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Rappler
Casimero knocks out Ruenroeng in 4, wins IBF flyweight crownthe IBF flyweight title #boxingpic.twitter.com/yeozydj5Oy The win was sweet re
Casimero knocks out Ruenroeng in 4, wins IBF flyweight crown
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
the IBF flyweight title #boxingpic.twitter.com/yeozydj5Oy The win was sweet revenge for Casimero (22-3, 14 knockouts) of Ormoc City, Philippines, who absorbed a bitter loss in their first fight last June after dubious officiating allowed... Read more
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Philboxing
CEBU PROVINCIAL SUMMER GAMES BOXING EVENT 2016 GETS UNDERWAYof the said event get a chance to suit up for Team Cebu Province in the coming
CEBU PROVINCIAL SUMMER GAMES BOXING EVENT 2016 GETS UNDERWAY
Philboxing / Posted 2 days ago
of the said event get a chance to suit up for Team Cebu Province in the coming Batang Pinoy Visayas eliminations, slated in Ormoc City later this year. The sport has been a productive source of medal haul for the local team, particularly in last... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Richard Gomez vows to be a ‘good mayor’ Ormoc City, Leyte (PNA) – Ormoc mayor-elect, the movie actor Richard Gomez, v
Richard Gomez vows to be a ‘good mayor’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Ormoc City, Leyte (PNA) – Ormoc mayor-elect, the movie actor Richard Gomez, vows to make a difference in improving the city’s peace and order situation, in attracting investments and developing local... Read more
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Rappler
Boxing: Casimero targets revenge against flyweight champ RuenroengIBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng on Wednesday, May 25 at the Diamond C
Boxing: Casimero targets revenge against flyweight champ Ruenroeng
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng on Wednesday, May 25 at the Diamond Court in Beijing, China. Casimero, 26, of Ormoc City, was left frustrated in their first fight last June in Ruenroeng’s home country of Thailand, as the hometown... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Protection of Philippine forest eagle urgedin the forests in the Anonang-Lobi mountain ranges located at the boundaries of
Protection of Philippine forest eagle urged
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
in the forests in the Anonang-Lobi mountain ranges located at the boundaries of the towns of Burauen-Jaro-Albuera and Ormoc City where his men in the field have spotted the bird anew recently. Sibbaluca pointed out that the presence of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Dawn loses Richard, gains Piolobut through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” –Helen Keller DAWN GAINS PIOLO: Ric
Dawn loses Richard, gains Piolo
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” –Helen Keller DAWN GAINS PIOLO: Richard Gomez’s victory as newly elected Ormoc City mayor impacts little on Dawn Zulueta’s career. It means the couple’s time-tested tandem will have to halt for at... Read more
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Sun Star
Rasmo to call shots for USC in Cesafi 2016League (PCCL) last December had begged off from taking over the head coach titl
Rasmo to call shots for USC in Cesafi 2016
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
League (PCCL) last December had begged off from taking over the head coach title. “Coach Bong has told me, since the Ormoc City tournament that he doesn’t want to hold the head coach position because of the pressure that goes along with it.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cignal heads 6-team cast in Spikers Turfalso included Instituto Estetico Manila, Phl Air Force, Phl Navy, Bounty Fresh
Cignal heads 6-team cast in Spikers Turf
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
also included Instituto Estetico Manila, Phl Air Force, Phl Navy, Bounty Fresh and a still unnamed team by newly elected Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez. Ricky Palou, who leads the group organizing the Spikers' Turf, said games will start at 1... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu airport cops hold passenger for bullet in bagLCPO holding cell, after arrest warrants were served to them. Regional Trial C
Cebu airport cops hold passenger for bullet in bag
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
LCPO holding cell, after arrest warrants were served to them. Regional Trial Court 8 Branch 35 Judge Girlie Borrel-Yu in Ormoc City ordered the arrest of the four officers for estafa last March 8. SPO4 Remegio Ngujo, chief of LCPO Warrant... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Lucky and unlucky showbiz celebrities in this year’s electionsovershadowed his dismal performance as a congressman. Actor Richard Gomez fina
Lucky and unlucky showbiz celebrities in this year’s elections
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
overshadowed his dismal performance as a congressman. Actor Richard Gomez finally wins an election this time as Mayor of Ormoc City Meanwhile, Sotto’s case is different. Appearing daily on TV as one of the hosts of the popular noontime show Eat... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Families, alliances continue to take control of top Leyte postsis still congressional representative. Her husband, actor Richard Gomez, finall
Families, alliances continue to take control of top Leyte posts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
