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Cagayan braces for Typhoon Rosita a month after Ompong

Oct 28, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Rosita (Yutu) is similar in path and strength to the destructive Ompong (Mangkhut)

PREPARATIONS. Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba (2nd from R) convenes the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on October 28, 2018, ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Rosita. Photo from the Cagayan Provincial Information Office

Cagayan governor seeks reversal of SC bail grant to Enrile

Oct 24, 2018 - 6:42 PM

'Seeking a seat in the Senate necessarily entails a nationwide campaign that even a healthy person will find strenuous,' Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says in a letter to Ombudsman Samuel Martires

A LOAD TO CARRY. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile says he feels bad for the next president, who he believes will inherit problems left by the Aquino Administration. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Cagayan prepares for Typhoon Mangkhut

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:25 AM

'Sa pagdating ni Ompong, anything is possible,' says Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba, using the local name for Mangkhut

Cagayan loses P328M for road projects due to delayed budget

Jan 02, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The delayed passage of the budget has prompted a word war between Governor Manuel Mamba and the Cagayan Provincial Board

Cagayan governor condemns NPA killing of Baggao councilor

Dec 04, 2017 - 1:15 AM

New People's Army members are accused of being behind the death of Baggao Sangguniang Bayan member Angelo 'Buridek' Luis

Backtracking? PDP-Laban denies Mamba took oath as Cagayan chair

Nov 22, 2017 - 6:48 AM

The party says the Cagayan governor only took oath as a member of the party, not as provincial party chairman

NOT PROVINCIAL CHAIR? Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba. Rappler screengrab

After PDP-Laban move, Mamba slams ex-party LP, Aquino admin

Nov 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says Mar Roxas will get 'zero' votes in Tuao, his hometown, if the 2016 LP presidential bet runs for senator in 2019

MAMBA. In this file photo, Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba speaks at the AGOS Summit on Disaster Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ex-LP stalwart Mamba to take oath as PDP-Laban chair in Cagayan

Nov 16, 2017 - 6:26 PM

The oath taking comes a year after the Cagayan governor transferred to President Rodrigo Duterte's party

NEW PROVINCIAL CHAIR. Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba will take his oath as PDP-Laban provincial chair on November 17, 2017, more than a year after he jumped ship from the Liberal Party. Photo by Rappler

P597 million in damage to Cagayan schools neglected a year after Lawin

Oct 17, 2017 - 5:48 PM

The total cost of damaged classrooms of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Cagayan is pegged at P408,770,000 million for the 1,282 damaged classrooms. About P189 million in damages to classrooms of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in Cagayan is also recorded.

WRECKED. The gymnasium of the Cagayan State University-Piat Campus. Photo courtesy of the CSU Communicator.

Cagayan governor Mamba hits ‘disrespectful’ employee on the nape

Sep 04, 2017 - 9:45 PM

The employee who has been in government for 40 years says he left the flag ceremony because he thought the program had ended

MAMBA. In this file photo, Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba speaks at the AGOS Summit on Disaster Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Jul 09, 2017 - 8:35 AM

DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels

Day 2 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Catch these speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:40 AM

Learn from champions experts and practitioners of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation at the Agos Summit this Friday and Saturday

Comelec junks poll protest vs Cagayan governor

Nov 19, 2016 - 2:03 PM

The Comelec Second Division says the election protest of defeated gubernatorial bet Cristina Antonio is insufficient in form and content

CAGAYAN GOVERNOR. The Comelec Second Division has junked an election protest against Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba (left) filed by defeated candidate Cristina Antonio. File photo by Rappler

Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

Nov 06, 2016 - 11:20 PM

Super Typhoon Lawin Haima left P5 7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2 8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

Cagayan gov't to release P20M for Lawin-damaged homes

Nov 03, 2016 - 12:07 PM

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says priority will be given to 11 hardest areas in the province

DESTROYED. Typhoon Lawin leaves a trail of destruction in Peñablanca, Cagayan. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

After Lawin, state of calamity declared in Cagayan

Oct 22, 2016 - 6:16 PM

In the summary report issued by the Cagayan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council damage to agriculture is estimated to be worth P6 3 billion

DAMAGE. This bridge in Peñablanca, Cagayan is destroyed by Lawin, leaving dozens of villages still isolated. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Lawin hits 12,000 families in Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino

Oct 21, 2016 - 4:32 PM

In Cagayan and Isabela combined 841 residential houses have been totally damaged with another 3 705 homes partially destroyed

AFTERMATH. Residents in Tuguegarao City check houses destroyed by Typhoon Lawin (Haima), which was a super typhoon when it hit land on Wednesday, October 19. File photo c/o Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Lawin 'possibly damaged 100% of houses' in Tuguegarao City

