Group demands accounting of Cebu City COVID-19 funds

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A coalition is demanding transparency and accountability for the budget allocated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response here.  The Freedom Debt Coalition composed of various cause-oriented groups in the city said there is a…

Raps eyed vs ‘rev gov’ proponents

Marlon Ramos 08/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A day after a group of Duterte supporters urged the public to join a coalition for a revolutionary government and charter change, critics and supporters of the President blasted the idea as illegal with…

Labor group asks wage board for P360-wage adjustment

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Labor Coalition (CLC) has asked the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB) for a P361.50 wage adjustment on top of the present P386-daily minimum wage. CLC filed…

ZEP2030 movement: Educating the youth, key to lifting families out of extreme poverty

PR 03/12/2019

Extreme poverty is an ailment that continues to afflict the country. In 2015, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the subsistence incidence among Filipino families—that is, the proportion of families living in extreme poverty—was at 5.7…

Coalition upbeat on chances of divorce bill in Congress

08/04/2018

A coalition lobbying for the passage of a divorce law in the country is upbeat on chances that it will be passed in Congress despite the recent change in leadership in the Lower House. “The bill is…

Rama candidacy seen to split Barug Team Rama coalition

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/21/2018

FORMER Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama dreads to see his coalition split as he plans to run for Mayor in the 2019 midterm elections. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, Rama’s running mate in the 2016 elections, is also…

Anti-Duterte coalition launched in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/24/2018

‘TINDIG PILIPINAS’ IT will be women who will destroy President Rodrigo Duterte. Such was the statement of Cebu women’s right advocate Tessie Fernandez during the launching of the Cebu Chapter of Tindig Pilipinas, a union of coalitions…

Cebu for Human Rights coalition launched

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/09/2018

CEBU CITY– Fed up with the spate of killings, a group of Cebuanos, many of whom are lawyers, have formed a coalition to monitor and document all human rights abuses while repeatedly appealing to the government to…

OPEN TO COALITION WITH PDP-LABAN

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2017

  After saying that the recent political development in Cebu has not bothered him one bit, Gov. Hilario Davide III announced yesterday that he is open to coalescing with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan…

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