Crisis of leaders, crisis of voters

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 11/17/2022

The United States has just gone through one of the most consequential midterm elections in its recent history. Filipinos are keenly interested in the elections in the so-called land of milk and honey, even if we are…

Sinas: Monday’s election peaceful despite massive vote buying, reported presence of armed men

Zena V. Magto 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Central Visayas responded to at least twelve incidences of vote buying and confiscated P21, 270 worth of cash intended for the purpose. Brigadier General Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional…

DOLE-7 tells employers to observe labor laws applicable in Monday’s election

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas is asking employers to observe the compensation scheme provided for by the labor department for the midterm polls on Monday, a special non-working holiday. Regional Director…

42 jailed in Cebu City for liquor ban violation

Benjie Talisic 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 42 individuals were arrested by Cebu City police for violation of the liquor ban which started at midnight today, May 12. Data from the Cebu City Tactical Operations Center show that…

Mandaue City candidates sign pledge of integrity for peaceful midterm elections

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/04/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Local candidates from contesting parties in Mandaue City signed a peace covenant with the city police, Commission on Elections (Comelec) and other law enforcement agencies for a peaceful and orderly May 2019 midterm…

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