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Espino leads in Pangasinan


In the gubernatorial race in Pangasinan, unofficial and partial results from the monitoring of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) showed reelectionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr. leading Alaminos Mayor Hernani Braganza.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-Speaker De Venecia backs Braganza

DAGUPAN CITY—Despite throwing his support behind Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino Jr. in the 2007 and 2010 elections, former Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr., this time, has declared his support for the gubernatorial bid of Espino’s rival, Liberal Party (LP) candidate Hernani Braganza.   “Governor Espino is a dear friend. But he has done nothing to [...]

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ramos backing ‘big break’ but seen not enough to beat incumbent

A political analyst here Friday said while former President Fidel V. Ramos’ endorsement of Hernani Braganza as candidate for governor is the Alaminos mayor’s biggest break yet, it won’t be sufficient to ensure Braganza’s victory.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fidel Ramos, sis take opposite sides in race for gov in Pangasinan

FORMER President Fidel V. Ramos endorses his nephew, Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, for governor of Pangasinan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Former President Fidel V. Ramos and his sister, former Sen. Leticia Ramos-Shahani, are on different sides of the political fence as far as the gubernatorial race in their native Pangasinan is concerned.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Braganza, LP go ‘grassroots’ in sorties

The administration ticket of Hernani Braganza and Arturo Lomibao in Pangasinan launched what they said was a grassroots campaign in the province on April 1.   “We will go directly to the voters to listen to their concerns and to deliver our messages,” said Braganza, Alaminos City mayor and Liberal Party (LP) candidate for governor. [...]

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Braganza: Machinery’s days are over

Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, administration candidate for governor of Pangasinan, on Thursday said voters in the province “now resist traditional politicians’ use of guns, goons and gold.”   Braganza issued the statement in reaction to a Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) report saying that political machinery is likely to decide the race between Braganza and [...]

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Braganza on raps: What plunder?


DAGUPAN CITY—Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza said the supposed P4.7-billion plunder case filed against him and other city officials by a group of incumbent and former barangay chairs in his city was not only absurd and ridiculous, but a bum steer.   In a news conference here on Wednesday, Braganza said he could never have [...]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pangasinan election war heating up

Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza. Photo from http://www.alaminoscity.gov.ph

A complaint for plunder and malversation of public funds was filed on Friday against Alaminos Mayor Hernani Braganza and other city officials in the Office of the Ombudsman for the alleged misuse of a P300-million loan taken out in 2007 and a multimillion-peso budget for airport construction.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NPC decries ‘harassment’ of Espino

Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino Jr. Photo from pangasinan.gov.ph

The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) on Saturday accused the Aquino administration of harassing a party member, Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino, in anticipation of next year’s elections.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cousin rejects Hernani Braganza as gov bet

Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza. Photo from http://www.alaminoscity.gov.ph

Former Pangasinan representative and now Board Member Ranjit Shahani on Saturday announced that he was withdrawing his support for the gubernatorial bid of his second cousin, Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, and has endorsed reelectionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr. in next year’s elections.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LP eyes tandem of town mayor, ex-gov in Pangasinan elections

The ruling Liberal Party is planning to field as its candidate for governor of Pangasinan Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, who had helped campaign for President Aquino in one of the country’s most vote-rich provinces.

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

City mayors working on campaign to press CJ to go on leave

City mayors have joined forces with various groups for a movement that organizers said would set the standards for a chief justice and lead to a campaign to press impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona to take a leave of absence during his trial at the Senate, according to one of the organizers.

Posted: February 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Poor students target of rap vs school, says Braganza

Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza on Saturday described as “political harassment” the decision of the provincial board to investigate him on the basis of a complaint from a private school owner who wanted to stop the state university in the province from operating in his city. “Plain and simple, this is political harassment with a [...]

Posted: June 25th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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