Duterte: If Filipinos don't want federalism, I will support BBL

Jul 08, 2016 - 7:45 PM

President Duterte also asks for patience saying federalism will not come overnight

MINDANAOAN. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech at a gathering of Muslim leaders in Davao City on July 8, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

General Trias in Cavite now a city

Dec 13, 2015 - 1:59 PM

The number of councilors voters can elect in the locality will increase from 8 to 10 starting in the May 2016 elections

IT'S OFFICIAL. The municipality of General Trias in Cavite is now officially a city, after majority of the registered voters voted for its cityhood on Saturday, December 12.

Guidelines, restrictions set for General Trias cityhood plebiscite

Oct 20, 2015 - 2:41 PM

General Trias residents who have filed for voter registration up to June 30 2015 will be allowed to vote in the December 12 plebiscite

Aquino approves cityhood of General Trias in Cavite

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:36 PM

If residents favor the city hood in a plebiscite General Trias will be Cavite s 7th city and the country s 145th

Cabanatuan City plebiscite postponed for the 3rd time

Nov 06, 2014 - 8:22 PM

The plebiscite which is supposed to take place on November 8 will be scheduled once Nueva Ecija s most populous city certifies it has the needed P101 million

Bangsamoro law provides for plebiscite funds

Sep 11, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Comelec has requested funds for the plebiscite in their 2015 budget proposal but the Department of Budget and Management said it would be incorporated in the Bangsamoro Basic Law instead

SC: Ex-Davao del Sur solon cited for contempt

Mar 14, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Ex congressman Marc Douglas Cagas IV does not explain why he said the SC s decision on the Davao Occidental plebiscite had a level of deceitfulness

Photo of Davao del Sur Rep. Marc Douglas Cagas IV retrieved from

San Pedro approved as Laguna's 6th city

Dec 31, 2013 - 4:49 PM

Only 11 of the 160 777 registered voters however participated in the plebiscite

San Pedro in Laguna to hold cityhood plebiscite Dec 28

Dec 19, 2013 - 7:37 AM

If majority of the 160 777 voters write yes on their ballots San Pedro will become the 6th city in the province of Laguna

SC may hold in contempt ex-Davao del Sur solon

Nov 29, 2013 - 3:52 PM

Marc Douglas Cagas IV is being asked to explain his innuendos against the Supreme Court which junked his petition regarding Davao Occidental plebiscite

What awaits the new Davao Occidental province

Nov 06, 2013 - 8:26 PM

It will elect officials only in 2016 but will have its own IRA by 2014

Voters to decide on creation of Davao Occidental

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:51 AM

Voters in Davao del Sur will have an additional question whether they are for or against the proposed new province

Plebiscite on new Davao province proceeds Oct 28

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:10 PM

It would be the 81st province of the Philippines if approved in the plebiscite which takes place simultaneously with the barangay polls

New Davao province created, but polls unlikely

Jan 22, 2013 - 1:16 PM

UPDATED Comelec adopts no plebiscites policy; PCOS and ballots configured without the new province

Radio anchor shot dead despite gun ban

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED A radio anchor is shot dead in Cabanatuan City where a gun ban is in place