EXPLAINER: Acting Mayor Rama not clear on release of City Hall bonus: must all be vaccinated? Stance last June was harder but more specific.

WHAT JUST HAPPENED. Acting Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, November 8, said no (yearend) bonuses will be given to City Hall employees unless all of them are vaccinated. Rama, Mayor Edgardo Labella’s vice mayor, repeated the policy that the acting mayor announced last June, also in a similar Monday post-flag-raising speech before the City Government […]

Nalzaro: Is Barug heading for a breakup?

Like what is happening in the national party leadership of the administration party, the PDP-Laban, which had split into two factions, is the local affiliate here, Partido Barug-PDP Laban, also heading for a breakup? This, after south district councilors Dondon Hontiveros and Phillip Zafra declared their “independence” from the party. Their declaration has been interpreted […]