One dead, 1 wounded in billiard hall shooting in Mandaue

Benjie Talisic 01/13/2019

  MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — An unidentified gunman killed a 45-year-old man and wounded a bystander at past 10 p.m. of January 12 inside a billiard hall at the corner of A.S. Fortuna and Hernan Cortes…

Cortes lawyer: Transactions of previous admin were all legal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/04/2018

  The camp of sixth district Rep. Jonas Cortes suspects that there is a “motive” behind the Mandaue City Council’s move to review transactions made during his administration. Lawyer Jamaal Calipayan, the chief of staff of Cortes,…

‘Klasmit Boyet’ Cortes makes it a three-way fight for Cebu governor

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Zena V. Magto 10/18/2018

IT is neither an all-female showdown nor a two-corner bout for the gubernatorial post in Cebu province come the 2019 midterm elections. This developed after television personality Roliveth “Klasmit Boyet” Cortes managed to file his Certificate of…

Cortes files COC for Cebu governor

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2018

It’s a three-corner fight for the gubernatorial post in Cebu province. Television personality Boyet Cortes arrived at the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Cebu Provincial Office to file his certificate of candidacy (COC) for governor. Cortes is running…

Cortes and Ahong confident of winning

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Norman Mendoza 10/15/2018

CEBU’S sixth district Rep. Jonas Cortes has claimed to have gained the support of Norberto Quisumbing Jr., who is his opponent’s grandfather when he and his partymates were allowed to use the Norkis Park which is reportedly…

Sinas: Cortes was building drug network in Talisay City

Nestle L. Semilla 10/15/2018

The slain cop PO3 Micahel Cortes was a level two drug suspect. This was confirmed by the officials of the Police Regional Office In Central Visayas (PRO-7) in a press conference on Monday (October 15). Chief Supt.…

Cortes files COC for Mandaue City mayor

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/15/2018

Cebu Sixth District Representative Jonas Cortes and his party Kaabag Anak sa Mandaue have filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) on Monday (October 15). A send-off Mass was celebrated at the National Shrine and Parish of Saint…

Family claims Cortes was a victim of mistaken identity

Nestle Semilla 10/12/2018

He was a victim of mistaken identity. This was the cry of the family of PO3 Micahel Santino “Micmic” Cortes who was among the three men who were shot dead by still unidentified suspects while traversing the…

Cortes ties up with Ouanos for ’19 polls

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/11/2018

MANDAUE CITY  Two big political families in Mandaue — the Cortes and Ouano families — have joined forces for the 2019 midterm elections. This developed after Rep. Jonas Cortes (Cebu 6th district) announced on Thursday his bid…

Cortes announces members of his slate

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/11/2018

  We do not burn bridges. This was the reply of Cebu Sixth District Representative Jonas Cortes when asked about his newly-formed allegiance with Ouano family. Cortes formally announced on Thursday (October 11) that he will seek…

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