No less than Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio confirmed that her party is backing the reelection bid of Ilocos Sur governor Ryan Luis Singson and his father, former governor and incumbent councilor Luis Chavit Singson in his mayoral run in Narvacan during the party’s Feb 18 campaign caravan in Vigan City.
The incumbent Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, who is now running for senator, failed to declare in her 2017 Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) her son, Matthew Manotoc and first cousin, Mariano Marcos II in the list of family members who are holding public offices.
This May 13 midterm elections, it will be a walk in the park for 19 aspirants for the mayoral seat and 26 vice mayoral candidates in Region 1. Running unopposed, they only need to cast their vote to take the seat in their local governments.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in the Cordillera vowed to continue their fight against “continuing PNP harassments” while seeking reconsideration for the appellate court’s dismissal of their petition to nullify the police memorandum ordering the profiling of their members.
A youth party-list official in Ilocos condemned the military for its “campaign to demonize party-lists” and outright violation of its mandate in the Constitution.
A farmers’ federation in Ilocos appealed for sobriety and support on their issues from candidates across the region, as intense political rivalry becomes clear with the nearing of the campaign period.
The race for the House of Representatives in the First Congressional District of Ilocos Sur heats up with allegations and denials flying from the opposing camps as the campaign period draws near.
The reduction of the minimum age for criminal liability may curb the use of children by criminal groups in their activities according to the top official of Ilocos Sur
Baguio officials are at odds over the Baguio City Council-officials’ approval of the operation of a carnival at the Children’s Playground in Burnham Park.
Under the Comelec declared gun ban that begun on the 13th of January, the first violator caught in the Cordillera region was in Abra.
For alleged dishonesty and grave misconduct, the Abra provincial council suspended the mayor of Lagayan town for the third time.
Like last year’s May barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, Abra province may again end up among the country’s election “hot spots” as another election related violence erupts in Lagayan town.