Oct 20, 2016 - 1:31 PM

There are no reports yet regarding the situation of towns away from Tuguegarao City since communication lines are still down

IMPASSABLE ROADS. Hours before Typhoon Lawin made landfall on Wednesday, October 19, this road in Tuguegarao was already impassable due to swollen Pinacanuan River. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Cagayan, Isabela evacuate residents ahead of Typhoon Lawin

Oct 19, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Provincial authorities in Cagayan and Isabela have started to evacuate residents from low lying and coastal areas

STAYING SAFE. Evacuees at a gymnasium in Tuguegarao City ahead of Typhoon Lawin, October 19, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Typhoon Lawin: Cagayan prepares for 'worst-case scenario'

Oct 18, 2016 - 7:05 PM

The Cagayan provincial government will begin the forced evacuation of residents in low lying and coastal areas on Wednesday to ensure public safety

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. Cagayan officials meet on preparations for Typhoon Lawin (Haima) on October 18, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Cagayan Provincial Information Office

LP stalwart Cagayan gov to join Duterte party

Oct 06, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba is leaving the Liberal Party and switching to President Rodrigo Duterte s PDP Laban

P7.4-M worth of housing aid to Cagayan typhoon victims still undistributed

Jul 29, 2016 - 2:20 PM

It is unclear why the previous administration made the housing aid purchases more than two years after Typhoon Vinta Krosa hit Cagayan

Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Cagayan governor: Politicians ‘big protectors’ of drug lords

Jul 08, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Governor Manuel Mamba says Cagayan politicians have tolerated drug lords for years

Cagayan governor orders removal of Enrile statue in capitol

Jul 06, 2016 - 10:31 AM

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says the public display of a statue of a living person violated the law

Aquino: 81 bills rejected in 6 years

Jun 15, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Among all the presidents after Martial Law it was Aquino who vetoed the most number of bills followed by President Fidel Ramos

Defeated Cagayan gubernatorial bet claims 'massive cheating' during elections

May 26, 2016 - 9:22 PM

United Nationalist Alliance UNA candidate Cristina Antonio says the large number of undervotes – those who simply did not vote for the gubernatorial position – is highly improbable

CRISTINA ANTONIO. Photo by Raymon Dullana

Cagayan gubernatorial bet accused of vote buying

May 09, 2016 - 12:52 AM

Regional Public Safety Battalion claims voters and recipients lists with signatures plus P60 000 cash were recovered from a gubernatorial bet supporter s house

ALLEGATIONS. Cagayan gubernatorial candidate Cristina Antonio says she is in "shock" over accusations of vote buying. Photo from Facebook

Aquino campaigns for LP bets in Enrile country

May 03, 2016 - 9:40 AM

The President reminds Cagayan voters of the administration s projects in the province including 3 bridges

Local Vote: Cagayan, Negros Occidental, Tacloban City, Leyte

Aug 22, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Not campaigning? Declared LP bet distributes PCSO ambulances in Cagayan; Negros Occidental’s closely watched contest: vice governorship; Romualdez wives to seek husbands posts;

 FROM LEFT: Presidential Legislative Liaison Officer Manuel Mamba of Cagayan, 4th District Representative Jeffrey Ferrer of Negros Occidental, and Councilor Cristina Gonzalez of Tacloban City, Leyte

Palace official will seek Cagayan gubernatorial post

Jun 06, 2015 - 12:14 PM

In Enrile s Cagayan Presidential Legislative Liaison Office Secretary Manuel Mamba says he will support whoever is the Liberal Party standard bearer

Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) chief Manuel Mamba. Photo from his Facebook profile.

Palace official: No chacha problem with ‘friendly’ Congress

Aug 16, 2014 - 5:27 PM

PLLO chief Manuel Mamba says President Aquino has a very good relationship with the Senate and the House which both support constitutional amendments though limited to economic provisions

PLLO chief enjoys Aquino's trust - Valte

Jun 07, 2013 - 5:58 PM

What is needed is better coordination between the legislative and executive branches of government says Malacañang

Jinggoy: Aquino must replace legislative liaison

Jun 06, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Sen Estrada says PLLO chief Manuel Mamba is to blame for the lack of coordination between the Palace and Congress Mamba says Enrile refused to deal with him

'BLAME ON HIM.' Acting Senate President Jinggoy Estrada blames PLLO chief Manuel Mamba for the lack of coordination between Congress and the Palace, leading President Aquino to veto various bills. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Cabinet exec links Cagayan gov to ambush

May 16, 2013 - 7:31 PM

Manuel Mamba says he saw Gov Alvaro Antonio shoot at his convoy on election day May 13

Cabinet official escapes ambush

May 13, 2013 - 3:26 PM

The convoy of Presidential Legislative Liaison Officer Secretary Manuel Mamba is fired upon