first_imgSMC bags Bulacan airport project Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros The lot in sitio Lower Sampaguita is owned by Hope Baga and her husband, incumbent barangay councilor, Alfonso ‘Boy’ Baga.Hope denied the allegation, saying they posted a guard at the two entry points to their land to prevent vote-buying. Correspondents Michelle Joy L. Padayhag and Christine Emily L. Pantaleon and Reporter Jucell Marie P. Cuyos Padaca, who’s in Cebu to attend the send-off ceremonies for troops assigned in the province, called on candidates to help keep the peace in today’s polls.She said Filipinos should vote in the barangay elections because they can shape their government at the grassroots level.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal“Thank God that we have elections every three years. Thank God that we always have the opportunity to change the face of the government,” said Padaca, a former Isabela governor.There were reported cases of vote-buying and harassment in the cities of Talisay and Mandaue over the weekend. Two women were apprehended for allegedly offering cash in exchange for votes for their favored candidate.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateMORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateMary Ann Geraga, 19, and Edita Alo, 49, both residents of barangay San Isidro were brought by Xyrus Allan Bucao, 31, and Clint Gonzaga to the Talisay City police precinct on vote-buying charges.Geraga and Alo were reportedly supporting Dehlia Bacaltos-Tiu, a former Talisay City mayor. Taken from Geraga were 44 sample ballots with P150 in cash enclosed. While 22 sample ballots were taken from Alo. They were released yesterday.Bucao and Gonzaga were advised to file a complaint against them before the Comelec-Talisay City office.In Mandaue City, supporters of re-electionist barangay Banilad chairman Dianne Bercede-Abanes claimed they were harassed and threatened with eviction by their landlord if they did not vote for opposition candidate Greg Yap.ADVERTISEMENT Commission on Elections (Comelec)Read Next LATEST STORIES LOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, Pateros View comments MOST READlast_img

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