is still congressional representative. Her husband, actor Richard Gomez, finally succeeded in his political bid as mayor of Ormoc City. Lucy’s brother, Matthew, is now board member for Leyte’s fourth district; while, her brother-in-law, Vince Rama... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Jhong, Richard to focus on public serviceJhong said, pertaining to Virgilio Hilario Sr. who served as Makati councilor f
Jhong, Richard to focus on public service
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Jhong said, pertaining to Virgilio Hilario Sr. who served as Makati councilor for nine years. Like Jhong, actor-turned-Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez will concentrate on his duties. “Pahinga lang ako sandali sa showbiz. Sandali lang naman…... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DENR urges public to help preserve Philippine Eagle habitat in LeyteEagle is roaming the forests in the Anonang-Lobi mountain ranges located at the
DENR urges public to help preserve Philippine Eagle habitat in Leyte
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Eagle is roaming the forests in the Anonang-Lobi mountain ranges located at the boundaries of Burauen-Jaro-Albuera and Ormoc City where his men in the field spotted the bird anew recently. Sibbaluca pointed out that the presence of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Dawn Zulueta happy for Richard, Duterte winher on-screen team up with Richard Gomez will have to take a back seat followin
Dawn Zulueta happy for Richard, Duterte win
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
her on-screen team up with Richard Gomez will have to take a back seat following the latter's win in the mayoralty race in Ormoc City. The 47-year-old understands Gomez's decision to take a short break from show business. "Baka nga matagalan... Read more
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Pilipino Star
•Ate Vi: Just call me Cong. Vi or Congee! • Goma: Yang Star Power isn’t enoughlone district of Lipa City, running under the Liberal Party. On his fifth try,
•Ate Vi: Just call me Cong. Vi or Congee! • Goma: Yang Star Power isn’t enough
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
lone district of Lipa City, running under the Liberal Party. On his fifth try, Goma has finally won…as the Mayor-elect of Ormoc City (under the National People’s Coalition, and endorsed by presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte), garnering 53,234... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Reporters’ NotebookJr., Inquirer Southern Luzon BATANGAS Jailed mayor reelected A REELECTIONIST
Reporters’ Notebook
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Jr., Inquirer Southern Luzon BATANGAS Jailed mayor reelected A REELECTIONIST mayor, who has been in detention in Ormoc City on rape and human trafficking charges, was proclaimed winner in Mataas na Kahoy town in Batangas province despite... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aiko sees herself marrying Persian boyfriendCity’s lone district, while Richard Gomez, after several tries of securing an e
Aiko sees herself marrying Persian boyfriend
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
City’s lone district, while Richard Gomez, after several tries of securing an elective position is now the elected mayor of Ormoc City. Quezon City will still have Herbert Bautista as mayor, ditto with former president Joseph Estrada for... Read more
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Sun Star
Richard Gomez wins Ormoc mayoral raceACTOR Richard Gomez will be the new mayor of Ormoc City. The Board of Canvasse
Richard Gomez wins Ormoc mayoral race
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
ACTOR Richard Gomez will be the new mayor of Ormoc City. The Board of Canvassers proclaimed Gomez on Tuesday after he received 53,234 votes against incumbent Mayor Edward Codilla, who got 44,453 votes. Gomez had several failures in his political... Read more
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Sun Star
Celebrity winners in 2016 electionscongressional race in the 6th District of Batangas. Other celebrities who emer
Celebrity winners in 2016 elections
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
congressional race in the 6th District of Batangas. Other celebrities who emerged winners are Richard Gomez as Mayor of Ormoc City, re-electionist Leyte Representative Lucy Torres, and Alfred Vargas, who ran unopposed as fifth district... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Goma wins first victory for a political post Ormoc City – Actor Richard “Goma” Gomez finally got his wish to become an ele
Goma wins first victory for a political post
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Ormoc City – Actor Richard “Goma” Gomez finally got his wish to become an elected official when he was proclaimed winner in the mayoral race here. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) made the... Read more
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Rappler
Lucy Torres-Gomez reelected Ormoc representativeas the representative for the 4th District of Leyte. Her husband, actor Richard
Lucy Torres-Gomez reelected Ormoc representative
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
as the representative for the 4th District of Leyte. Her husband, actor Richard Gomez, was also elected as the Mayor of Ormoc City, which is in her constituency. Photo by Derek Alviola/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Celebrity couple Richard... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Machine glitches delay official proclamation of Leyte winnersfrom Dulag and Albuera, defective VCMs and SD cards were reported in some preci
