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Eastern Samar mayor won’t vacate post despite court order

Eastern Samar

The mayor of a town in Eastern Samar has been ordered by a court to vacate his post after a recount of votes showed that he actually lost the May, 2013, local election by 106 votes, but the mayor said he would appeal the ruling.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec division junks election protest case vs Quezon governor


A division of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the electoral protest filed by former Quezon Rep. Irvin Alcala (LP) against incumbent Gov. David Suarez (NUP).

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

‘Barangay polls just as important’

Voters may tend to take the coming barangay and youth elections lightly as they may deem them to be insignificant compared to national and local elections.

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Reyeses proclaimed anew in Marinduque


Mother and daughter Carmencita and Regina Reyes were proclaimed anew as winners in the gubernatorial and congressional races in Marinduque on Friday, this time by a reconstituted provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) headed by the regional election supervisor of Mimaropa.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Youngest gov to rule CamSur

ONE OF THE LEGACIES that outgoing Gov. LRay Villafuerte is leaving behind is the successful hosting by Caramoan of the hit reality TV series “Survivor.” The Survivor season shot in Caramoan has been enjoying one of the highest ratings in the US TV market. PHOTO COURTESY OF CBS STUDIOS USA

With the proclamation of Miguel Luis “Migz” Villafuerte as the youngest ever governor of Camarines Sur, a third-generation Villafuerte will continue the family’s more than 20 years of uninterrupted reign at the Camarines Sur capitol.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »