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Rappler
Blood is thicker than water: Political clans retain hold on Iloiloand incumbent Barotac Viejo Mayor Niel Tupas III were both reelected. Candice
Blood is thicker than water: Political clans retain hold on Iloilo
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
and incumbent Barotac Viejo Mayor Niel Tupas III were both reelected. Candice Magdalene Tupas, wife of former number one Iloilo City Councilor Nielex Tupas, was elected to succeed her husband. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III appointed Nielex... Read more
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Inquirier.net
It’s Duterte, Robredo in final counton Thursday, at one point enjoying a 2-million-vote lead, but Robredo overtook
It’s Duterte, Robredo in final count
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
on Thursday, at one point enjoying a 2-million-vote lead, but Robredo overtook him yesterday after the votes from Iloilo City, Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, and Northern Samar were counted. Even after the counting of the votes for overseas... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Election for saleto rig the elections. Official canvass. Members of the National Board of Canva
Election for sale
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 hours ago
to rig the elections. Official canvass. Members of the National Board of Canvassers examine a Certificate of Canvass from Iloilo City during the final day of counting of the votes cast during the May 9 elections amid charges of cheating in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Robredo wins VP raceand Local Government Secretary and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Jesse Robredo. She
Robredo wins VP race
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
and Local Government Secretary and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Jesse Robredo. She overwhelmed Marcos in Antique (119,055), Iloilo City (137,662), Zamboanga del Norte (209,491), Northern Samar (111,461), Maguindanao (220,125) and Lanao del Sur... Read more
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Rappler
DepEd calls on public to support Brigada Eskwela 2016schools will accommodate Grade 11 students in 2016, and Grade 12 in 2017. Kim
DepEd calls on public to support Brigada Eskwela 2016
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
schools will accommodate Grade 11 students in 2016, and Grade 12 in 2017. Kim Rojas is a Rappler intern from Iloilo City. To those who are interested to volunteer, go to DepEd schools in your community and look for teachers and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Come to think of itOne of the destinations that I have been looking forward to this summer vacatio
Come to think of it
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
One of the destinations that I have been looking forward to this summer vacation has been Iloilo City. The reason for that is I haven't been there in a while and having heard a lot of great things about it has made me really curious. The last time I... Read more
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The Manila Times
UPDATE Marcos takes slim lead with ‘Solid North’ votesa break in absentee voting by topping the Washington, DC. voting, 18,407 to Mar
UPDATE Marcos takes slim lead with ‘Solid North’ votes
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
a break in absentee voting by topping the Washington, DC. voting, 18,407 to Marcos’ 14,193. There were four canvass certificates from Iloilo City, Antique, Canada and Kuwait–where canvassing was deferred due to some discrepancies. LLANESCA T.... Read more
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Sun Star
Marcos overtakes Robredo in partial, official VP tallyand Central Visayas started to come in. The NBOC deferred the canvassing of fo
Marcos overtakes Robredo in partial, official VP tally
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
and Central Visayas started to come in. The NBOC deferred the canvassing of four COCs which came from Kuwait, Antique, Iloilo City and Canada due to various problems. The COC of Antique reportedly has discrepancy in the manual and electronic... Read more
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Rappler
Marcos leads VP count with votes from Ilocano, vote-rich areashas yet to canvass 52 COCs after it accomplished 66 COCs on Thursday. Four COC
Marcos leads VP count with votes from Ilocano, vote-rich areas
Rappler / Posted yesterday
has yet to canvass 52 COCs after it accomplished 66 COCs on Thursday. Four COCs – from Antique, Kuwait, Canada, and Iloilo City – have yet to be cleared by the canvassing committee. In the case of Antique, there was a slight discrepancy... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Anti-drugs drive gains reported in Western Visayas Iloilo City — Even before the victory of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in
Anti-drugs drive gains reported in Western Visayas
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Iloilo City — Even before the victory of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the presidential elections last May 9, 2016, Philippine National Police (PNP) in Western Visayas says it has already made... Read more
