Use police well, Duterte tells mayors

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie Erram 02/13/2018

Mayors in the Visayas and Mindanao were reminded by President Rodrigo Duterte last night to maximize their police in the war against illegal drugs and terrorism. During last night’s meeting at a Cebu City hotel, the president…

Legal battle for Tuburan mayor’s post continues

Morexette B. Erram 01/20/2018

THE legal battle between incumbent mayor of Tuburan town, Democrito Diamante, and his 2016 election rival, Daphne Lagon, continues. This developed after Diamante got a Writ of Preliminary Injunction from the Commission on Election-2nd Division stopping the…

Former Aloguinsan town mayors charged with graft

Nestle L. Semilla 12/27/2017

  The Office of the Ombudsman indicted the former mayors of Aloguinsan town, in south Cebu, with graft over the municipality’s purchase of more than P200 thousand worth of food supplies. In a report from GMA News…

Paolo’s decision

Editorial 12/26/2017

Until he submits it in writing and the Department of Interior and Local Governments (DILG) and/or the Office of the President confirms it, the effect of Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte’s resignation has yet to be…

Daanbantayan Submits List of Dengvaxia Recipients

Morexette B. Erram 12/11/2017

While the Provincial Board (PB) has yet to create a resolution compelling mayors to submit the list of Dengvaxia recipients in their towns or cities, Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot visited the Capitol today and submitted a list…

Imok allies told: Ignore mayor’s tirades; Tom urged: Learn to zip your mouth

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/09/2017

CEBU City Councilor Joel Garganera advised the residents of Barangay Ermita and supporters of the late Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta to ignore the tirades of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. Garganera was referring to Osmeña’s statements…

PB urged: Compel mayors to give list of dengue vaccine recipients

Morexette B. Erram 12/08/2017

Cebu Provincial Health office chief, Dr. Rene Catan says a resolution by the Provincial Board compelling city and municipal mayors to submit a list of the recipients of the Dengvaxia vaccine, would facilitate the creation of a…

Mayors Osmeña and Gomez

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 11/16/2017

To refuse an offer is a great insult,” says a popular quote. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, according to a Cebu Daily News report, said he is insulted with the disinterest of Ormoc City and San Francisco,…

12 LP-allied Cebu mayors to shift alliances to PDP-Laban

Morexette B. Erram 11/13/2017

TWELVE southern Cebu town mayors allied with the Liberal Party (LP) are shifting their alliances to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, LP Cebu chapter chairperson, confirmed during an…

Mao Ba?

Editorial 10/20/2017

DEPUTY MAYORS Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and 10 other city officials have been sued over the appointment of some city councilors as deputy mayors. According to the complainant, former National Bureau of Investigation–Central Visayas Director Florencio…

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