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Thai election body urges delay in polls

An anti-government protester, second from left, prepares to throw back a tear gas canister fired by riot police near a sport stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, December 26, 2013. AP

Thailand’s Election Commission has urged the government to delay polls scheduled for February 2.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Husband of reelectionist barangay chief shot dead; hubby of rival bet sought

A Facebook photo of Bethany Hospital in Tacloban City.

The husband of a reelectionist barangay chairwoman in a Leyte town was shot dead shortly after the balloting started Monday morning and police were now investigating the husband of the candidate running against the victim’s wife.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino help sought vs Cagayan violence

Civic leaders in Cagayan are appealing to President Benigno Aquino III to step in and stop what they said is the continuing harassment that perceived rivals of a powerful political clan in the province are suffering from.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Top Davao Oriental councilor shot dead

The No. 1 elected councilor in this municipality was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Sunday, but authorities were quick to rule out politics as the motive behind the murder.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2010 poll killings in Antique town remain unsolved

THE NISSAN Pathfinder, one of the vehicles boarded by supporters of mayoral candidate  Gil Bandoja, is riddled with bullets allegedly fired by policemen manning a checkpoint along the national highway of Tibiao town, Antique, on May 9, 2010.   Nestor P. Burgos Jr.

On the eve of the May 10 elections in 2010, four supporters of a candidate for mayor were killed while five others were wounded when policemen opened fire at their vehicles in Tibiao town, Antique.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »