Rama envisions a Singapore-like Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly inaugurated Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama envisions Cebu City to be Singapore-like.  In his inaugural speech on June 30, 2022, Rama said that he needs the help of all stakeholders in the…

Senior citizen dies after casting vote in Cebu City — EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 75-year-old man died shortly after casting his vote at the Tejero Elementary School here on Monday, May 9, 2022. This was confirmed by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a statement on…

Cebu City polls: Tumulak, Mabatid, Ong concede

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Cebu City candidates who fell short during the May 9, 2022 elections have started to concede. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, who was running for mayor independently, conceded to Barug PDP-Laban and…

Rama, Garcia lead in Cebu City partial count

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Wenilyn Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barug PDP-Laban candidates are leading the Cebu City polls as of 11 p.m. on May 9, 2022. According to the data from the Comelec Transparency Server as of 10:17 p.m., incumbent Mayor Michael…

No extension of voting hours, local canvassing to proceed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections in Cebu province (Comelec-Cebu) clarified that there will be no extension of voting hours in polling centers.  Lawyer Jerome Brillantes, acting Provincial Elections Supervisor of Comelec-Cebu, said that polling centers will…

Mabatid accuses Yap of distributing Barug-PDP Laban sample ballot

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City North District Congressional candidate Prisca Niña Mabatid accused her opponent Richard Yap of distributing a sample ballot days before the election to dupe voters and supporters that the he is the North District…

Despite challenges in preparation, Cebu City Central School all set for May 9 polls

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Around 20,000 registered voters from five barangays here are expected to cast their votes at the City Central School (CCS) during the national and local elections on Monday, May 9, 2022. Maricon Gumba, the elementary…

With polls drawing near, Cebu City remains safe – Rama

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite a recent ambush incident and several candidates claiming to be subjects of death threats, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city remains safe even as election day draws nearer.  Rama, in…

Margot O: BOPK not known for harassment, scare tactics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City mayoral candidate Margot Osmeña of the Bando Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) clarified that their party had nothing to do with the ambush of Police Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Barandog and his wife, STL first…

BOPK unbothered by threats — Margot O

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s opposition, the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), remains unfazed by the threats some of its members have received in the past days. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr., who is in his last…

Tumulak calls for volunteer poll watchers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An independent mayoral candidate in Cebu City is asking for volunteers in the May 9, 2022 elections. Councilor Dave Tumulak said he needed volunteer poll watchers to help him secure votes that are…

Bimbo Fernandez: Independent campaign is liberating

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Independent Vice Mayoral candidate for Cebu City, Fernando “Bimbo” Fernandez, kicked off his campaign at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on March 25, 2022. Fernandez said that he chose to start the campaign with…

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