DIGOS CITY—The creation of a new province out of Davao del Sur will ease tension between two political clans known for violent clashes but it may have to wait until the Commission on Elections (Comelec) receives funds and puts in place preparations for a plebiscite. The creation of Davao Occidental, signed into law by President [...]
By Doris C. Bongcac
, Jhunnex Napallacan
The entire Cebu City has been placed on heightened alert in preparation for today’s plebiscite that will determine whether to split the city’s biggest barangay into two or not.
By Jhunnex Napallacan and Doris C. Bongcac
The entire city of Cebu was placed on heightened security Friday on the eve of a plebiscite that will determine whether to split the city’s biggest barangay (village) into two or not.
BARANGAY officials in Guadalupe and Labangon are now busy campaigning for the plebiscite whether barangay Banawa-Englis is to be created or not. In barangay Labangon, barangay captain Victor Buendia is campaigning for the “no” vote, claiming that his barangay will lose around P5 million annual income if the new barangay is created. The plebiscite for [...]
A new law granting this town city status will be up for ratification in an Aug. 11 plebiscite, according to Ilagan Mayor Josemarie Diaz.
By Maricar Cinco
The provincial government of Cavite threw its full support behind two of the province’s biggest municipalities as they prepare for a plebiscite that would ratify the municipalities’ conversion into cities.
Camarines Sur Representative Arnulfo Fuentebella over the weekend said that officials of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) had made the assurance that there were enough funds for a plebiscite this year for the creation of the province of Nueva Camarines (NuevaCam).
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
LUCENA CITY—Proponents of the renewed bid to separate Quezon province into two political units were optimistic the planned division of Quezon into two political units—Quezon del Sur and Quezon del Norte—would be approved by the people in their second try. “We’re now quite optimistic that once the bill is passed and submitted to Quezon residents [...]