Rama promises to mediate between Casas, Alcover over cyber libel case

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is calling a meeting among members of their coalition hoping to address the animosity between two of its members. Rama was referring to former city administrator Floro Casas…

No conflict within Partido Barug – Rama

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama reiterated that there is no conflict within the administration’s party, Partido Barug. Rama made this statement after the Daluz-led Panaghiusa group on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, announced several…

Partido Barug backs Bong Go for President, Sara for VP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City’s ruling party, Partido Barug, will be backing the presidential bid of Senator Bong Go and the candidacy of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for vice president. During a press conference on…

Zafra, Hontiveros: We are staying with Partido Barug

Doris C. Bongcac 11/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – They won’t be leaving  Partido Barug after all. In a joint statement released on Sunday, October 31, Cebu City Councilors Phillip Zafra and Donaldo Hontiveros said that they have “acceded to the call…

It was Bebot’s idea to make Margot run for mayor – Tom O

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK)’s decision to field former Cebu City councilor Margot Osmeña for the city’s mayoralty race came four days before the filing of candidacy for next year’s elections will close.…

Partido Barug officially endorses MARINO partylist

Derycka C. Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s ruling party, Partido Barug has officially endorsed Marino Samahan ng mga Seaman Inc. (MARINO) Partylist by joining headquarters in the city’s uptown. Barug’s standard-bearer for the 2022 elections, Acting Mayor Michael…

Rama to run for Cebu City mayor again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, September 7 announced his intentions to run once again for the city’s top position in the upcoming 2022 polls. “I am announcing my desire to…

Dondon confirms he ‘may run independently’ for 2022 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Donaldo ‘Dondon’ Hontiveros on Sunday, September 5, confirmed that he might be running independently for the upcoming 2022 polls. Hontiveros, in a statement on his official Facebook page, said it…

Partido Barug takes control of Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The tables have turned. Partido Barug-PDP Laban took the chairmanship of 20 of the 22 committees of the Cebu City Council in this afternoon’s inaugural session. Only two Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK)…

Jerry Guardo takes oath, mulls joining Partido Barug

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Councilor Jerry Guardo, who finally took his oath as the eighth councilor of the Cebu City North District on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, is looking to join Partido Barug. Guardo, who used to be with…

Rama hints of surprises at City Council’s inaugural session

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Stay tuned.” This is Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama’s advice to the public as he hints about several changes in the 15th Sangguniang Panlungsod on its inaugural session on Tuesday, July 2.…

Partido Barug sees hope in getting City Council majority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City’s new administration party, Partido Barug-PDP Laban, has new hopes that soon the party will be getting the majority of the Cebu City Council following the Commission on Election (Comelec) en…

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