Comelec takes 7-hour break

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Comelec takes 7-hour break 

MANILA, May 15 — The Commission on Elections, sitting as the national board of canvassers (NBOC), decided to take a seven-hour break with former Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) chairperson Grace Poe still leading the senatorial contest after counting 54 certificates of canvass on Wednesday.

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Not yet rainy season but rains may fall over Northern, Central Luzon — PAGASA

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Not yet rainy season but rains may fall over Northern, Central Luzon — PAGASA 

MANILA, May 16 — Rains can be expected over the eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon affected by the diffused tail-end of a cold front, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration on Thursday.

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Gov. Mangudadatu maintains lead in Sultan Kudarat gubernatorial race

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Gov. Mangudadatu maintains lead in Sultan Kudarat gubernatorial race 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 16 — Reelectionist Sultan Kudarat Gov. Suharto Mangudadatu has maintained a big lead in the province’s gubernatorial race, keeping his family’s dominance of the local political scene.

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81.39 % of election results in Leyte now transmitted to PBOC

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on 81.39 % of election results in Leyte now transmitted to PBOC 

TACLOBAN CITY, May 16 — The provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) of Leyte has already received 81.39 percent of election results in the province and is just waiting for the transmitted results from six municipalities and one city to finally proclaim all winning bets in the province.

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Zambales town vice mayoralty bet dies from heart attack after losing bid

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Zambales town vice mayoralty bet dies from heart attack after losing bid 

CABANGAN, Zambales, May 16 — A vice mayoralty bet died Wednesday due to a heart attack after losing his bid in this town.

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(Bataan) 4 Gs in, 4 Ps out in Bataan; prov’l, congressional winners proclaimed

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on (Bataan) 4 Gs in, 4 Ps out in Bataan; prov’l, congressional winners proclaimed 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, May 16 — The electorate in Bataan have spoken.

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Mangudadatu, Sinsuat proclaimed governor and vice-governor of Maguindanao

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Mangudadatu, Sinsuat proclaimed governor and vice-governor of Maguindanao 

COTABATO CITY, May 16 — The Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) of Maguindanao has proclaimed Wednesday night re-electionist Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu and running mate Lester Sinsuat as duly elected governor and vice-governor of the province in connection with the recently concluded May 13 mid-term polls.

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After midterm polls, PNP now gears for school opening in E. Visayas

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on After midterm polls, PNP now gears for school opening in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, May 16 — After achieving its target of ensuring peace and order in the recently concluded midterm polls, the Police Regional Office 8 (PRO8) is now preparaing for the opening of classes in June.

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BOC proclaims winning candidates in Davao City

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on BOC proclaims winning candidates in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, May 16 — The City Board of Canvassers (BOC) proclaimed on Wednesday night the winning candidates of Davao City’s three political districts except for the city councilors of the second district.

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Three women ex-journalists get legislative posts in GenSan, South Cotabato

May 16, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Three women ex-journalists get legislative posts in GenSan, South Cotabato 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 16 — Three former local media practitioners, all of them women, have secured seats in the legislative bodies here and in nearby Koronadal City and South Cotabato province.

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