Machine glitches delay official proclamation of Leyte winners
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
from Dulag and Albuera, defective VCMs and SD cards were reported in some precincts in San Miguel, Baybay City, Ormoc City, Merida, Bato,Tabango, and Villab according to the provincial election officer. Some of these areas failed to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Reporters’ NotebookORMOC CITY Actor makes it in fourth attempt ORMOC CITY—The fourth time is app
Reporters’ Notebook
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
ORMOC CITY Actor makes it in fourth attempt ORMOC CITY—The fourth time is apparently a charm for actor Richard Gomez, who finally won as mayor of this city in Leyte province. His wife, Lucy Torres Gomez, received a fresh mandate as fourth district... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Comelec to review Smartmatic dealunits were replaced, while 171 of the 77,829 units used during the 2013 polls w
Comelec to review Smartmatic deal
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
units were replaced, while 171 of the 77,829 units used during the 2013 polls were also replaced. Castelo added that in Ormoc City, Leyte, the machines rejected ballots even though voters shaded the circles correctly as certified by the board of... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Richard Gomez finally wins an election, proclaimed Ormoc City mayorAt last! After years of trying to win an elective post, Richard Gomez was procl
Richard Gomez finally wins an election, proclaimed Ormoc City mayor
Coconuts Manila / Posted 15 days ago
At last! After years of trying to win an elective post, Richard Gomez was proclaimed mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte on Tue, May 10. The actor bested his competition — Liberal Party candidate Ondo Codilla and independent candidate Mar Gallardo — with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Actor Richard Gomez wins Ormoc City mayoral raceSHOW BIZ couple Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez and husband, actor Richard Gomez (
Actor Richard Gomez wins Ormoc City mayoral race
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
SHOW BIZ couple Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez and husband, actor Richard Gomez (who wins Ormoc City mayoral race). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ORMOC CITY, Leyte—The fourth time is apparently a charm for actor Richard Gomez, who finally won as mayor of this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Richard Gomez finally secures an elective postMANILA, Philippines — After years of attempting to enter politics, actor and at
Richard Gomez finally secures an elective post
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — After years of attempting to enter politics, actor and athlete Richard Gomez won as as mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte, the home turf of his wife, Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres. On Monday, Gomez was proclaimed on Tuesday as mayor with... Read more
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Rappler
LIST: Proclaimed local winners, May 10Bataan Luigi Quisumbing - mayor of Mandaue, Cebu Guia Gomez - mayor of San Ju
LIST: Proclaimed local winners, May 10
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
Bataan Luigi Quisumbing - mayor of Mandaue, Cebu Guia Gomez - mayor of San Juan, Metro Manila Richard Gomez - mayor of Ormoc City, Leyte Cristina Romualdez - mayor of Tacloban City, Leyte Gerardo V. Calderon - mayor of Angono, Rizal Sonny... Read more
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Rappler
Richard Gomez proclaimed Ormoc City mayorFile photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Actor Richard Gomez has
Richard Gomez proclaimed Ormoc City mayor
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Actor Richard Gomez has been proclaimed mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte, besting his competition, Ondo Codilla and Mar Gallardo. (Results: Stars running for office in 2016 elections) The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Contractual workers pin hopes on next Presidentif lucky, I would sell fish,” he lamented. Lack of employment prospects and po
Contractual workers pin hopes on next President
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
if lucky, I would sell fish,” he lamented. Lack of employment prospects and poverty forced Arnold to leave home in Ormoc City in Leyte province. At 14, he worked as a house helper in Cubao, Quezon City. At 17, he toiled in condominium... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Do celebrities make politics look good?run for congress in 2010 but was disqualified by the Comelec because of his fai
Do celebrities make politics look good?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
run for congress in 2010 but was disqualified by the Comelec because of his failure to sufficiently establish residency in Ormoc City. His wife Lucy Torres replaced him and won. Trying his luck again, showbiz’s tall, dark and handsome actor is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Celebs running the jitters?Lucy Torres has Richard Gomez at her beck and call while running a re-election
Celebs running the jitters?
