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Cebu City ballots shipped to Manila for recount

BALLOT boxes from 238 precincts in Cebu City were shipped yesterday to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Manila for a vote recount of last May’s mayoral elections. The recount came after the Comelec denied a petition filed by lawyers of Rama and Vice Mayor Edgar Labella to dismiss the election protest filed against […]

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

700 supporters of defeated mayoral bet in Leyte arrested in rally

Baybay City LEYTE

The police and military arrested around 700 supporters of a defeated mayoral candidate of Baybay City in Leyte early Monday morning for reportedly throwing stones at policemen, injuring several, and for damaging government property during a 3 p.m. rally on Sunday.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Estrada vows to fight corruption

Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada. FILE PHOTO

Once convicted of plunder, then pardoned to be set free, Joseph “Erap” Estrada, who was elected Manila mayor in May, vowed to combat corruption on Sunday and paint an honorable image of Manila after being sworn in as chief executive of the country’s capital.

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Duterte tells criminals: Leave Davao City vertically or horizontally

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. FILE PHOTO

Newly elected mayor Rodrigo Duterte renewed his warning to criminals as he took his oath Sunday, the seventh time he had taken since he was first elected as mayor in 1988.

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Village of 800 to decide mayoral election in Compostela Valley town

Compostela Valley

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.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »