14 unopposed bets in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 14 candidates for next year’s elections in Cebu province do not have opponents. Based on the unofficial tally from the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec), five aspiring mayors and…

Samsam: It is not true that I didn’t endorse VM Alan Bucao as Alayon’s mayoralty candidate

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Talisay City Mayor Gerard Anthony “Samsam” Gullas denied allegations that he did not endorse Vice Mayor Alan Bucao to be their party’s mayoralty bet for the 2022 elections. Gullas, who is running as…

Comelec gets IATF nod to simulate voting in pandemic scenario

Leila B. Salaverria, Patricia Denise Chiu 10/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s COVID-19 pandemic task force has allowed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to conduct a voting simulation exercise in San Juan City on October 23, calling it an essential activity in preparation for the…

Political motorcades in Cebu City may be limited to only 20 cars — CCTO

Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The political season has begun and Cebu City has received two requests for two separate motorcades in support of Presidential candidates, Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Bongbong Marcos on October 16 and…

Baron Geisler registers as a voter in Cebu, urges Cebuanos to vote

Immae Lachica 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Known Filipino actor Baron Geisler makes an important move today, October 12, by registering as a voter in the North District of Cebu City for the coming May 2022 elections. Election Officer 2 Omar…

Text blasting machines illicitly sold; ‘weaponized’ by pols

Miguel Camus 10/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) said it would run after sources of illegal radio gear such as text blast machines that a growing number of politicians or political groups were secretly using in their…

PDEA-7 to intensify drug ops so syndicates won’t have money to finance politicians

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In view of the upcoming elections, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said it will intensify its anti-illegal drug operations to deny syndicates of logistics that they may use to support certain politicians.…

Babies in Pink! Kakie and Jillian catch up in NY to support parents

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 10/09/2021

  CEBU, Philippines — The daughters of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan who are running for the country’s top two elective positions next year, have shown their support to their parents while both in…

Veteran columnist, professor and economist files COC for Dalaguete town councilor

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former CDN columnist Perry Fajardo has finally thrown his hat into the political arena as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for Councilor of Dalaguete town for the 2022 elections. The 73-year-old…

Nadine supports VP Leni, trends on Twitter

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/08/2021

DALAGUETE, Philippines—Nadine Lustre is once again trending on Twitter.   But this time, the Twitter world was abuzz after Nadine showed support to Vice President Leni Robredo who will run for President in the 2022 elections.  Nadine…

Talisay City has 5 independent aspiring councilors for 2022 polls

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are five independent candidates among the 25 candidates for councilors in Talisay City who have filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs). April Mae Gamboa, election assistant from the Talisay City Comelec, said…

5-way fight for Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu is on, and it’s going to be a five-way battle. At least four aspirants for the province’s top post, including incumbent Governor and reelectionist Gwendolyn Garcia, filed their…

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