Armed men rob Zambo Sur councilor at home

Gunmen divested a town councilor seeking re-election and one of his supporters of cash and valuables right at the official’s residential compound in Zamboanga del Sur, the police disclosed Saturday. Brig. Gen. Franco Simborio, Police Regional Office 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) director, identified the victim as Councilor Alex Aldie Amores, 51, of Tabina town and his […]

Continue Reading

Don’t sell your votes: PACC

With just two days before the May 9 national and local elections, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) reminded the Filipino electorate not to cast their vote in exchange for money. In a Facebook post on Friday, the PACC told voters to choose candidates with a good track record and platform. “(The) PACC urges everyone to […]

Continue Reading

DOH to set up vaccination stations in poll precincts

The Department of Health (DOH) will set up coronavirus vaccination booths in polling precincts nationwide on election day . DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a “Laging Handa” briefing on Saturday that primary series and booster doses will be made available. “May sinet-up po tayong vaccination sites sa lahat ng polling precinct. Pagkatapos pong […]

Continue Reading

NTF-ELCAC calls for unity, respect on election day

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has called for unity and respect on election day. NTF-ELCAC acting spokesperson, Prosecutor Flosemer Chris Gonzales, hopes the Filipino people will respect whatever result comes out after the May 9 polls. “The future of our country is at stake. Filipinos from all walks of […]

Continue Reading

Cebu power utility firm, workers’ union sign 5-year CBA

The management of Cebu’s biggest power distributor, Visayan Electric Co. (Veco), and its employees’ union have signed a 5-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA), marking a milestone for the labor sector here. Engr. Mark Anthony Kindica, head of the management panel, said negotiations for the 2022-2026 CBA were by far the most peaceful and harmonious the […]

Continue Reading