Tom’s ‘violent’ actions on sheriff uncalled for: Alcover

Nestle L. Semilla 02/13/2018

CEBU City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. said he wants to seek the Ombudsman’s legal opinion on the alleged “violent” actions taken by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña towards a court sheriff. In yesterday’s regular session, Alcover condemned…

Alcover lobbies anew to regulate habal-habal

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/16/2017

COUNCILOR Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. lobbied anew for the passage of an ordinance he authored that would regulate the operation of habal-habal or motorcycle-for-hire operations in Cebu City. The councilor floated his proposed ordinance in response to…

For ‘safety,’ Alcover moves to ban motorcycle canopies

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/12/2017

HAVE you ever tried riding a motorcycle and getting all wet when it started to rain, or sun-burned when the weather was intensely hot? Because of this common problem, improvised plastic roofs that can be easily attached…

‘Turnover is ceremonial’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/17/2017

Disaster management chief says all city ambulances listed under his name All ambulances distributed to Cebu City’s barangays are under the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) specifically its chief Nagiel Bañacia, who assumed…

Settlers ask for relocation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/12/2016

Settlers of the Osmeña Shrine in Barangay Kalunasan asked Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to provide them with a relocation site after their houses were demolished last Tuesday. “We are requesting Mayor Tom to put us somewhere…

Ban ‘Pokemon Go’ in all public areas – Alcover

Margarette Managaytay 09/13/2016

BEWARE Pokemon Goers. Your playing days in public places across the City of Cebu are numbered as officials begin a review of a proposed ordinance regulating the game’s “playing zones” here. A draft ordinance by Cebu City…

‘Traitors’ — Alcover on Tumulak, Abella bolting from Team Rama

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/30/2016

Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. called Councilors Dave Tumulak and Nendell Hanz Abella “traitors” for suddenly bolting from Team Rama without informing them beforehand. He also accused Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña of “raiding” their group…

Alcover’s proposed ordinance: Mandatory community service for Tokhang surrenderers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/29/2016

WHAT else can be done to the growing number of drug users and pushers that have turned themselves in to authorities? If Cebu City Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. is to be asked, mandatory community service is…

4 CASES VS. OSMEÑA

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/25/2016

Alcover lodges complaints at the Ombudsman for the Visayas Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña faces a string of complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman for the Visayas over alleged unlawful acts that ranged from his grant…

Alcover not worth Margot’s time

Nestle L. Semilla 08/24/2016

CEBU City Councilor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña shrugged off charges filed against her husband, Mayor Tomas Osmeña, by her fellow councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. “I don’t want to comment. He is not worth commenting on,” Margot said…

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