Ace considers running vs Gwen in 2022 polls

Morexette Marie Erram 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano could be facing Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia for the upcoming 2022 elections.  This after the Durano-led Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (BAKUD) party announced in a…

On 59th Charter Day, Durano wants Danao to gear up for new normal

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Danao City Mayor Ramon Durano III has urged his townsfolk to be “most responsive to change” and gear up to adapt in the “new normal” that the city and the rest of the…

Bakud: Party strong despite ‘jump ship’ move of Dungga captain, 3 others

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Durano-led political camp in Cebu’s fifth district said that the party had remained strong despite the “jump ship” move of at least four of its members in Barangay Dungga, Danao City. Partidong…

Four Danao barangay officials ‘jump ship’ to Frasco camp

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least four barangay officials in Danao City, the bailiwick of the Durano clan, have jumped ship and pledged allegiance to the rival camp of Fifth District Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco. On…

Tourism officer Ybañez: Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade minus Danao City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suroy-Suroy Sugbo will be going up north this January minus Danao City. Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez said the city declined to be part of the tour on January 22 to 24,…

Frasco breaks 70-year-reign of Duranos in fifth district

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in 70 years, Cebu’s fifth district will be represented by a “new blood” in Congress. Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco is the new representative-elect of Cebu’s fifth district which is…

Gwen Garcia awaits proclamation as Cebu governor

Gresheen Gift M. Libby, Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s no stopping Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia from making a comeback to the Capitol’s highest echelon. As of  2:30 pm on Tuesday, May 14, Garcia has already secured a margin of over…

Pilar scores 2nd win in 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament

Jonas N. Panerio 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Pilar basketball team gave its home fans something to cheer for as they nipped Poro, 75-72, in the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in a…

CPADAO to set up anti-drug kiosks in 12 Cebu province public high schools

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) plans to establish anti-drug information kiosks in public high schools so that they can come up with concrete intervention programs for minors who have fallen prey…

Ex-Danao City Mayor Durano, 84

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/26/2018

FORMER Danao City Mayor Ramon “Boy” Durano Jr. has succumbed cancer last Saturday, November 24. He was 84. His death was confirmed yesterday by Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale who is Durano’s niece. Magpale said that the…

Former Danao mayor Boy Durano passes away

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/26/2018

Former Danao City Mayor Ramon “Boy” Durano Jr. died of cancer last Saturday, November 24. This was confirmed by Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, who is a relative of Durano. Magpale said that the former public officer…

Durano: ‘Cebuanos will benefit under Arroyo leadership’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2018

At least four of the 10 Cebuano congressmen voted for the ouster of Pantaleon Alvarez. They are Representatives Bebot Abellanosa of Cebu City’s south district, Raul del Mar of the north district, ,Benhur Salimbangon of the fourth…

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