Member of Osmeña political clan vies for congressional seat in California

Inquirer 02/13/2018

OAKLAND, California — In a David-and-Goliath battle, a relatively little known but gutsy political newcomer, a Filipina American, is challenging a veteran incumbent for the 14th District of California’s Congressional seat. The challenger, Cristina Osmeña, is a member…

Dad to Mayor Tom: Focus on work not politics

USC Intern Therese Alegado 01/26/2018

We should focus more on our work now as city officials instead of engaging in politics. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, a member of the Barug Team Rama, made this call amid claims that the Barug Team…

The politics of burning

Gerard Pareja 01/14/2018

Usa ka kanta nga milutaw sa akong bagulbagol pagkasunog sa Metro Ayala mao ang Burning Down the House sa Talking Heads. “Watch out you might get what you’re after/Boom babies strange but not a stranger/I’m an ordinary…

Duterte’s plan to bring back cops in drug war backed

Morexette B. Erram 11/29/2017

SEVERAL local government officials in Cebu province have shown their support on President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bring back the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the government’s war against illegal drugs. Gov. Hilario Davide III said bringing…

‘DON’T MALIGN THE DEAD’

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/28/2017

The Barug Team Rama councilors marched into yesterday’s Cebu City Council session with black ribbon in their arms to mourn the death of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta, as they raged against allegations by Mayor Tomas…

Ejercito: Emergency powers to solve PH traffic woes

Inquirer.net 11/28/2017

SENATOR JV Ejercito stressed on Tuesday his hopes to urgently pass the bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to solve the country’s perennial traffic crisis. “I’m still hoping that it (Emergency Powers bill) would be passed.…

Senate OKs 1st package of tax reform program

Inquirer.net 11/28/2017

Voting 17-1, the Senate has finally passed on third and final reading the first package of the comprehensive tax reform program of the Duterte administration. Only Senator Risa Hontiveros, an opposition member, voted against the bill also…

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…

Nalutsan sa mga kuwestiyonable ang PDP- Laban?

Lloyd Suarez 11/19/2017

Unsa may garantiya nga modaug g’yud ang mga politiko atol unya sa eleksiyon niining ilang pagtapon sa administration party nga mao ang Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban)? Gibugo-an nalang g’yud ang mga politiko sa…

Sa Mocha

Gerard Pareja 11/19/2017

Nyor Gamay (NG): Unsay imong ikasulti aning Mocha, Nyor? Nyor Daku (ND): Mas ganahan kos Americano, Nyor. Kay maurag kape ra g’yud ug way sagol. NG: Dili kape akong gipasabot, Nyor. Si Mocha Uson ba. ND: Aw,…

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