Pols welcome withdrawal of Duterte, Go from 2022 polls

Donna Pazzibugan, Leila B. Salaverria 12/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In yet another rearrangement of the election landscape, President Rodrigo Duterte and his longtime aide Sen. Bong Go have officially withdrawn their candidacy for senator and president, respectively, in the May 2022 polls. The…

Lacson-Sotto tandem won’t seek Duterte’s endorsement but …

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential Aspirant, Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, and his running mate Vice Presidential candidate, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, will not ask for the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte. They said this during…

Panaghiusa endorses Isko-Sara

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joey Daluz-led Panaghiusa party is endorsing Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso for President and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for Vice President. Lawyer Jose Daluz III, who also chairs the Metropolitan…

Comelec hits crowding in poll bets’ rallies, gatherings

Daniza Fernandez 12/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — While the guidelines for the campaign period in the 2022 elections are not in effect yet, Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez noted that some aspirants’ activities do not adhere to guidelines amid…

Isko Moreno ‘hopeful’ of getting Duterte’s backing as Bong Go withdraws

DJ Yap, Jerome Aning 12/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Bong Go announced on Tuesday he was pulling out of the presidential race, and another contender, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, said he was “hopeful” of receiving President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement. Go,…

Barug-PDP Laban awaits Duterte instruction on who to endorse for president

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, the leader of Partido Barug-PDP Laban, said they will wait for the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte before announcing who to support for president in the 2022 polls.…

Bongbong & Sara in Cebu this Nov. 26 as guests for LMP conference

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be in Cebu again but this time, officially as a tandem for next year’s elections. Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco confirmed…

Newly installed Talisay police chief vows to continue relentless drugs campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s success in its drive against illegal drugs has been considered as one of the ‘proof’ of the effectiveness of the campaign of the Provincial Police. Newly installed city police chief Police…

Bongbong Marcos, Sara Duterte vow to ‘continue, improve President’s achievements’

Catherine Gonzales 11/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his running-mate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio have vowed to continue and improve the achievements of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration should they win in the 2022 elections.…

PRO-7 starts recall of police escorts assigned to candidates in 2022 polls

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central (PRO-7) has ordered the recall of all police escorts, who are currently assigned to secure politicians and private individuals in the region. Police…

Duterte takes jab at Bongbong Marcos anew, calls him ‘weak leader’

Neil Arwin Mercado 11/20/2021

MANILA, Philippines — While rejecting a possible alliance with Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio’s party Lakas-CMD, President Rodrigo Duterte took another jab at presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who he called a “weak leader.” During…

Cebu BBM supporters to Comelec: ‘Fair and impartial’ decision of DQ petitions

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Supporters of presidential aspirant and former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Central Office to have a fair and impartial decision on the petitions to cancel the latter’s…

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