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VOLUNTEERS MADE SUBIC WHAT IT IS TODAY – GORDON

As the Subic Bay Freeport Zone commemorated its 27th founding anniversary, Senator Dick Gordon commended the volunteers for the successful creation of the Freeport from the ashes of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption and the departure of the United States military from Subic Bay. Gordon said volunteers were key in making Subic what it is today […]

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APPOINTMENT OF OLONGAPO MAYOR’S KIN IN LOCAL GOV’T IS UNFAIR, SCANDALOUS – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon denounced the “unfair, indecent and scandalous” appointment of numerous relatives of Olongapo City Mayor Rolen C. Paulino to various, high-paying positions in the city government. “It is really unfair, indecent and scandalous that a number of Paulino’s relatives are holding high-paying positions in the city government when salaries for entry-level positions for […]

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STOP BEING SPECTATORS – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon called on the people of Olongapo and all Filipinos to shed their apathy and take a stand and action on the events and issues that are now affecting the country. During the commemoration of the 52nd death anniversary of his father, the late Olongapo Mayor James Leonard “Jimmy” Tagle Gordon, he called […]

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LEGACY OF JAMES GORDON LIVES ON – GO

His was a life dedicated in the service of his fellow Filipinos. This is how senatorial aspirant and former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go describes James Leonard Gordon, widely considered as the “founding father of Olongapo,” at the recent remembrance of the 52nd death anniversary of the late Olongapo City mayor. “Although […]

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SENATE APPROVES BILL DECLARING JAN. 17 AS JAMES GORDON DAY – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara lauded the Senate’s approval on third and final reading of a bill declaring January 17 as “James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day,” a special non-working holiday in Olongapo City and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone to commemorate the life and contributions of the city’s first elected mayor. Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee […]