Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, solon-wife endorse Marcos-Duterte tandem

Zacarian Sarao 04/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez and her husband,  Mayor Richard Gomez on Saturday endorsed the tandem of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. “Here is a man who is…

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez tests positive for coronavirus

Catherine Gonzales 07/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez confirmed on Saturday that he tested positive for coronavirus or the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. Gomez said in a text message to INQUIRER.net that…

Richard umaming medyo istriktong tatay kay Juliana: Pero ayoko namang kinatatakutan niya ako

Ervin Santiago 06/19/2021

INAMIN ng actor-politician na si Richard Gomez na medyo istrikto siyang tatay sa nag-iisang anak nila ni Lucy Torres na si Juliana. “I am very cool to Juliana pero hindi ko naman siya ini-spoil. Medyo istrikto ako…

Mayor Richard Gomez initiative vis-à-vis COVID-19

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/24/2020

  True leaders are decisive. What to do in any situation is instinctive in them. Weak leaders are like flotsam in the ocean, tossed by the waves. These are leaders, who are no leaders at all, who…

111 public transport drivers in Ormoc tested negative of drug use

PR 10/29/2019

ORMOC CITY, Leyte –  At least 111 drivers of public transport vans, buses and public utility vehicles all posted nagative results in the random drug testing held on Monday, October 28, 2019, in the city. The result…

Goma hits back at ‘ninja cops’

Connie E. Fernandez 11/13/2016

ACTOR turned Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez is fighting back, saying he is also going to expose “ninja cops” involved in the illegal drugs trade. In a statement sent to Inquirer on Sunday, Gomez welcomed the move…

Keeping Kerwin safe

Editorial 11/13/2016

With President Rodrigo Duterte publicly assuring the protection of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, we hope that everyone assigned to securing the late mayor’s son will make sure he stays alive at least long enough for him…

Bato: Richard Gomez now a ‘person of interest’

Inquirer.net 11/12/2016

Ormoc City Mayor and actor Richard Gomez is now being investigated by the Philippine National Police (PNP) over his alleged involvement to illegal drugs, police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has said. Speaking to reporters…

‘PREMEDITATED’

Inquirer.net, Robert Dejon 11/10/2016

The likelihood that the killing of Albuera, Leyte, Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. was a case of a rubout grew stronger yesterday, even as names of prominent personalities tagged as drug protectors of the Espinosas also emerged, including…

Goma to sue police chief

Connie E. Fernandez 11/10/2016

Mayor Richard Gomez of Ormoc City in Leyte has ordered his lawyers to file a case against the chief of police of Albuera town, Leyte, for linking him to the illegal drugs operation of the Espinosas. In…

Ormocanons say goodbye to the ‘man of the masses’

10/25/2016

ORMOC CITY — Hundreds of supporters of former Leyte representative Eufrocino Mejares Codilla walked for about a kilometer in a funeral procession to the cemetery despite the downpour on Sunday afternoon. They ignored being drenched as they…

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