Tumulak, Hontiveros file COCs for councilor post

Morexette B. Erram 10/16/2018

Councilor Dave Tumulak and former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player Dondon Hontiveros filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) simultaneously on Tuesday morning (October 16). Tumulak and Hontiveros are opponents for the councilor post in the city’s South…

Murdered Ronda mayor’s daughter files COC for town councilor

Rosalie Abatayo 10/15/2018

It’s been 40 days since the brutal killing of Ronda Mayor Nonie Blanco. While family members continue to grieve Blanco’s untimely demise, his daughter Ann Marie opted to filed her Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for town councilor…

Sonny chooses councilor as running mate over Yapha

Rene F. Alima 10/15/2018

Toledo City Mayor Sonny Osmeña has decided to choose Councilor Joy Perales as his running mate in next year’s elections. He said he opted to get rid of Vice Mayor Antonio Yapha, who he said betrayed him.…

4 village chiefs likely to run for councilor

Morexette B. Erram 10/12/2018

FOUR incumbent barangay captains were reportedly included in the lineup of candidates for city councilor in the May 2019 elections. They are Michael Gacasan (Guadalupe), Philip Zafra (Tisa), Kirk Bryan Repollo (Inayawan), and Niña Mabatid (Mabolo). Zafra,…

Police eye drugs, politics in killing of Lazi councilor

Benjie B. Talisic 10/12/2018

  Senior Supt. Clarito Baja, director of the Siquijor Provincial Police Office, said that Lazi Town Councilor Domingo Arcamo was a drug surrenderee who was asked by the police to join their community activities. Arcamo was shot…

Lazi town Councilor shot dead

Benjie Talisic 10/12/2018

A municipal councilor of Lazi town was shot dead in  Barangay Poblacion, Siquijor town in Siquijor province,  Thursday night (October 11). Domingo Arcamo, 50, died from  gunshot wounds on his left chest and waist. Arcamo was shot by…

Cubacub Councilor dies from gunshot wound, companion now safe

Norman Mendoza 10/10/2018

Cubacub Barangay Councilor Edgar Bihag has died from a gunshot wound near his left armpit, which may have pierced his heart, said Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) Chief Julian Entoma. Bihag, Entoma said, died an hour after…

Councilor Garcia on Malubog killings: Alarming

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2018

Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia described the incident that resulted in the death of five individuals in Barangay Malubog in Cebu City on Thursday dawn as ‘alarming’. Garcia, in an interview with reporters in Naga City,…

From ‘number 1’ councilor to Ronda’s top official

Nestle L. Semilla 09/05/2018

  Rocky Gabatan, the incumbent vice mayor of Ronda town, Cebu is expected to assume as town mayor after Former Mayor Mariano Blanco III was shot dead by unknown assailants. Gabatan ranked first among the elected councilors…

Councilor ‘Soc’ Fernandez suspended for 3 months

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/20/2018

DILG-CEBU: SUSPENSION ORDER SERVED Former Talisay City Mayor and currently Councilor Socrates “Soc” Fernandez has been meted a three-month suspension for his alleged role in the escape of his adopted son, Joavan Fernandez, from jail in 2013.…

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