Gwen, Ace trade barbs over Capitol’s hiring of healthcare workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Things are starting to get heated in Cebu’s gubernatorial race. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and former Tourism Sec. Joseph Felix Mari ‘Ace’ Durano has been exchanging comments on how the Capitol has been…

A week before deadline, only one candidate submits SOCE in Mandaue City 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/06/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Only one candidate in Mandaue City has filed his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as of Thursday, June 6, 2019. So far, only City Councilor-elect Jimmy Lumapas…

IN PHOTOS: Edgardo Labella is proclaimed new Cebu City mayor

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/14/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella was proclaimed the new mayor of Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, May 14, 2019, at the Social Hall of the of the Cebu City Hall here. Labella of Partido…

Tomas: Don’t feel sorry for me

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—With his rival still leading the race, incumbent Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña posted a message in his Facebook page early Tuesday, May 14, 2019, asking people not to feel sorry for him. “I do…

Malfunctioning SD cards causes delay in transmission of votes in Cebu 

Gresheen Gift Libby 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Out of seven cities and 44 municipalities in the province of Cebu, one city and nine municipalities have yet to transmit their votes to the provincial Comelec. As of 7 a.m. Tuesday, May…

After voting, Garcia wishes for ‘bright and sunny Cebu’ 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 05/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Vote according to your conscience. Vote for Cebu. This was the reminder of gubernatorial candidate Gwendolyn Garcia to Cebuano voters in an interview after voting at the Lamak Elementary School in Barangay Mayana, Barili, southern…

Motorcycle of former village watchman burned on election day

Zena Magto 05/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The motorcycle of  former village watchman Anever Enriquez was burned at around 8 a.m. on election day, May 13, 2019, in Sitio Kantisang, Barangay Paril in Cebu City. Police Captain Jonathan Taneo, office in charge…

Paper jam causes delay in voting in some parts of Cebu  

Gresheen Gift Libby 05/13/2019

VCM experiences paper jam in Lapu-Lapu LOOK: A member of the electoral board shakes a vote counting machine (VCM) in cluster 162 at the Abuno Elementary School in Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City after the machine experienced paper…

SK calls on police, opponents to spare youth from politics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation in Cebu City called on the police to spare the youth from politically-motivated attacks . Ex-officio councilor, Jessica Resch, the president of SK Federation in Cebu City, said…

Comelec tells candidates to reflect on their political intentions on Holy Week

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rather than violating laws by campaigning on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, candidates should use the time to reflect and recollect their visions in running. Acting Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Jerome Brillantes called…

Magpale, Garcia in Mega Cebu candidates forum today

04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Candidates for the governor and vice governor positions of Cebu province will face a crowd of students and sectoral representatives in two separate sessions today, April 5, in the Mega Cebu Candidates Forum…

Palma’s ‘lenten reminder’ to politicians: Be good politicians in campaigning, good servants when elected

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As the election season heats up along with the observance of the Lenten season, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has reminded candidates to be good politicians during the campaign period and good servants when they get…

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