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Josons of Nueva Ecija leaning toward Villar

February 19, 2010

NUEVA ECIJA, PHILIPPINES—-FORMER PRESIDENT JOSEPH ESTRADA, WHO WANTS TO RE-TAKE MALACAÑANG, WENT AROUND THIS VOTE-RICH PROVINCE NORTH OF MANILA ON THURSDAY TO THE CHEERS OF STAR-STRUCK VOTERS.
“Sino’ng presidente ang gustong halikan ni Ai-ai de las Alas?” Estrada’s political adviser Ernesto Maceda asked the crowd at the plaza of Muñoz City.
“Si Erap!” the crowd responded.
“Sino’ng presidente ang gustong halikan ni Mommy Dionisia?” he asked again.
“Si Erap!”
This warm welcome, however, doesn’t guarantee that Estrada will win Nueva […]

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NP camp warns LP not to exploit Edsa I rites for political gain

February 18, 2010

JUST WHEN NACIONALISTA PARTY (NP) FRONTRUNNERS CALL FOR TRADITIONAL FORM OF CAMPAIGNING, SOME OF THE PARTY’S SENATORIAL CANDIDATES YESTERDAY TOOK AN OFFENSIVE STANCE, TAKING A DIG AT THE LIBERAL PARTY (LP) WHICH IS SAID TO CASH IN ON THE COMING PEOPLE POWER I ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION TO FURTHER BOOST ITS EDGE OVER RIVAL PARTIES.
Sen. Loren Legarda, NP’s guest candidate for the vice presidential post, made an appeal during a press conference in Capiz addressed to the LP to elevate the […]

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Loren Calls For Botika Ng Barangay, Urgent Health Reforms

February 18, 2010

IN RESPONSE TO THE AILING HEALTH OF MANY FILIPINOS ESPECIALLY IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AND THE SLOW RECOVERY FROM THE RECENT FINANCIAL CRISIS, SEN. LOREN LEGARDA PUSHED FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DRUGSTORES IN BARANGAYS. LOREN EMPHASIZED THAT HER PLATFORM OF GOVERNANCE IS TO EMPOWER FILIPINOS AT THE BARANGAY LEVEL.
“It is our moral obligation to protect and promote the people’s right to health and instill health consciousness among them. I am aiming for the government to provide adequate social services and […]

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Loren: Streamline Efforts To Provide Clean Water For RP

February 18, 2010

WARNING THAT THE SUPPLY OF FRESH AND CLEAN WATER FOR FILIPINOS HAS DWINDLED CRITICALLY, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CALLED FOR A CONCERTED EFFORT OF GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS, CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO CONSERVE AND CLEAN THE COUNTRY’S WATER RESOURCES.
“The severe pollution of the Pasig River and growing scarcity of water are symbolic of our government’s neglect of rivers, seas, forests and other water resources. Water is life. We waste or pollute it at the risk of the quality of […]

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Loren willing to take Trillanes under her recognizance

February 18, 2010

NACIONALISTA PARTY VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA IS WILLING TO TAKE UNDER HER RECOGNIZANCE SEN. ANTONIO TRILLANES IV AND 16 OTHER SOLDIERS FACING CHARGES BEFORE A MILITARY COURT.
On Wednesday, the AFP, through spokesman Lt. Col. Romeo Brawner Jr, said it would not release the soldiers because they were still facing general court-martial cases, related to the so-called Oakwood Mutiny that happened in 2003.
The AFP made the annoucement shortly after Judge Elmo Alameda of Branch 50 of the Makati […]

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Legarda, Villar conquer Roxas country

February 18, 2010

NACIONALISTA PARTY VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA AND RUNNING MATE MANNY VILLAR CONQUERED CAPIZ ON THURSDAY WITH 13 OF THE 17 INCUMBENT MAYORS OF THE PROVINCE, INCLUDING ROXAS CITY MAYOR VICENTE BERMEJO, PLEDGING SUPPORT FOR THEIR CAMPAIGN.
“For me, that’s proof that Capizeños really want the genuine change,” she said. “And Manny and I vow to give it to them.”
She was touched by the very warm welcome the NP team got, particularly in Roxas City, supposed bailiwick of her […]