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P-Noy’s veto on SSS pension increase a kiss of death on LP bets?

Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III has planted a kiss of death on the presidential candidacy of Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas and his vice-presidential teammate Camarines Sur 3rd district representative Leni Robredo. This is the message that reverberates on the social media by concerned netizens after the president […]

Miriam Santiago and Bongbong Marcos team-up for 2016 election

It is confirmed. Feisty Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is running for president in the 2016 elections. The bonus announcement this Thursday also include the confirmation her running mate is Ilocano senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. READ: Also running: Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago joins 2016 presidential derby? Santiago said she will […]

Election violence?: Town mayor, vice mayor, 5 others ambushed in Zamboanga Sibugay

Election violence: Zamboanga Sibugay town mayor killed in ambush; vice mayor, 5 others wounded First day of filing of certificate of candidacy, and the first recorded pre-election violence occured in Zamboanga Sibugay province. [flexiblemap address=”Tungawan,Zamboanga Sibugay” country=”Philippines” region=”Asia” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”200px” zoom=”9″ ] the town mayor of Tungawan was killed […]

Hot topic: Filing of COCs starts on Monday

Thousands of politicians aspiring for national or local positions are expected to troop to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices nationwide to file their respective Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) as the five-day filing period starts on Monday, Oct. 12. With this, Comelec Chairman Juan Andres Bautista reminded national candidates and […]

Mom says “put your best foot forward, Leni”

The 79-year-old mother of Camarines Sur 3rd district congresswoman Rep. Leni Robredo, Mrs. Salvacion “Sally” Santo Tomas Gerona, has advised her daughter to put her best foot forward and make her own judgment. Robredo, who had second thoughts of becoming the running mate of the Liberal Party standard bearer following […]

Senator Poe OKs DNA test to trace biological parents

Senator Grace Poe on Monday confirmed that she and individuals who introduced themselves as her ‘siblings’ underwent DNA test in an attempt to trace her biological parents and Filipino lineage as well. Poe said the individuals who approached her had shown picture but she did not elaborate whether they are […]

Duterte was only joking, not running for president

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 27 — “Hindi (No). I never said it in a very categorical way.” This was the statement of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte when sought if he declared intention to run for president during his “Listening Tour” on Federalism in Dagupan City. In an interview on Wednesday night at […]

Ejercito disqualification as Laguna guv final – SC

MANILA, Feb. 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday ruled with finality the disqualification case against Emilio Ramon “E.R” Ejercito as governor of Laguna for alleged “overspending” in the election campaign during the 2013 elections. This after the SC dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by Ejercito […]

Proposed regional fishport facilities to rise in Calabanga

The Bureau of Fishiries will provide P6-M for the rehabilitation of San Miguel bay and P20-M for the proposed regional fishport infrastructure that will be located in Calabanga town of Camarines Sur. The fishport will include an ice plant and fish storage facilities. This vague details was shared by the […]

Comelec to rule soon on disqualification case VS. Robredo

Consider politics as a never ending episode like the local serial telenovela. For now in Camarines Sur, two personalities and their supporters will get to learn the real score, even after the winners of the past 2013 local elections were proclaimed, specifically for the seat in the most populous third […]

Teachers to get additional pay on election duty

MANILA — The Commission on Elections disclosed that all public school teachers who served as Board of Elections Tellers (BETs) in the October 28 barangay elections will be getting additional P300.00. This, after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the request of the elecion agency to use […]

Widespread vote-buying, political partisanship mars barangay election in Albay

Alleged widespread vote-buying and political partisanship marked Monday’s barangay election in this province. Citizen election watchers observed massive vote-buying in almost all villages in Albay. As of noon Monday, the barangay election was generally peaceful across the 15 towns and three cities in Albay, said lawyer Romeo Serrano, Commission on […]

Calabanga Winners and Losers of May 13, 2013 Elections

Mayor SEVERO, EDUARDO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES’ COALITION 14,335 DUMALASA, PHILIP (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 13,508 CALISURA, CARDING (PDP) PARTIDO DEMOKRATIKO PILIPINO LAKAS NG BAYAN 3,697 Vice Mayor ROBLES, RAMONCITO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 16,527 GONZALES, DANNY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES’ COALITION 10,690 MEMBER, SANGGUNIANG BAYAN of CAMARINES SUR – CALABANGA – LONE DIST […]

Why Are All These Candidates Running in the Election?

