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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 […]

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 […]

Cebuana beauty to dance in Sinulog

January 9, 2013

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Another beauty titlist has committed to dance in the 2013 Sinulog finale in the Cebu City Sports Center on Jan. 20. Rizzini Alexis Gomez who won the recent Miss Tourism International (MTI) at Sunway Resort and Spa in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia , is the second Cebuana beauty queen in recent years to dance in the […]

Capitol to give P500,000 aid, lend buses

January 9, 2013

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FROM P3 million last year, the Cebu provincial government is giving financial assistance of P500,000 to the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) this year. “We computed our finances and that’s the only amount we can afford to give,” said Cebu Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday. Magpale who earlier assured that the province would continue to support […]

‘Walk with Jesus’ to start Sto. Niño’s celebration

January 9, 2013

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Thousands of devotees are expected to join the “Walk with Jesus” from Fuente Osmeña to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino in downtown Cebu City at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow. The more than two-kilometer walk will usher in the 447th fiesta celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA, rector of […]

Suroy Suroy to south Cebu without Gwen

January 9, 2013

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The Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo will continue this month with a south Cebu trip, this time without Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia leading it. The tourism caravan will be held Jan. 23 to 25 or three days after the Sinulog parade. “I won’t oppose anything which is intended to promote Cebu,” said Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale, who […]

Kids steal Korean’s cellphone

January 8, 2013

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A KOREAN lost his cellphone worth P30,000 to five boys in barangay Apas, Cebu City last Sunday. Yong Chul Jang, 39, told police that the five boys stole his Vega Racer II, smartphone made in Korea. Investigation showed that Yong was standing near the Tree Shades Spa at 9 p.m. when two boys approached him. […]

Editorial: Byron’s belligerency

January 8, 2013

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From lawyers to Americans and now a police chief, former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia isn’t one to shy away from a fight. In 2011, Byron confronted an American neighbor whose road blockade he tried to remove. The younger brother of suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia also challenged the management of the Filinvest subdivision for failing […]

Nalzaro Second columnist dropped

January 8, 2013

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“BLOOD is thicker than water,” said radio-TV broadcaster Bobby Nalzaro, explaining why his column no longer appears in Sun Star Cebu and Superbalita. Nalzaro, an arch critic of suspended governor Gwendolyn Garcia, said he did not receive any warning before from Sun.Star editors to stop his attacks against Garcia, a cousin of the chairman of […]

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