Magpale to run for governor, Davide for vice governor in 2019 elections

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/16/2018

Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III has announced his bid for the vice gubernatorial post in the 2019 elections. Davide made the announcement after he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Tuesday (October 16) at the…

Diamante bolts PDP-Laban, will run as Tuburan VM

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/15/2018

WHILE most aspirants in the 2019 midterm elections are scrambling to join the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), Tuburan Mayor Democrito ‘Aljun’ Diamante has ditched the ruling party to support Governor Hilario Davide III. Diamante, one…

APAD launched: Disaster risk mgmt alliance forged

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/12/2018

A TRANSNATIONAL private-public alliance for disaster risk management and response has launched its regional platform in Cebu on Friday, October 11. Representatives of civil society organizations, the business sector, academe, media and government agencies forged an alliance…

Gwen, Pablo John file COCs for governor, congressman

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/12/2018

Third district Representative Gwendolyn Garcia has formalized her intent to re-claim the highest position in the province as she filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) in time with her birthday yesterday, October 12. Shortly before 2 p.m.,…

1st candidate to file COC at Cebu poll office

Rosalie O. Abatayo, Zena V. Magto 10/11/2018

IT WAS a slow day for the election officers at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices of Cebu Province at the start of the scheduled five-day filing of the certificates of candidacy (COCs) for next year’s midterm…

PDRRMO probes cracks in Tuburan mountain

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/11/2018

NOT wanting to suffer the fate of Naga City, local government units have gone conscious of risks surrounding their localities, an official of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) said Thursday. A team from…

Nagahanons to celebrate fiesta with prayers, Masses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/09/2018

It will be a day of prayer for the Nagahanons as they celebrate the feast day of their patron, St. Francis de Assisi, today, October 10. This year’s feast day will open with the 6 a.m. Mass…

Reservation system eyed to cut number of whale watching tourists to 800

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/09/2018

A CENTRALIZED reservation scheme is seen to be used in order to control the number of tourist flocking to the whale watching sites in Oslob town, in southern Cebu. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said local tourism stakeholders…

Bacaltos to MGB: Did you receive bribe from ALQC?

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/08/2018

Is it possible that the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-7) may have been bribed by Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) prompting the agency to recommend the lifting of the cease and desist order against the latter’s…

Magpale good for nine more years – Davide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/08/2018

Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale may have aged, but her leadership skills remain timeless. Gov. Hilario Davide III said this in defense of Magpale,whom critics had purportedly doubted to be fit for reelection because of her age. Magpale…

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