Late Santander VM’s daughter makes substitution, wins as new town VM

THE daughter of the late Santander Vice Mayor Marilyn “Bebe” Wenceslao was able to substitute her just before the May 9, 2022 elections in the town.Lawyer Honorito Flores, Santander town’s election supervisor, and Wenceslao’s son, town councilor-elect Wilson Wenceslao, confirmed to SunStar Cebu the late vice mayor’s daughter, Julie, was able to substitute her just […]

Barili mayor endorses Durano-Davide after Gwen fields nephew against him

BARILI Mayor Julieto “Julie” Flores will support the candidacy of gubernatorial candidate and former tourism secretary Ace Durano and re-electionist Vice Governor Hilario “Junjun” Davide III in the May 2022 elections. In an interview with SunStar Cebu on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, Flores said he had been a supportor of Davide since the latter’s stint […]

Cebu officials remember ‘Ninoy’

“MAY we find inspiration in his tremendous love and faith to the Filipino people.” This was what Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said as he paid tribute to the late senator and democracy icon Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., whose assassination was commemorated on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, […]

Pnoy’s legacy revisited

POLITICAL and business leaders in Cebu paid tribute to former President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III, who died on Thursday morning, June 24, 2021, in Metro Manila, expressing their gratitude for his improving the economy and anti-corruption stance. Aquino, the first bachelor to serve as the country’s chief executive from 2010 to 2016, succumbed to […]