At least 65 newly elected officials of Cebu City’s 80 barangays took their oath of office before Mayor Michael Rama yesterday in a ceremony attended even by those allied with his political rival. The ceremony came a day after leaders of the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) administered the oath to their allies at the Beverly [...]
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The proclamation of winning candidates who are among the more than 400 village bets who failed to register as voters will be suspended, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said on Tuesday.
By Julie Alipala
Village officials and residents of Kasanyangan in Barangay (village) Sta. Catalina here were puzzled as they watched from their evacuation centers a fire gobbling up more than 50 houses on Wednesday evening
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The heavy traffic caused by an outreach project of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) on Monday failed to deter people running in the Oct. 28 barangay (village) elections from filing their certificates of candidacy (COCs), according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
TEN members of the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) have been cleared by Gov. Hilario Davide III to set off on a Capitol-funded trip to New York in the US next month for a week-long workshop on drug rehabilitation.
By Niña Calleja
What’s wrong with a barangay (village) chairman having his or her own service car bought by the city government?
By Shiena M. Barrameda
A barangay (village) chairman and his cousin were shot dead by three unidentified assailants early Wednesday morning in Cataingan town in Masbate, police said.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday vowed to reshuffle policemen who have allegedly been extorting money from street vendors and motorists caught for traffic obstruction.
By Philip C. Tubeza
The Commission on Elections expects political rivalries in the upcoming barangay elections to be more intense and personal than the recent national elections, a Comelec official said Friday.
By Doris C. Bongcac
Officials of seven Cebu City barangays sought the intervention of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) to facilitate the release of their share of last year’s financial assistance from City Hall. “Ambot ug naa pa ba kaha na (We don’t know if it is still there),” Tejero barangay captain Jesselou Cadungog told the ABC during [...]
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Postponing the scheduled October 28 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections and thereby extending the term of office of incumbent officials are illegal and impractical, an election lawyer said Wednesday.
By Frinston L. Lim
With a voting population of just over 800, the special elections for five communities in Barangay (the village of) Gabi here could become one of the costliest, at least for the pockets of the candidates.
By Marrah Erika Lesaba
Police arrested on Saturday evening a village chief of a town in Batangas for violating the gun ban imposed by the Commission on Election during the campaign period.