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Transmission, canvassing of votes in Cebu province nearing completion

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) is now just six precincts away from closing their books — or more appropriately, turn off their machines — on the 2019 midterm elections. As of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 99.77 percent of the total votes casted in Cebu province have been canvassed. The […] The post Transmission, canvassing of votes in Cebu province nearing completion appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 15th, 2019

Provincial Comelec Office submits statement of votes, certificate of canvass to Manila

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Provincial Election Office (PEO) has already submitted Cebu province’s Statement of Votes and Certificate of Canvass to the national office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Manila. Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Jerome Brillantes, who is now in Manila, said in a phone interview that the submission of the documents is […] The post Provincial Comelec Office submits statement of votes, certificate of canvass to Manila appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

Emotional proclamation of winners in San Fernando

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu — After months of being daunted by gun violence against sitting officials, the proclamation of winning candidates in this town was perhaps one of the most emotional in Cebu. Loud cheers reverberated within the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall where the canvassing of votes by the Municipal Board of Canvassers took place. At […] The post Emotional proclamation of winners in San Fernando appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

More images of the day Cebuanos choose their leaders

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On May 13, Cebuano voters cast their votes to choose their leaders that will lead them in the next three years. A sizeable number of voters trooped to the voting precincts in the province of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Cebu cities and endured the heat and the long queue brought about […] The post More images of the day Cebuanos choose their leaders appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2019

Unprecedented decline

Election fever is nearing its peak, days before the May 13 elections where an estimated 60 million voters will cast their votes for senators, congressional representatives and local elective officials. Many envision a better future by choosing those who are perceived as the best who will act for the collective interest and be the voice […] The post Unprecedented decline appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2019

Cebu students find Duterte's SONA 2016 authentic

CEBU CITY, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte won big in Cebu last May 9 with 1.1 million votes from the city and province . Weeks later, Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Manila on July 25. Students at the Universi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

House obeys Duterte, elects Cayetano as Speaker

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives elected Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano as its Speaker on Monday, July 22, in a win for President Rodrigo Duterte who has tightened his grip on the chamber dominated by pro-administration congressmen. The Lower House obeyed Duterte’s endorsement with  266 votes votes for the Chief Executive’s running mate […] The post House obeys Duterte, elects Cayetano as Speaker appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News5 hr. 35 min. ago

Gwen to discuss plans to ‘save CICC’ with Cortes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the change in leadership in Cebu province and Mandaue City, what lies ahead for the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC)? Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she was hoping to discuss with Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on how to ‘salvage’ the situation in CICC. The CICC was built during Garcia’s first […] The post Gwen to discuss plans to ‘save CICC’ with Cortes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Ouano: 16 Cebu police stations ‘squat’ on LGU owned lots

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least sixteen police stations in Cebu province are “squatting” on lots owned by their respective local government units. Most of these are also dilapidated with structures built in 1991 yet or almost 30 years ago, said Provincial Board Member Thadeo Jovito Ouano. Ouano, chairperson of the Provincial Board’s Committee on […] The post Ouano: 16 Cebu police stations ‘squat’ on LGU owned lots appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2019

Crucial elimination round games in Partner’s Cup set

Games Saturday: Cebu Coliseum 1 p.m. – Joemang’s-UC vs. Tough Gear-CIT-U 2:30 p.m. – SWU-Phinma vs. USPF 4 p.m. – ARQ-UV vs. USJ-R  Cebu City, Philippines—With the elimination round nearing its conclusion, the race for the Final Four will get a lot clearer after the triple-header in the 2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup on Saturday, July […] The post Crucial elimination round games in Partner’s Cup set appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2019

9 dead as truck crashes into a ravine in Cebu town

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – Seven schoolchildren were among 9 people killed Friday, July 19, aboard a runaway truck that crashed into a ravine in Cebu province while transporting them to a sports activity, the authorities said. The dump truck's brakes failed while it descended a mountain road outside ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Jolo cathedral reopens 6 months after bombing

