Guv doubts if Blanco’s slay will ever be solved

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Nestle Semilla 09/18/2018

Police to resume probe now that mayor had been buried After Ronda Mayor Mariano Blanco III has been laid to rest on Sunday, Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III expressed doubt if the death of the mayor, and…

City gov’t told to prove first taxes will go to right projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/03/2018

Cebu city’s bid to hike biz taxes Increasing taxes should be worthy and reflective of the services of local government, some business leaders in Cebu said. Cebu Business Club (CBC) President Gordon Alan Joseph said that while…

Sara: I will seek reelection as Davao City mayor

Santino Bunachita 08/30/2018

Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio reiterated her decision not to run for senator in the 2019 election. Speaking at the 49th Mandaue City Charter Day Celebration, Duterte-Carpio instead asked for public support for three…

Pia hoping Congress will pass Expanded Maternity Leave Law

USJR Intern 08/05/2018

Senator Pia Cayetano expressed hope that the Extended Maternity Leave will be passed in Congress soon. “I can assure everyone that it is a very good law. I can see a lot of support. So I can…

Will ‘friend’ Gloria finally sign Gwen’s dismissal?

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

NOW that Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been installed the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, will she finally serve the mothballed dismissal order against Cebu third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia who is a known ally…

Will Ironman 70.3 return next year?

Mars G. Alison 07/13/2018

CEBU is supposed to host the Ironman 70.3 until next year. But Sunrise Events, Inc. (SEI) general manager Princess Galura said they will have to wait for the reactions of the participants to the new 90-kilometer bike…

Political will in the era of Build, Build, Build

Jobers R. Bersales 07/11/2018

The recent announcement of a basket of infrastructure solutions for Cebu ought to be welcomed, albeit with much anxiety; for this will spell a lot of sacrifices from all of us commuters. This is what happens when…

Gwen tells allies anew she will run for governor in 2019

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/16/2018

ALLIES of Deputy House Speaker Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia have reportedly been informed anew that she will “definitely” be running for governor in the midterm elections next year. Garcia, a former Cebu governor, made this announcement during a…

Rama vows to eradicate illegal drugs if he will be mayor again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/16/2018

Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is determined to challenge his political rival, incumbent Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, in the May 2019 local elections. And this time, Rama said he will anchor his bid for the…

Solons: Arming brgy chiefs will be ‘recipe for disaster’

Inquirer.net 06/13/2018

Opposition lawmakers have expressed fear that arming barangay (village) captains would be a “recipe for disaster” and could only lead to more abuse and violence in local villages in the country. At the oath-taking of newly elected…

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