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Angelo De Alban rises from the rubble

Angelo De Alban rises from the rubble

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FRUSTRATED with the regressive state of the country, Angelo De Alban carries the needed documents to file his candidacy as he steps inside the headquarters of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros along with his wife Shao. He does not let himself get fazed by the intimidating questions that the media greets him with, knowing that he is advocating for worthy causes like health and food stability, cultivation of the agriculture sector, fighting for the urban poor, and championing special education, something he keeps close to his heart. “We provide special education in Bulacan. You know, we are the only private school recognized by the government providing special education [...] in our village alone. When we were growing up, we know there are [...] children who nee
Artlet alum seeking Senate seat decries nuisance candidate petition

Artlet alum seeking Senate seat decries nuisance candidate petition

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By JOAHNA LEI E. CASILAO and MA. LEANDRA A. TAMARES JOURNALISM ALUMNUS and lawyer-educator Angelo De Alban slammed the petition of the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) law department to declare him a nuisance candidate after his financial capability to mount a nationwide campaign was questioned. De Alban said the Comelec’s grounds for disqualifying him from next year’s midterm elections have no basis. “Financial capacity is not one of the grounds to declare a candidate a nuisance. Such ground cited by the law department of Comelec has no basis in law and in the constitution, much less in fact,” De Alban told the Flame in a text message. In its motu proprio petition seeking to declare De Alban a nuisance candidate, the Comelec argued that “absent clear proof of [De Alban’s