LP, Trillanes not destabilizing gov’t – Pangilinan

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Sunday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that his arch-critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV had joined forces with the “yellows,” apparently referring to the opposition Liberal Party (LP), in a plot to remove…

LP members assert themselves as House’s ‘true minority bloc’

Inquirer.net 07/25/2018

Some members of the Liberal Party have asserted themselves as the “true minority” in the House of Representatives, following their abstention in the proceedings to elect former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as House Speaker.…

LP: Online People Power ‘restored CHR’s budget’

Inquirer.net, Morexette B. Erram 09/21/2017

The Lower House’s decision to restore the Commission on Human Rights’ proposed P649.484-million budget was brought about by People Power through social media. In a statement, the Liberal Party (LP) said the restoration of the CHR budget…

BLURRING POLITICS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/02/2017

THERE are no permanent friends or enemies in politics, only permanent interests. This is indeed evident in Cebu’s political landscape that changed colors from yellow to red after Rodrigo Duterte swept the 2016 presidential elections in a…

Veering away from Edsa

Editorial 02/24/2017

This year’s observance of the 1986 People Power Revolution in Edsa is unlike anything in the past decade or so when past presidents, especially the latest, professed a commitment to the ideals and aspirations set by the…

‘Duterte eased out Robredo to protect secret plans’

Inquirer.net 12/07/2016

MANILA — Vice President Leni Robredo was eased out of the Cabinet because President Duterte and his allies did not want to give the highest-ranking member of the Liberal Party (LP) access to the administration’s “secret plans.”…

THUMBS UP FOR DIGONG

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/09/2016

His only problem is his mouth. This pretty much summed up the opinions of local officials in Cebu who continue to hold the foul-mouthed President Rodrigo Duterte in high regard after 100 days in office despite the…

Ipatigbabaw ang kagawasan, ibagsak ang martial law

Lloyd Suarez 09/18/2016

Subo kaayong palandungon kay samtang nag-obserbar kami karong mga panahuna sa Cebu Press Freedom Week, nagkadiyutay intawon ang among puwersa sa print and broadcast media. Ang mga hinungdan basi sa akong mga pangagpas tungod kay gawas nga…

Leni assures LP has no plans to unseat Duterte

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/13/2016

VICE President Leni Robredo yesterday debunked rumors that the Liberal Party was plotting to unseat President Rodrigo Duterte. “I don’t know where those rumors came from. Since elections, (the LP) hasn’t met as a party,” she said…

Mandaue opposition councilors, Ouano takes oath

Julit C. Jainar 06/24/2016

Mandaue City opposition councilors took their oath of office before Judge Teresita Galanida at Mandaue Regional Trial Court Branch 56, yesterday morning. Elected councilors from One Cebu Benjamin Basiga, Malcolm Sanchez, and Elmer Cabahug took oath as…

Comelec extends SOCE deadline to June 30

06/17/2016

MANILA — The Commission on Elections en banc, voting 4-3, officially granted on Thursday the plea of the Liberal Party and its presidential candidate Mar Roxas to extend the deadline for the filing of campaign expense reports…

Cebu legislators: Strange bedfellows

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Julit C. Jainar 06/15/2016

As the jump on the Duterte bandwagon continues, new oaths of allegiance for the winning party are expected from local politicians. But what can be expected now that political nemesis find themselves under the same umbrella of…

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