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Rama mulls stay of acting treasurer

January 11, 2013

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has developed a liking for Acting Treasurer Emma Villarete whose terms ends on January 17. Although he went to court to stop Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima from replacing Ofelia Oliva by Villarete in July last year, Mayor Rama is now all praises for the acting treasurer. “The lady has been […]

Son defends Acting Gov. Magpale

January 11, 2013

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THE youngest son of Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale said the family stands behind her in her tasks as a public servant ”to help maintain the order of things” no matter how the Court of Appeals rules on the suspension case of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Provincial Board Member Miguel Antonio A. Magpale, in a statement, said […]

Gwen’s dilemma Dance in the Sinulog for last time or stay in Capitol

January 11, 2013

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I really want to dance,” said suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia about the coming Sinulog fiesta. Her final decision, however, still hangs in the balance as she enters her 24th day of staying inside her Capitol office to defy a six-month suspension order. “This will be my ninth and final year if ever if I will […]

Osmeña Blvd. parade launches 2013 Sinulog

January 11, 2013

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AFTER yesterday’s religious procession, comes the kickoff of the the Sinulog festival. It starts at 2:30 p.m. today with a Mass at the Sto. Niño Basilica and a launch parade to the Cebu City Sports Center for an opening program. Dance troupes from different colleges and univiersities will fill Osmeña Boulevard joined by the reigning […]

Gwen ‘hopeful’ 2 lawyers say TRO chances ‘dim’

January 11, 2013

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  SUSPENDED Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said she remains “hopeful” the Court of Appeals 12th Division would rule in her favor while her lawyer-daughter Christina Frasco said she was happy with the proceedings yesterday. However, two other lawyers, including one present in the hearing yesterday to represent Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale, said chances were “dim” that […]

Visayas Ombudsman to probe gov’t vehicle misuse

January 11, 2013

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The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas will look into reports that government-owned vehicles were used to ferry supporters of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to and from her prayer rally at the Capitol last Wednesday. Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol yesterday said graft investigators will determine whether there is basis to develop […]

Personal use

January 10, 2013

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No one begrudges Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, her allies and supporters the right to hold a rally to denounce the suspension order issued against her by the Palace even if it did cause some major traffic congestion yesterday. What should be addressed is the use of governmnet buses to fetch followers from various towns in […]

Talisay fire victims to undergo trauma debriefing, recieve aid

January 10, 2013

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Victims of the fire that hit a Talisay City neighborhood Monday night will undergo psycho-social debriefing to help them recover from the trauma. Felipa “Beth” Solana, head of the City Social Welfare and Development office, said they would give special attention to 3-year-old Mark Anthony, whose twin brother Mark Lester perished in the fire. They […]

Radazas win support of brgy Basak chief

January 10, 2013

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FOR 11 years, Isabelo “Belong” Darnayla, barangay captain of Basak was a thorn in the side of the Radaza family in Lapu-Lapu City. That’s history as Mayor Paz Radaza announced a turnaround in loyalty and welcomed Darnayla and the barangay Basak councilmen saying they now support her administration. “Sa atong paningkamot nga maserbisyohan ang atong […]

Balik Cebu welcome dinner, cultural show

January 10, 2013

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BALIKBAYANS due to arrive from all over the world for the Sinulog can look forward to a a warm welcome with Balik Cebu 2013. Aside from an airport welcome by a rondalla band, they will be treated to a fiesta dinner and cultural show at the Ayala Terraces on Jan. 17, Thursday. Now on its […]

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