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Governor-elect Hilario Davide III thanked Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday for meeting with him and for her efforts in ensuring a smooth turnover this week. Davide said the governor was “very, very accommodating” and assured him of her prayers as he takes over the office she has held for nine years. Read the rest of

OUTGOING Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Emano inducted into office his son, Misamis Oriental governor-elect Yevgeny Vincente Emano as the latter begins his duty on June 30. The younger Emano vowed “to work 24/7.” Emano, along with three elected provincial board members under the Padayon Pilipino (Padayon) party, took their oath Tuesday at the

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) will convene to act on the election protest filed by former Iloilo governor Niel Tupas Sr. against congressman-elect Hernan Biron Jr. Running under the Liberal Party, Tupas said he filed the case not for recounting and opening of ballots but for the disqualification of his opponent due to

GOVERNOR-ELECT Hilario Davide III was invited to attend the regular Monday meeting of the Cebu Provincial Government’s department heads to help him prepare for his term, which begins at noon on June 30. Davide said it was Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale who invited him to today’s meeting, which will give him a chance to begin

After his proclamation Wednesday morning, re-elected Governor Amado Espino Jr. expressed gesture of reconciliation to political opponent Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza. With him in this photo are Nationalist People’s Coalition provincial chairman Mark Cojuangco (second from left) and re-elected officials Vice Governor Jose Ferdinand Calimlim Jr., second district Representative Leopoldo Bataoil, and first district

GOVERNOR Alfredo Marañon Jr. dared Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez, his opponent for the top post in the province this May election, to hold a media forum with him. Marañon issued the challenge when asked for his reaction about the move of the Provincial Board (PB) to refer back Capitol’s proposed 2013 budget to the PB

GOVERNOR Alfredo Marañon Jr. dared Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez, his opponent for the top post in the province this May election, to hold a media forum with him. Marañon issued the challenge when asked for his reaction about the move of the Provincial Board (PB) to refer back Capitol’s proposed 2013 budget to the PB

IT WAS aimed at showcasing Sogod’s rich cultural heritage and natural wonders but the town’s first Panagsogod Festival did more than that. The festival, Sogod Vice Mayor Lissa Marie Durano said, united Sogoranons and bound them closer together. View photos of Panagsugod Festival Activities and preparations for the month-long celebration, which culminated on July 25 […]

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