Seares: One Cebu picked Bongbong yet? Ping Lacson lost more than Partido Reporma resources. Kids ‘used’ in Carbon protest, says Garganera.

PDP-LABAN Cusi Wing announced Tuesday, March 22, that it has endorsed the candidacy of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.That means President Rodrigo Duterte is telling political allies the choice of the ruling party, which is probably the President’s choice too. Earlier, the PDP-Laban Cusi wing picked Sara Duterte-Carpio as its bet for vice president.So it is […]

Tomas: BOPK inclined to support senator Tito Sotto’s vice presidential bid

THE local party Bando Osmeña Pundok Kausgawan (BOPK) is inclined to support Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, who is running for vice president in the May 2022 general elections. BOPK chief Tomas Osmeña, a former Cebu City mayor, said he wants to offer support to Sotto’s candidacy for personal reasons—Sotto has provided Osmeña’s wife […]

Manila mayor changes tune on Duterte admin

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Francisco “Isko” M. Domagoso, currently mayor of Manila City, on Monday said he wants to include President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his senatorial slate for the 2022 elections, months after he criticized the tough-talking leader’s governance style.    The chief of the Philippine capital, who has vowed to create the “broadest form” of government, said he will personally back the senatorial candidacy […]

Cebu leaders sad, proud of Bong Go for dropping out of presidential race

SENATOR Christopher “Bong” Go announced on Tuesday, November 30, his withdrawal from the presidential race for the 2022 elections, forcing Cebu City’s local leaders to search for a new presidential contender to support. “In the past few days, I realized that my heart and my mind are contradicting my actions. Talagang nagre-resist po ang aking […]

Duterte vs. Duterte showdown?

DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and her father, President Rodrigo Duterte are heading towards a possible face-off in next year’s national elections. This after close officials to the President announced that the elder Duterte is set to file his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Manila on Monday, November […]

Espina: Outstanding students

THE Zonta Club of Cebu 1 had the awards rites of its education and leadership project, the “Outstanding Graduates,” in coordination with the Severiana Garcia Foundation. Severiana was an active Zontian in the club’s community, pre-school and scholarship projects in tandem with the equally committed past president, Inday Avila. Both left us a legacy of […]

Political Round-up: Mandanas ruling should push participatory governance, says Leni; Bato courted Sara; Bello twits Isko on contractualization

Vice-President Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo on Friday said the Mandanas ruling should pave the way for the direct participation of ordinary people in the budget process and local governance.   The Supreme Court ruling, named after Batangas Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas, clarified that the share from the International Revenue Allotment (IRA) of local governments does […]