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…

Know your next chief justice: Four candidates vie for SC top post

08/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines–Who will be the next Chief Justice? So far, there are four  Supreme Court justices vying for the top position that will become vacant upon the retirement of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Oct. 18. Associate…

Comelec tells Cebu City candidates: Take down campaign posters

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All of the candidates who sought elective posts in Monday’s election will have to take responsibility for their own litter, said Lawyer Marchel Sarno, Cebu City south district election officer. Sarno said it…

Comelec: Second Osmeña in Cebu City mayoral race, a ‘nuisance’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is now only one Osmeña in Cebu City’s mayoral race. This after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) En Banc affirmed the earlier decision of the poll body’s second division declaring Paulino Osmeña…

Oliva: May 10 is final schedule for IBP debate

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/06/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two postponements are more than enough. Lawyer Regal Oliva, president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter, said that they will already push with the scheduled debate on May…

Gwen on CICC’s fate: It’s a lost opportunity

Micah Sophia C. Marecellones 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) is a lost opportunity because of politicking. Gubernatorial candidate and incumbent Cebu Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia  said this during the Mega Cebu Candidate Forum at the…

Binay: Going solo is hard but fun

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Running as an independent candidate in the May 2019 election, re-electionist Senator Nancy Binay said that she had to bring her campaigning straight to the people. “Ang strategy is direct to the people…

San Fernando mayoral candidate denies involvement in Reluya ambush

Rosalie Abatayo 02/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — San Fernando mayoral candidate Ruben Feliciano firmly denied his involvement in the ambush attack on the group of incumbent Mayor Lakambini Reluya, which resulted to the death of her husband, Panadtaran barangay captain…

Candidate for Cebu governor, Boyet ‘Klasmit’ Cortes, passes away

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Roliveth “Boyet” Cortes aka “Klasmit Govboyet,” who was running for governor for the Province of Cebu and a known local television personality, passed away on the Sunday morning, February 3. The brother of Boyet, Glenn…

1st candidate to file COC at Cebu poll office

Rosalie O. Abatayo, Zena V. Magto 10/11/2018

IT WAS a slow day for the election officers at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices of Cebu Province at the start of the scheduled five-day filing of the certificates of candidacy (COCs) for next year’s midterm…

Velarde officially a Candidate Master

Glendale G. Rosal 06/26/2018

Pride of Lapu-Lapu From now on, he shall be known as Candidate Master (CM) Jerish John Velarde. The 12-year-old Velarde of Lapu-Lapu City was officially handed the CM title by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines…

MAO BA?

05/12/2017

TIT FOR TAT A municipal mayor in the province who demanded for the removal of his town’s chief of police (COP) is facing a lot of flak from residents. The mayor even arranged for a meeting with…

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