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Comelec division junks election protest case vs Quezon governor

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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

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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

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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 »

Arroyo vows better service in 2nd term in Congress

Elected for a second term, Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday promised to deliver more services to her constituents in the province’s second district despite her weak health and detention on plunder charges.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Arroyo son wins in Camarines Sur

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Representative Diosdado Ignacio Arroyo won his second term in the second district of Camarines Sur, fending off the strong challenge posed by Governor Luis Raymund “LRay” Villafuerte Jr. Arroyo (Lakas), garnering a total of 65,926 votes, was proclaimed winner by the provincial board of canvassers at 11:30 a.m. by a margin of 8,490 votes against Villafuerte (Nacionalista Party), his closest challenger.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Reyes proclamation in Marinduque questioned

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The regional head of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) will assume supervision over the canvassing of votes in Marinduque amid the controversial proclamation of the province’s governor, vice governor and lone district congressional representative on Wednesday.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Polls held in ComVal village 4 days late

Carrying his 3-year-old son in his arms, Joshua Micua did not mind queuing for almost three hours outside Gabi Elementary School on Friday to cast his ballot.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Survivors of ‘Sendong’ reject Emano

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PEOPLE power goes to work in Cagayan de Oro City. Supporters of Oscar Moreno celebrate a victory that means an end to a mayoral reign that has left the city helpless at the height of one of the worst disasters that it faced. PHOTO BY JB DEVEZA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A staunch supporter of outgoing Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Emano, Inday Acdal always made sure his campaign posters were plastered outside her house during election season. That, however, changed after she lost some of her neighbors and her entire home during the Tropical Storm “Sendong” tragedy on Dec. 17, 2011.

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

Polls usher in changes in south Luzon

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The race is over for top posts in local elections in Palawan and in mayoral races in Los Baños town and Lucena City where prominent names such as Mitra, Genuino and Talaga got trounced.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Youngest gov to rule CamSur

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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

PILI, Camarines Sur – 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. Migz, governor at 24 years old, will have to carry on his shoulders the responsibility to [...]

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Arroyo vows better service in 2nd term in Congress

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO— Elected for a second term, Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday promised to deliver more services to her constituents in the province’s second district despite her weak health and detention on plunder charges. “You have always served as my inspiration to do more in my work as your representative. I assure [...]

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Arroyo son wins in Camarines Sur

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NAGA CITY—Representative Diosdado Ignacio Arroyo won his second term in the second district of Camarines Sur, fending off the strong challenge posed by Governor Luis Raymund  “LRay” Villafuerte Jr. Arroyo (Lakas), garnering a total of   65,926 votes, was proclaimed winner by the provincial board of canvassers at 11:30 a.m. by a margin of 8,490 votes [...]

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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