Sara Duterte on political career: Decision needs to be made regardless of pandemic

Germelina Lacorte 07/19/2021

DAVAO CITY—Mayor Sara Duterte found nothing wrong with going around the country at the time when her city had been facing threats of COVID-19. “A decision has to be made regarding my political career with or without…

Duterte to campaign for PDP-Laban bets; to bring ‘sackloads’ of cash

Neil Arwin Mercado 07/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Saturday to bring “sackloads of cash” if possible, to support bets of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in their campaign for next year’s elections. Duterte made the…

Gatchalian denies discussing politics with Gwen, only Covid-19

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/16/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian has denied discussing any politics-related topics during his courtesy visit to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021. When asked if he was discussing with…

Comelec: No PDAs, kissing babies in 2022 polls

Julie Aurelio 07/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “Public displays of affection,’’ kissing babies, and even handing out food will no longer be allowed during the campaign for the 2022 national and local elections as part of the new normal, according to…

Sara Duterte says YES to possibility of running for President in 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, said yes to the possibility of running as President in the 2022 elections. Duterte-Carpio was in Cebu to visit Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Duterte now ‘somewhat sold on idea’ of VP run

Julie Aurelio 07/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is getting to like the prospect of running as Vice President in the 2022 elections, but believes that his future successor should be a “friend” that he can work with, like…

Cortes: Team Mandaue intact and united for 2022 polls

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — There will be no big changes on the lineup of Team Mandaue for the May 2022 elections. Mayor Jonas Cortes said he, together with Vice Mayor Glenn Bercede and all current city councilors,…

Movement launched to provide true agenda of the people

Mae Fhel 07/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group in Cebu City was launched on Saturday, June 3, 2021, to provide the true agenda of the people with the 2022 elections drawing near. The Movement for Transformative Politics (MTP), also…

Comelec-Mandaue to hold off-site voters registration in Brgy Casili Saturday

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Mandaue City will be conducting a satellite voters registration in Barangay Casili on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Sarah Christina Rueyan, election assistant II of the Commission on Elections…

Old and new faces to join 2022 elections in Cebu City

Delta Letigio, Doris C. Bongcac 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Old and new faces are expected to file their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) this October to seek elective posts in Cebu City in the 2022 polls. But nothing is final to date as…

Cutie del Mar vs Mimo Osmeña in Cebu City North?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rachel “Cutie” del Mar, the daughter of the late Cebu City North District Representative Raul del Mar, and Mariano “Mimo” Osmeña, the son of Former Cebu Governor Emilio “Lito” Osmeña may be running…

What will Manny Pacquiao do now?

John Nery - @jnery_newsstand 06/01/2021

With all the maneuvering for next year’s elections, the cracks in the Duterte governing coalition are widening. Consider the situation of Sen. Manny Pacquiao. The boxing all-time great is a middling politician of mediocre achievement, but he…

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