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Negros Occidental town buries slain councilor it made topnotcher

May 20, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Moises Padilla town lays to rest Michael Garcia, who, despite being killed in an ambush, is reelected the No. 1 councilor

Residents of Moises Padilla mourn the deaths of the Garcias as they paid their last respects at San Isidro Labrador Parish on Saturday, May 18.Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Slain Negros Occidental official tops councilor race

May 15, 2019 - 6:02 PM

He should be serving his 3rd term as councilor of the small town of Moises Padilla, but Michael Garcia was killed in an ambush on April 25

PROCLAIMED. Moises Padilla election officer Jesus Gaston (left) proclaims the winning slate of Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo (2nd from left) on May 14, 2019. Contributed Photo

Guns, goons, killings in small Negros Occidental town

May 11, 2019 - 8:36 PM

In the town of Moises Padilla, intense political rivalry and the presence of communist rebels make for a bloody campaign

MARIJO GARCIA (left), wife of the slain brother of Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Celestina Yulo (standing), speaks to the media for the first time on May 5, 2019, with her 18-year-old son Joaquin and 12-year-old daughter. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Negros Occidental officials offer P2-M reward for killers of town councilor

Apr 26, 2019 - 12:15 PM

(UPDATED) Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr says he would recommend placing Moises Padilla town under Comelec control

SURVIVOR. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr condoles with Vice Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia Yulo following the fatal ambush of her brother and nephew. Photo courtesy of Richard Malihan

Negros Occidental town vice mayor says she was target of ambush

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:08 AM

Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo believes the ambush that killed her brother and nephew was perpetrated by her political opponent

Negros Occidental town councilor, uncle shot dead

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:52 PM

(UPDATED) Police say around 20 men staged the attack on reelectionist Moises Padilla town Councilor Michael Garcia and Mark Garcia. Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo, a mayoral candidate who was with the campaign convoy, survives the attack.

Trump sees 'fast' decision over new FBI director

May 13, 2017 - 10:41 PM

UPDATED The White House however has provided no set timeline for the process of replacing former FBI director James Comey

TRUMP. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Delaware County Fair in Delaware, Ohio on October 20, 2016. Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Australian football chief says 2022 World Cup race 'not clean'

Jun 03, 2015 - 3:13 PM

UPDATED Football Federation Australia chief: We ran a clean bid I know that others did not and I have shared what I know with the authorities

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT. A file picture dated October 29, 2007 of the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquaters in Zurich, Switzerland. Steffen Schmidt/EPA

Garcia quits as FIFA corruption investigator

Dec 18, 2014 - 12:11 AM

Michael Garcia quits one day after FIFA rejected his appeal over the followup to his 18 month inquiry

RESIGNATION. Picture dated 27 July 2012 of Michael J. Garcia (L), head of FIFA's investigatory chamber of the ethics committee of the governing body of world football, and Hans Joachim Eckert, chairman of FIFA's adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, during a press conference at the headquarters of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. EPA/WALTER BIERI

FIFA a 'mafia family' says ex-English football chief

Jun 12, 2014 - 6:18 AM

FIFA I m afraid behaves like a mafia family It has a decades long tradition of bribes bungs and corruption said the former chairman of England s Football Association

BLATTER BLOTTER. FIFA president Joseph Blatter attends the 64th FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, June 11. Blatter says he is ready to seek another term at the top of the ruling football body next year. Photo by Marco Mendez/EPA

Is China democratizing the politics of int'l development?

Dec 12, 2013 - 1:00 PM

Developing countries that have deep seated colonial memories are now looking at China rather than the United States for aid and growth

FLYING PROUD. Chinese flags fly over the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 13, 2012. AFP/Mark Ralston