Candidate’s admission of being a placeholder not enough to be declared a nuisance — Comelec 

A CANDIDATE’S admission or inference of being a placeholder for an elective position is not enough grounds for being declared a nuisance, according to Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesperson James B. Jimenez.   “A mere declaration to the contrary wouldn’t, in my opinion, be sufficient to overcome the intention to run which is manifested in the […]

Bzzzzz: Still a surprise, if Tomas or Margot runs for top city post. Bimbo Fernandez to file COC for mayor or VM but not against Osmeña couple. Sara, Leni still have to speak up on final decision.

Surprise to Bebot, Ong supporters THAT former mayor and Bando Osmeña–Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) chief Tomas Osmeña or his wife Margot might run for any of Cebu City’s top posts has long been speculated on early enough. Tomas is known for keeping his cards to his chest, to the point of putting off the filing of […]

Durano kin shift support to Gwen

BLOOD is thicker than water, but not where politics is concerned. A week before the start of the filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2022 elections, Sogod town’s mayor and vice mayor have shifted their allegiance to the One Cebu provincial political party led by Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, from the Bakud party run by […]

Kusug keeps alliance with PDP-Laban

LOCAL political party Kugi Uswag Sugbo (Kusug) will continue to uphold its alliance with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), and it will cast its lot with the faction that is behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s candidacy for Vice President in the 2022 elections. This was confirmed Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, by Kusug president Raymond […]

Editorial: Qs7: Seven questions City Hall reporters didn’t ask: Why Mike Rama talks a lot, how his love life is, if ‘gwapohay’ or singing match with rival matters, and who’s running the City

CEBU CITY Vice Mayor Michael Rama, as vaccines convenor and often the acting mayor, has been more seen and heard during the pandemic than Mayor Edgardo Labella, given the mayor’s frequent leaves of absence and work-from-home stints. In the flurry of media questions about the vaccination campaign and the Department of the Interior and Local […]

Qs7: Seven questions City Hall reporters didn’t ask: Why Mike Rama talks a lot, how his love life is, if ‘gwapohay’ or singing match with rival matters, and who’s running the City.

CEBU City Vice Mayor Michael Rama, as vaccines convenor and often the acting mayor, has been more seen and heard during the pandemic than Mayor Edgardo Labella, given the mayor’s frequent leaves of absence and work-from-home stints. In the flurry of media questions about the vaccination campaign and the Department of the Interior and Local […]

Hundreds of Educators, Policymakers & Technology Leaders Assemble to Discuss the Future of Education in Thailand

Thailand, Sep 10, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – On 14-15 September 2021, EDUtech Thailand will bring together the entire Thai education ecosystem to discuss new strategies, pedagogies and innovations to help inspire the next generation. Over the two days, over 100 expert speakers from K-12 Schools and higher education Institutions across Thailand will […]

Genesys Bolsters Asia Pacific Presence with New Appointments to its Regional Leadership Team Amid Robust Business Momentum in the Region

SINGAPORE, Sep 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Genesys(R), a global cloud leader in customer experience orchestration, today announced the appointments of Assaf Tarnopolsky, Senior Vice President and General Manager, APAC, and Stephen Hamill, Vice President, ASEAN and South Asia, to the Asia Pacific leadership team. Gwilym Funnell, who previously led Genesys in […]

Negative swab test required for COC filing

AMID the continued threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will require politicians who will file their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) to present a negative swab or antigen test result and limit their companions to two or three individuals. Resolution 10717 of the Comelec en banc directs aspirants for the positions […]

Supporters push Leni to run for Pres

VETERANS of parliament of the streets have united and joined the clamor for the presidential run of Vice President Leni Gerona Robredo. The group, calling itself Leni Tanging Pag-asa 2022, warned that “another six years of mishandled governance will not only plunge our economy in the gutter of bankruptcy, but it will also tear down […]

Nalzaro: Garcia also pushes for mayorship

If Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and City Councilor Raymond Garcia’s tandem for the mayor and vice mayor positions for the administration’s coalition fail, the other option is to field Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) chairman of the board Jose “Joey” Daluz III for mayor with Garcia as his runningmate. Last Wednesday, July 21, […]