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DELA ROSA TO VOTERS: REJECT ANTI-NTF-ELCAC BETS

Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa appealed to the public to “reject the candidates who are blocking the projects of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).” “Kahit huwag niyo na akong piliin, huwag niyo na akong ire-elect as a senator. Basta ang importante lang huwag niyong piliin ‘yung mga kandidato pagkasenador na […]

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TOLENTINO BACKS BRGY, SK POLLS POSTPONEMENT

Senator Francis Tolentino expressed his support for the postponement of the December 2022 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. The postponement is embodied in Senate Bill No. 1306 under Committee Report No. 4 of the Committee on Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation, which Senator Imee Marcos currently chairs. “The postponement would move the barangay and SK […]

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CUA RE-ELECTED AS ULAP INTERIM PRESIDENT

Quirino Governor Dax Cua has been re-elected as interim president of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP). Cua retained the presidency in an election conducted on Thursday, September 1, at the Boracay Function Room of the Edsa Shangri-la Hotel in Mandaluyong City. Cua, who also serves as chair of the LPP, vowed […]

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PIMENTEL WISHES DUTERTE GOOD HEALTH AFTER TERM

Senator Koko Pimentel III congratulated President Rodrigo Duterte as he vacated Malacañang. Pimentel thanked Duterte for his sacrifices for the nation. “Enjoy non-political life for the time being or at last.”  “I wish him good health, after his tenure as President, so he can spend more time with his family. Enjoy non-political life for the time […]

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RICHARD GOMEZ RECOUNTS 21-YEAR JOURNEY TO HOUSE

Actor-turned-politician Richard Gomez thanked voters of Leyte’s 4th district for electing him as their congressman after two failed attempts to land a seat in the House of Representatives. Gomez, the outgoing mayor of Ormoc, turned emotional as he recalled his more than two decades journey to win a congressional seat. “This was a 21-year journey. […]

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LA UNION CANDIDATES SIGN POST-ELECTION PEACE PACT

Several candidates in the recent local elections in the province of La Union have signed a pledge of support and commitment to maintaining peace and order. Lt Col. Dennis Ballitoc, La Union Police Provincial Office community affairs development unit chief, said this was initiated by the Philippine National Police to ensure the absence of post-election […]

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LEGARDA LAUNCHES ANTIQUE TRADE FAIR

Recognizing the significance of culture and tourism in empowering micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), showcasing local products, and promoting the province as a premier ecotourism destination, Antique Representative and Senator-elect Loren Legarda continues to invest invaluable support in culture-based livelihood and protection of natural wonders all over the province. Legarda’s longtime advocacy was top […]

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MANILA, QC START CLEANUP OF CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

The local governments of Manila and Quezon City have started the operations to remove the election campaign materials used during the May 9 polls. In his Facebook live update recently, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said he ordered the Department of Public Service (DPS) to clear the streets and other areas of campaign materials to prevent […]

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QC HOLDS CLEANUP DRIVE AFTER ELECTIONS – BELMONTE

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has ordered the Department of Sanitation and Cleanup Works of Quezon City (DSQC) in cooperation with the city’s 142 barangays to conduct a massive clean-up drive as soon as precincts conclude their election-related activities.  DSQC OIC Richard Santuile has been given instructions to closely work with barangay leaders and begin […]

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PANGILINAN CONDEMNS VANDALISM OF MURALS IN NAVOTAS

Vice-presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan rebuked political opponents in Navotas who vandalized several Leni-Kiko murals, saying his and Vice-President Leni Robredo’s supporters will not be cowed by this dastardly act but instead be emboldened to campaign harder for their tandem. At the campaign sortie in Malabon, Mayor Len Oreta endorsed the Robredo and Pangilinan, as […]