Calabanga, April 12 — In the local scene, one wonders why so many candidates are running in the May elections? Twenty three individuals jockey for seats less than a third of the number in the sangguniang bayan and yet they hang on the campaign trail. “As if the incumbents have […]

PNP Dispatches More Personnel To Election Hot Spot Masbate

Barely a week in the electoral campaign in the Bicol region yet the Philippine National Police already has deployed additional police personnel to the province of Masbate. The island is home to a history of electoral violence during the conduct of previous elections may it be mid-term or presidentaial which […]

Barangay Election Postponed in Bicol Towns

Just thinking aloud, why is the Comelec shipping election paraphernalia a few days before the actual election, or midnight before election to be exact? So that it always comes to a frustrating situation where these materials either arrive late or never at all on actual election day.

All Systems Go for Barangay Elections on Monday

All candidates for barangay position rests today as the campaign period ended Saturday midnight. The waiting game will be over as voters write their verdict in ballots tomorrow. One fact we are sure, there will be more non-winning candidates than winners.

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Calabanga Winners and Losers of May 13, 2013 Elections

Mayor SEVERO, EDUARDO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES’ COALITION 14,335 DUMALASA, PHILIP (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 13,508 CALISURA, CARDING (PDP) PARTIDO DEMOKRATIKO PILIPINO LAKAS NG BAYAN 3,697 Vice Mayor ROBLES, RAMONCITO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 16,527 GONZALES, DANNY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES’ COALITION 10,690 MEMBER, SANGGUNIANG BAYAN of CAMARINES SUR – CALABANGA – LONE DIST […]

Ejercito disqualification as Laguna guv final – SC

MANILA, Feb. 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday ruled with finality the disqualification case against Emilio Ramon “E.R” Ejercito as governor of Laguna for alleged “overspending” in the election campaign during the 2013 elections. This after the SC dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by Ejercito […]

All Systems Go for Barangay Elections on Monday

All candidates for barangay position rests today as the campaign period ended Saturday midnight. The waiting game will be over as voters write their verdict in ballots tomorrow. One fact we are sure, there will be more non-winning candidates than winners.

Hot topic: Filing of COCs starts on Monday

Thousands of politicians aspiring for national or local positions are expected to troop to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices nationwide to file their respective Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) as the five-day filing period starts on Monday, Oct. 12. With this, Comelec Chairman Juan Andres Bautista reminded national candidates and […]

Election Marred with Malfunctioning Machines

Majority of the fifty million registered voters trooped to Philippine polling precints as early as six in the morning Monday in the nationwide exercise of electing a new set of government officials from the president down to municipal town councils.

Duterte was only joking, not running for president

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 27 — “Hindi (No). I never said it in a very categorical way.” This was the statement of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte when sought if he declared intention to run for president during his “Listening Tour” on Federalism in Dagupan City. In an interview on Wednesday night at […]

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Senator Poe OKs DNA test to trace biological parents

Senator Grace Poe on Monday confirmed that she and individuals who introduced themselves as her ‘siblings’ underwent DNA test in an attempt to trace her biological parents and Filipino lineage as well. Poe said the individuals who approached her had shown picture but she did not elaborate whether they are […]

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Miriam Santiago and Bongbong Marcos team-up for 2016 election

It is confirmed. Feisty Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is running for president in the 2016 elections. The bonus announcement this Thursday also include the confirmation her running mate is Ilocano senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. READ: Also running: Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago joins 2016 presidential derby? Santiago said she will […]

Widespread vote-buying, political partisanship mars barangay election in Albay

Alleged widespread vote-buying and political partisanship marked Monday’s barangay election in this province. Citizen election watchers observed massive vote-buying in almost all villages in Albay. As of noon Monday, the barangay election was generally peaceful across the 15 towns and three cities in Albay, said lawyer Romeo Serrano, Commission on […]

Teachers to get additional pay on election duty

MANILA — The Commission on Elections disclosed that all public school teachers who served as Board of Elections Tellers (BETs) in the October 28 barangay elections will be getting additional P300.00. This, after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the request of the elecion agency to use […]