Comelec ‘saves’ P100M on SK polls cancellation

CANCELLING the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this year will save the country a lot of money.

“We can save a lot of funds, more or less P100 million nationwide, because we don’t have to allocate budget for the SK,” said lawyer Renato Magbutay, regional election director of Commission on Elections in Northern Mindanao. Read the rest of this entry

Emano swears in son as new Misamis Oriental guv

OUTGOING Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Emano inducted into office his son, Misamis Oriental governor-elect Yevgeny Vincente Emano as the latter begins his duty on June 30.

The younger Emano vowed “to work 24/7.” Emano, along with three elected provincial board members under the Padayon Pilipino (Padayon) party, took their oath Tuesday at the Our Lady of Candelaria church in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. Read the rest of this entry

Emano forms transition team

A TRANSITION team that will facilitate the smooth turnover of local governance to the incoming administration has been created by outgoing City Mayor Vicente Emano.

Emano said he already directed the team to gather all documents or records in preparation for the upcoming turnover, confident that there are no anomalies in all his transaction in the city hall. Read the rest of this entry

Emano ‘pathetic’ – Moreno

MAYOR-ELECT Oscar Moreno tagged outgoing Mayor Vicente Emano as pathetic in response to the latter’s filing of election protest.

Emano, who lost the mayoralty seat to Governor Moreno, filed to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Manila on May 24 an election protest questioning Moreno’s sweeping win in the May 13 polls. Read the rest of this entry

Emano files election protest vs Moreno

AFTER losing from his re-election bid, outgoing Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Emano filed an election protest at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Manila through his legal counsel Friday.

Emano, through his Lawyer Francis Ku asked the Comelec Manila to recount and retabulate the official ballots and other election documents manually and visually. Read the rest of this entry

Moreno’s wife: ‘I will be the eyes and ears of Kagay-anons’

IN LESS than six weeks, before he could formally sit as the new mayor, Oscar Moreno has already found a critic — his own wife, Arlene.

In a television interview last week, Arlene said she will be the first to criticize Moreno if he fails to perform his task as the city’s new chief executive. Read the rest of this entry