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Sports personalities were some of the contenders in this year’s midterm polls yet some have failed to win the elections The Winners: Francis Zamora, a former basketball player earned the mayoral post in San Juan City, ending the Estrada family’s five-decade hold of the business district. Zamora garnered 35,060 votes while his rival Janella Estrada, the daughter of plunder-accused senatorial candidate Jinggoy Estrada and granddaughter of former president and incumbent

Jejomar Binay

Past vice president Jejomar Binay tried and failed in his bid for a congressional seat in Makati City. As votes from all the polling precincts already broadcasted around 3 am Tuesday, May 14, results show that Binay lost to his ally-turned-political-foe Kid Peña. Binaywas gunning for the first district of Makati in the House of Representatives. He ran for President and lost in the 2016 race. Peña reaped 71,035 votes

Jejomar Binay

Jejomar Binay, who was a Former VP was successful to cast his vote—two hours after the vote counting machine in his precinct in Makati City repeatedly rejected his ballot. Binay was initially unable to cast his vote when a VCM at San Antonio National High School failed to read his ballot after eight attempts. Binay runs as a congressional candidate of Makati’s first district This prompted the former vice president

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The rivalry between siblings – and Makati mayoral candidates – Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. and re-election candidate Mayor Mar-len Abigail “Abby” Binay intensified on Saturday, following a public confrontation inside a church. Viral videos seen on social media shows Junjun provoking Abby during a forum hosted by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) at the San Ildefonso Parish in Barangay Pio del Pilar, Makati City. The verbal

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City government of Makati on Wednesday requested residents whose houses sit on top of the West Valley Fault to relocate. The Makati Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office said the fault in Makati transects four barangay (villages) — Comembo, East Rembo, Pembo and Rizal. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology noted the West Valley Fault might trigger a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that could kill around 30,000 people. The West Valley Fault passes

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A lone garbage collector identified as Eduardo Arcilla perished in an accident involving his garbage truck and a campaign motorcade truck in Makati City on Sunday. The truck being used for Makati congressional candidate Kid Peña’s campaign activity hit the garbage truck, causing its tailgate to fall. The victim’s face was crushed by the damaged tailgate. Peña spoken his condolences to the victim’s family and said that he will do

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Local actor Migo Adecer was under arrest on Tuesday after being involved in a hit-and-run that incapacitated two personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) who were on a motorcycle. According to Police Col. Rogelio Simon, Makati City Police Chief, the 25-year-old actor continued driving his white Subaru BRZ even after he had already hit the two traffic personnel. The victims were identified by police as Rogelio Formelos Castillano,

Ex-Makati mayor JunJun Binay's secretary shot by motorcycle-riding gunman

The executive secretary of former Makati City mayor JunJun Binay was shot by a motorycle-riding killer on Thursday evening in Barangay Olympia in Makati City, reports said. Monaliza Bernardo was shot from behind by the suspect as she entered her residence along Makiling Street in Barangay Olympia. Bernardo was sent to the nearby hospital, Makati Medical Center by an individual known as Reynaldo Bahoyo for medical treatment. The suspect, who

Naga City barangay councilor ambushed in Makati

Naga City councilor, Fortune Isaac Imperial of Barangay Tinago in Naga City, is in critical condition after he was ambushed by gunmen in motorcycles in Makati City Monday night of March 4. Police reports say the suspects shot Imperial numerous times while he was on-board a black Mitsubishi Mirage G4 along Finlandia Street, Barangay San Isidro, Makati City, around 11 pm Monday. Suspects afterwards fled away towards the nearby Dela