Without permits secured, Cebu City to remove ‘Run Sara Run’ tarps 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government is set to remove several tarpaulins believed to be urging Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for President in the 2022 elections. Architect Florante Catalan, the City’s…

Trump says he will leave office if Biden victory confirmed

11/27/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump said Thursday, November 26, 2020, that he would leave the White House if Joe Biden is officially confirmed the winner of the US election, making a further concession of defeat even as he…

Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding

11/24/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden’s transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on…

Is Trump mounting a coup — or just putting on a circus?

11/13/2020

Washington, United States—Is President Donald Trump’s unprecedented assault on the US election results a coup in progress — or mere political show? In this golden age of conspiracy theories, few can agree. Ostensibly, Trump is exercising his…

‘No evidence’ of lost or changed votes: US election officials

11/13/2020

Washington, United States—Senior US federal and state election officials said Thursday, November 12, 2020, that there was “no evidence” that votes were lost or changed, or voting systems corrupted, in the presidential election. The officials, responsible for…

Harris blasts US Covid response as ‘greatest failure’ in presidential history

10/08/2020

  Salt Lake City—Senator Kamala Harris branded the response to the Covid-19 pandemic under Donald Trump as the “greatest failure” of any US administration, as the debate between her and Vice President Mike Pence opened on Wednesday,…

S. Korea elections: Quarantined voters to cast ballots under strict guidelines

The Korean Herald/Asia News Network via Inquirer.net 04/14/2020

SEOUL — In Wednesday’s general elections, even those in quarantine can vote. South Korea will pick 300 members of the National Assembly in the first nationwide election to take place during the pandemic. According to the National…

OCSA head advices senior citizen group to seek DILG help in resolving election hullabaloo  

Norman V. Mendoza 02/01/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) head Raul “Pokang” Cabahug advised the group of Barangay Banilad senior citizen president Manay Ben Yap to seek guidance from the Department of Interior and Local Government…

Comelec: No funds wasted despite Barangay, SK polls postponement

Rosalie Abatayo 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) to December 2022 will give the Commission on Elections (Comelec) more than enough time to devise measures that will make the next scheduled…

PFF Annual Congress: Nonong Araneta seeks fresh term against Ricky Yanson

Cedelf P. Tupas 11/29/2019

Saying his performance and track record speak for themselves, Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Nonong Araneta seeks a fresh mandate when the PFF holds its annual Congress on Friday at Century Park Hotel in Manila. The elections…

Duterte blames voters for political dynasties

06/23/2019

DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines — President Rodrigo  Duterte admitted political dynasties are bad for the country but, he said, it was the fault of Filipino voters who keep on electing local dynasts. “[I am embarrassed…

Comelec Cebu City waits for candidates’ SOCE on last day of filing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Election (Comelec) in Cebu City will be waiting until 8 p.m. tonight, June 13, for the candidates to file their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). According to Lawyer Marchel…

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