Iglesia ni Cristo endorses Sen. Loren Legarda

Dennis Gutierrez 05/04/2022

Former three-term Sen. Loren Legarda and 11 other senatorial candidates for the coming May 9 polls have received the backing of influential religious group Iglesia ni Cristo. Aside from Legarda, the “INC” which is known for bloc…

Broadcaster, jailed Kapa boss join 2022 Senate race

Marlon Ramos 10/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A former senator, a popular broadcaster, and a self-proclaimed spiritual leader detained for allegedly running an investment scam have joined the senatorial race with the filing of their respective certificates of candidacy (COC) on…

Ex-VP Binay to run for senator under Lacson-Sotto tandem

Kriss Aguilar 07/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Former Vice President Jejomar Binay will run for senator under the tandem of Senator Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III, the Senate President announced Saturday. Sotto is vying for the vice presidency…

Former senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta passes away

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta passed away on Thursday night, her son has announced. “On behalf of my family, it is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my mom at 10:48 p.m.…

More Malasakit Centers to open in Cebu on March 6

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three more hospitals in Cebu will be launching their Malasakit Centers on Friday, March 6. In an advisory, the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) announced the scheduled installation of…

Remembering Serging: A selfless public servant

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The late Senator Sergio “Serging” Osmeña, Jr. was the best president the Philippines never had. This was the statement of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella during the commemoration of Serging’s 103rd birth anniversary on…

Final, official count: Villar 1st, Binay 12th in Senate race

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Re-electionist Sen. Cynthia Villar topped the 2019 senatorial race dominated by administration-backed candidates as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) finished the counting of all votes for the midterm elections. The Comelec, sitting as the…

Bato ready to become senator? Ex-top cop says ‘May seminar ba dyan?’

Inquirer 05/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — As he is set to become a senator, the first thing Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa asked was: “Ewan ko kung may seminar dyan (I am not sure if there is a seminar for that).”…

Comelec probes claims of police involvement in Cebu City’s politics

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) has heeded the request of Senator Panfilo Lacson to investigate the alleged involvement of police officers in the political scene of Cebu City. Lawyer Veronico…

Senatorial bets woo Cebuanos, vow to work on Cebu’s traffic problem

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senatorial bets endorsed by President Rodrigo Duterte courted Cebuano voters with promises to work on solving Cebu’s traffic problem. In a series of interviews during  the PDP-Laban Cebu Campaign Rally at the Plaza…

WATCH: Dela Rosa vows to bring back death penalty if elected senator

Nestle L. Semilla 12/01/2018

  Former PNP chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa wants to bring back the death penalty if he will win as senator in next year’s election. Dela Rosa, who was in Cebu said bringing back the penalty especially…

Harry Roque changes mind, to run for senator in 2019

Inquirer.net 10/17/2018

Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque filed on Wednesday his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator in the 2019 elections. He filed his COC at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Manila after earlier saying that he would…

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