This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, May 3, 2016.

Lapu-Lapu City mayor Paz Radaza says another candidate is trying to lure voters by giving them insurance cards. (Photo from www.news.lapulapucity.gov.ph)

Lapu-Lapu City mayor Paz Radaza says another candidate is trying to lure voters by giving them insurance cards. (Photo from www.news.lapulapucity.gov.ph)

Radaza warns voters over insurance cards.

Re-electionist Lapu-Lapu City Mayor warned voters to be wary of insurance cards handed by candidates, and said voters should not be deceived by these gifts. He accused mayoralty candidate Rolando Patalinjug of distributing accident insurance cards during a rally and that one of her supporters got one. However, when her supporter tried to avail of the benefits, she was turned down.

Radaza has the right to say what she want to say but that insurance card, before you can avail yourself of it, you should have approval from the insurance company. The insurance cards were given to our leaders. Mayoralty candidate Rolando Patalinjug.

Read: Sun.Star Cebu: Paz to file charges of vote-buying against rival.

City Hall tightens security as ballots arrive.

837 boxes containing official ballots for the 630,000 voters in Cebu City is now with the City Treasurer’s Office. The ballots arrived on two 10-wheeler trucks escorted by a Swat team. City Hall guards will augment the 12 policemen assigned
to secure the ballots, which is stored at the third floor of the City Hall.

We have also improved the fire exits of the City Hall buildings as requested by the inspectors last week. Cebu City Treasurer Diwa Cuevas.

Read: Freeman: 12 cops on rotation guard Cebu City ballots.

Ex-Cebu governor blasts Digong.

He may be leading in some of the surveys in Cebu, but former Cebu governor Tingting dela Serna said if Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte means what he says, then his presidency would be a chaotic one. Dela Cerna based his statement on Duterte’s own words; specifically the statements he issued against the US and Australia, whose ambassadors criticized him for his “rape joke.”

My idea of a president is one who might not be able to do much for the country as much as we want but who will definitely not do anything to damage it more. Dili na nato tiwasan ug guba bah. We cannot get a perfect president…Pero ari lang ta sa presidente nga dili lang ta mosamot ka-empyerno. Vicente dela Serna.

Read: Cebu Daily News: Cebuanos hold rally against Duterte.

More Cebu News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Online survey shows curious mix of PB winners

Sun.Star Cebu: PRO 7 chief reminds cop not to take sides in polls

Sun.Star Cebu: Pinamungajan cops subjected to surprise drug test

Freeman: Animals also suffering from El Nino phenomenon

Cebu Daily News: Capitol team blames heat, fight over access to water in 47 conflicts, 7 deaths

Cebu Daily News: Supreme Court to release bar exams results today

Cebu Daily News: CBCP issues guidelines for voters

Cebu Daily News: Pharmacy of Team Rama candidate gets strafed

Cebu Business News.

Sun.Star Cebu: CDA hopes to add 9 million more coop members

Sun.Star Cebu: Realtor tries luck in online car trading business

Freeman: Exec urges: Respect Bank Secrecy Law

Cebu Daily News: BSP reminds banks to implement bank secrecy law

Cebu Daily News: BSP urges public to be vigilant against fake money

Cebu Sports News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Cebuano pro eyes podium finish in Xterra Malaysia

Freeman: Mayweather hints at return to ring

Cebu Daily News: Bolts beat Alaska, extend series to Game 5

 

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