Opposition councilors join Cebu City inaugurations, maintain role as fiscalizers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The inauguration of Cebu City officials were dominated by the ruling party, Barug PDP-Laban, as they won not only both executive positions but an overwhelming majority in the council as well. Yet joining…

Archival: Cebu City minority floor leader to serve as fiscalizer in 16th Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incoming Cebu City council will be dominated by administration councilors from Barug-PDP Laban, but the minority floor leader of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) promised to hold their ground for the…

Cutie Del Mar puts to rest rumors of shifting alliances

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City North District Congresswoman-elect Rachel “Cutie” Del Mar, a member of the opposition party, Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), denied rumors that she will be jumping to Barug PDP-Laban, the city’s current…

Del Mar, Rama to pursue additional districts for Cebu City in Congress

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new representatives of Cebu City’s North and South Districts are looking into adding additional districts for the city. In a media forum on June 7, 2022, South District Congressman-elect Eduardo Rama, Jr.,…

Rama-Garcia, Barug-PDP Laban win majority in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barug-PDP Laban took majority of the seats in Cebu City after the recent elections held on May 9, 2022. As of 12 noon on May 10, 2020, Mayor-elect Michael Rama had 239,656 (40.85%)…

Comelec Cebu City: No filed complaints, no investigation for alleged violations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Any allegation of election violations must be reported to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the agency to begin an investigation. This was the response of Lawyer Edwin Cadungog, the chairman of the…

Barug PDP-Laban rallies draw thousands, stall traffic in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s administration bloc went all out for its simultaneous campaign sorties on Friday night, April 1, 2022. The party held not only one but two grand rallies in the city’s North and…

Heavy traffic expected Friday night in various areas in Cebu City for campaign sorties

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Motorists here should expect traffic congestion on Friday night, April 1, 2022, due to Barug-PDP Laban’s proclamation rallies.  The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said the traffic movements for the events will be properly managed…

Multiple campaign launches in Cebu City on March 25

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The start of the campaign period for local candidates will be a full affair for Cebu City on March 25, 2022. The major political parties will be holding their campaign launches in different…

Independent candidate Tumulak says he isn’t backing out of Cebu City mayoral race

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak III, an independent candidate for mayor of the city, belied rumors that he is backing out of the political race.  In a live pronouncement on Facebook, the mayoral…

Cebu City’s Barug-PDP Laban endorses BBM-Sara

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and his party, Barug-PDP Laban, in coalition with Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG), officially endorsed former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. as President and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte as Vice…

Osmeña to supporters: Don’t vote for Bimbo for VM, don’t divide votes for BOPK or else Garcia wins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is asking Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) supporters not to vote for his friend, former undersecretary, Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez for Vice Mayor. He said that as much…

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