Cebu City debate: No campaign materials, balloons please

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Campaign materials and even balloons will not be allowed at the venue of the Cebu City mayoral debate that is scheduled on Monday afternoon. Lawyer Regal Oliva, president of the Integrated Bar of the…

Rama still not joining Cebu City candidates debate

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  His decision remains. Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he is not joining the May 6 candidates debate organized by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter. “I…

Labella: I will face Osmeña in a debate

Doris C. Bongcac 04/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – His face off with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will push through as scheduled on April 22. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, the mayoral candidate of Barug PDP-Laban, said that he will stand by…

Rama to convince Labella to snub April 22 mayoral debate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no need for Barug PDP-Laban mayoral candidate Edgardo Labella to face his opponent and incumbent Cebu City Tomas Osmeña in a debate. This was the opinion of Labella’s runningmate and former…

Voices in Cha-cha debate

Editorial 03/13/2018

Though the sentiment for Charter change was mixed in a recent public hearing in Cebu City as chaired by the Senate committee on constitutional amendments, the antis weren’t drowned by the pros when it came to voicing…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 10/11/2017

DEATH PENALTY DEBATE Pinoy netizens reacted strongly to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ declaration that they will move to abolish capital punishment around the world since it “has no place in the 21st century.” Cee Jez…

Osmeña: Dino loses interest in debate

Inna Gian Mejia, Morexette B. Erram 08/15/2017

BRT PROJECT Opposition councilors express reservations on the project, citing narrow roads in Cebu City Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he was willing to go on a debate with Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino…

Dads debate on final list of BRT-affected lots, claimants

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/08/2017

Cebu City Councilors decided to postpone passage of an ordinance that would identify owners and properties that will be affected by the implementation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project because of the need to update the said…

BRT-LRT debate and Marawi crisis

Ricky Poca 07/10/2017

There is an ongoing debate on which is the better mass transport system for Cebu City, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) or the Light Railway Transit (LRT). Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino believes that the…

Religious debate ends with hacking

Rene Alima 04/18/2017

A HEATED debate on religion between two churchgoers ended with one of them landing in a hospital due to hack wounds inflicted by the other in Barangay Libho, Tabogon town in northern Cebu. Tabogon police identified the…

DEATH PENALTY debate

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

Pro-lifer expects wide support, says miracles can still happen PRO-life advocates in Cebu, who have not given up just yet on the uphill battle against the reinstatement of the death penalty in the Philippines, expect a much…

Youth ambassadors hold forum on West PH Sea

PR 11/03/2016

YOUTH and student members of Cebu Youth Ambassadors joined other student leaders, graduate students, and community youth in a forum dubbed “Ato ni Bai!: Enhancing the Public Debate on the West Philippine Sea” last October 28. The…

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