President Duterte endorses more Senatoriables outside of his party

Morexette Marie Erram 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte still has not dropped the name of the Presidential candidate he will be endorsing this May 2022 polls. However, during his visit to Cebu on Thursday night, March 31, President…

Cebu officials pay tribute to late Mayor Edgardo Labella

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu officials, including those from the opposing camp fondly remembered and paid tribute to the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella who died Friday dawn, November 19, 2021. They also extended their condolences…

DOH may be ‘underreporting’ on COVID-19 – Lacson

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 03/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) could be underreporting, although unintentionally, on information about the deadly coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Saturday. According to Lacson, underreporting could happen if the DOH…

14 senators sign report for Digong emergency powers

12/15/2016

Fourteen senators have signed a committee report on a bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to address the traffic crisis in the country. The 14 are Senators Grace Poe, Loren Legarda, Franklin Drilon, Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan,…

Gov’t should first clean its ranks

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/14/2016

Amid the Duterte administration’s thrust to rid the country of unjust contractualization practices, the challenge is big for the government to enforce reforms within its ranks. Senator Joel Villanueva, chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor and…

Senate bet pushes for more jobs

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/04/2015

LIBERAL Party (LP) senatorial candidate Joel Villanueva said he will prioritize job generation if he gets elected to the Senate. The former chief of the Technical Educational and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) said this during a forum…

Binay skips senate probe, barnstorms Cebu

Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/07/2014

Binay: I’m ready to face Trillanes Rather than attend yesterday’s Senate Blue Ribbon committee hearing, Vice President Jejomar Binay flew to Cebu for a two-day visit. Immediately upon arrival, Binay went straight to a radio station in…

Tesda chief defends self from pork barrel raps

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/23/2014

Politics may be the reason behind the persistent accusations of pork barrel corruption leveled against him, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Secretary Emmanuel Joel Villanueva said. In a visit to Cebu City last…

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