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   APRIL 28, 2013 EDITION
  Various Championship scenes as the Palarong Pambansa ended up with the awarding of medals and trophies,
plus cash prizes for the first time to the team champions. People say the 2013 Palarong Pambansa was a record success.

Manila retains Palaro crown!

Keeping up with its leadership both in the civic and sports world, Manila which comprises the National Capital Region Athletic Association NCRAA has retained its sports supremacy in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa as they romped away 114 gold medals, 111 silvers and 54 bronze medals or a whooping total of 279 medals in all categories. NCRAA also got a total of 596.5 total points.

Placing second overall is West Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVAA) whose team got 78 gold’s, 38 silvers and 53 bronze or a total of 151 medals to their credit or 446.34 points.

Third placer overall is North Mindanao region got 114 medals, with 38 gold’s, 30 silver and 46 bronze as they amassed a total of 288 points.



Mayor, vice-mayor bets square off

The City mayoralty and vice-mayoralty bets in Dumaguete focused on good governance as they square off in a friendly forum conducted Friday at the Filproducts studio by the Diocesan Electoral Board.

Among those present during the candidates’ forum were City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria and former Vice Mayor Woodrow Maquiling of the NPC and Incumbent Vice-Mayor Alan Gel Cordova and Councilor Joe Kenneth Arbas of the Liberal Party.

Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria said he hopes to bring more modern technology in the city hall if reelected. He vows to uphold consistency, credibility and accountability in implementing his programs of government. For his part, Vice Mayor Alan Gel Cordova, LP candidate for Mayor said he envisioned to have a genuine democratic system of government where there is principled leadership and shared responsibility.



As expected, the first election-related murder case happened last Sunday in the very hotly contested first district in the town of Jimalalud, known in local political history as an election hotbed since the late 60s and 70s.

This violent incident in the troubled north in the first district, must be nipped in the bud by our law enforcers led by the Comelec, so that it will not proliferate and contaminate others. Remember, violence begets violence. Thanks to those peace keepers who took the initiative of reaching out to attain peace in Jimalalud.

Killed was a former municipal worker now a barangay leader turned-opposition, who was killed in cold blood by suspected political supporters of the town administration . As usual each side will claim innocence, the other in possible self defense whatever.

But let justice take its course as murder charges are now being filed before the provincial fiscal’s office. See related story on page one.

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