DSWD-7 to politicians: Don’t use agency’s programs in campaign, speeches

Futch Anthony Inso 05/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) reminds candidates not to use the agency’s programs for their political advancement in lieu of the upcoming May 9 elections. Leah Quintana,…

Gwen vows to continue programs, incentives for brgy workers if reelected

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If given the chance to be reelected to the Capitol, incumbent Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia vowed to continue the programs her administration has implemented such as providing incentives to barangay workers. This was one…

Multiple campaign launches in Cebu City on March 25

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The start of the campaign period for local candidates will be a full affair for Cebu City on March 25, 2022. The major political parties will be holding their campaign launches in different…

Duterte to stump for PDP-Laban bets

Julie Aurelio 03/05/2022

Starting March 25, President Rodrigo Duterte will personally campaign for national and local candidates of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) faction led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi. “As chair of the PDP Laban, the President…

Police appeal to political supporters not to resort to violence

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police appeal to political supporters not to resort to violence over differences in political stands. This reminder from the police stemmed from a report that an SK official allegedly harassed a…

Bongbong Marcos not avoiding handshakes; just protecting an injured wrist — spox

Daniza Fernandez 02/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos (BBM) was not avoiding handshakes during a campaign sortie but was just shielding an injured hand, his spokesperson and chief of staff Vic Rodriguez said in a statement Sunday. “Hindi umiiwas…

‘Not top of mind’ bet Lacson eyes being ‘best’ in debates, says campaign manager

Christia Marie Ramos 02/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — While Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson is “not the top of mind candidate for president for many people,” his campaign manager believes the former national police chief will emerge as the “best” contender during the…

Durano on election campaign: I am doing my best

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although he plays it coy when asked about his chance of winning this year’s gubernatorial race, Former Tourism Secretary Ace Durano said that he ‘is doing his best’ in their campaign efforts for…

Campaign for issues, not (just) individuals

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 10/15/2021

Begun, the election season has. Despite a still-raging pandemic, there has been no shortage of daily spectacle, providing (un)welcome distraction from the coronavirus. With so many people running for president, it is hard to keep track of…

#EmergencyAlert tops Twitter Philippines’ trending list

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The hashtag Emergency Alert tops the trending list of Twitter Philippines on Wednesday, October 6, after Bongbong Marcos’ campaign allegedly “hijack the emergency alerts frequency.”  Photos are now spreading on social media that showed an…

Oceana lauds coastal mayors for campaign vs illegal commercial fishing

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local chief executives in different coastal municipalities, including those in Cebu, continue to protect their marine resources from illegal commercial fishing, according to Oceana. In an emailed press release, Oceana, an international non-government organization, lauded…

DOH extends polio campaign until April

Renzo Acosta 01/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) announced Monday the extension of its Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) campaign in Mindanao and Metro Manila until April this year. In a statement, the DOH said the reason…

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