Marinduque mayors received PDAF from Enrile?

ENRILE ENDORSED P345M OF ‘PORK FUNDS’ TO BOGUS NGOS–COA MANILA, Philippines – Senator Juan Ponce Enrile allegedly endorsed P345 million of his Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) to bogus foundations linked to supposed mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, a state auditor said on Friday. During Napoles’ bail hearing on Friday at the Sandiganbayan, Commission on Audit (COA) Assistant Commissioner Susan Garcia said Enrile and his representatives, resigned chief of staff Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes and deputy chief of staff Jose Evangelista, signed nine statements of allotment release orders (Saro) from the Department…

Marinduque solon asks SC to take 3 justices out of HRET

Marinduque Rep. Regina Ongsiako-Reyes on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to remove three of its justices from the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) due to conflict if interest. In a 23-page petition, Reyes said the three magistrates that should be disqualified from being members of the HRET are Associate Justices Presbitero Velasco, Lucas Bersamin and Diosdado Peralta. Velasco chairs the HRET but has since inhibited from participating in the pending case against Reyes because his son Lord Allan is the petitioner in the HRET case. Lord Allan, who went…

Lawmaker frets over draft HRET ‘decision’

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal  is yet to convene on August 28,2014 but a draft decision of the would-be hearing has already leaked out, according to a lawmaker. The HRET   was to decide on  the fate of  Marinduque congressman Regina Reyes and  her political rival,  Lord Allan Velasco, son of  SC Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco. Reyes’ camp  found out about the  alleged draft being circulated now among  HRET members which is just 2 weeks away from the hearing. A copy was given to her confidentially by a concerned co-member…

NPC President announces new power source for Marinduque

Diesel Power Plant Barge in Balanacan, Marinduque BOAC, Marinduque – National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) President Ma. Gladys Cruz -Sta. Rita graced the Marinduque Electric Cooperative’s (MARELCO) 35th Annual General Membership Assembly, Saturday, August 9 at the Boc Covered Court . About 4,000 consumer/members attended the said meeting. Sta. Rita detailed the NPC’s on-going and upcoming programs in the island province of Marinduque during this event. Among the many projects of NPC are 1.) the acquisition of brand new medium speed generating sets that has the total capacity of 5 M.…

Marinduquena blood, won bueaty pageant in New York

Alexa Kirby won Miss Philippines-Quest (East Coast) 2014 IT TAKES HARD WORK TO STAGE A PAGEANT, ALSO TO WIN IT NEW YORK, New York – A beauty pageant is a lot of work for a year’s reign. That is, if you win the title. So why are many women enamored with it? Alexa Kirby of Romansville, Pennsylvania, was crowned here last July as “Miss Philippines-Quest (East Coast) 2014.” She will then compete in Miss World-Philippines onSeptember 21 in Manila and, if she wins there, she will fly to London in…