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Sun Star
Marcos overtakes Robredo in official VP tallyand Central Visayas started to come in. The NBOC deferred the canvassing of fo
Marcos overtakes Robredo in official VP tally
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
and Central Visayas started to come in. The NBOC deferred the canvassing of four COCs which came from Kuwait, Antique, Iloilo City and Canada due to various problems. The COC of Antique reportedly has discrepancy in the manual and electronic... Read more
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Sun Star
Mendoza joins PH bid in 17th Asean chess tourneywill team up with Doroy of Agusan Del Sur, Alexis Osena of Quezon Province and
Mendoza joins PH bid in 17th Asean chess tourney
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
will team up with Doroy of Agusan Del Sur, Alexis Osena of Quezon Province and Geeweneth Fiona Guirhem of Iloilo City in the team events. “We hope she brings her best performance in this upcoming competition hoping to uplift the... Read more
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Rappler
Filipina flight attendant fights for access to potable waterwhat I have now. Regardless where I go, I have to go back to my backyard.” She
Filipina flight attendant fights for access to potable water
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
what I have now. Regardless where I go, I have to go back to my backyard.” She added: “I have to go back because our countrymen need hope. If we start doing something, people will follow."– Rappler.com Kim Rojas is a Rappler intern from Iloilo Ci... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Grace chose the wrong islandsof the two islands would create an economic powerhouse outside Luzon. With the
Grace chose the wrong islands
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
of the two islands would create an economic powerhouse outside Luzon. With the existing efficient ferry service between Iloilo City and Bacolod, Cebu would become effectively linked to Panay, and with the regular shipping service between... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Construction worker kills school janitor in Igbaras, Iloilo due to lechon | Region | Philippine StarILOILO CITY, Philippines — A left-over roasted pig (lechon) drove a constructio
Construction worker kills school janitor in Igbaras, Iloilo due to lechon | Region | Philippine Star
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines — A left-over roasted pig (lechon) drove a construction worker to allegedly attack a school janitor in Igbaras town of Iloilo. The suspect, Jose Escosado, 50, of Barangay Pinaopawan in Igbaras, reportedly struck Alfredo... Read more
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The Manila Times
Metro Retail opens Fairview Terraces storeCapitol Central in Bacolod City, Central Bloc in Cebu City, Ayala Malls Feliz i
Metro Retail opens Fairview Terraces store
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Capitol Central in Bacolod City, Central Bloc in Cebu City, Ayala Malls Feliz in Pasig City and one in Mandurriao in Iloilo City. Metro stores are present in key cities in Central, Western and Eastern Visayas, as well as in Central Luzon,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Janitor slain over lechon head | Nation | Philippine StarILOILO CITY, Philippines – A school janitor has been killed for failing to prod
Janitor slain over lechon head | Nation | Philippine Star
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines – A school janitor has been killed for failing to produce a roasted pig’s head entrusted to him by his co-workers in Igbaras, Iloilo. Initial investigation showed Alfredo Encio was hit with a flower pot by construction... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Juicy posts for LP turncoatswithin the week, said Capiz Rep. Emmanuel Billones, a close political ally of d
Juicy posts for LP turncoats
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
within the week, said Capiz Rep. Emmanuel Billones, a close political ally of defeated LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas. Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas and Billones said they were among the LP lawmakers who attended a meeting led by Belmonte at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP members to align with PDP-Labanpolicies that primarily focus on peace and order and on efficient government se
LP members to align with PDP-Laban
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
policies that primarily focus on peace and order and on efficient government service. PHOTO BY BARRY OHAYLAN / CONTRIBUTOR ILOILO CITY, Philippines—The Liberal Party (LP) will be joining the administration coalition, according to two LP congressmen... Read more
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Inquirier.net
80 LP members hop on Rody bandwagonso far indicated their desire to join Duterte were Representatives Jerry Treñas
80 LP members hop on Rody bandwagon
