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Lawmaker passes away

Rep. Ciriaco Calalang of Kabayan party-list succumbed to a massive stroke on Sunday.

Another Kabayan representative, Ron Salo, learned from Bern Fermin-Tica, Calalang’s executive assistant for 21 years, that the lawmaker was confined at the De Los Santos Medical Center, where he underwent surgery last Sept. 17.

Calalang, 67, is survived by his three adopted children—lawyer Joseph Ivan, Carissa and Carlo.

Salo said the public wake in his honor will be at the St. Peter Memorial Chapels along Quezon Avenue in Quezon City starting Sept. 26 at 5 pm.

Calalang, a law professor and taxation lawyer, was sworn in last Jan. 20 when then representative Harry Roque was appointed presidential spokesman. 

Topics: Ciriaco Calalang , Kabayan , Bern Fermin-Tica , Harry Roque
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