Teachers serving elections told: Claim honoraria until next week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teachers who served in the recent elections and who have yet to claim their honoraria are given until next week to do so. Commission on Election (Comelec) Officer for the South District, Marilou…

Cordova’s new mayor sworn into office

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cordova’s newly elected mayor, Cesar Suan, has been sworn into office but he will only assume his function at noon of June 30, 2022. Suan, an outgoing councilor, had his Oath Taking ceremony,…

Gwen to raise honoraria for village workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In fulfillment of a promise that she made during the campaign period, governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia vowed to raise the honoraria for barangay workers in the province.  Garcia said she will push through with…

Gwen on 5th term at the Capitol: Continue road concreting, upgrade healthcare 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is set to enter her fifth term as governor and has bared some of her plans for the province. These included rolling out more road concreting projects as well…

1Cebu to hold mass oath-taking, to invite BBM & Sara

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After the May 9 polls, 1Cebu remains the province’s largest political party and the group plans to invite presumptive President Bongbong Marcos and presumptive Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio for their mass oath-taking.  Gov.…

About 26,000 ballots in Cebu undergo ‘random manual audit’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 33 ballot boxes containing roughly 26,000 ballots from various precincts in Cebu will undergo ‘random manual audit’.  The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) said they would be sending these ballots…

Cebu province political clans in the losing side of 2022 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The outcome of the 2022 Local Elections in Cebu province has shown that at least five political clans here are losing their grip over their respective bailiwicks, based on data from the Commission…

Cebu province posts higher voter turnout in 2022 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu province saw an increase in voter turnout for the 2022 National and Local Elections, the Commission on Elections here (Comelec-Cebu) reported. Data from Comelec-Cebu showed that voter’s turnout in one of the country’s vote-rich…

Davide gets another term as vice governor in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Vice Governor Hilario ‘Junjun’ Davide III is headed for another term at the Capitol. This after Davide on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, was proclaimed as the winner of the province’s vice-gubernatorial race by the…

Downed VCMs prompt Cebu board of canvassers to suspend canvassing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Board of Canvassers in Cebu province on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, declared a recess after vote-counting machines (VCM) deployed in Bogo City, northern Cebu crashed. Commission on Elections – Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) elections…

Gwen, Junjun lead in partial and unofficial tally in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu province’s top local chief executives seem headed for another three years at the Capitol.  Based on the partial and unofficial count of poll of the Comelec Transparency Media server, reelectionists Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and…

Cebu province elections: Around 50 VCMs malfunction but Comelec says ‘so far, so good’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Except for several  malfunctioning vote-counting machines (VCM), voting in various poll centers in Cebu province was peaceful and orderly during the first half of Election Day on May 9, 2022. “So far, so good. Very…

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