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Forum voters pick Gibo, Roxas

April 30, 2010

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By Ma. Bernadette A. Parco, Editorial Assistant GILBERT Teodoro won in the mock elections done by dropping corn kernel inside empty plastic bottles that bore the names of photos of the candidates. For the vice presidential race, Sen. Mar Roxas emerged winner in the mock polls participated in by 272 students and members of nongovernment […]

Lito over Serge

April 30, 2010

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CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said yesterday that she preferred former governor Lito Osmeña over his cousin, Serge Osmeña III, for a Senate seat. “Between the two, if I were made to choose, all I can say is definitely Lito Osmeña. When he was governor and even as chairman of flagship projects, he has done a […]

‘ONE MILLION VOTES FOR GIBO’

April 28, 2010

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NPC loyalty

April 26, 2010

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CEBU 5th Dist. Rep. Ramon “Red” Durano clarified that he is still with the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and not with the Lakas-Kampi even if their party is supporting its standard bearer Gilbert Teodoro Jr. It was reported in some national dailies that pressures from NPC hierarchy for party-members to support Nacionalista Party presidential candidate […]

‘One Cebu is strong despite party squabbles, defections’

April 23, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel, Reporter       The One Cebu party is “strong and optimistic” contrary to the claims of its rivals that it is on the verge of “self-destruction” due to internal squabbles and defections which recently rocked the administration party, a spokesman said yesterday. One Cebu spokesman Jon Sepulveda also defended the […]

COP-MAYOR RIFT

April 23, 2010

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THE Cebu Provincial Police Chief Erson Digal has asked Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong to follow the procedure in acquiring police escorts to accompany him during his campaign sorties. Digal made the call after Chiong accused Digal of being biased towards his political rival, retired policeman Esperidion Canoneo, who is also husband of a policewoman […]

LAWYER AND VOLUNTEERS Assures Yeung for a Clean Election

April 23, 2010

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WANTING to be certain that the conduct of the May 10 election would be clean and orderly, Bogo City mayoral candidate Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung has availed of the services of 70 lawyer-volunteers coming from the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) in Cebu City and Province. Lawyer Bienvenido Baring, head of the lawyer volunteers, said they […]

GARCIA HOUSE DIVIDED

April 21, 2010

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Gwen’s 2 brothers, mother push for Villar By Dale G. Israel and Doris C. Bongcac, Reporters       The troubles in the One Cebu party – defections, slow funding, secret meetings – only mirror rifts in the Garcia family that rules it. While Gov. Gwen Garcia struggles to keep mayors behind their pledge to […]

44 Lakas-Kampi governors reaffirm support for Teodoro

April 21, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel and Ma. Bernadette A. Parco       Administration presidential candidate Gilbert Teodoro Jr. was greeted with a manifesto of support from governors during his unscheduled visit to Cebu yesterday following recent reports of defections by erstwhile Lakas-Kampi CMD leaders to party rivals Nacionalista Party and Liberal Party. “One again I […]

Gwen warns mayors to toe party line

April 21, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel, Doris C. Bongcac and Edison delos Angeles       AMID reports that some mayors have switched support to Sen. Manuel Villar, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia sternly warned One Cebu mayors to abide by the party’s choice for president or they will have to run as independents without the support of […]