Martinez seeks re-election as ABC Cebu President

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/20/2018

Provincial Board (PB) Member Celestino Martinez III eyes for a reelection as president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) – Cebu Federation. Martinez, who sits as ex-officio member in Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP), has won uncontested as…

Ombudsman seeks suspension of Davao solon

Inquirer.net 06/15/2018

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has sought the suspension of Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. in connection with the graft case he is facing before the Sandiganbayan. In a motion filed on Wednesday, prosecutors…

US seeks to assuage Asian allies

AP 06/14/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the US would halt military exercises with…

‘Gunman’ maybe dead, but family still seeks justice

Nestle L. Semilla 06/02/2018

UNGAB SLAY THE search for justice continues for the family of slain lawyer Jonnah John Ungab despite the conclusion of police authorities that the gunman may already be dead. John Majed “Jed” Ungab, the family’s designated spokesperson,…

Larsian admin seeks persmission to allow vendors to use city owned parking lot

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/31/2018

Larsian’s stall owners seek for a temporary relocation when the P1.8 million rehabilitation of the famous barbecue strip in starts in July. “Magpatabang sila kon asa sila mobalhin. Misaad ko nila nga motabang ko (They asked for…

Quiot Pardo LGBT community seeks passage of anti-discrimination ordinance

Morexette B. Erram 05/26/2018

Members of the LGBT community in Barangay Quiot Pardo has asked the Cebu City Council to craft an anti-discrimination ordinance to give them an equal chance at work and other services. Although they feel respected, they want…

Poe seeks suspension of excise tax on fuel

Inquirer.net 05/25/2018

After conducting a public hearing in Iloilo City on Friday, the Senate committee on public services chaired by Senator Grace Poe recommended the suspension of excise taxes on petroleum products. “Hihilingin natin sa Department of Finance at…

SSS seeks to delay 2nd round of pension hike

Inquirer.net 05/15/2018

The Social Security System will seek to delay the implementation of the second tranche of additional pension scheduled next year as the planned contribution rate hike has yet to push through. Emmanuel F. Dooc, SSS president and…

A priest seeks reelection

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/12/2018

HE WAS twice discouraged by the archbishop of Cebu not to seek public office. But for Fr. Oscar Banzon, there is life in politics. In 2013, he defied his superior’s plea and ran as barangay captain in…

PNP seeks public support in conduct of orderly polls

Inquirer.net 05/07/2018

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Oscar D. Albayalde appealed to the public on Monday to cooperate with authorities to ensure a peaceful and orderly conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Albayalde said…

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