Rama wants interim “Don Sergio Osmeña, Sr. Park” in downtown Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama intends to transform the location of the house where the late president Sergio Osmeña Sr. was born, along Osmeña Boulevard, in downtown Cebu City, into a temporary park…

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…

Rama, Garcia to take oath on Thursday morning

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and Vice Mayor Raymond Garcia will be taking their oaths on Thursday morning, June 30, 2022, at the Plaza Sugbo. Along with them would be Barug PDP Laban…

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…

Rama: Barug does not abandon its members

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reelected Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied the allegations that Barug-PDP Laban turned its back on North District Congressional candidate, Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid. In a post conceding the result of the elections,…

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…

Rama, Garcia lead in Cebu City partial count

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Wenilyn Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barug PDP-Laban candidates are leading the Cebu City polls as of 11 p.m. on May 9, 2022. According to the data from the Comelec Transparency Server as of 10:17 p.m., incumbent Mayor Michael…

Ong unbothered by sample ballots pairing BOPK’s Margot Osmeña with other vice mayor bets

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Councilor Franklyn Ong, who is running for vice mayor under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), is unbothered by the circulating sample ballots pairing Margot Osmeña, BOPK candidate for mayor, with other vice…

Man nabbed with 2 guns, sample ballots with stapled money in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old man from Balamban town was arrested with two firearms and 11 sample ballots of a local political party in Cebu City where at least two of these sample ballots were stapled…

BG Abellanosa gets INC endorsement for his House bid for Cebu City’s South

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City South District congressional candidate, Rodrigo Bebot “BG” Abellanosa of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), has been officially endorsed by Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC).  INC is sought after by political candidates…

Margot O wants return of Longlife program, improve Second Chance, CCMC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, Margarita “Margot O” Osmena, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) said she will revive the Longlife Program and improve the Operation Second Chance and Cebu City Medical Center…

Margot O: BOPK not known for harassment, scare tactics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City mayoral candidate Margot Osmeña of the Bando Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) clarified that their party had nothing to do with the ambush of Police Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Barandog and his wife, STL first…

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