Uphill legal battle for Poe

Ricky Poca 12/06/2015

Sen. Grace Poe survived the challenge on her citizenship with the Senate Electoral Tribunal voting  5-4  with  three Supreme Court justices declaring that Poe was not a  natural born Filipino citizen. Sen. Nancy Binay and other senators …

‘DUTERTE WILL RUN’

Jhunnex Napallacan, Norman V. Mendoza and Inquirer 11/22/2015

Ruling on Sen. Poe’s citizenship convinced mayor to confirm bid Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was a no-show at a rally that was supposed to officially confirm his bid for the country’s presidency. But that didn’t stop…

Arleigh Sitoy leaving LP, says he supports Winston

Jhunnex Napallacan, Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/20/2015

Cebu Provincial Board (PB) Member Arleigh Sitoy ‘said he was leaving the Liberal Party (LP) and would run for Cordova mayor under the PDP-Laban. He was supposed to deliver a privilege speech yesterday at the PB session…

Malayan exec joins Cordova mayoral race

Doris C. Bongcac 10/19/2015

The vice-president of Malayan Integrated Industries Corporation (MIIC) has joined the mayoral race in Cordova town to especially make sure that their stalled reclamation project is implemented. That’s if he wins in next year’s election. Paul Villaber,…

Ace Durano’s surprise

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/17/2015

Rep. Joseph “Ace” Durano, former tourism secretary, pulled a surprise on his family by saying he wasn’t running for any position next year. Instead, he’s accepted the role of campaign manager of the youngest presidential ticket in…

Unwelcome campaign tactics

Editorial 10/17/2015

With the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy now behind us, we only have to worry about  the Oct. 30 deadline for biometrics registration and the Dec. 10 finale for substitution of candidates. There are…

NPC takes in Pelaez, other former Liberals

Edison Delos Angeles, Norman V. Mendoza, PR, Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/17/2015

Businessman Efrain Pelaez Jr. found a national party to support his run for Lapu-Lapu city mayor after he was suddenly dropped by the Liberal Party. The Certificate of Nomination and Acceptance (CONA) from the Nationalist People’s Coalition…

Governor apologizes to San Fernando’s Canoy

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/17/2015

“I HAVE to face the consequence of having people disappointed and sad over the decisions I have to make,” said Gov. Hilario Davide III. Davide said he apologized to San Fernando Mayor Antonio “Abe” Canoy last Sunday,…

Woman takes on Duranos

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/17/2015

Who’s afraid of the Duranos of Danao city who have controlled the district since the 1950s? A 76-year-old female challenger has  stepped up, saying it’s time to put an end to the Durano “dynasty”. Virgina Wagas Velasco,…

Tourism exec runs for councilor

Edison Delos Angeles 10/17/2015

She’s one of  the familiar faces in  Cebu City’s tourism activities which include the annual Miss Cebu pageant. This time, Ana Maria Jordana-Quisumbing, 56, is giving politics a try. Quisumbing filed her certificate of candidacy for Talisay…

Sonny O. gunning for reelection

Rene Alima 10/17/2015

Mayor John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña is running for reelection in Toledo City as an  independent candidate. Osmeña said he has no running mate and has chosen not to be affiliated with the national party. Vice Mayor   Dr. …

Abe Canoy files COC under NPC

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/16/2015

“Displaced” San Fernando Mayor Antonio “Abe” Canoy filed his certificate of candidacy for 1st district congressman today. Allied with the Liberal Party-Cebu (LP-Cebu) in 2013, Canoy is now under National People’s Coalition (NPC) after LP in Manila…

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