Frasco couple enjoys landslide win in May 9 polls

Doris C. Bongcac 05/11/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco of the 5th district of Cebu earned another three years in office. Frasco won by over 100,000 votes in Monday’s (May 9, 2022) elections, which is triple his…

DOT-7 launches ‘Care for Cebu’s canyons’ program

Doris C. Bongcac 05/10/2022

MANDUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) has partnered with stakeholders in Cebu’s canyoneering industry  to campaign against single plastic use in canyoneering sites in the municipalities of Badian and Alegria. The…

IPPs at Mandaue City school still empty as of 9 a.m.

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2022

CITY, Cebu — At least three classrooms at the Mandaue City Central School have been designated as isolation polling place (IPP) for persons manifesting symptoms of COVID-19. But these IPPs for Barangays Alang-Alang, Centro and Mantuyong remained…

Cyber libel cases against Caindec to be heard by Pagadian court

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A Regional Trial Court Judge in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur will hear the four counts of cyber libel that were filed in court against Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec of the Land…

Paz Radaza ally in Olango Island killed just a few hours before May 9 elections

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Rep. Paz Radaza of the lone district of Lapu-Lapu City is offering a P300,000 cash reward for information that would lead to the arrest of the killer of her political ally in Olango…

Mandaue sitio residents get P100 to P1,000 in crisp bills

Doris C. Bongcac 05/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — It’s already 9 p.m. and residents of this thickly populated sitio in a barangay in Mandaue City proper have remained widely awake. Aside from celebrating the annual feast of Señor San Jose, the…

Panglao, Bohol candidate to NBI: Probe Caindec, daughter-in-law for electioneering, graft

Doris C. Bongcac, Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — An incumbent councilor in Panglao town in Bohol Province has accused Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) Regional Director Victor Caindec of using a government program and government resources to allegedly campaign…

Legarda calls for greater support for culture-based livelihoods in celebration of National Heritage Month

Doris C. Bongcac 05/07/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the country celebrates this year’s National Heritage Month, three-term Senator and current senatorial candidate Loren Legarda today calls on the government and the public for greater support and strengthening of culture-based…

President Duterte cites Legarda for gov’t workers pay hike, free college education

Doris C. Bongcac 05/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Citing notable contributions of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda like the salary hike for soldiers and policemen, universal healthcare, free college education and irrigation for farmers, President Rodrigo Duterte said the veteran lawmaker was…

Representative Frasco wins HRET manual recount

Doris C. Bongcac 05/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The outcome of the manual recount conducted by the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has reaffirmed the victory of 5th district Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco in the 2019 elections. The five-day…

INC endorses Frasco couple

Doris C. Bongcac 05/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – With just a few days left before the elections, Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco of the 5th District of Cebu and Liloan Mayor Christina Garcia-Frasco received the endorsement of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC).…

Legarda’s trust rating soars – Pulse Asia

Doris C. Bongcac 05/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Three term senator and House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda remains one of the most trusted public officials in the country based on a recent survey by Pulse Asia Research, Inc. (Pulse Asia). Conducted…

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