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
Lucy Torres has Richard Gomez at her beck and call while running a re-election in Leyte’s fourth district as he runs as Ormoc City mayor, a welcome treat after he was disqualified by Comelec during his first attempt as rep. Strike Revilla swaps... Read more
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Rappler
'Showbiz will have to wait if I win' - Richard GomezCANDIDATE. Richard Gomez is running for the office of Mayor of Ormoc City. Phot
'Showbiz will have to wait if I win' - Richard Gomez
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
CANDIDATE. Richard Gomez is running for the office of Mayor of Ormoc City. Photo by Jed Cortes / Rappler “This will be the priority. And I’ve spoken to ABS-CBN about it. I have contracts remaining there, and, sabi ko, next time na lang yon,” says... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Marcos: I will winAmong the political rivals who have expressed their support behind the candidac
Marcos: I will win
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
Among the political rivals who have expressed their support behind the candidacy of Marcos were those in Abra, Pangasinan, Ormoc City in Leyte, La Union, Cavite, Rizal, Davao, Tarlac as well as several Mindanao kingpins. Party-list organizations... Read more
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The Manila Times
I WILL WIN – MARCOSAmong the political rivals who have expressed their support behind the candidac
I WILL WIN – MARCOS
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
Among the political rivals who have expressed their support behind the candidacy of Marcos were those in Abra, Pangasinan, Ormoc City in Leyte, La Union, Cavite, Rizal, Davao, Tarlac as well as several Mindanao kingpins. Party-list organizations... Read more
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Rappler
Jerjer, Titing Dimataga, and other viral names in 2016 campaignORMOC CITY, Philippines – In the Philippines, where personality politics rules,
Jerjer, Titing Dimataga, and other viral names in 2016 campaign
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
ORMOC CITY, Philippines – In the Philippines, where personality politics rules, a candidate’s name is one of his or her most powerful campaign tools. Scions of political families have banked on their popular family names – Aquino, Marcos, Roxas,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3 deaths marked Mar’s journeyinstant coffee from a styrofoam cup, Manuel “Mar” Roxas invited some of his sta
3 deaths marked Mar’s journey
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
instant coffee from a styrofoam cup, Manuel “Mar” Roxas invited some of his staff for a stroll on the beach in Ormoc City after dinner at a roast chicken joint nearby. It was April 11, 2014, and the then interior secretary had just... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Richard is Best in Master’s ThesisMANILA, Philippines – Richard Gomez, who is running for mayor of Ormoc City, ge
Richard is Best in Master’s Thesis
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Richard Gomez, who is running for mayor of Ormoc City, gets a congratulatory kiss from wife Lucy Torres-Gomez after he was awarded Best in Master’s Thesis (M.A. in Business Administration) at the 37th Commencement Exercies... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rivals cross party lines for Marcosto support the vice presidential bid of Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr.
