Tuburan, Daanbantayan in watchlist

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/24/2018

FOR SK AND BARANGAY POLLS The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has recommended putting the entire town of Tuburan in northern Cebu under the election watchlist or “areas of concern” for the upcoming barangay elections. CPPO Director…

Election simulation set

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/24/2018

TO address possible confusion in the handling of ballots and other election-related concerns during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu will be conducting an election simulation for its election…

Education at grassroots level crucial: Cebuano grad

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/24/2018

A Cebu City-based Business Administration graduate of the University of San Carlos (USC) landed in this year’s list of top 10 students in the country. Alexander Bajarias, who graduated magna cum laude last year and majored in…

C4HR to submit accounts on EJK to ICC

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/22/2018

A multi-sectoral human rights movement in Cebu is preparing accounts on the alleged extra judicial killings in the Philippines for submission to the International Criminal Court (ICC). “This is to show that the “War on drugs” is…

Few late filers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/21/2018

  Some barangays may not have enough candidates to fill slots for SK Council as very few aspirants took advantage of extension to file COCs There might be more slots for the Sangguniang Kabataan Council than candidates,…

Comelec extends COC filing deadline

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/20/2018

The Commision on Elections has extended the filing of Certificates of Candidacy for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls until 5:00 p.m. today, April 21. In a resolution, Comelec extended the period after the National Youth…

Capitol ready to deploy 27 new equipment

Intern, Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/20/2018

CAPITOL is set to deploy the 27 newly procured light and heavy equipment to the province’s towns and cities. Hector Jamora, Provincial Engineer’s Office (PEO) head, said that the equipment would be spread out to the seven…

P227M worth of equipment to be distributed for road construction and calamity response ops

Intern, Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/20/2018

At least 27 units of light and heavy equipment will be turned over to different districts and municipalities in Cebu City. The P227 million worth of equipment will be used to speed-up road improvements and for quicker…

GT Express van, colorum vehicle impounded; operators to be fined P200K

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/19/2018

A GT-Express van and a colorum vehicle — a private owned van, who was illegally used as a van-for-hire — will be impounded for three months after their drivers were caught illegally transferring passengers bound for Daanbantayan…

Town hall forum for Consolacion’s SK bets

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/19/2018

Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates in Consolacion town, northern Cebu will take part in a town hall meeting to unveil their platform of government to their constituencies. This came after the Commission on Election (Comelec) office in Consolacion…