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…

Congressman Cortes forming ‘powerhouse’ slate for 2019 elections

Doris C. Bongcac 10/09/2018

The group of sixth district Rep. Jonas Cortes is said to be coming up with a “powerhouse” slate in the May 2019 election. Insiders said that Cortes has managed to unify all political families in the city…

Cortes vs. Quisumbing for Mandaue mayor?

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Norman Mendoza 06/25/2018

Is 6th district Representative Jonas Cortes challenging the re-election bid of Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis “Luigi” Quisumbing? The lines were drawn Sunday night after Cortes organized an oath-taking ceremony attended by 14 of the city’s 27…

Councilor Cortes laid to rest at family’s Mandaue mausoleum

Norman Mendoza 01/13/2018

THE late Mandaue City Councilor Demetrio “Tatay Jun” Cortes Jr. was laid to rest on Saturday at the family’s mausoleum at the Mandaue cemetery in Barangay Guizo. Family members, Mandaue city officials led by Mayor Luis Gabriel…

Late Councilor Cortes to be buried today

Norman V. Mendoza 01/12/2018

The late Mandaue City Councilor Demetrio “Tatay Jun” Cortes Jr., who was described as one of the best foundations of the Cortes family, will be buried today (Saturday) at 4 p.m. in the family’s mausoleum at the…

Cortes: Protect your families

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/08/2017

Strengthen and protect your families amid the culture of death and moral decay. This was the appeal of Bishop Julito Cortes during the 10 a.m. Pontifical Mass in celebration of the feast of St. Joseph in Mandaue…

Drug testing centers, insurance firms oppose transfer of LTO Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 09/23/2016

AROUND 20 medical and drug testing centers including insurance companies that offer services to transacting clients at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, again voiced their opposition to the transfer of LTO. Dr.…

Ex-mayor barred from gov’t service

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/13/2015

A FORMER mayor in Bohol province is “perpetually” barred from holding any position in government for unlawfully claiming reimbursements for expenses incurred in seminars that she didn’t attend during her term. The Ombudsman-Visayas found former mayor Apolinaria…

Forum urges LGUs to enroll in Kalahi

07/17/2015

LOCAL chief executives and representatives of the different municipalities in Central Visayas recently attended a forum on Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS). Participants were given the chance to enroll in…

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