Wenceslao: Party dynamics

Supporters of Vice Mayor Michael Rama obviously do not like Mayor Edgardo Labella’s balancing act following his announcement to go on leave for health reasons. He appointed Rama as acting mayor but wanted City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. to ensure the smooth functioning of the City Government bureaucracy. The mayor said he will continue to […]

Briones: The denouement

Was Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella aware of what his friend and “brother” Vice Mayor Michael Rama was planning to do, or was he caught flat-footed by the latter’s question during a press conference on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021? No doubt Rama backed Labella into a corner when he asked the mayor to divulge his […]

Nalzaro: Rama should wait

If the President of the country is out of the public eye, like he cannot be seen on television or in physical appearances in presidential events, people will speculate that he is seriously ill. The opposition and his critics will quickly demand that the President should appear live on TV or release a photo of […]