Could this be Cebu City’s opposition slate?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A photo circulating on social media featuring incumbent Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president, Councilor Franklyn Ong; former Cebu City mayor, Tomas Osmeña; and incumbent South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa has created…

Partido Barug sees hope in getting City Council majority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City’s new administration party, Partido Barug-PDP Laban, has new hopes that soon the party will be getting the majority of the Cebu City Council following the Commission on Election (Comelec) en…

Councilor Andales to contest Comelec ruling disqualifying him from seeking another term

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City North District Councilor Sisinio Andales is planning to contest the ruling of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division disqualifying him from seeking another term in the council. Andales, in a…

City Council postpones discussion on SRP cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/09/2018

They may already have the majority in the City Council, but the Bando Osmena Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña still lack in numbers to sustain a call for the division of the house.…

BOPK lineup now complete

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/24/2018

The lineup of Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan’s (BOPK) for next year’s elections is now complete, said Cebu City Department Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) head Leah Japson, who is among the party’s candidates. She, however, refused to reveal…

Politics is personal

Jobers R. Bersales 03/29/2017

We all lament all these deaths and turn emotional at photographs of poor people getting killed or caught in the crossfire of the continuing and relentless drug war in our midst. But I heard neither sigh nor…

SHIFTING ALLIANCE

Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 03/25/2017

They did not know what hit them. Cebu City’s Team Rama lost one of their members to the administration camp yesterday morning while most of them were in Manila attending a lawyers’ convention. The recent development will…

No ally bolting party, Team Rama loyalists insist

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/06/2017

THE majority enjoyed by Cebu City councilors allied with Team Rama were threatened anew with rumors that some in their ranks are ready to bolt the party to join the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK). But Team Rama…

Shared problem

Editorial 02/06/2017

Seven months after he assumed office, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña finds himself resorting to palliative solutions to resolve the mounting garbage problem in the city after a court ruled against his original plan to reopen the…

Guardo shrugs off rumors of him bolting to BOPK

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/06/2017

Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo shrug off rumors that he was leaving Team Rama for Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s party, the Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK). He told a news conference on Monday morning that…

Tomas plans to extend Jomara’s hauling deal

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/30/2017

Mayor gives more time for BAC to decide on new P77.8M hauling contract Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to extend the emergency contract of private service hauler, Jomara Konstruckt Corp., which will expire today (Jan.…

Dad: Set up transfer station in closed Inayawan landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/25/2017

In an effort to reduce Cebu City’s private garbage hauling expenses, Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr. wants to establish a transfer station inside the Inayawan landfill. Gabuya, who is affiliated with Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK), has proposed…

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