Comelec brass sees better 2013 elections

TAGAYTAY CITY — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rene Sarmiento anticipates a better conduct of automated elections this second time around.

Speaking before select media from Luzon during the Philippine Center of Investigative Journalism initiated seminar on the election coverage, Sarmiento stressed moves by the Comelec are being made to ensure credible and peaceful elections on May 13, 2013. Read the rest of this entry

North parishes pool money to decorate their carrozas

SOME 45 carrozas from different parishes in northern Cebu joined the procession to the site of the national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP). The parishes reportedly spent between P10,000 and P250,000 on the floats’ decoration alone. Part of that money was used to ship rare […]

Aquino: Adopt Pedro’s ideals

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III yesterday described the thanksgiving mass as the embodiment of the Filipinos’ pride and gratitude for the canonization of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod. In a speech after the mass officiated by Cebu Archdiocese cardinal emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, recalled San Pedro’s faith, bravery and sacrifice in leaving his friends and family to […]