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
so far indicated their desire to join Duterte were Representatives Jerry Treñas, Richard Garin and Arthur Defensor Jr. of Iloilo City; Ben Evardone of Eastern Samar; Lucy Torres-Gomez of Leyte; Rene Relampagos of Bohol; Cesar V. Sarmiento of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DENR calls for intensified measures vs forest fires Iloilo City – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is calling
DENR calls for intensified measures vs forest fires
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Iloilo City – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is calling for intensified measures against the prevention of forest fires in Western Visayas as it took note of blazes that hit... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP losing power quicklyLP members who have signed the declaration were Representatives Jerry Treñas, R
LP losing power quickly
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
LP members who have signed the declaration were Representatives Jerry Treñas, Richard Garin and Arthur Defensor Jr. of Iloilo City; Ben Evardone of Eastern Samar; Lucy Torres-Gomez of Leyte; Rene Relampagos of Bohol; Cesar V. Sarmiento of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Another House bloc defects to Alvarez campfollowed that of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and Lakas, the ruling
Another House bloc defects to Alvarez camp
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
followed that of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and Lakas, the ruling party during the Arroyo administration. Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas, who was a loyal defender of administration standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II during the election... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Visayans lead exodus from LPbloc also manifests its support to the speakership bid of Congressman Pantaleon
Visayans lead exodus from LP
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
bloc also manifests its support to the speakership bid of Congressman Pantaleon Alvarez for the 17th Congress,” it added. Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Trenas, president of the organization composed of at least 45 members, is among the top LP lawmakers... Read more
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Sun Star
Visayan bloc lawmakers back Alvarez for Speaker"pursuit for the development and enactment of pro-people and developmental poli
Visayan bloc lawmakers back Alvarez for Speaker
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
"pursuit for the development and enactment of pro-people and developmental policies and programs for our country." Iloilo City Representative Jerry Treñas, president of the Visayan bloc, is among the top LP lawmakers to defect to the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pagasa: PH in transition to rainy seasonSur; Dagupan City in Pangasinan; Iva, Zambales; San Jose, Mindoro Occidential;
Pagasa: PH in transition to rainy season
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Sur; Dagupan City in Pangasinan; Iva, Zambales; San Jose, Mindoro Occidential; Metro Manila; Ambulong in Batangas; and Iloilo City. In Metro Manila, there are three weather stations: Pagasa Science Garden, Quezon City; Port Area in Manila; and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Shut dumpsites in Western Visayas – DENR Iloilo City – Local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas must take init
Shut dumpsites in Western Visayas – DENR
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Iloilo City – Local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas must take initiatives to shut down all remaining open dumpsites. This was the appeal made by Atty. Jonathan Bulos, Regional Director of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DOT eyes more North American tourists in Western Visayas ILOILO CITY — As home to global beach destination Boracay Island, Western Vis
DOT eyes more North American tourists in Western Visayas
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
ILOILO CITY — As home to global beach destination Boracay Island, Western Visayas is eyeing more tourists from North America. Atty. Helen Catalbas, regional director of Department of Tourism... Read more
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The Manila Times
NEWSMAKERS AT THE TIMESIntramuros on Monday. With them is Publisher and Editor Rene Q. Bas. Miss Earth
NEWSMAKERS AT THE TIMES
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
Intramuros on Monday. With them is Publisher and Editor Rene Q. Bas. Miss Earth finalists (left to right) Hannah Vargas of IloIlo City; Kiaragiel Gregorio of London; Loren Mar Artajos of Laoag City; Grapes Pacara of Digos City, Davao del Sur;... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo City mayor expresses support to Duterte gov’t ILOILO CITY — Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has expressed support to
Iloilo City mayor expresses support to Duterte gov’t
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
