By Delfin Mallari Jr.
, Maricar Cinco
Disaster and local government authorities on Monday implemented the preemptive evacuation of residents living around the Laguna Lake and those from landslide-prone areas as tropical storm ‘Ruby’ was expected to hit Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon).
By Tarra Quismundo
The Supreme Court upheld Tuesday the disqualification of Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito as governor of Laguna province, affirming the Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolution that deemed him unfit for public office due to overspending.
In September 2013, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division ruled to unseat Laguna Gov. Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito for excessive spending to win reelection during the 2013 May elections. Ejercito is the nephew of former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada and cousin of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Supreme Court affirmed on Tuesday the disqualification of Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito as Laguna governor.
By Maricar Cinco
A man has been arrested for killing two children in their sleep, which he said was his way of taking revenge against their father who was allegedly having an affair with his wife in Rizal, Laguna, police said.