Bam wants Senate to probe killings of LGU execs

Inquirer.net 10/02/2018

FOLLOWING the killings of several local government officials, Senator Bam Aquino urged the Senate to conduct an investigation into the recent attacks against several mayors and vice mayors in different parts of the country. “Manindigan na tayo…

Local execs share blame for deaths – expert

Inquirer.net 09/16/2018

DRUG WAR CASUALTY A marker was unveiled at the San Roque Cathedral in Caloocan City for one of the casualties in the war on drugs, Kian delos Santos.–RICHARD A. REYES Town mayors and their village heads should…

ConCom court Cebu execs support

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/27/2018

Cebu will surely reap the benefits of a federal form of government. This was the promise made by members of the Consultative Committee (Concom) who met with Cebu officials on Friday to solicit their support on the…

PCOO probes execs on Asean 2017 expenses

Inquirer.net 07/20/2018

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) has started investigations on five of its officials after the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged the agency over the P38 million worth of “deficient” disbursements for the 2017 Asean Summit. In…

Local execs’ slays no link to destab plot

Inquirer.net 07/09/2018

Initial investigation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has not found any links between a destabilization plot and the death of three local executives in a span of one week. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said…

Unverified ‘narco list’, murders sow fear among local execs

Inquirer.net 07/05/2018

The still unverified “narco list” of the Duterte administration and the recent murders of the Tanuan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili and Gen. Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote continue to instill fear among local officials. This…

10 local execs slain since 2016 – report

Inquirer.net 07/04/2018

This month alone, two mayors in Luzon were killed in two days: General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote and controversial Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili, known for his “Walk of Shame” campaign where he made criminal offenders…

3 Cabinet execs, AFP chief get CA nod

Inquirer.net 05/30/2018

Three Cabinet members, and five ranking military officers, including Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez, were confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday. The three Cabinet officials were Justice…

Osmeña to give P1M to SK execs who support his administration

Morexette B. Erram 05/28/2018

As long as they express support to the projects initiated by his administration, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is willing to grant elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in all the 80 barangays P1 million worth of financial assistance…

Duterte meets local execs

Benjie B. Talisic 05/19/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte still found time to meet with elected officials and business leaders in Cebu after gracing two majorevents in Cebu City and province. The President met with the Cebu officials in a closed-door meeting at…

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