Duterte’s decision to terminate VFA unchanged—Palace

Krissy Aguilar 06/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to change his mind on the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said this as he noted that the termination was…

DepEd to decide on calls to shorten classes

Rosalie Abatayo 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has yet to decide on the calls to cut short the school year amid the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) threat. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, Central Visayas director of DepEd, said…

Trainer satisfied with Nietes’ win, but believes Filipino won by unanimous decision   

Mars G. Alison 01/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Good things happen when one follows the game plan to perfection. For Donnie Nietes, it gave him the distinction of being among the country’s boxing greats. The 36-year-old Nietes from Murcia, Negros Occidental…

Tangub to skip Sinulog

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/24/2018

Tangub City won’t be competing in next year’s Sinulog parade and dance presentations. Councilor Dave Tumulak, chairman of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) executive committee, said the Sinanduloy Cultural Dance Troupe of Tangub City withdrew from the…

ALQC respects victims’ decision to file class suit

Rosalie O. Abatayo, Zena V. Magto 11/08/2018

Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) has said that it will respect the decision of some landslide victims in filing a P4.5 billion environmental class suit against the company and five others over the massive landslide in…

Gov’t workers to SC: Reconsider decision on tax bonuses, allowances

Inquirer.net 08/22/2018

Government workers on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to reconsider its July 2018 decision that allowed the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to impose taxes on their allowances and bonuses. Petitioners led by the Confederation for…

Ombud decision won’t stop Gwen from running for governor

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/14/2018

“THAT’S hilarious.” Cebu Gov. Hilario “Junjun” Davide III found the claims of former governor, now House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia that the denial of her motion for reconsideration was because of the friendship between Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales…

READ: Official Statement of Congresswoman Gwen Garcia on Ombudsman’s decision to dismiss her from public service

08/14/2018

I have frequently said that former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales was incapable of rendering a fair and just decision against me, owing to her personal closeness to Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr, whose son I am running…

To change Tomas’ decision, let SWAT patrol streets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2018

UNLESS operatives from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) will be deployed alongside the Mobile Patrol Group (MPG), the Cebu City Government will no longer shoulder the expenses needed for the maintenance of city-owned vehicles used by…

Mabatid: ‘I was mistaken as an escort’

Morexette Erram 07/10/2018

“I am not a whore.” Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid made this statement in a press conference on Tuesday morning (July 10), slamming the hotel employee who mistook her for an escort. Mabatid found herself in…

STILL A NO GO

Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/02/2018

Osmeña firm on decision not to allow Ironman bike route in SRP There is no one, including the governor, who can change his mind. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña maintained that he will not bend to anyone’s…

Osmeña withdraws decision to shut down V-hire terminal in Kamagayan

Morexette Erram 06/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña withdraws his decision to eject van-for-hires (v-hires) in a terminal at Barangay Kamagayan, Cebu City. In a Facebook post on his page today, Osmeña claimed it was Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III…

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