POC election to push through; Vargas wary of disqualification

Jasmine W. Payo 02/19/2018

There will be an election all right, but looks like it’s heading down the same road, where Boxing Chief Ricky Vargas will be disqualified from challenging long-time incumbent Peping Cojuangco for the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) presidency.…

A Cebu town election official jumps to his death inside a Cebu City mall

Jhunnex G. Napallacan, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/26/2017

CEBU CITY—An employee of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu was killed after he allegedly jumped off from the third floor of a mall in Cebu City on Tuesday. The police identified the victim as Rodrigo…

Nalutsan sa mga kuwestiyonable ang PDP- Laban?

Lloyd Suarez 11/19/2017

Unsa may garantiya nga modaug g’yud ang mga politiko atol unya sa eleksiyon niining ilang pagtapon sa administration party nga mao ang Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban)? Gibugo-an nalang g’yud ang mga politiko sa…

Abe eyes big win as Japan votes under North Korea threats

AFP 10/23/2017

Millions of Japanese braved typhoon conditions Sunday for a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world’s third-largest economy and press his hardline stance on North Korea. If pre-vote…

Mao Ba?

Editorial 10/20/2017

DEPUTY MAYORS Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and 10 other city officials have been sued over the appointment of some city councilors as deputy mayors. According to the complainant, former National Bureau of Investigation–Central Visayas Director Florencio…

Lessons from Anthony

Editorial 10/15/2017

When Anthony of Padua, the patron of Tuburan town in Cebu’s northwest, lost a prayer book to a monk who fled the convent with it, the saint offered prayers — eventually granted — for the offending brother…

Abe kicks off ‘difficult’ election battle

AFP 09/28/2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament Thursday, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from the popular governor of Tokyo. Members of the lower house raised their arms…

Bill on polls delay set for approval this month

Inquirer.net 08/13/2017

  The Commission on Elections (Comelec) should go slow in its printing of ballots for the October 2017 barangay elections because the House of Representatives expects to approve a seven-month postponement by the end of August, according…

Murder charges against suspect in election exec’s death

Morexette Erram 07/05/2017

MURDER charges were filed against the suspect in the death of an election officer in Barili town, southern Cebu at the Cebu Provincial Prosecutors Office at 4 pm Thursday. Escorted by policemen, Mario Timagos was presented at…

Suspect in slay of election official gives up to cops

Agnes Alpuerto, Benjie B. Talisic, Calvin Cordova, Intern, Morexette Erram 07/04/2017

ACCOMPANIED by his policemen brothers, the suspect in the killing of an election officer in Barili town in southern Cebu surrendered yesterday. Mario “Gelmar” Timagos was brought by his brothers SPO1 Jorve Timagos and SPO1 Edilberto Timagos…

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