ZAMBOANGA CITY—“It’s as if there is an experience of Easter where the body of Jesus has gone back to life.” This was how Bishop Martin Jumoad of the Archdiocese of Ozamis described the reopening of the Jolo cathedral in Sulu province on Tuesday, the feast of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel. “I am glad […] The post Jolo cathedral reopens 6 months after bombing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Davide: WT may sue province for stopping resource center project

CEBU CITY, Philippines — WT Construction Inc. (WTCI) the contractor of the proposed P1.3-billion Capitol Resource Center, is not obliged to backfill the now excavated site of the cancelled project. Instead, the firm may file a case against the Cebu provincial government for ordering for the stoppage of the project despite a standing contract with […] The post Davide: WT may sue province for stopping resource center project appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Job regularization leaves tens of thousands out in the cold

(First of a series) In his heart, “Marlon” knew he had found the one. But work circumstances wouldn’t let him ask her to marry him. Until a month ago, Marlon, 36, of Pasay City, had been working as a machine operator at a detergent and shampoo factory in Laguna province for the past eight years. […] The post Job regularization leaves tens of thousands out in the cold appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

LGUs urged to assess need to suspend classes; rough seas strand 300 passengers 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government units (LGUs) of the province of Cebu are encouraged to proactively assess their localities if there is a need for them to declare a suspension of classes due to the prevailing weather condition. This is the call of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) as the […] The post LGUs urged to assess need to suspend classes; rough seas strand 300 passengers  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

COA tells Cebu province to return P40.7-M unspent PDAF

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  State auditors have directed the provincial government to seek authority from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to utilize the P40.7 million unexpended Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) for future projects otherwise, return it to the national treasury. In its 2018 Audit Report, the Commission on Audit (COA) pointed out […] The post COA tells Cebu province to return P40.7-M unspent PDAF appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

‘Rough seas’ cause cancellation of two Leyte province trips

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Ports Authority (CPA) Operations Division announced Monday afternoon, July 15, the cancellation of at least two trips bound for Leyte province because of rough seas. A trip by South Pacific Shipping was supposed to leave Terminal 2 of the port of Cebu for Bato, Leyte at 2 p.m. but […] The post ‘Rough seas’ cause cancellation of two Leyte province trips appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

CPPO to establish Swat teams, set up discipline zones in Cebu towns, cities

CEBU CITY, Philippines— “Problematic” areas in the different towns and cities in Cebu province will be the subject of the Discipline Zone program of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO). Police Colonel Roderick Mariano,  CPPO director, said the Discipline Zone program is now on the planning stage and will be simultaneously launched in August in […] The post CPPO to establish Swat teams, set up discipline zones in Cebu towns, cities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

Boutique hostel opens, gives mid-range option to Cebu travelers

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—A boutique hostel from the neighbouring province of Negros Oriental is expanding in Cebu giving a “mid-range option” for travelers and creative. Adrian Tan, founder of Flying Fish Hostel, said they hope to provide quality accommodation services at affordable rates to travelers. “Depending on your budget, it’s either you’re in a very […] The post Boutique hostel opens, gives mid-range option to Cebu travelers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Operators may need to rehabilitate quarry sites before ban will be lifted

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Quarry operators in Cebu province may need to rehabilitate first the sites where they operate before the Capitol will allow them to resume operations. Governor Gwendolyn Gacia said two teams from the Capitol were already sent out to inspect and document the conditions of the quarry sites located in the component […] The post Operators may need to rehabilitate quarry sites before ban will be lifted appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Coco Gauff’s dream run at Wimbledon ends

WIMBLEDON, England — Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion. The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 on Monday (Tuesday dawn, Philippine time) realized it, too, so they made sure to show their appreciation for the youngest qualifier at the All […] The post Coco Gauff’s dream run at Wimbledon ends appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2019