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GUNMEN FIRE AT LA UNION TOWN EXEC’S HOUSE

BALAOAN, La Union -- The Balaoan Police is looking at all angles for the possible motive and arrest of the riding-in-tandem[...]

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DOH HEEDS COMELEC RULE ON POLL CAMPAIGN ADS

March 26, 2019 - 9:19 PM

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said it ‘strictly’ complies with the rules of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) that prohibit posting of any campaign materials in all DOH-accredited hospitals. The DOH issued the statement in response to Comelec’s request to take down “Malasakit Centers’ posters bearing the face of senatorial candidate Christopher […]

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BONGBONG ASKS PET TO RESOLVE PENDING MOTIONS IN VP POLL PROTEST

March 26, 2019 - 9:16 PM

MANILA — The camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) on Monday night to resolve soon its pending motions, in connection with his election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo. This week marks the 1,000th day of the election protest filed by Marcos against Robredo. In a motion, Marcos’ […]

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NO OFFER FROM TRILLANES CAMP, SAYS PAOLO DUTERTE LAWYER

March 26, 2019 - 6:21 PM

DAVAO CITY – The lawyer of Presidential son and former vice mayor Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio, Duterte’s brother in law, clarified on Tuesday that the camp of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV made no settlement offer in connection with the libel charges his clients had filed against the senator. Rainier Madrid said there was actually no […]

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‘REMAIN NON-PARTISAN’: CARRANZA TO NEWLY-PROMOTED COPS

March 26, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Calabarzon Police Regional Director Brig. Gen. Edward Carranza (right) officiates in the mass donning and pinning the ranks on newly promoted newly-promoted Police Supt. Rey Ochavo, Force Commander of Batangas 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company (left), also adjudged the country’s best provincial mobile force company during last year, as scores of family members and loved […]

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SARA WRITES AN OPEN LETTER TO DE LIMA, CALLS HER WORST AND...

March 25, 2019 - 5:36 PM

DAVAO CITY– As a respond to Senator Leila De Lima attack, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio wrote an open letter to the former and called the senator worst and dumb for attacking her without reading the entire transcription of her statement and comprehending what she said.  Duterte-Carpio told De Lima that she is the worst because she […]

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ARMY LEADS POLL PEACE COVENANT SIGNING IN MAGUINDANAO TOWN

March 23, 2019 - 3:52 PM

COVENANT. Candidates for local positions in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, took an oath Friday (March 22) to work for peaceful polling by electorates in connection the May 2019 elections. (Photo by 6ID) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Military and local officials foresee a peaceful and orderly local election in the Maguindanao town of Datu Saudi Ampatuan after candidates signed […]

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CANDIDATES, CHURCH LEADERS, SECURITY FORCES VOW PEACEFUL, CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN NORTH COTABATO

March 23, 2019 - 3:50 PM

AMAS, KIDAPAWAN CITY-Candidates, church leaders and officials and representatives from the Provincial Government of North Cotabato, military, Philippine National Police Region 12, academe, women’s group, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and political parties vowed a fair, credible, and peaceful midterm May Election in North Cotabato.  In the activities dubbed “Ugnayan ng Simbahan at Pulis (USAP) for a […]

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ISABELA TO HOST HUGPONG RALLY ON MARCH 25

March 23, 2019 - 3:28 PM

MAYOR Joselito Malabor confers with Senior Inspector Roger Pama on the security concerns for the upcoming activities in the town such as the medical mission on March 17, 2019 and the Hugpong ng Pagbabago rally on March 25. BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Joselito Malabor of Isabela, Negros Occidental said on March 11, 2019 that the […]

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CALINOG MAYOR SUSPENDED OVER FERTILIZER FUND SCAM

March 23, 2019 - 3:21 PM

MAYOR Alex Centena of Calinog, Iloilo cannot seek refuge in the outcome of the administrative aspect of the graft case filed against him and other municipal officials relative to the fertilizer fund scam. This is the stand of the Sandiganbayan as regards the criminal case against Centena for violation of Republic Act 3019 (Anti-Graft and […]

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EX-MAGUINDANAO GUV GETS 40-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR FUND MISUSE

March 23, 2019 - 3:17 PM

MANILA — Former Maguindanao Gov. Sajid Islam Ampatuan is facing a 40-year imprisonment after the Sandiganbayan on Friday found him guilty of graft, falsification and malversation in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of PHP35.7-million worth of construction materials in 2009. The anti-graft court also sentenced Ampatuan’s co-accused former Maguindanao Bids and Awards Committee member Ali […]

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DON’T RELY ON SURVEYS IN CHOOSING POLL BETS: COMELEC

March 23, 2019 - 3:05 PM

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday said voters should not solely rely on surveys in selecting candidates in the May 13 mid-term polls. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez noted that survey results do not reflect the real personalities of those who are seeking public office. “Surveys offer only a snapshot of a candidate’s popularity. […]

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ANGARA: WATER SECTOR NEEDS SWEEPING REFORMS

March 22, 2019 - 6:59 PM

Re-electionist Senator Sonny Angara is seeking wide-ranging reforms in the water sector to ensure the availability of the precious resource across the country at all times in the wake of the water shortage in most parts of Metro Manila and Rizal province that has exposed the lack of a master plan to ensure proper water […]

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MINDANAO IN CATEGORY RED MEANS GOV’T SHOULD BE READY: COMELEC

March 22, 2019 - 5:37 PM

MANILA — A Commission on Elections (Comelec) official said Thursday the purpose of placing the entire Mindanao Island under Category Red is for the national government to be ready for any untoward incident that may arise before the May 13 mid-term polls. “By placing all of Mindanao under Category Red, the Comelec simply seeks to ensure […]

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MAYOR SARAH DUTERTE CHOOSES REP. GWEN GARCIA AS HNP CEBU GUBERNATORIAL BET

March 21, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The alliance between Davao City Mayor Sarah Duterte of Hukbong Ng Pagbabago (HNP) and Cebu gubernatorial bet, 3rd district congresswoman Gwen Garcia of One Cebu will finally be sealed in the municipality of Liloan, Cebu today, March 22, it was learned yesterday.             Liloan which is part of the fifth district of Cebu was able […]

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NUMBER OF OVERSEAS VOTERS UP: DFA

March 21, 2019 - 5:04 PM

MANILA — The number of registered Filipino voters overseas for the upcoming polls has increased by more than 100 percent than the figure six years ago. Data obtained by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) showed that 1,822,115 million overseas Filipinos have been registered for the May 13 elections. Of […]

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MILITARY NOT ENGAGED IN PARTISAN POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

March 21, 2019 - 5:02 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office chief Col. Noel Detoyato (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon) MANILA — The Makabayan bloc’s allegations that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), along with other government agencies, is engaged in partisan political activities are “meant to tarnish the image” of the military, an official said Thursday. AFP Public […]

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