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COMELEC PROCLAIMS 12 WINNING SENATORS

Three neophytes, five returning solons, and four reelectionist lawmakers comprised the 12 newly-elected senators in the just-concluded May 9 national and local polls. The new senators, who will each have a fresh 6-year term that ends in June 2028, were proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) […]

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DUTERTE TO ENSURE SMOOTH TRANSITION OF POWER – GO

Senator Bong Go reassured the Filipino public that the Duterte Administration will guide the country’s next leaders to ensure a seamless transition of power. “Maaga pa lang ay naghanda na ang Pangulo at ang kanyang transition team para sa maayos at sistematikong pagsasalin ng tungkulin,” Go said. “Ang layunin ay para hindi maantala ang serbisyo ng […]

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MARKET VENDOR NOW MAYOR OF DOLORES, EASTERN SAMAR

For a market vendor to win against a physician in the mayoralty race in Dolores, Eastern Samar is like the biblical account of David and Goliath. For Rodrigo Rivera, 62, his chances of winning the election were very slim without machinery, budget, and support from current village officials. “I asked for help and thanked God. […]

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UNITE, SUPPORT BONGBONG MARCOS, SAYS VILLAFUERTE

Reelected Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte appealed for national unity following the “highly polarized” May 9 polls. Villafuerte also called on Filipinos to rally behind presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who is the “clear choice” of a majority of the voters. “All of us have more reason to support the next Philippine leader, given […]

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GUICO: INFRA, HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION FOR PANGASINAN

Newly-elected Pangasinan governor Ramon Guico III said his administration is keen on building the eastern to western Pangasinan expressway and improving the healthcare system in the provincial hospitals. In a press conference, Guico said the expressway will provide access to efficient travel to famous tourist destinations in the province, generate more jobs, and support proposed […]

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ISKO: ‘MAY PINILI NA ANG TAUMBAYAN’

“Maliwanag na ang pinili ng ating mga kababayan ay si dating senador, now President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at ganun din si Vice President-elect Sara Duterte.” This according to Aksyon Demokratiko standard bearer and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, who on Tuesday afternoon conceded the presidential race to Marcos, who is set to become the first […]

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ISKO RETURNS TO TONDO ROOTS FOR MITING DE AVANCE

Tondo-born Aksyon Demokratiko presidential candidate Isko Moreno is going back to where it all started for the Manila Mayor, as he announced that he will be holding his miting de avance in Moriones, Tondo on Saturday in order to honor neighbors, friends and residents in the area where he started his journey as a public […]

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MINDANAO’S 1BANGSA BACKS ESCUDERO’S SENATE BID

The One Bangsamoro Movement (1BANGSA), an alliance of multisectoral organizations based in Mindanao, is supporting the Senate comeback bid of incumbent Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero because of his legislative agenda seeking to improve the plight of the Filipino people. In a statement posted on its official Facebook page on the occasion of Eid’ul Fitr, 1BANGSA […]

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VOTERS URGED: #SWITCHTOISKO FOR PROVEN LEADERSHIP

With just a few days before the May 9 elections, leaders of Aksyon Demokratiko have stressed that voters should consider switching to presidential candidate and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno if they want a president who understands the plight of the poor and has a proven track record of getting things done even in the midst […]

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ISKO MORENO APPEALS: SET ASIDE PARTISAN POLITICS

With supporters of “yellow-pink” and “red” presidential candidates clashing in a Makati mall on Thursday, Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso reiterated that he would prioritize the problems encountered by the Filipino people instead of being caught up in partisan politics and political vendettas. In a Facebook post, the 47-year-old presidential candidate […]