and […]

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MILF TO REMAIN NEUTRAL IN 2019 POLLS

April 4, 2019 - 6:07 PM

Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao interim chief minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim (in white polo) in one of his sorties in Maguindanao. (Photo courtesy of Bangsamoro Media Group) KIDAPAWAN CITY — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will remain neutral in the 2019 national and local elections but would allow its members to vote according […]

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JIM PAREDES IN A SCANDAL VIDEO

April 2, 2019 - 5:59 PM

As the lyrics to his popular 80’s OPM song goes, “ Heto na, heto na, heto na, hah hah Doo bidoo bidoo, bidoo bidoo.”  Administration critic and musician Jim Paredes make a hit in the social media and confirmed that in the video circulating of a man engaging in a sexual activity is indeed him […]

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HIGH HOPES ON BARMM TO PUSH PEACE

April 2, 2019 - 5:17 PM

Maguindanao second district Representative and senatorial aspirant Dong Mangudadatu is hopeful that the leadership of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will push peace and development. Mangudadatu, who runs under the banner of the President’s party – Partido Demokratikong Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and strongly endorsed by Mayor Sara Duterte-led Hugpong […]

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