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Past governors of Bicol — Catanduanes

Catanduanes was once a part of Albay. On October 26, 1945, it was emancipated from Albay and was declared an island-province by virtue of Commonwealth Act No. 687. Based on records, gubernatorial elections for Catanduanes started in 1948. According to Prof. Alex De Guzman, when the island was still in transition to becoming a full-pledge … Continue reading Past governors of Bicol — Catanduanes

Mahathir on the blog!

Malaysia's ex-prime minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, is now on the cyberspace joining the ranks of bloggers. Ironically, Mahathir was known for suppressing press freedoms during his 22-years in office and was criticized for clamping down dissenting voices through strict media laws. Mahathir started blogging last Thursday and his first post is out the appointment of … Continue reading Mahathir on the blog!