Mayor Rama, new LCP president: All cities should be learning from each other

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Morexette Erram 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite having his own plans for the League of the Cities of the Philippines (LCP), Cebu City Mayor and newly elected LCP President Michael Rama assured that he would pay attention to the…

From 2016 to 2022: Provinces’ flip key to Marcos win

Kurt dela Peña 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Far different from 2016, when Leni Robredo took down Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s vice presidential bid by a hairline, the 2022 election saw Marcos win in 64 out of 81 provinces. Robredo, who won in 42 provinces…

‘President’ Nadine speaks about ‘the best man for the job is a woman’

Immae Lachica 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The president has spoken.  No! Not the Philippine president, but the netizens’ president, Nadine Lustre.  In her presidential address that lasted for two minutes and 20 seconds, Lustre told netizens why she is supporting…

A beauty queen’s choice

Immae Lachica 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuana beauty queen and Miss Universe top five finalist Beatrice Luigi Gomez is backing the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo in this coming May 9, 2022 elections. In a lengthy post on her…

Isko Moreno: PH needs a president who is a crisis manager

Angelic Jordan 04/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines –  Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso said the country needs a president who is a crisis manager, a leader who is always at the forefront whether it is the war against COVID-19 or…

Qualifications for public office

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/10/2021

As the circus leading to the 2022 elections has begun, we should take a hard look at the roster of presidential candidates and weigh each on a balance set by Apolinario Mabini in 1898: “The President is…

The job description of the presidency

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 11/08/2021

The most important job vacancy in our country will happen in six months. The applicants aspiring to take on the job for the next six years have come forward. The country is now reverberating with so much…

Pacquaio: I have no plans of sliding down to vice president

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential aspirant and incumbent Senator Manny Pacquiao said he has no plans of withdrawing his presidential bid for the 2022 elections. Pacquiao made the statement after the camp of a presidential aspirant and…

Some sectoral groups back BongBong-Sara tandem

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Different sectoral groups in Cebu have launched the BongBong Marcos and Sara Duterte movement on Thursday, October 7, 2021. The movement supports the presidential bid of former senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos Jr. in…

Bongbong Marcos announces bid to join presidential race in 2022

Daphne Galvez 10/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos will run for president in 2022. Former senator Bongbong Marcos declared his aspirations to become president of the country through next year’s elections during the inauguration of…

The long goodbye

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2021

The State of the Nation Address (Sona), besides being a requirement, is supposed to achieve two things. It’s supposed to highlight what the administration has done over the past year, and justify the money the President will…

Sara Duterte says YES to possibility of running for President in 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, said yes to the possibility of running as President in the 2022 elections. Duterte-Carpio was in Cebu to visit Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

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