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BIRTHDAY. Former Ambassador Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco, chairman emeritus of the Nationalist People's Coalition and head of San Miguel Corporation, who celebrated his birthday Monday at the Shangrila Hotel, in Makati, is greeted by Bacolod City Mayor and congressman-elect Evelio Leonardia, who ran under the NPC-Grupo Progreso ticket.*

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Poll gun ban ends today
but checkpoints still up


The Commission on Elections gun ban ends at midnight today, but the   firearms   seized from the ancestral house of Mayor Magdaleno Peña in Barangay Ubay,   Negros Occidental , still cannot be taken by their owners.

That is because, with the revocation of all their licenses, they are now considered loose firearms, Senior Supt. Milko Lirazan, Negros Occidental police director, said yesterday.

Seventy-six of the 90 firearms seized, that are covered by a civil case for replevin pending before Bacolod Regional Trial Court Branch 42 Judge Fernando Elumba, are stored in two vehicles at the parking lot of the Bacolod Hall of Justice.moremoremore

Golez reports
highest expenses

Outgoing Bacolod Rep. Anthony Golez Jr. had the highest expenses incurred for the May 13 elections, the Statement of Election Contributions and Expenditures (SECE) he submitted to the Commission on Election Bacolod Field Office shows.

Out of the 22 local candidates who filed their SECE at the Comelec as of yesterday, Golez stated that he spent P1,250,000 for the campaign, followed by Congressman-elect and Mayor Evelio Leonardia with P690,270.97, and Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson with P647,673.27.

Ray Carmona declared that he spent P250,000, followed by re-elected Councilor Roberto Rojas Sr. – P234,915.81; Juan Ramon Jalandoni – P199,445.31; Councilor Elmer Sy- P188,000; re-elected Councilor Sonya Verdeflor – P185,058.20; Vice Mayor-elect Greg Gasataya – P167,092.43; Councilor Mona Dia Jardin – P165,190.06;.moremoremore

2 solons, 9 others
submit SECE, too

Are politicians telling the truth in the Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures they are filing before the Commission on Elections?

Wil Arceño, acting Negros Occidental elections supervisor, said it will be up to the COMELEC Law Department to determine whether the statements being submitted are acceptable or not.

As of yesterday noon, 11 candidates in the May 13 polls had submitted their SECE to the Negros Occidental COMELEC office, with the deadline set tomorrow, he said..moremoremore

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