Who will be filing their COCs and when?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose S. Sagarino 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no definite schedule yet as to when Cebu’s top political officials and aspiring candidates will be filing their Certificate of Candidacies (COC) in the next coming days, but some of them…

Barug, Kusug, Panaghiusa join forces anew for 2022

Derycka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After breaking up in recent months, Partido Barug renews its alliance with Partido Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) led by Councilor Raymond Garcia and Partido Panaghiusa of Jose Daluz, III, as the three parties…

Cebu City Legal Office to withdraw declaratory relief case from court

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office is preparing to withdraw the case of declaratory relief to void the 2015 sale of a 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) lot following the approval of the Cebu…

Labella to Barug dads: Do not abuse being City Council majority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella encouraged his party mates, who are now the majority of the Cebu City Council, to perform well and to never take advantage of their position as majority in…

Police: 25K supporters attend Barug’s miting de avance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The San Nicolas Police Station in Cebu City claimed on late Wednesday night that more or less 25,000 people attended the miting de avance of Cebu City’s opposition party, Partido Barug-PDP Laban. Police…

Scenes from Partido Barug’s, Alayon’s miting de avance and a BO-PK rally

Delta Derycka C. Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Gerard Anthony V. Francisco 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two political parties in two cities held their miting de avance on Wednesday, May 8.  In Cebu City, the Partido Barug-PDP Laban, made up of the opposition candidates, gathered together with their supporters…

Iglesia Ni Cristo endorses mixed slate for Cebu City in 2019 elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is running for mayor under Partido Barug-PDP Laban, and his running mate, Michael “Mike” Rama, have been endorsed by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), assuring them…

Duterte affirms support for Partido Barug in Labella’s Palace visit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, the standard bearer of the opposition party, Partido Barug-PDP Laban, went to Malacañan Palace on Monday, May 6, to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte as a representative of the…

Labella, Barug dads snub Tres de Abril celebration

Zena V. Magto 04/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No one from among the members of the Barug PDP-Laban group showed up in the Wednesday morning commemoration of the historic Battle of Tres de Abril. Mayor Tomas Osmeña especially picked on the…

Isla dela Victoria project a hot topic in Cebu City’s campaign scene

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the election campaign for the local candidates began on Friday, March 29, rival parties in Cebu City rehashed their debate on the controversial Isla dela Victoria, an P18- billion project at the…

Cebu City Comelec to start taking note of candidates’ offenses

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Commission on Election (Comelec) will start documenting campaign materials and other election paraphernalia in the city following the start of the campaign period on Friday, March 29. Lawyer Marchel Sarno,…

Partido Barug to kick off election campaign with a call to God

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The campaign period for local candidates will start on Friday, March 29 and Cebu City’s opposition camp, Partido Barug, is choosing a more solemn welcome to the elections. Erik Espina, spokesperson for Partido…

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