Switching places

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 03/16/2021

Years ago, I opened an article with a saying you’ve probably heard, which says: “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” A reader’s response to a recent article once again brought to mind that quote, originally…

DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 04/03/2020

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday said it had received the first P100 billion of the P200 billion worth of emergency subsidy or cash aid to about 18 million poor families affected by…

Carcar mayor is City Hall’s richest

07/02/2014

At least nine of 13 elected officials in Carcar City, south Cebu are millionaires. Based on the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Networth (SALN) released by the Ombudsman Visayas, Mayor Nicepuro Apura is on top of the…

Gullas grandson ‘poorest’, JVR richest Talisay city official

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/27/2014

The grandson of former congressman Eduardo Gullas, City Councilor Eduardo “Digul” Gullas III ranks  the “poorest”  among elected Talisay City officials with a net worth of P40,000. In his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN)…

Cortes is Metro Cebu’s wealthiest mayor

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/26/2014

With  landholdings he inherited and a net worth of P20.7 million, Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes is the richest local chief executive in Metro Cebu. He’s better off than Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama (P4.4 million), Lapu-Lapu…

Sitoy ‘richest’ in Capitol, Miguel Magpale ‘poorest’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/24/2014

A former mayor of Cordova town in Mactan Island and a member of the Provincial Board is the richest elected official at the Capitol based on his declared income. PB Member Arleigh Sitoy of Cebu’s 6th district…

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