An encounter between local policemen and supporters of a mayoralty candidate marred the peaceful electoral climate in Tibiao, Antique early morning of yesterday.
And it is finally D-Day for nearly 4 million Western Visayas voters amidst earlier concerns of no election or at least, partial poll scenario. As such, it is all-systems go for the region with established precincts of 26,002 as clustered into 6,406 precincts only.
Eight village chiefs in San Joaquin, Iloilo turned over to the town police station envelops containing money believed to be intended for vote buying late afternoon last Saturday, May 8.
Two days before May 10, 2010 elections, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here in Western Visayas has recorded four fire incidents that include the burning of five precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines.
There’s no reason for the election to be postponed in some Miag-ao barangays despite the burning of five PCOS (precinct count optical scan) machines.
As far as Police Regional Office (PRO) VI, it’s all systems go for today’s historic event, the first-ever automated synchronized elections in the country.
With more than a thousand patients daily, Iloilo province’s hospitals have only 510 hospital beds.
As far as the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division is concerned, it is right on track in accomplishing its mission to reduce insurgency down to an insignificant level by June 30, 2010.
ROXAS CITY – The insurgency affected areas in Capiz are already saturated by the members of the Philippine Army.
ROXAS CITY – Members of the Foreign Correspondent Association in the Philippines (FOCAP) are expected to cover the election in Capiz today which they consider as spectacular particularly the gubernatorial race between Liberal Party (LP) bet Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. and Ugyon Kita Capiz (UKC)
ROXAS CITY – New People’s Army (NPA) rebels under the Nonito Aguirre Sr. Command – Eastern Front Committee, Panay Island warned that they would punish candidates who engage in vote-buying and intimidation.
The country’s low-fare pioneer, Cebu Pacific (CEB), flew 906,118 passengers for the month of April 2010 alone. This achievement breaks the airline’s own record of its best performing month, previously last March 2010 with 857,041 passengers.
The La Filipina Uygongco Corporation (LFUGC) through its Chairman, Alfonso A. Uy, has announced that it is donating three million five hundred thousand pesos to the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Adopt-A-School Program through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm, the Uygongco Foundation, Inc.
Summer is never complete without the crisp breeze and the hypnotic sound of the sea. It is the perfect time of the year to spray on some SPF, put on that wide chic hat, and feel the warm grains of sand with your bare feet. Don’t you just wish you can spend an afternoon or two on a shore in Ibiza or Sicily?
Being a mother is like being in a very eventful and joyous journey that has many unexpected turns. More often, being a mother is being treated as a regular chore, but it is much more than that. It is important that mothers would realize this and take time to slow down and breathe once in a while.
At 35 years old, Maria Paz already had a happy family of her own with a husband by her side and a little girl turning six. But, she wanted another child.
“Be honest,” is more than just a slogan but it is the advocacy of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) of the Iloilo Chapter campaigning for a Clean, Wise and Honest May 10 election.