Election campaign period boosts consumer confidence, store sales 

THE campaign period for the May 9 local and national elections has helped to improve consumer confidence and sales of supermarkets nationwide, according to the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association, or Pagasa. Pagasa President Steven T. Cua said in a mobile phone interview with BusinessWorld that poll campaigns had helped increase confidence among consumers. The campaign […]

Tell it to SunStar: PCW condemns tactics that commodify, degrade women during campaign rallies

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses grave disappointment over the commodification or objectification of women in campaign rallies, in light of videos showing women being used as a form of entertainment during sorties.One shows a woman in scanty clothes dancing on stage in a sensual production number. The other shows a candidate telling a […]

Comelec in Cebu City removes candidates’ illegally installed campaign materials

ONLY a few campaign materials were removed during the Oplan Baklas operations in Cebu City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City said majority of the campaign materials they removed were tarpaulins and posters that were illegally installed in public areas.Cebu City North District Assistant Election Officer Jun […]

Wenceslao: Cebu’s turn

It’s a question that Cebuano “Kakampinks” or supporters of the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo are asking now: Can they exceed or at the very least equal the large crowds that the VP campaign has gathered so far in other areas of the country with another gathering scheduled in Cebu?The answer to that […]

DTI invites Filipinos to post Pinoy-made products, use #flexPHridays to reach wider audience

THE Department of Trade and Industry is calling on Filipinos to support local businesses by using hashtag #flexPHridays in their social media whenever they show off products that are Philippine-made. The DTI sees this campaign to promote Filipino products in the global market. This campaign was launched Friday, Nov. 26. #FlexPHridays is a social media […]

Wenceslao: Robredo’s run

The support that Vice President Leni Robredo got nationwide must have surprised her rivals in the 2022 presidential elections. She was described early on using the Tagalog word “kulelat” for lagging behind in presidential surveys. But after she announced her joining the presidential race as an independent using the color pink for the campaign, that […]