Duterte accuses Loot anew

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/20/2018

President claims mayor “flooded” house with drugs; Loot willing to step down President Duterte has leveled up his tirade against Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot. During a private dinner with local chief executives on Saturday night, the country’s…

President Duterte to meet his doppelgänger in Tabogon

Nestle L. Semilla and Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2018

RESIDENTS of a sleepy town in northern Cebu can hardly contain their excitement. Everyone is busy preparing for their fiesta on Sunday that will be graced by the country’s most powerful man: President Duterte. Mayor Zigfred Duterte…

Sotto as next Senate President? No problem, says Palace

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

MALACAÑANG is not worried with the looming change in the Senate’s leadership, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday. Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte respects the decision of the upper chamber to replace Senate President Aquilino Pimentel…

Barug Team Rama to endorse Zafra as ABC President

Morexette B. Erram 05/17/2018

For the second time around, Barug Team Rama eyes on endorsing Tisa Barangay Captain – Elect Philip Zafra as their bet for the next president of the Association of Barangay Councils in Cebu City (ABC – Cebu…

PLDT opens new data center in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2018

Telco giant and digital services provider PLDT has opened its second VITRO Data Center in Cebu, which is its tenth all over the country. The P1 billion facility located in Mandaue City is poised to cater to…

President skips voting at Davao City’s Precinct No. 1245-A

Inquirer.net 05/15/2018

Fans sad, disappointed by nonappearance DAVAO CITY — The wooden armchair inside Precinct No. 1245-A remained empty throughout the day. “We waited for a few minutes in the hopes the President might show up but he did…

Bacallo: Labella is not PDP-Laban council president

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/07/2018

Lorna Bacallo clarified that she remains to sit as the legitimate president of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Cebu City Council. Together with her officers, Bacallo reiterated the legitimacy of her position in a courtesy call…

Four Cebu mayors face complaints before Office of the President

Morexette Erram 03/06/2018

At least four town mayors are facing separate complaints before the Officer of the President. Charged are the mayors of Carcar City and Moalboal, Minglanilla and Santa Fe Towns. In their letter summarizing all the complaints, Assistant…

When the ruler becomes the law

Radel Paredes 01/27/2018

Invited to speak in a recent military event, President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the soldiers to shoot him if he would dare to trample the Constitution, such as when he becomes a dictator one day. It’s his typical…

Duterte appoints Año as DILG officer-in-charge

Inquirer 01/05/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief and now interior undersecretary Eduardo Año as officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Año, whose appointment paper was signed on…