Cebu allies to President Duterte: Run for VP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu has made a manifesto urging him to run for Vice President of the country in the 2022 elections. At least 28 executives in Cebu have…

LGBTQA members react online on the recent CR fiasco issue

Immae Lachica 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After the comfort room fiasco at a mall in Quezon City involving one transwoman, the other LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allies) members were quick to share their thoughts online. The LGBTQA…

LGBTQIA+ groups to show off colors at ‘6014 Pride Parade’ in Mandaue

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Close to a hundred organizations belonging to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and their allies (LGBTQIA+) in Cebu will converge for a show of color and beauty in Mandaue City…

Marcos: I don’t meddle in local politics

Doris C. Bongcac 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local politics should be left to the local candidates. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos said that since she is seeking a national post, she has made it a policy not to get involve…

Osmeña asks congressional allies: Legalize Angkas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/22/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not giving up his fight to revive the operations of ride-hailing application Angkas. In a post on his official Facebook page, Osmeña announced that he has tapped the help of his…

Davide unfazed by allies’ change of loyalty

Rosalie Abatayo 10/15/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III is unfazed despite claims that most local chief executives have shifted allegiance to One Cebu-Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (One Cebu-PDP-Laban). One Cebu-PDP-Laban is the political party of former governor and now…

Quisumbing, allies tie up with Davao mayor’s party

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/06/2018

MANDAUE City Mayor Gabriel Luis “Luigi” Quisumbing and his allies are forging an alliance with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s regional party Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP). In an interview on Friday, Quisumbing said the principles of HNP…

OSMEÑA ALLIES RALLY SUPPORT

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/31/2018

After the scathing remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte against Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the latter’s allies took tosocial media on Friday to express their support for the beleaguered mayor. With the hashtag #IStandWithMayorTommy, several City Hall…

Allies urge Cebuanos to rally behind Osmeña against criticisms from Duterte

Morexette B. Erram 08/31/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s political allies are now urging Cebuanos to rally behind the local chief executive amid criticisms from President Rodrigo Duterte. In a post on his official Facebook page, Councilor Sisinio Andales said Mr.…

Landslide win for BOPK allies in ABC elections

Morexette Erram, USJ-R Intern 07/30/2018

Barangay captains allied under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) swept the elections for the new set of officials for the Association of Barangay Councils in Cebu City (ABC – Cebu City). Kasambagan Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong…

US and PH: friends, partners, allies

Sung Kim 07/04/2018

Every July 4, the United States and the Philippines celebrate Philippine-American Friendship Day. That makes this a particularly important moment to reflect on the depth and breadth of the US-Philippine relationship as friends, partners and allies. The…

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…

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