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Cabanatuan bishop, folk back plebiscite

Cabanatuan City

The highest church official of this city appealed to authorities to allow a plebiscite on the conversion of this city into a highly urbanized city (HUC) to proceed as thousands of residents rallied on Saturday to demand that the issue be put to a vote by the people.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

It’s official: San Pedro town in Laguna now a city


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has proclaimed this town a city, following a plebiscite that ratified the city charter.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cabanatuan to hold plebiscite

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has scheduled a January 25, 2014, plebiscite for the upgrading of Cabanatuan into a highly urbanized city, which has drawn opposition from Nueva Ecija provincial officials.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Plebiscite results favor new Davao province

DIGOS CITY – The coming into being of Southern Mindanao’s fifth province is now more apparent as returns from majority of Davao del Sur’s 14 towns and this city heavily favored the law that sought to create it, the Commission on Elections said Wednesday. Ma. Febes Barlaan, Davao del Sur election officer, said results from [...]

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Armed men throw grenade at provincial prosecutor’s compound in Davao del Sur

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Unidentified armed men staged a fresh attack just a few hours before Davao del Sur’s more than 500,000 voters trooped to their precincts for the barangay (village) polls and plebiscite for the creation of Davao Occidental.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Holding of plebiscite on Davao’s new province gets SC green light

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court gave the green light for the holding of a plebiscite about the creation of Davao Occidental, a proposed additional province in the Davao region.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec asks voters: yes or no to creation of Davao Occidental


In addition to the Barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) Elections, a plebiscite will be held on October 28, 2013 on whether voters agree to the creation of Davao Occidental.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

New Davao province has to wait

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 [...]

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cebu City placed on high alert for barangay plebiscite today

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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.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cebu City on security alert for plebiscite on splitting a barangay


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.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Campaign on for Banawa-Englis plebiscite

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 [...]

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

August plebiscite set for Isabela town to be city

A new law granting this town city status will be up for ratification in an Aug. 11 plebiscite, according to Ilagan Mayor Josemarie Diaz.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Citihood plebiscite in Bacoor today, Imus on June 30


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.

Posted: June 22nd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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