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…

BOPK still mum on lineup for 2022 polls

Dyrecka Letigio 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bando-Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) remains mum on its official line-up for the 2022 elections, a few weeks before the filing of the certificate for candidacy on October 1 to 8, 2021. BOPK’s…

COA’s report a slap to Cebu City, says opposition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The opposition party here, the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kasuwagan, clapped at the administration for the result of the Audit Report of the Commission on Audit (COA) on Cebu City’s expenses in 2020. Councilor…

Inayawan village chief laments city’s lack of coordination in rice aid distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Photos of residents from Barangay Inayawan gathering in a gym for rice distribution in the area on July 1, 2020 have been circulating online, and this was a cause of concern for village…

Pardo barangay captain passes away

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pardo Barangay Captain Manolita ‘Litang’ Abarquez, 63, has passed away on Sunday morning, June 7, multiple sources here confirmed. Litang, considered a neophyte in Cebu City’s politics, was elected as chairperson of Barangay…

Electronic quarantine passes for Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents in Cebu City are now encouraged to register and keep digital copies of their enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) passes. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Monday, April 6, 2020, that electronic…

BOPK bloc asks Labella to put up quarantine site at SRP

Rosalie Abatayo 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) bloc in Cebu City Council has asked Mayor Edgardo Labella to put up quarantine centers on vacant lots at the South Road Properties (SRP). In a letter…

Opposition councilors intervene in sale of SRP lots

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The opposition councilors of the Cebu City Council from the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) have filed in court an intervention for the withdrawal of a petition for declaratory relief for the sale of a 45-hectare…

Comelec favors disqualification case filed by BOPK ally vs candidate with same surname in May polls

Doris C. Bongcaca and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) is expected to get a boost in numbers after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division ruled on the cancellation of the certificate of candidacy of Sherwin…

Jerry Guardo takes oath, mulls joining Partido Barug

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Councilor Jerry Guardo, who finally took his oath as the eighth councilor of the Cebu City North District on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, is looking to join Partido Barug. Guardo, who used to be with…

BO-PK still rules Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Partido Barug-PDP Laban may have secured the mayor and vice mayor posts in the next three years, but Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) still has the majority seats in the Cebu City Council. Nine…

Armed men ‘ransack’ Apas barangay hall, hurt employees

Benjie Talisic 05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 12 armed men allegedly “ransacked” the Apas barangay hall in Cebu City at around 3 p.m. today, took eight cellular phones owned by its employees and “hurt” some of the barangay…

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