Superstitious Trump ends campaign in same city as 2016

11/03/2020

Grand Rapids, United States—Normally, Republicans don’t win Michigan — but Donald Trump took the US state in a shocking upset four years ago. On Monday evening he headed back to the city of Grand Rapids — exactly…

Trump tells fans on post-Covid comeback tour: ‘I feel so powerful’

10/13/2020

Washington, USA—Deprived of his beloved campaign trail for 10 days by Covid-19, President Donald Trump took center stage again Monday in Florida, vowing that he is in “great shape” with 22 days to go until he faces…

‘I don’t want to lie’: Gay pioneer stands in Myanmar election

10/05/2020

Yangon, Myanmar—Outraged over ongoing discrimination in Myanmar, Myo Min Tun decided to stand as the first openly gay election candidate in a country where same-sex relations are illegal. His decision to enter the political fray came after…

Unaccounted Voter Registration Verification Machines opened nine months after elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unaccounted Voter Registration Verification Machines (VRVM) from Barangays Mabolo, Capitol Site, and Apas, have been opened nine months after the May 13, 2019 elections. Lawyer Marchel Sarno, the Cebu City North District election…

Gwen: Election postponement to provide continuity of service

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia believes the postponement of the barangay polls will bring stability in local government units. Garcia, in a press conference  this afternoon, December 9, said the development will bring continuity in…

Duterte to Congress: Postpone 2020 barangay polls to 2022

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Should incumbent barangay and SK officials have their terms extended until October 2022? President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Congress to closely study the postponement of the next Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections…

Duterte calls on Congress: Postpone barangay polls from 2020 to 2022

Inquirer.net 07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte called on Congress to postpone the May 2020 Barangay and Sanguniang Kabataan elections. “Congress has to postpone the Barangay and SK elections to 2022,” he said in his fourth State of…

Independent body for POC polls formed

Inquirer.net 07/09/2019

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has appointed former Commission on Elections commissioner Rene Sarmiento to lead the independent elections committee in the coming POC polls. POC board member Robert Mananquil made the announcement on Monday, July 8,…

Senator Bong Go to ask President Duterte to move 2020 brgy polls to 2022

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 06/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Ganahan pa ka maextend imong termino?” (Do you want your term to be extended?) This was the question Senator-elect Bong Go raised to Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana during his visit on Saturday,…

Netizen’s OOTD for the election posts go viral

Immae Lachica 05/25/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Along with the heat of the elections last May 13, 2019, one stood out because of his #OOTD (outfit of the day). A post went viral on the day of the midterm elections in…

Palma to politicians on Holy Week campaigning: Keep activities morally clean

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those politicians who can’t spare the Holy Week for their campaign should at least keep their activities decent and morally clean. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged candidates for the upcoming May 2019…

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