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Roxas accused of using aid-giving to campaign for 2016

Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. INQUIRER.net file photo

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DepEd orders measles watch

Education Secretary Armin Luistro: Tweaking the adopt-a-school program. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued guidelines for its antimeasles campaign in response to what it described as the “alarming increase” in the number of individuals contracting the highly contagious respiratory disease.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP: It’s all quiet at the campaign front

THE first two days of the campaign for the barangay elections in Cebu were peaceful, according to police officials. Still, chief of directorial staff Senior Supt. Edward Carranza asks all police station chiefs to provide security in all areas where candidates hold campaign activities to maintain peace and order. No election-related incidents were reported so [...]

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Comelec reminds pols on the do’s, don’t’s of village poll campaign

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Violations of prohibited acts in connection with the Oct. 28 barangay elections can result in post-election disqualification, as well as fines and jail terms of up to six years.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Barangay bets warned not to campaign before Oct. 18

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections on Friday warned barangay election candidates who have filed their certificates of candidacy, to remove their tarpaulins, posters and streamers announcing their candidacy, or face charges for campaigning before the designated period.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec warns bets: No campaign until Oct. 18

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections on Wednesday warned barangay (village) election candidates against engaging in premature campaign activities.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Law to increase campaign spending limit sought


A congressman has filed a bill seeking to increase the campaign spending limit of candidates and political parties.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tourism childwise campaign pushed

A CAMPAIGN to prevent child sex tourism and increase awareness of the problem will be launched in Cebu by the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Saturday. “We don’t want Cebu to be called a sex tourist destination or for pedophiles to come and take advantage of the hospitality of the people,” said Donald Balanhi, DOT [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Malapascua conservation gets boost

THE ‘mermaid’ of Malapascua Island has attracted corporate support to promote diving and marine conservation. The Save the Philippine Seas and The Islands Group launched yesterday the campaign “The Philippines is worth diving for.” The partnership between Save the Philippine Seas (SPS) and the Islands Group extends to promoting Malapascua Island. A new collection of [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Fight vs human trafficking goes to the movies


The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has intensified its campaign against human trafficking with the premiere airing of the infomercial “Iligtas Mo Ako” last Friday during a special screening of the movie “Man of Steel” at Trinoma mall in Quezon City.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Campaign ends Saturday midnight


The campaign ends Saturday night and Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. has last-minute reminders to the candidates.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Artists hold concerts for Bam Aquino, Hontiveros, Jun Magsaysay

Senatorial candidates (from left) Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, former Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros and former Sen. Ramon Magsaysay Jr.

Two groups that supported President Aquino’s presidential bid in 2010 are now holding a series of rock concerts throughout the country in a bid to endorse three Team PNoy senatorial bets.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNA consolidates support from local officials, allies


The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is consolidating local officials’ support in the run-up to the elections, and one of its candidates is working the phones to make sure friends and allies will stay with him up to May 13.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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