The Visayas-leg of the PILIPinas 2016 said to be extended than the first in Cagayan de Oro City last Feb. 21, was supposed to start at 5 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.
The presidential candidates present were United Nationalist Alliance standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay, independent candidate Senator Grace Poe, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of PDP-Laban, and Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party.
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago skipped the Cebu debate to undergo a clinical trial for a new anti-cancer drug.
A TV broadcaster said the delay was due to a row on the use of notes in the debate between Roxas and Binay.
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