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Brgy polls should proceed – Davide


AS TALKS about another possible postponement of this year’s upcoming barangay elections continues, the province’s top officials weigh-in on the issue. Gov. Hilario Davide III said that he heard reports that along with the supposed postponement of the barangay elections, the municipal mayors would be given authority to appoint local barangay officials. Davide said that […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Senate starts death penalty talks today


At least eight of 24 senators have openly expressed their opposition to the proposed revival of the death penalty in the country even before a joint panel in the Senate starts its deliberations on Tuesday. Six were either supportive or “open” to the proposal. The Senate committees on justice and human rights, and on constitutional […]

Posted: February 6th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Duterte mulls bilateral talks with China


President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to engage in bilateral talks with China after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) favored the Philippines over China in their maritime dispute. “Ang sabi niya (Duterte said), ‘Let’s see. We’ll start the bilateral talks and now we’re starting from a better position because of that decision kasi nasa tamang […]

Posted: July 15th, 2016 in Nation | Read More »