Cebu City departments get new heads following election resignations — Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said that at least four departments in the City Hall have changed their heads or officers-in-charge as a result of the recent filing of candidacies. The Cebu…

BOPK’s choice: Margot-Franklyn tandem

Morexette Marie Erram 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A different name has emerged to lead the mayoralty race of Bando-Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) for next year’s elections.  Former Cebu City Councilor Margot Osmeña on Monday, October 4 confirmed to CDN Digital…

Strongman rule vs. strong institutions

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 10/03/2021

The sharpest way to frame the May 2022 presidential election is to portray it as a contest between strongman rule and governance by strong institutions. Not since the February 1986 snap election, which pitted the widow Cory…

Who will be filing their COCs and when?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose S. Sagarino 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no definite schedule yet as to when Cebu’s top political officials and aspiring candidates will be filing their Certificate of Candidacies (COC) in the next coming days, but some of them…

Ely Buendia: Eraserheads reunion possible if Leni will run

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former Eraserheads frontman Ely Buendia answers a question from a fan on Twitter on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, which elicited growing excitement among the band’s fans.  Buendia did a live question and answer earlier today. …

2022

Guillermo M. Luz - @inquirerdotnet 09/18/2021

Elections are just around the corner, and it’s feeling strangely familiar to one we went through 35 years ago. Corruption, scandal, a wounded economy; the only difference is a pandemic. It’s time to put some more serious…

Comelec Cebu City sees rise in new voters

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission in Election in Cebu City has seen at least a 5 to 10 percent increase in new voters this registration period so far. The registration began in September 2020 and is…

Sara Duterte: I’m still in control as mayor even when I’m outside Davao City

Germelina Lacorte - @inquirerdotnet 07/18/2021

DAVAO CITY—Mayor Sara Duterte said she remains in control as mayor of Davao City even as she spends time going around the country to consult the people on her possible bid for the presidency in next year’s…

PNP chief to cops: Don’t engage in politics with polls drawing near

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are warned not to engage in politics especially since the election is drawing near. Police General Guillermo Eleazar, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, said this as some policemen might be expected to…

Pacquiao has plans to run in 2022 presidential race, says Lacson

Christia Marie Ramos 03/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Panfilo Lacson on Friday disclosed that Senator Manny Pacquiao has plans to run for the presidency in the 2022 national elections. Lacson said Pacquiao has approached him several times regarding his plans for…

Trump – for a moment – alludes to election defeat

11/16/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump has yet to admit defeat in the US election. But with a word here, a slip there, he is raising the prospect ever more plainly. In a tweet Sunday morning, Trump appeared…

Why can’t Trump accept his defeat?

11/10/2020

Washington, United States—With his defeat in the US presidential election, Donald Trump finds himself fighting against being tagged with a label he frequently applies to rivals but which runs completely counter to his own brand: “loser.” The…

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