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Regions should retain taxes paid by big firms – CAR, ARMM execs

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Cordillera and Muslim Mindanao officials tell congressmen the regions can t attain fiscal autonomy because firms that exploit their resources pay taxes in Manila

FEDERALISM TALK. Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan are among the officials from CAR who had a dialogue with lawmakers on June 28. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House plenary debate on charter change eyed in May

Feb 13, 2017 - 3:04 PM

Southern Leyte Rep Roger Mercado: We will be busy discussing the death penalty [first] Then it is our hope that Congress give priority on our business when we open our session come May this year

The House of Representatives in Quezon City on June 2, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Fariñas to take over as charter change panel head

Oct 13, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Ilocos Norte s congressman explains that the committee s incumbent chair Roger Mercado is giving up the committee to keep his post as Deputy Majority Leader

Southern Leyte candidates promise agriculture, fisheries reforms

May 03, 2016 - 1:33 PM

In a local forum Liberal Party bets mainly members of the influential Mercado clan and candidates from United Nationalist Alliance UNA trade barbs and talk platforms

PLEDGE OF COMMITMENT. Candidates, supporters and stakeholders take a pledge for honest and clean elections. Photo by Jed Cortes/Rappler.

Southern Leyte Gov Mercado: 'We're 100% Roxas-Robredo'

Apr 30, 2016 - 9:12 PM

The Liberal Party provincial chairman reiterates his support for the administration tandem as he debunks reports that his clan has endorsed another vice presidential candidate

Governor Oging Mercado addresses a crowd in a local candidates’ forum in Maasin City Integrated Terminal as he seeks for election as Congressman of the Lone District of Southern Leyte. Photo by Dionard Mendova/Rappler

Southern Leyte governor from LP, but 'can't say no' to Duterte

Mar 22, 2016 - 5:47 PM

Not supporting Duterte would be a betrayal of his province and his people says Governor Roger Mercado who belongs to the Liberal Party

IN MAASIN. Rodrigo Duterte visits Southern Leyte Governor Roger Mercado in his office in Maasin City, his birthplace. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'Pahalipay': Vote buying in Southern Leyte

May 21, 2013 - 12:11 PM

In Southern Leyte a policeman and a barangay official turn witness in vote buying allegations against local politicians

Cops get ‘gifts’ from S. Leyte bets

May 11, 2013 - 9:49 PM

Envelopes containing P500 bills are distributed to police officers in Pintuyan Southern Leyte

VOTE-BUYING? Envelopes labelled with the nicknames of brothers running for governor and congressman were distributed among police officers in Pintuyan, Southern Leyte. Photo courtesy of Eva Tomol