Another Martinez vs Salimbangon bout for Congress

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It is going to be another fight between the Martinezes and Salimbangons for the 2022 Congressional race in Cebu’s 4th district. Incumbent 4th District Representative Janice Salimbangon will be facing Celestino “Tining” Martinez…

385 aspirants in Cebu province for 2022 polls so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More and more aspiring public officials have filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COC) for next year’s elections as the deadline draws near. In Cebu, after days of recording low turnout, a total of…

‘Sir Chief’ files COC, vies for Cebu City’s House seat again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Would the odds be in his favor this time? Actor and businessman Richard Yap, popularly known in mainstream culture as “Sir Chief” in ABS-CBN’s noontime drama ‘Please Be Careful with My Heart’, is…

Enad to run as mayor in Minglanilla

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A cityhood status and a flourishing economy. This was how lawyer and town councilor Rajiv Enad envisioned Minglanilla’s future should he win the mayoral race in this first-class town located approximately 15 kilometers…

Comelec – Cebu ready for COC filing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec – Cebu) is now ready for the filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs). Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, Provincial Elections Supervisor, said they have already coordinated…

Isko for President movement launched in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 100 individuals from multiple groups in Cebu convened and launched the President Isko Movement-Isulong ang Kapakanan ng Pilipinas (Primo-Isko) in support of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso’s presidential bid. The…

Durano-Davide tandem for Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It’s going to be a Durano-Davide tandem for the gubernatorial race in Cebu province. This after Cebu Vice Gov. Hilario Davide III on Thursday, September 30 confirmed to be the running mate of…

Officials in Cebu’s 7th district joins One Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More mayors are joining the Garcia-led One Cebu party as the filing for the Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the May 2022 national elections draws near. Local officials in Cebu’s 7th District on…

It’s official, Ace to run as Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu could be a fight between scions of the province’s most influential political families. Former Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano officially announced on Thursday, September 30, his bid for…

Voters in Cebu: 3.2M and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite threats of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cebu recorded an increase in its voting population. From 3.1 million in 2019, the number of voters in the island province has reached 3.2 million as of…

Groups call for Durano-Davide tandem

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several groups in Cebu have thrown their support for a Durano-Davide tandem in the upcoming national and local elections. At least 120 group leaders convened on Tuesday, September 28, calling former Tourism Sec.…

1 week before COC filing: One Cebu gains more support from mayors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only a week left before the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs), the Garcia-led One Cebu political party has gained more support from local officials, including relatives of the Durano family of…

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