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first_imgLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, Pateros Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again 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 debate SMC bags Bulacan airport project The political leader explained that the family members would have to divide the money among themselves since they could not give money to everybody. Earlier that day, two more political leaders visited the village. One had P40 clipped to a sample ballot while the other had a crisp P50 bill. But amount for “pahalipay” in Cebu City was bigger. One candidate for councilor from a northern barangay in Cebu City said he spent close to P80,000 on Sunday at P50 per voter. This didn’t include the P100, which their group was giving to those who had committed to vote their entire slate.“This is the most expensive election so far,” according to barangay councilman. An outgoing barangay chairman from a Cebu City mountain barangay said that their opponents offered P300 to P500 per voter. “They are spending to win,” said the barangay chairman who is now running for barangay councilor.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 dealThe barangay chairman said this had been the first time since the 2002 election that vote buying again resurfaced in Cebu City’s barangay election.He added that the yesterday’s barangay election was like a proxy war between Mayor Michael Rama and former mayor Tomas Osmeña. / Chief of Reporters Doris Bongcac Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Bodjie Pascua slams Palace stance on making Dengvaxia usable again 4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental town LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Read Next Taipei to offer migrant workers free medical checks, haircuts PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension IT was 9 p.m. on Sunday and the village of Alang-alang in Mandaue City was still abuzz with activities. The doors of the houses were opened. Some residents had formed into small groups and were having small talks on whom to vote in yesterday’s barangay polls. But they were actually waiting for their political leaders to drop by and turn over their “pahalipay” (gratuity) that ranged from P50 to P100 each.In a family of six, three were given P100 each stapled to a sample ballot that contained the names of candidates. The money was in crisp P50 bills.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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