In Cebu’s 5th District, political foes support BBM-Sara

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Presidential elections are only four months away and things are starting to stir in Cebu’s 5th congressional district.  There, political opponents have thrown their support for the UniTeam of former Sen. Ferdinand…

Ace to announce his Presidential bet soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Durano-led Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) Party may have already gone public in supporting the Presidential bid of former Sen. Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr.  But its standard-bearer, former Tourism Sec.…

25 arrested in Region 7 for gun ban violation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 25 individuals in Central Visayas were arrested for allegedly violating the ongoing gun ban in relation to the upcoming May 2022 elections. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said…

#VotePH2022: COVID, power woes loom as poll concerns

Donna Pazzibugan, Karl R. Ocampo 01/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Not only the ongoing surge in COVID-19 infections but also the thin power supply in the summer months may impact preparations for the May 9 elections, officials said on Tuesday. With the three-month-long printing…

2021: Hope and bayanihan prevailed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/01/2022

Conclusion CEBU CITY, Philippines — Learning about the state of Cebu in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), former CDN Entertainment writer Michelle Joy Padayhag cannot help but get emotional.  “The reason why it breaks…

Social Media & 2022 Elections in Cebu: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Fake News and Transparency

CDN Digital staff 12/15/2021

This is the conclusion of a two-part special report. Click here for the first part. CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Katie (not her real name) wants to take part in the national elections this…

Leni open to more alliances in Cebu, wants to meet Gwen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Presidential candidate and Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo is eyeing more alliances in Cebu. During her visit here on Monday, December 13, Robredo said she is open to and wants to meet…

Cebu 2022 elections: How COVID-19 amplifies social media’s role?

CDN Digital staff 12/14/2021

1st of 2 Parts   CEBU CITY, Philippines — Like most members of today’s younger generations, Jun Vincent Sararaña uses social media platform Facebook on a daily basis. When COVID-19 struck Cebu, he has been relying heavily on…

Comelec Cebu: Unvaccinated individuals can still vote

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Unvaccinated voters can still cast their ballots in the upcoming May 2022 elections, the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec Cebu) reported. However, voters showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be placed in a…

Tito Sotto grateful for BO-PK’s endorsement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III is grateful for the endorsement that he received from the  Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) led by former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña. Sotto, who is running…

No conflict within Partido Barug – Rama

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama reiterated that there is no conflict within the administration’s party, Partido Barug. Rama made this statement after the Daluz-led Panaghiusa group on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, announced several…

Isko asks for support from Cebu biz groups

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – During his third visit to Cebu, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso asked members of the business community here to support his Presidential bid. Domagoso was guest in a ‘dialogue’ with several of…

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