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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 »

Classes, gov’t work in Makati resume Thursday

Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Classes in all school levels in Makati City will resume on Thursday, the city mayor said late Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Wednesday classes in Metro Manila, other areas suspended due to ‘Glenda’


As typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) has been battering several parts of the country, work in local government offices and classes in schools have been suspended starting Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Infographics,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Low-cost homes set for Muntinlupa gov’t workers, squatters

More than 80 employees of the Muntinlupa City government were recently awarded low-cost housing units under a project launched by city hall in partnership with Gawad Kalinga and Manulife Philippines.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Malabon City gov’t tightens rules for dog lovers

THE SUBJECT of Malabon’s “pet legislation”

Starting next month, the number of dogs Malabon residents can own will be limited to four unless they can prove that they are capable of caring for more.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »