Ombud indicts Gica; elevates criminal case to Sandigan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 11/26/2017

Suspended Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gun-gun” Gica has suffered yet another blow to his political career. He may not only face dismissal from public service but also criminal liabilities over the same offense of misappropriating P10,000 in public…

Rep. Gwen: New era of political unity in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/14/2017

One Cebu officials to join 12 LP mayors make PDP-Laban switch This will usher in a new era of political unity in the province. Deputy House Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia said this to…

House leader Garcia backs moves to legalize same-sex civil union

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 07/17/2017

THE leadership of the House of Representatives said on Monday that it supported legalizing civil unions between same-sex and heterosexual people. In a press conference, Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia said the times were calling for a law…

Garcia submits to Congress resolution to investigate Tabal-Patafa issue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/08/2017

Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia officially submitted House Resolution No. 1073 to the House of Representatives that will look into Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association’s (Patafa) exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the national team…

Rep Garcia to ask Congress to look into Patafa-Tabal issue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/06/2017

Representative Gwen Garcia of Cebu’s third district is expected to file a resolution in Congress to start an investigation on the exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the list of athletes for the upcoming Southeast…

Digong impeachment unlikely — Cebu officials

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Mejia, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/16/2017

If the initial reactions of Cebuano legislators were to be an indication, the impeachment complaint slapped against President Rodrigo Duterte, on Thursday, may be headed for doom. But its failure, at the onset, may just be a…

Davide hits back at Garcia

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 03/09/2017

  ON CPDRC RAID ISSUE Por bida, naa na pud si Manang oy,” (Darn, here goes Manang again). The blunt remark came from no other than Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III betraying any attempt at hiding his…

Council to hold public hearing on transfer station proposal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2017

THE Cebu City Council will ask city residents if they would support the city government’s move to set up a one -hectare transfer station in the now closed Inayawan dumpsite despite a court order not to do…

TAKEN AND FREED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/04/2017

A scion of a prominent family in Ormoc City who has built a business empire in Cebu was found in a hilly portion of Barangay Poblacion I, Carcar City, nearly three hours after he was snatched by…

PROBE CPDRC ‘HORROR STORIES’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 09/01/2016

Says Gov. Hilario Davide’s inclusion in Duterte honor list a ‘hilarious’ mistake House Deputy Speaker and Cebu third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia has raised before Congress the “deeply troubling and frustrating developments” at the Cebu Provincial Detention…

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