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THE EAR
Proud of being bought
May 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite claims there was no vote-buying during the last election, an EAR source said she heard a woman proclaiming both sides tried to buy her vote.
Respecting a friend’s choice
May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
A week before the May 9 elections, a prominent lawyer was heard criticizing the choice for president of a close friend, who was a loyal supporter of frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Distance no hindrance
May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
A food delivery rider got an order for a delivery.
No mass shootings here
May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
CAN’T AFFORD. After hearing about the latest mass shooting in the US, a man said he was relieved we don’t have that phenomenon here.
Poster of loser goes down
May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
A family who let the camp of a senatorial candidate use part of their property to support a huge banner of the candidate had it torn down immediately after the polls.
Get the oil prices down
May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Gas stations in certain cities in Cebu have the price of premium gasoline pegged at as high as P87.
The envelopes, please
May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Because this is the Philippines, some candidate still buy votes the old-fashioned way; giving out envelopes with money in them.
App says he lives in a store
May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
. A man who often orders food and items online is having trouble after his address was geolocated by a delivery app to a retail establishment nearby.
End to eSabong worries investor
May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
After the DILG recommended to end eSabong and the president announced it, a man who invested heavily in eSabong is now getting worried.
For the experience of it
May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Right now Cebu’s hottest attraction is the CCLEX.
Beauty queens, not politicos
May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
A man who was hanging out outside his house came over to see what some of his neighbors were talking about.
The one-peso difference
April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
The minimum fare remains at P9, but many PUJ drivers are no longer giving change for P10 coins given by passengers. A man who used to insist on getting P1 change has stopped doing so.
Right face, wrong place
April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
An EAR source could not help but reminisce about the funniest election story he heard.
He only goes for the stars
April 24, 2022 - 12:00am
A man said he has a shirt each for two of the strongest candidates for president and he wears them when he attends their rallies.
Whenever election comes
April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
A family feud has been rekindled again. By chance, two factions within the same family have always supported different candidates for president.
No trash talk too?
April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
CLEAN CAMPAIGN. Some observers could not help but notice that after a certain candidate held a really somewhere, the grounds would always be full of trash. But when another candidate held a rally at a particular...
Tired of their faces
April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
There is a city in Cebu, one Ear informer says, where only the faces of incumbent officials/allies can be seen in the posters or tarpaulins mounted.
What about other schools?
April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
According to the guidelines, schools that will be converted into voting centers come election day must have one entrance and one exit point in order to control the crowd.
Dasig card dilemma
April 12, 2022 - 12:00am
A holder of Capitol’s Dasig card, which entitles her family to P3,000 worth of merchandise at designated partner-merchants, complained: “Naa lagi tay Dasig card pero wa gihapon kapuslanan kay limited...
Unusual Holy Week
April 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Holy Week in the Philippines is usually the hottest time of any year, but this doesn’t seem to be the case this year with the weather disturbances present.
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