5-way fight for Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu is on, and it’s going to be a five-way battle. At least four aspirants for the province’s top post, including incumbent Governor and reelectionist Gwendolyn Garcia, filed their…

Full economic recovery in Cebu needs stable healthcare system – Ace 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A stable healthcare system is the key to fully reviving the economy.  This is one of the plans former Tourism Secretary Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Durano had in mind should he be elected as the…

Groups call for Durano-Davide tandem

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several groups in Cebu have thrown their support for a Durano-Davide tandem in the upcoming national and local elections. At least 120 group leaders convened on Tuesday, September 28, calling former Tourism Sec.…

1 week before COC filing: One Cebu gains more support from mayors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only a week left before the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs), the Garcia-led One Cebu political party has gained more support from local officials, including relatives of the Durano family of…

Ace considers running vs Gwen in 2022 polls

Morexette Marie Erram 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano could be facing Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia for the upcoming 2022 elections.  This after the Durano-led Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (BAKUD) party announced in a…

Bakud: Party strong despite ‘jump ship’ move of Dungga captain, 3 others

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Durano-led political camp in Cebu’s fifth district said that the party had remained strong despite the “jump ship” move of at least four of its members in Barangay Dungga, Danao City. Partidong…

Magpale wishes ‘fair and just’ trial, treatment for Arquillano brothers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Vice Governor and gubernatorial candidate Agnes Magpale said that she wished a ‘fair and just’ trial would be granted on the two top officials of San Francisco town in Camotes Island who…

Red: Bakud not behind second DQ case vs Gwen

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/27/2018

ALTHOUGH he clarified that the decision to file a second disqualification case against gubernatorial bet Gwendolyn Garcia was not the consensus of the Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) party, outgoing party president Ramon “Red” Durano…

Bakud forges alliance with NPC

Doris C. Bongcac 10/27/2018

The Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) party in the fifth district of Cebu has forged an alliance with the Nationalists Peoples Coalition (NPC) for the May 2019 election. Joseph “Ace” Durano, Bakud party president, said…

Second disqualification case filed against Gwen

Delta Derycka Letigio, Jessa Sotto 10/24/2018

A second disqualification case has been filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Manila against Cebu third district representative and 1Cebu gubernatorial candidate Gwen Garcia. This time, four lawyers from the Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya…

Bakud maintains allegiance with NPC

Rosalie Abatayo 10/09/2018

Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) maintains its allegiance with the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) for the 2019 midterm elections, Vice-governor Agnes Magpale said on Tuesday. Magpale said they maintained their alliance with NPC because the…

Bakud assures Poe-Chiz tandem of 5th district support

Carmel Loise Matus 04/05/2016

Danao City Mayor Ramon “Nito” III assured presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe and running mate Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero that they will get the votes in Danao City and the rest of Cebu’s 5th  district. During the…

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