Sunday May, 29 2022 09:51:09 AM


Aspirant for Koronadal council dies due to cardiac arrest

KORONADAL CITY –– An engineer who is seeking a seat in the city council here under the slate of incumbent mayor has died due to cardiac arrest, relatives and partymates said.

The 65-year-old Engr. Wilfredo Aguilar was found unconscious by his wife Lourdes at about 4 a.m. and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

BARMM exec foresees peaceful 2022 polls

COTABATO CITY  – An official of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has expressed optimism the elections in the region will be peaceful and orderly.

Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, BARMM local government minister, said he sees no reason to place the entire BARMM under election hot spot as in the past and previous elections.

He said the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) that will actively participate in the balloting for the first time in history have vowed to help ensure elections will be peaceful.

UBJP Sec. Gen. Sinarimbo explains party decision on VP Robredo

UBJP Presidentia dn MILF chair Ahod "Kagi Murad" Ebrahim raises the hands and endorsed VP Leni Robredo's presidential bid. (UBJP photo)

Official statement of UBJP Sec. Gen. Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo on party stance endorsing VP Robredo: 

The United Bangsamoro Justice Party, a political party organized by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, endorsed today Leni Robredo as its Presidential candidate for the May 9, 2022 elections. The Vice President visited Camp Darapanan today where a simple program proclaiming her as the candidate of the UBJP for President was held followed by a Press Conference which we facilitated.

Local execs mount peace efforts as polling day comes near

COTABATO CITY --- Officials reiterated Saturday their appeals for voters to support the security efforts of the Commission on Elections in line with the May 9, 2022 polls, barely 16 days away.

The re-electionist Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong, Jr. said he had urged his constituent-mayors and the local Islamic religious community to help the police and the military guard the May 9 elections against saboteurs.

“While that is quite remote, we should not be complacent,” Adiong said.

PNP reminds candidates to coordinate with authorities

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) urged candidates in this year's elections and the public to coordinate with authorities for their security and safety.

"We would like to remind our candidates and the public at large na importante ang koordinasyon (that it is important to coordinate with authorities), so the PNP can provide security assistance para maiwasan na mangyari ang kahit anong kaguluhan (to avoid any trouble)," PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Roderick Augustus Alba said in a statement issued Tuesday evening.

2 IEDs explodes as Gov. Mangudadatu's convoy passes by in North-South Upi area

NABALAM ANG DALOY NG TRAPIKO sa highway mula South Upi patungong North Upi matapos na dalawang roadside bomb ang sumabog sa Barangay Nangi habang dumadaan ang convoy ni Maguindanao reelectionist Gov. Bai Mariam Mangudadatu.

Ligtas naman ang mga kandidato pero may report na isa sa supporter ng kandidato sa pagka board member ang nasaktan.

Nagkaroon pa ng putukan dahil may namataang mga armadong tao sa itaas na bahagi ng highway.

Ayon sa pahayag ng kampo ni Mangudadatu, dalawang IED ang sumabog na sumira sa metal at concrete roadside railings.

Isko, Ping, Gonzales not backing out of prexy race for Leni

MANILA – Presidential candidates Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso, Panfilo "Ping’ Lacson", and Norberto Gonzales have assured the voters that they will never withdraw from the electoral race despite alleged attempts to lure them to quit and make the "ultimate sacrifice".

VP LENI dala ay pag-asa, has sincerity, competency in bringing hope to the country

Di nagpatinag ng ulan si Vice-President Leni sa Rizal province sa kabila ng buhos ng ulan, nasa 37k dumalo sa nasabing rally ngayong gabi.

"No'ng 2016, hindi po ako nanalo dito sa Rizal. Pero hindi na po importante 'yon. Kaya ko lang sinabi 'yon kasi gusto ko ipakita 'yon na kahit hindi ako nanalo dito, binuhusan namin ng project ang Rizal," Ayon kay Robredo.

BARMM PNP form special task groups for May 9 polls

COTABATO CITY – Police authorities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have created two special operations task groups to help ensure peaceful and orderly national and local elections.

Brig. Gen. Arthur R Cabalona, Police Regional Office (PRO)-BARMM director, said Tuesday the task groups were created specifically for Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur provinces, where some places categorized by police as “areas of concern” have been identified.

Comelec urged to declare 300 places as ‘areas of concern’

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday said there are some 300 places in the country that may be declared as areas of concern in relation to the upcoming May 9 elections.

Commissioner George Garcia said the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have recommended that the areas be declared as areas of concern.

"As of today, there are recommendations submitted to us. But there is yet a Comelec resolution formally declaring these as areas of concern," he said in a press briefing Thursday in Manila.


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