By Nancy C. Carvajal
Members of the Camarines Sur provincial government’s environment watchdog, tasked with going after illegal mining, have been accused of involvement in illegal mining themselves, which led to the killings of four people, according to a complaint filed in the National Bureau of Investigation.
Following his defeat in the recent gubernatorial polls in Camarines Sur, Rep. Luis R. Villafuerte filed an election protest against newly proclaimed Gov. Miguel Luis Villafuerte—his grandson.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Saying the Supreme Court had already defined the meaning of a political dynasty, a civil society group asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec), on Tuesday, to disqualify six prominent local candidates—including Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte—for being “clear and obvious” political dynasts.