Rivals cross party lines for Marcos
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
to support the vice presidential bid of Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. In the 4th district of Leyte which includes Ormoc City , the rivalry is between two husband-and-wife teams, the Codilla couple and the Gomez couple. Reelectionist Ormoc... Read more
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The Manila Times
Warays rally for Bongbongas the “Mother of Region 8” because she is from Leyte. Marcos brought his Unit
Warays rally for Bongbong
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
as the “Mother of Region 8” because she is from Leyte. Marcos brought his Unity Caravan to Maasin City, Eastern Samar; Ormoc City, Borongan, Catarman, and Cartbalogan, all in Samar province; and Tacloban. He said he was overwhelmed by the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
400 houses turned over to ‘Yolanda’ survivorsin November 2014 while the second village in Iloilo City was inaugurated in Oct
400 houses turned over to ‘Yolanda’ survivors
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
in November 2014 while the second village in Iloilo City was inaugurated in October 2015. The fourth and last village in Ormoc City is undergoing construction and will be turned over in July this year. The SM Cares Village in Barangay New... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ormoc rivals cross party lines, vouch for BongbongApril 25, 2016 9:53 pm POLITICAL rivals in Ormoc City crossed party lines to e
Ormoc rivals cross party lines, vouch for Bongbong
The Manila Times / Posted 30 days ago
April 25, 2016 9:53 pm POLITICAL rivals in Ormoc City crossed party lines to express their support to their province mate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. The 2016 elections in the Fourth... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gomezes of Ormoc support Marcos’ VP bidSHOW BIZ couple Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez and husband, actor Richard Gomez (
Gomezes of Ormoc support Marcos’ VP bid
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
SHOW BIZ couple Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez and husband, actor Richard Gomez (who is running for mayor of Ormoc City). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ORMOC CITY — Actor and mayoral candidate Richard Gomez and his wife Leyte Representative Lucy Torres- Gomez... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Leni jumps to 2nd place in VP racealternative candidate of 40 percent of Robredo’s voters and 29 percent of Cayet
Leni jumps to 2nd place in VP race
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
alternative candidate of 40 percent of Robredo’s voters and 29 percent of Cayetano’s supporters. In a press conference in Ormoc City on Sunday, Marcos said, “I am satisfied to see that my numbers continue to go up.” Marcos said he had maintained... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcos: My votes going to HonasanORMOC CITY—Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday asked the
Marcos: My votes going to Honasan
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
ORMOC CITY—Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to look into reports that votes intended for him in the overseas absentee voting (OAV) were going to a rival, Sen. Gregorio Honasan. At... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Overseas voters slam poll fraudruling Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel Roxas II and other candidates taili
Overseas voters slam poll fraud
Manila Standard Today / Posted a month ago
ruling Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel Roxas II and other candidates tailing in the surveys. In a news conference in Ormoc City, Leyte, vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and his cousin senatorial candidate Leyte Rep.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcos ‘glad’ over steady rise in surveysORMOC CITY – Vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr
Marcos ‘glad’ over steady rise in surveys
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
ORMOC CITY – Vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he was happy for consistently leading in pre-election surveys. “I am glad that my numbers continue to go up and I think the reason being is that I am able to show... Read more
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The Manila Times
Husband-wife tandems face off in OrmocApril 24, 2016 7:39 pm ORMOC CITY, Leyte: Politician couples here are collidin
Husband-wife tandems face off in Ormoc
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
April 24, 2016 7:39 pm ORMOC CITY, Leyte: Politician couples here are colliding for the congressional and mayoralty posts. Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez is seeking reelection against Violy Codilla, wife of Mayor Edward... Read more
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The Manila Times
Housing village awarded to ‘Yolanda’ victimsNovember 2014, while the second village, in Iloilo City, was inaugurated in Oct
Housing village awarded to ‘Yolanda’ victims
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
November 2014, while the second village, in Iloilo City, was inaugurated in October 2015. The fourth and last village, in Ormoc City, is undergoing construction and will be turned over in July this year. The SM Cares Village in Barangay New... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcos seeks probe of overseas absentee voting discrepanciesSen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. INQUIRER PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II ORMOC
Marcos seeks probe of overseas absentee voting discrepancies
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. INQUIRER PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II ORMOC CITY — Vice presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has called on the Commission on Elections and technology provider Smartmatic to explain alleged... Read more
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