UNA Maguindanao backs up LP’s Hataman for ARMM guv post

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on UNA Maguindanao backs up LP’s Hataman for ARMM guv post 

COTABATO CITY, Apr. 28 – – Though they belong to opposing political parties, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) – Maguindanao gubernatorial bet Tocao Mastura said he is supporting a candidate of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) for the stewardship of the two-city, five-province Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the forthcoming May 13 midterm polls.

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Aquino endorses Alcala-Nantes tandem for Quezon

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Aquino endorses Alcala-Nantes tandem for Quezon 

LUCBAN, Quezon, April 29 — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday endorsed the tandem of Rep. Irvin Alcala for governor and Sam Nantes for vice governor in Quezon province who will continue the fight for the implementation of good governance.

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Salceda’s presence at UNA sortie draws mixed reactions from Team PNoy

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Salceda’s presence at UNA sortie draws mixed reactions from Team PNoy 

LUCBAN, Quezon, April 29 – The decision of Liberal Party regional chapter president and Albay Gov. Joey Salceda to join a recent Bicol campaign rally of the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) drew mixed reactions from senatorial bets of the ruling coalition Team PNoy.

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Political bets in Pampanga agree on urgency of river rehab

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Political bets in Pampanga agree on urgency of river rehab 

APALIT, Pampanga, April 29 — Four political candidates for provincial board representing the province's fourth district have unanimously agreed on the urgency to rehabilitate Pampanga River.

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Rep. De Venecia belies secret alliance with opponent

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Rep. De Venecia belies secret alliance with opponent 

DAGUPAN CITY, April 29 — Rep. Gina de Venecia (Pangasinan, fourth district) Monday denied she has a secret alliance with her opponent who, with only 15 days to go before the election, has yet to put up a single campaign poster out in the street.

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Angara urges DFA to augment Saudi embassy staff to assist stranded OFWs

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Angara urges DFA to augment Saudi embassy staff to assist stranded OFWs 

LUCBAN, Quezon, April 29 — Team Pnoy senatorial candidate Edgardo “Sonny” Angara on Monday urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to deploy additional staff to the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to facilitate the documentation and swift repatriation of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who have indicated their intention to come home.

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Madrigal prefers lower cost of living instead of wage hike

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Madrigal prefers lower cost of living instead of wage hike 

LUCBAN, Quezon, April 29 – Team PNoy senatorial candidate Jamby Madrigal on Monday said the government should focus on how to lower the cost of living in the country instead of giving to the demand of the labor sectors asking for wage increase.

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Hagedorn bats for unlimited term for local officials

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Hagedorn bats for unlimited term for local officials 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna April 29 -– Making his provincial campaign sorties here recently, Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn proposed for constitutional amendments to the 1987 Constitution to extend the term of office of local government executive to four years and make the term unlimited.

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Huge crowd turns out for Team PNoy rally in Lucena City

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Huge crowd turns out for Team PNoy rally in Lucena City 

LUCENA CITY, April 29 — The administration party’s senatorial slate got a big boost Monday as the people of Quezon province came out in force to show their support to the Team PNoy as well as local Liberal Party (LP) candidates during a big rally held at the Alcala Sports Complex at the Quezon National High School in Lucena City.

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Compostela Valley solon boasts of passing 10 landmark legislations

April 29, 2013 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Compostela Valley solon boasts of passing 10 landmark legislations 

DAVAO CITY, April 29 — With her first term as district representative winding down, Rep. Maria Carmen Zamora of Compostela Valley’s first congressional district expressed pride in what she termed as her humble contribution to lawmaking in the 15th House of Congress.

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