• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    6 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

Showdown in Southern Tagalog PIPELINE Antonio Gatmaitan 12/08/2009

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Showdown in Southern Tagalog


PIPELINE

Antonio Gatmaitan
12/08/2009

The strategic group of provinces, arguably, second in importance only to Metro Manila, is Southern Tagalog. In fact, its voting strength of 5,994,720 is bigger than Metro Manila which had voters of 5,534,716 as of 2001. These are the provinces of Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, Laguna and Rizal compromising Region IV-A. Because of proximity to Manila, they usually vote in tandem with the city folk. They are influenced essentially the same type of issues and the same fears... MORE


SourceThe Daily Tribune

ALTERNATE URL: http://www.classicposters.com/commentary/20091208com3.html

0 comments

Blog Archive