Comelec: Barangay polls in October 2013

SECRETARY Herminio B. Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office revealed Friday that the barangay elections may push through as scheduled in October 2013.

Coloma said that Sixto Brillantes, Comelec chair, has expressed disagreement over the postponement of the barangay elections as it may mean that it would be held to a date which would be closer to the coming presidential elections in May 2016. Read the rest of this entry

Poll chief admits party-list purging ‘hampered’ preps

NO less than the head of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has admitted that the ongoing purging of the party-list groups has proven to be a very taxing job for the poll body.

In an interview, Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes confessed that with their deliberation of almost 300 party-list groups, the commission en banc has been very much preoccupied that it has affected their preparations for the conduct of the May 2013 polls. Read the rest of this entry

Comelec hopes to complete voters list, official candidates before 2013

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking to finish the lists of candidates and registered voters before the end of the month.

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes said they are aiming to have a final list on the candidates and registered voters as they plan to configure the official ballots in early 2013. Read the rest of this entry

Cebu City Niños claim Cviraa overall title for 23rd straight year

DUMAGUETE CITY–For 23 years, Cebu City has been dominating the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association. And it has no plans of letting go of that title yet.

Yesterday, Cebu City capped another stunning performance, winning the overall title after getting an impressive 870.34 points. Cebu Province was a distant second at 471.51 and Mandaue was at third place with 326.5.

Cebu City managed to cling to the overall title but had actually struggled in the last day of competitions as it lost important points in the ball games, losing some of it to Mandaue City, which was powered by Ateneo de Cebu-Sacred Heart School Jesuit. (MORE)