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Poll watchlist areas to be finalized today

May 2, 2010

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By Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Reporter THE areas which will be placed under the watchlist during the elections will be determined today. Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will meet today to finalize election preparations and identify the areas which need […]

But no poll materials have arrived

April 26, 2010

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THE poll counting equipment have arrived, but the materials to be used in the elections have not. The delay in the arrival pf the election materials has worried Cebu City Treasurer Ophelia Oliva since they would still have to be distributed to the various polling precincts. “In the past elections, as early as March, the […]

More than 5,000 PCOS delivered to Visayas

April 26, 2010

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By Jhunnex Napallacan, Correspondent OVER 5,000 precinct count optical scanner (PCOS) machines to be used in the May 10 automated elections have already been delivered to the four provinces in Central Visayas and are now under the custody of the Commission on Elections in the respective provinces. Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano said […]

DepEd finalizing poll preparations

April 23, 2010

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By Ma. Bernadette A. Parco, Senior Editorial Assistant       The list of teachers who will serve as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) in next month’s automated polls will undergo careful scrutiny, a Department of Education official. “We are preparing the list of teachers. But it would be the Commission on […]

LAWYER AND VOLUNTEERS Assures Yeung for a Clean Election

April 23, 2010

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WANTING to be certain that the conduct of the May 10 election would be clean and orderly, Bogo City mayoral candidate Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung has availed of the services of 70 lawyer-volunteers coming from the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) in Cebu City and Province. Lawyer Bienvenido Baring, head of the lawyer volunteers, said they […]

Luigi assures business friendly laws, projects

April 22, 2010

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A BRIDGE connecting the South Road Properties (SRP) to Cordova town, a secure health program and vocational skills training are among the pledges made by Cebu 6th District congressional candidate Luigi Quisumbing to Mandaue City’s business community yesterday. In a consultation meeting with the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) sponsored by his grandfather […]

44 Lakas-Kampi governors reaffirm support for Teodoro

April 21, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel and Ma. Bernadette A. Parco       Administration presidential candidate Gilbert Teodoro Jr. was greeted with a manifesto of support from governors during his unscheduled visit to Cebu yesterday following recent reports of defections by erstwhile Lakas-Kampi CMD leaders to party rivals Nacionalista Party and Liberal Party. “One again I […]

Dropping Recto

April 21, 2010

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DESPITE being allied with the Liberal Party (LP), Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) party will drop LP senatorial candidate Ralph Recto from their list of senatorial candidates. He said Recto failed to endorse the Promdi party of Lito Osmeña for partylist after the former governor gave way for him […]

Candidates hit Cebu City ‘mismanagement’, absent Rama

April 19, 2010

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By Marian Z. Codilla, Reporter   Inefficient delivery of basic services and mismanagement of City Hall’s finances are top reasons cited by several candidates in running for Cebu City mayor. Eight of 13 candidates participated in GMA-7 Cebu’s forum “Ang Pangutana” aired yesterday morning. They called for measures to address gang wars, drug peddling, traffic […]

Gibo’s wife campaigns, avoids media

April 19, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel, Reporter   SHE was nearly everywhere in Metro Cebu but Tarlac Rep. Monica “Nikki” Louise Prieto-Teodoro proved elusive to local media, preferring to surround herself with supporters and political allies. The wife of Lakas-Kampi presidential standard bearer Gilbert Teodoro went to the malls, took lunch in an open foodcourt, heard mass […]