ILOILO CITY — Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has expressed support to presumptive President Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte even they belong to different political parties. “The people... Read more
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Sun Star
Comelec to announce senatorial winners anytime this week“brought about by the fact that they were counting differently the highly-urban
Comelec to announce senatorial winners anytime this week
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
“brought about by the fact that they were counting differently the highly-urbanized cities of Baguio, Cagayan de Oro and Iloilo City.” “If you add those cities together with the provinces that would account for the difference,” said... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Political families still reign in Iloilo ILOILO CITY– Political families still dominate the city and province of Iloil
Political families still reign in Iloilo
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
ILOILO CITY– Political families still dominate the city and province of Iloilo after the May 9, 2016 polls. Iloilo City Lone District Rep. Jerry Treñas and his nephew, Jay Treñas, are reelected. Jerry is... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesILOILO CITY - The Visayan bloc, composed of some 44 members of the House of Rep
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
ILOILO CITY - The Visayan bloc, composed of some 44 members of the House of Representatives from the four regions of Visayas, will meet Wednesday next week to discuss their position in relation to the change in administration in July. Iloilo City... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Undernutrition in Western Visayas declines ILOILO CITY — Cases of under nutrition among pre-school children in Western V
Undernutrition in Western Visayas declines
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
ILOILO CITY — Cases of under nutrition among pre-school children in Western Visayas are declining, according to the National Nutrition Council (NNC) 6. “We have a consistent reduction on undernutrition... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Antique town’s mayoral race now hinges on one precinctAn officer attends to a question of one of the voters. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/
Antique town’s mayoral race now hinges on one precinct
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
An officer attends to a question of one of the voters. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net ILOILO CITY — The mayoral race of Anini-y town in Antique now hangs in one precinct which will hold special elections on May 14. The clustered precinct in... Read more
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Rappler
Old names rule: LP bets dominate Iloilo City pollsYELLOW. Liberal Party wins big in the local elections in Iloilo City. Photo by
Old names rule: LP bets dominate Iloilo City polls
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
YELLOW. Liberal Party wins big in the local elections in Iloilo City. Photo by Russel Patina/Rappler ILOILO CITY, Philippines – Despite delays in transmission, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Iloilo City proclaimed reelectionists... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
When his grandchild was bullied in school, Duterte chose hands-off approachinvolved Duterte shooting his classmate in San Beda College's law school. In h
When his grandchild was bullied in school, Duterte chose hands-off approach
Coconuts Manila / Posted 16 days ago
involved Duterte shooting his classmate in San Beda College's law school. In his speech at a campaign sortie in Iloilo City last Apr 19, Duterte had the crowd in awe when he declared, "Sa totoo lang, sanay ako mag-baril ng tao.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo, Bacolod candidates proclaimed By Tara Yap and Carla N. Canet Iloilo City – The winning candidates for the
Iloilo, Bacolod candidates proclaimed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
By Tara Yap and Carla N. Canet Iloilo City – The winning candidates for the May 2016 elections in the cities of Iloilo and Bacolod have been proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Atty. Jomar... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Vice Gov. Cadiao ends Antique Gov. Javier’s political streakAntique Gov. Exequiel Javier. FROM EXEQUIEL JAVIER FACEBOOK PAGE ILOILO CITY,
Vice Gov. Cadiao ends Antique Gov. Javier’s political streak
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier. FROM EXEQUIEL JAVIER FACEBOOK PAGE ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier was voted out of office on Monday, his first electoral defeat in nearly three decades in politics. The provincial board of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Treñas, Mabilog re-elected in Iloilo City ILOILO CITY — A high 83.66 percent turnout of voters was recorded in Iloilo C
Treñas, Mabilog re-elected in Iloilo City
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
