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Comelec urges youth to register for SK polls

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Deadline for voter registration is on April 29 With only a few days left before the registration deadline, the Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is urging the youth to register for the upcoming October 2017 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec-7 Assistant Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin said during the Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Cebu City election protest: Comelec orders transport of ballot boxes

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered the transport of the ballot boxes of pilot protested precincts by defeated Cebu City Mayor candidate Michael Rama. In an order dated April 17, the Comelec Second Division has ordered the election officers in Cebu City and the City Treasurer’s Office to make an inventory and to seal […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Macarine to swim from Dumaguete to Siquijor

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LAWYER Ingemar Macarine resumes his clarion call to clean our oceans and seas as sets to swim the rough seas that connect Siquijor Island and Dumaguete City today. If successful, this will be the 26th successful open water swim for the 29-year old lawyer and environmentalist who is fondly called the Pinoy Aquaman. His most […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Comelec holds special registration for voters

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IN observance of National Women’s Month celebration, the Commission on Election (Comelec) will be holding a special satellite registration today for women voters. Comelec provincial supervisor Lionel Castillano said that their central office has issued a resolution requiring highly urbanized cities, including Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu to hold the special registration, dubbed the Special Satellite […]

Posted: March 7th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Comelec conducts registration in campuses

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WITH only three months to go before the deadline on the registration for both barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will conduct satellite registration for SK voters in schools. “What we observed was that even in our satellite offices in the towns, the turnout of registrants were minimal. That’s why […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Provincial Capitol: Of fresh mandates and new chapters

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(Part 1) In true Cebuano fashion, the year 2016 kicked off with the Sinulog festivities; but for the Cebu provincial government, last year’s events had a different twist in light of Cebu’s hosting of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) from January 23 to 31. Held just a few days after the Sinulog festival, the […]

Posted: January 2nd, 2017 in Headlines,Special Feature | Read More »

SHOWDOWN

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Bitter political rivals Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and the city’s former mayor, Michael Rama, are at it again, in what can literally be a pissing contest of sorts, or a hair-pulling duel, depending on what will be decided as the mode of the drug test that they both agreed to undergo. The drug test […]

Posted: December 9th, 2016 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Tom O remains confident of victory during recount

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CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he remains confident he will still emerge victorious even if there will be a recount of the votes cast for him and defeated mayoral candidate Michael Rama. He even challenged Rama’s camp to include the clustered precincts where Rama, Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella and defeated north district congressional candidate […]

Posted: December 5th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

COMELEC ORDERS A RECOUNT

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division has issued an order which facilitates the recount of 20 percent of votes cast in Cebu City’s mayoralty race last May. The best solution to resolve the allegations of defeated mayoralty candidate Michael Rama against Tomas Osmeña and vice versa was for them to do a recount, according […]

Posted: December 4th, 2016 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Comelec open on holidays

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THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said they will be open tomorrow even if it’s a holiday. Comelec provincial supervisor Lionel Castillano said they will be open even during holidays except Sundays for the registration of voters for next year’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. The voter’s registration period started last November 7 and ends […]

Posted: November 28th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »