Leyte lawmaker to be named Lakas-CMD president

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.

Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry

Leyte lawmaker to be named Lakas-CMD president

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.

Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry

Folks welcome Pelayo’s congressional bid

MACABEBE – Residents here warmly welcomed Candaba mayor and fourth district congressional candidate Jerry Pelayo during a consultative meeting held in this town Monday.

“Ang maganda kay Mayor Pelayo ay mayroon siyang bitbit na programa at malinaw ang gusto niyang mangyari sakaling maupo siya bilang congressman. Nakakatuwa dahil narito siya para makinig sa aming mga pangangangailangan,” Mario Sunga, a resident of Macabebe, said. Read the rest of this entry

Folks welcome Pelayo’s congressional bid

MACABEBE – Residents here warmly welcomed Candaba mayor and fourth district congressional candidate Jerry Pelayo during a consultative meeting held in this town Monday.

“Ang maganda kay Mayor Pelayo ay mayroon siyang bitbit na programa at malinaw ang gusto niyang mangyari sakaling maupo siya bilang congressman. Nakakatuwa dahil narito siya para makinig sa aming mga pangangangailangan,” Mario Sunga, a resident of Macabebe, said. Read the rest of this entry

Dinagyang Feast places Iloilo in world tourism map

THE Dinagyang Festival has succeeded in placing Iloilo City in the world tourism map and tourist destination following the presence of numerous foreign tourists and guests came here to witness the festivities.

Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the Dinagyang was remembered by the tourists because of its highlights such as the Kasadyahan Mardi Gras and Ati-Atihan Tribe competitions. [Read more]

Is technology a job killer? A few history lessons

To workers being pushed out of jobs by today’s technology, history has a message: You’re not the first. From textile machines to the horseless carriage to email, technology has upended industries and wiped out jobs for centuries. It also has created millions of jobs, though usually not for the people who lost them. “People suffer …

Comelec successful in cleansing voters list in Lanao del Sur

MARAWI CITY — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has successfully cleaned the list of registered voters in Lanao del Sur.

The number of registered voters in Lanao del Sur went down by 33 percent to 350,268 after the voters registration held last July in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm), said Provincial Election Supervisor Nasib Yasin. Read the rest of this entry

Comelec successful in cleansing voters list in Lanao del Sur

MARAWI CITY — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has successfully cleaned the list of registered voters in Lanao del Sur.

The number of registered voters in Lanao del Sur went down by 33 percent to 350,268 after the voters registration held last July in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm), said Provincial Election Supervisor Nasib Yasin. Read the rest of this entry