Liloan officials sworn into new roles

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several local officials in Liloan, Cebu were sworn in to their new roles following Liloan Mayor-elect Christina Frasco’s appointment as Tourism Secretary.  Vice Mayor-elect Aljew Fernando Frasco took his oath as the town’s…

Vice guv Junjun Davide sworn into office

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelected Cebu Vice Gov. Hilario ‘Junjun’ Davide III took his oath for another term at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 29. Davide was sworn into before Danao City Vice Mayor Ramon ‘Nito’ Durano…

President-elect BBM thanks One Cebu party: ‘It has never fallen to a Marcos to win big in Cebu’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—President-elect Bongbong Marcos (BBM) thanked One Cebu for its ‘immense contribution and support’ in the UniTeam’s bid for Malacañang. Marcos was in Cebu together with his running mate, vice president-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, to attend the…

Non-regular workers of Minglanilla Municipal Hall told to reapply

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Non-regular employees of Minglanilla’s municipal hall are urged to reapply before their contracts end on June 30. Outgoing Minglanilla Mayor Elanito Peña issued a memorandum addressed to all job order (JO), casual, and…

Bucao will be Talisay’s acting mayor until June 13

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For five days, Talisay City Vice Mayor Alan Bucao will be the city’s acting mayor. This after reelected Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas announced through social media that he and his wife, newly…

Top spenders in Cebu province’s electoral race: Gwen, Ace, and Duke 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least three candidates in vote-rich Cebu province have spent more than P1 million during the recently concluded May 2022 Local Elections. Based on the initial Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCEs) filed…

Only three so far submit SOCE in Lapu-Lapu — Comelec

Futch Anthony Inso 06/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Only three candidates here who ran in the recent May elections have submitted their Statement of Contribution and Expenditures (SOCE), according to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Lapu-Lapu City. Among those who submitted their…

DILG reminds newly-elected officials to file SOCE before June 8

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Newly-elected officials have been urged to file their statement of contributions and expenditure (SOCE) before June 8, Wednesday, to avoid any problems that may come with their oath taking, the Department of the Interior…

Imee Marcos-led Senate poll reforms panel: May 9 elections ‘uneventful’

DJ Yap 06/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Imee Marcos on Tuesday wrapped up her panel’s inquiry into the May 9 elections, which ended with her brother Ferdinand Marcos Jr. winning the presidency by a landslide, by concluding that it was…

Comelec: Nearly 1,000 vote buying cases under investigation

Daniza Fernandez 05/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is investigating nearly 1,000 vote buying cases, Commissioner George Garcia said Monday. Comelec has issued subpoenas to respondents to explain the supposed vote buying incidents, said Garcia. “In the…

Defeated Pinamungajan mayoralty bet files electoral protest, wants manual recount

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A mayoralty bet in Pinamungajan, Cebu wants a recount and revision of ballots, after claiming ‘massive anomalies’ that allegedly occurred in this southwestern town during the May 9 polls.  Defeated Pinamungajan mayoralty candidate…

Comelec: No proof of vote shaving, padding

Daniza Fernandez 05/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — There is no proof of any vote shaving or vote padding in the recently-concluded May polls, Commission on Elections (Comelec) acting spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco assured the public Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Laudiangco was…

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