Cebu City teachers to get election honoraria starting May 24

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City teachers who served in the May 9 elections will finally get their honoraria starting next week, May 24, 2022. South District Acting Election Officer Marilou Paredes told CDN Digital that they…

Police monitor 50 rallyists in Cebu City protesting poll results

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Progressive groups staged a protest rally in Cebu City today, May 13, questioning again the unofficial election tally results wherein the Marcos-Duterte tandem had been leading the count. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

PRO-7 chief to CV cops: ‘Maximum tolerance’ in handling election protest rallies

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Central Visayas are ordered to maintain law and order and observe “maximum tolerance” in handling possible rallies protesting the unofficial results of the local and national elections this year. Police Brigadier…

Comelec recognizes Cusi wing as ‘true, official’ PDP-Laban

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 05/06/2022

MANILA,  Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has recognized the faction led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi as the “true and official members” of the ruling PDP-Laban party. The Comelec’s decision was stated in a resolution released to reporters on…

4 VCMs in Mandaue won’t accept ballots, 3 fixed

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A total of four vote-counting machines (VCMs) in Mandaue City were found to be defective during the final testing and sealing (FTS) conducted on Thursday, May 5. Sarah Cristina Reuyan, the election assistant…

CCPO ready to secure vote counting machines, ballots

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is ready to secure the vote-counting machines (VCMs) and ballots when they arrive from Manila. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the CCPO,…

Cebu City halts cash aid distribution for Odette victims due to Comelec ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Typhoon Odette victims in Cebu City may have to wait for some time to get their financial assistance.  The Comission in Elections (Comelec) has disallowed the release of the financial assistance during…

Comelec approves change in Tingub voting center

Mary Rose Sagrino 03/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved the changes in one of the voting centers in Mandaue City. Lawyer Michael Angelo Sarno, Comelec-Mandaue Election Officer, said the central office has already approved the change of…

After mascots of Marcos Jr., Sara appear in vax event, Comelec says that’s prohibited

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez on Thursday said partisan politics are not allowed in official government functions, after mascots in the likeness of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte-Carpio appeared in a vaccination…

Cebu City police expect peaceful elections

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Of the 80 barangays in Cebu City, none was placed under election watchlist as police here anticipate a generally peaceful May 2022 election. “Well, that is part of the consideration of the deployment…

National bets, supporters reminded: Be mindful when campaigning in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities here urged national bets, political parties, and their supporters to be mindful when campaigning.  Campaigning period for national candidates will officially begin on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.  In Cebu City, the local…

CCPO assures no selective approach in implementing rules during campaign period

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) guarantees that no one will be exempted from implementing rules during the campaign period which starts Tuesday,  February 8, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Theresa Macatangay, information officer…

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