[talk-ph] Tagging convention: names for city, municipal and barangay halls

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 15:53:53 BST 2011

Hi Rem,

Interesting story. I didn't know about that. But it makes sense
especially since many provinces in ARMM enjoy carving new towns out of
old ones. I guess that's to provide turf to each political family
there. Well, there's something new you learn everyday!


On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 3:25 AM, rem zamora <pompyang at gmail.com> wrote:
> As an added info guys, I've been to Lanao del Norte and Sur for a coverage a
> few years back during the special elections. Anyway I had a hard time
> finding the municipal halls of each towns. You know why? It's because the
> municipal hall moves together with the new mayor. The place of residence of
> the current mayor becomes the municipal hall. Sometimes Mayor X is the mayor
> of Town B, but he currently resides in Town C so the municipal hall of Town
> B is in Town C. Gets? Hehehe. I don't know if it's legal or if it's
> practiced in the whole region but that was my experience a few years back.
> Nakakatawa pero totoo. Minsan kasi turf ng lumang mayor yung lugar pero
> nanalo yung kalaban na mayor. Hindi makagalaw sa sariling town kaya sa ibang
> lugar naglalagay ng munisipyo.
> Matindi eleksyon dun eh, moro moro!
> Rem

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