Rama promises non-partisan politics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama became emotional in his proclamation speech on May 10, 2022, shortly after he got a fresh mandate as mayor. “I dedicate this victory to my parents, my…

Tumulak reports ‘threats’ from city hall employee to police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said he and his driver already appeared at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Tuesday, April 26, to report the alleged threats that they allegedly received from…

Tumulak fears for security amid threat from City Hall employee

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City independent mayoral candidate, incumbent Councilor David Tumulak, fears for his security after receiving a threat from a City Hall employee. Tumulak said in a press conference that his driver received a…

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…

Tumulak on smear campaign: I served people right

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, incumbent Councilor David Tumulak, lamented the smear campaign his political opponents have launched against him.  Residents have been posting and complaining online of text brigades destroying the reputation of…

Dave Tumulak kicks off first day campaign at a landfill in Cebu City

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a long-standing tight mayoral race between two prominent parties in Cebu City, Councilor Dave Tumulak kickstarted his independent candidacy by rousing the slums of Inayawan landfill on Friday morning, March 25, 2022.…

Rama unbothered by outcome of pre-election surveys

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Election surveys posted online do not necessarily reflect the sentiments of the Cebuanos. With this in mind, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama he is not at all worried that he only ranked second…

Rama, Osmeña unbothered by survey results

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, the standard-bearer of Partido Barug-PDP Laban, and former Councilor Margot Osmeña, the standard-bearer of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), said they are unbothered by the results of a…

Survey: Tumulak leads in Cebu City’s mayoralty race; Gwen in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines – If the elections were held on Tuesday, March 1, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak would have been named as the new mayor while Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia would remain to serve her second…

More protocols expected in Cebu City malls due to influx of mallgoers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials from Cebu City have diverted their attention to malls instead of cemeteries in this year’s Kalag-Kalag. This after they expressed concerns over an increase of mallgoers over the weekend. Councilor Joel Garganera,…

8 mayors, 3 vice mayors vie for Cebu City top posts

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aspiring candidates for the 2022 elections are a wide array of party-affiliated and independent candidates. At least eight individuals are vying for mayor of the city, of which two are from…

Tumulak says he is ‘open for higher position in govt’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The deadline for the filing of the Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the upcoming 2022 elections is only a month away. And some local officials here have started expressing their plans for next…

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