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Nueva Ecija mayor who turned down pork dies of cancer

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro town in Nueva Ecija province died of cancer last week with no regrets: Lorenzo had turned down a P10-million appropriation from the Priority Development Assistance Fund of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in 2010.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cornered robber kills self

Cornered by police, a suspected robber committed suicide early Tuesday by slashing his throat and stabbing his abdomen with a bolo in Barangay Nazareth in General Tinio town in this province.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Ecija city suffers road project woes

It’s Cabanatuan’s turn to complain about government road projects that have caused massive traffic jams at the start of classes this month.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mayor quits; daughter takes over in Ecija town

Citing a mild stroke that he suffered from in 2008 and an angioplasty in 2011, Mayor Ubaldino Lacorum of Nampicuan town, Nueva Ecija province, has resigned, leaving his daughter, who is the town’s vice mayor, to take over his post on July 1.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Court unseats Nueva Ecija mayor in poll case

A court here has unseated Aliaga Mayor Elizabeth Vargas after voiding some votes cast for her, which gave her a 64-vote lead over her rival, Nationalist People’s Coalition candidate Reynaldo Ordanes, in the 2013 midterm elections.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »