The San Carlos City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered a manual recount
of the votes garnered by 10 elected officials, including the mayor, in Toboso
town, Negros Occidental on Monday next week.
Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Chief Inspector Bartolome Beliran explaining
the cause of fire in Riverside, Banago that claimed the lives of 2 children, to
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella.* (CMO-PIO photo)
CALATRAVA CHECK. Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (4th from left) turns over the
check worth P500,000 to the barangay officials of Brgy. Buenavista, Municipality
of Calatrava led by Brgy. Capt. Ruel Palabrica, at the Capitol, yesterday. The
fund will be used in the construction of a potable water system project in the
barangay.* (Capitol photo by Richard Malihan)
In a report submitted by Toboso Election Officer Regie Rose Ilustre to
COMELEC Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Jessie Suarez yesterday, the
recount was filed by mayoralty candidate Maria Luisa Dela Cruz, who allegedly
questioned the win of Mayor Richard Jaojoco.