Diokno: Xi’s visit will hasten PH-China infra project negotiations

Inquirer.net 11/19/2018

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to bring up the apparent delays in the release of Chinese loans and investment pledges during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit this week. “I hope the…

Will Vice Ganda rule MMFF 2018 Box Office?

Michelle Joy Padayhag 11/12/2018

UNKABOGABLE Phenomenal Star Vice Ganda is poised to retain his no. 1 spot at the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018 box office. This after fans warmly received the official teaser of the comedian-host’s newest movie ”Fantastica” which…

SC will be final arbiter on opposing ruling for Trillanes’ cases – NUPL

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

THE Supreme Court would be the final arbiter of the conflicting decisions of two co-equal courts handling rebellion and coup d’ etat case of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, the heads of two lawyers’ organization said Tuesday. “The…

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Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/22/2018

Carpio declines to choose between Gwen and Magpale; says it is up to Cebuanos to decide who will be the next governor Presidential daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will not endorse a candidate for governor. Instead,…

Plastic ban will only be imposed on dry goods says Danao Mayor

10/01/2018

Danao City Councilor Roland “Jikjik” Reyes dialogs with public market vendors to explain the implementation of City Ordinance No. 38-15 which regulates the use of plastic bags at the city public market. In a post on Danao…

Guv doubts if Blanco’s slay will ever be solved

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Nestle Semilla 09/18/2018

Police to resume probe now that mayor had been buried After Ronda Mayor Mariano Blanco III has been laid to rest on Sunday, Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III expressed doubt if the death of the mayor, and…

City gov’t told to prove first taxes will go to right projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/03/2018

Cebu city’s bid to hike biz taxes Increasing taxes should be worthy and reflective of the services of local government, some business leaders in Cebu said. Cebu Business Club (CBC) President Gordon Alan Joseph said that while…

Sara: I will seek reelection as Davao City mayor

Santino Bunachita 08/30/2018

Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio reiterated her decision not to run for senator in the 2019 election. Speaking at the 49th Mandaue City Charter Day Celebration, Duterte-Carpio instead asked for public support for three…

Pia hoping Congress will pass Expanded Maternity Leave Law

USJR Intern 08/05/2018

Senator Pia Cayetano expressed hope that the Extended Maternity Leave will be passed in Congress soon. “I can assure everyone that it is a very good law. I can see a lot of support. So I can…

Will ‘friend’ Gloria finally sign Gwen’s dismissal?

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

NOW that Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been installed the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, will she finally serve the mothballed dismissal order against Cebu third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia who is a known ally…

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