PRO-7: Labor Day rally in Cebu City ‘generally peaceful’

Emmariel Ares 05/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No untoward incidents were reported in Cebu City on Wednesday while cause-oriented groups held a Labor Day rally here. Even the early morning fun run that the Cebu City government organized from Fuente…

Cebu groups call for wage increase on Labor Day

Pia Piquero 05/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Holding big red flags and banners, demonstrators coming from various labor groups and people’s organizations in Cebu gathered as one unified group on Wednesday, May 1, to deliver a collective plea for laborers…

Marcos calls for ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ and efficient service in governance brand kick-off rally

Dexter Cabalza, Melvin Gascon, Russel Loreto 01/29/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday urged all government workers to work towards a “Bagong Pilipinas” (New Philippines) and deliver “responsive, efficient” service during the kick-off rally for his governance brand at Quirino Grandstand in…

SONA 2023: Cebu progressive groups vow ‘much bigger’ rally

Emmariel Ares, Mary Godinez 07/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— More than 1,000 members of the different progressive groups in Cebu will be marching along the streets of Cebu City in time for the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand…

Montealto amid protests for his removal: ‘I shall continue to serve’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. remains unfazed by the series of protest actions demanding his ouster as LTFRB-7 head in the region. In a…

PISTON-Cebu to hold picket rally, not a strike, in front LTFRB-7 office on Monday

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON)-Cebu is set to hold a picket rally in front of the office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central…

Protesters in Cebu City hold rally in line with EDSA anniversary

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Protesters held a rally here to call for justice to the killings and highlight the inflation in the country on Friday morning, February 24, 2023, a day before the 37th EDSA People Power…

Progressive groups challenge Marcos to address issues of marginalized groups

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Just a few hours ahead of the first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. today, July 25, members of the progressive groups here staged a protest rally and…

CCPO gears up for BBM inauguration

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An estimated 30 policemen will be ready for deployment for the inauguration of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., on June 30, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration of the Cebu…

Progressive groups stage peaceful rally vs rising fuel prices

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/18/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Several progressive groups in Cebu led by BAYAN Central Visayas staged a rally in front of the Petron Oil Depot on Friday, March 18, 2022, to protest the series of oil price hikes.…

Marcos rally in Antique called off after residents protested

Nestor Burgos Jr. 02/23/2022

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — A scheduled rally of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in Antique province has been called off after several residents, including the son of the slain Evelio Javier, protested on social media. Marcos…

Gloomy yet peaceful Independence Day in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning downpour, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has assessed a peaceful observance of the 123rd Independence Day today, June 12, 2021, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director…

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