Cebu officials mourn PB Raci’s passing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials in Cebu province mourned the passing of 4th District Board Member Horacio ‘Raci’ Franco.  Franco passed away last Friday, Sept. 23, the Cebu Provincial government announced in a statement.  He was…

Arquillano brothers acquitted of charges of illegal possession of firearms, explosives

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A trial court here in Cebu acquitted the Arquillano brothers of San Francisco town on charges of illegal possession of explosives and firearms. Branch 90 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Danao…

Vice guv Junjun Davide sworn into office

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelected Cebu Vice Gov. Hilario ‘Junjun’ Davide III took his oath for another term at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 29. Davide was sworn into before Danao City Vice Mayor Ramon ‘Nito’ Durano…

President-elect BBM thanks One Cebu party: ‘It has never fallen to a Marcos to win big in Cebu’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—President-elect Bongbong Marcos (BBM) thanked One Cebu for its ‘immense contribution and support’ in the UniTeam’s bid for Malacañang. Marcos was in Cebu together with his running mate, vice president-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, to attend the…

Diamante denies new smuggling accusations, ready to face probe 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Incoming Tuburan Mayor Democrito ‘Aljun’ Diamante is ready to face the latest round of smuggling allegations levied at him. Diamante’s name appeared on the list of officials and businessmen who were allegedly involved in smuggling…

Congresswoman-elect Cindi King-Chan bares priority projects, programs

Futch Anthony Inso 06/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City lone district congresswoman-elect Cindi King-Chan identified her priority projects, programs, and legislation, days before she officially assumes office. Chan said that her priority programs are represented by the acronym CINDI, which stands for…

No reshuffling of department heads in Cordova, mayor-elect Suan promises

Futch Anthony Inso 06/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu– Cordova mayor-elect Cesar “Didoy” Suan will not implement reshuffling of the current department heads of the town. This was assured by Suan in an interview during the first coordination meeting of the 70.3 Ironman…

Consolacion mayor-elect Teresa Alegado to continue son’s projects

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Consolacion Vice Mayor and Mayor-elect Teresa “Nene” Alegado is planning to focus on the continuation of the International Container Port (ICP), the reclamation project, transfer of municipal jail, and improvement of health…

Gwen thanks, defends President Duterte on ‘doing the best he can’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for his six-year service that would come to an end in less than 30 days from today.  Garcia also defended the President, a political…

VP-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio to attend 1Cebu’s mass oath-taking on June 28

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio will be attending the mass oath-taking for 1Cebu’s winning candidates.  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, announced that Duterte-Carpio has confirmed her attendance for 1Cebu’s event, which will…

Defeated Pinamungajan mayoralty bet files electoral protest, wants manual recount

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A mayoralty bet in Pinamungajan, Cebu wants a recount and revision of ballots, after claiming ‘massive anomalies’ that allegedly occurred in this southwestern town during the May 9 polls.  Defeated Pinamungajan mayoralty candidate…

Cordova’s new mayor sworn into office

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cordova’s newly elected mayor, Cesar Suan, has been sworn into office but he will only assume his function at noon of June 30, 2022. Suan, an outgoing councilor, had his Oath Taking ceremony,…

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