ILOILO CITY — A high 83.66 percent turnout of voters was recorded in Iloilo City with both incumbent lone district Representative Jerry P. Treñas and Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog given fresh mandates by the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Celino wins fresh mandate as Roxas City mayorILOILO CITY — Mayor Alan Celino of Roxas City, Capiz, was proclaimed winner in
Celino wins fresh mandate as Roxas City mayor
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
ILOILO CITY — Mayor Alan Celino of Roxas City, Capiz, was proclaimed winner in his city’s mayoral race, defeating Mercedes “Chedeng” Bermejo. Celino (Liberal Party) got 38,816 votes while Bermejo (independent) had 27,590 votes with 99.35 percent of... Read more
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Balita
Reelected Iloilo gov thanks voters, vows to continue reforms he started May 11, 2016 3:50 am ILOILO CITY, May 10 — Reelected Governor Arthur Defenso
Reelected Iloilo gov thanks voters, vows to continue reforms he started
Balita / Posted 17 days ago
May 11, 2016 3:50 am ILOILO CITY, May 10 — Reelected Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. thanked his supporters on Tuesday for giving him fresh mandate to continue the reforms he has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kalibo mayor William Lachica reelectedILOILO CITY, Philippines—Mayor William Lachica of the capital town of Kalibo, A
Kalibo mayor William Lachica reelected
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—Mayor William Lachica of the capital town of Kalibo, Aklan was reelected to his post with 21,261 votes. Lachica of the Nationalist People’s Coalition defeated former mayor Raymar Rebaldo of the Liberal Party who got 15,261... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businesswith 10,000 estimated to arrive from Friday to Sunday. Frank Carbon of Weesam
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 18 days ago
with 10,000 estimated to arrive from Friday to Sunday. Frank Carbon of Weesam Express, said more passengers arrived from Iloilo City now compared to 2013 because the stakes are higher with the Presidential elections. �Aside from tourist... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Machine glitches mar automated pollssame happened in certain barangays in Maasin City, Southern Leyte; in Calbayog
Machine glitches mar automated polls
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
same happened in certain barangays in Maasin City, Southern Leyte; in Calbayog City in Samar; and some parts of Iloilo City. The voters in these areas didn’t wait for the machines to be either replaced or repaired. They left their... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Paradisiac spotbest-tasting “golden pillows (as the Thais call the fruit)” on this planet, but
Paradisiac spot
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
best-tasting “golden pillows (as the Thais call the fruit)” on this planet, but this paradisiacal spot which is across Iloilo City is just as well known for its clean blue waters and beaches which makes it a desirable holiday destination for... Read more
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The Manila Times
VCMs malfunction in 9 poll centers in Iloilo CityMay 9, 2016 4:12 pm ILOILO CITY: The vote counting machines (VCMs) in nine vot
VCMs malfunction in 9 poll centers in Iloilo City
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
May 9, 2016 4:12 pm ILOILO CITY: The vote counting machines (VCMs) in nine voting centers in this city in central Philippines malfunctioned by 10 a.m., four hours after the polling precincts opened... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How will Poe get the 14M votes she needs to win?BY SARA PACIA, INQUIRER NEWSLAB For Senator Grace Poe to become the next presi
How will Poe get the 14M votes she needs to win?
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
BY SARA PACIA, INQUIRER NEWSLAB For Senator Grace Poe to become the next president, the famous foundling discovered in Iloilo City in the Visayas must bank on a solid showing in Luzon — where 55 percent of voters registered for the 2016... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Vote-buying? It’s ‘sharing of blessings’to P1,000 per voter, depending on what position they are running for. Lea (not
Vote-buying? It’s ‘sharing of blessings’
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
to P1,000 per voter, depending on what position they are running for. Lea (not her real name), a voter in Molo District in Iloilo City, said each voter in her family had received P500 from a supporter of a vice presidential candidate. She declined... Read more
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Rappler
BEIs, voters in Iloilo 'all set' to open pollsREADY. Election officials in Iloilo City prepare for the opening of the polls.
BEIs, voters in Iloilo 'all set' to open polls
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
READY. Election officials in Iloilo City prepare for the opening of the polls. Photo by Russel Patina/ Rappler ILOILO CITY, Philippines — A day before the local and national elections, precincts across La Paz, Molo, and Mandurriao districts of the... Read more
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