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Osmeña Blvd. for beauty fund-raiser?

July 27, 2011

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  Proponents of the “Road Revolution” that seeks a vehicle-free and pollution-free Osmeña Boulevard on Sundays may find themselves joined by another group. The Beautiful Cebu Movement (BCM) also wants to use Osmeña Boulevard on Aug. 14, a Sunday, for an event called Domingo sa Sugbo to highlight Cebuano art and culture. Janice Minor, Cebuana […]

Jonathan “Atan” Guardo

May 7, 2010

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“Gusto Ko Healthy” If given the mandate, businessman Jonathan Guardo will focus on health programs in the Cebu City south district. Last Thursday, Guardo and the south district candidates for councilor launched their “Gusto Ko Healthy” campaign jog caravan from barangay Pardo to Fuente Osmeña circle.

A CALL FOR PATIENCE AMIDST THREATS OF A FAILED ELECTION

May 6, 2010

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Davide: Public chaos may lead to military junta By Marian Z. Codilla, Reporter       Be patient, pray and “engage” in the election despite its “unacceptable” flaws. This was the appeal of former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. to citizens amid fears that the country’s first automated elections on Monday may fail or be […]

Daanbantayan mayor warns of violence

May 6, 2010

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DAANBANTAYAN Mayor Sun Shimura yesterday warned that there would be violence if their political rivals push through with their plan to assume the mayoral post without waiting for the legal documents, saying they can no longer control the people “who knew who really won the elections in 2007.” The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc […]

Yeung promises more jobs for Bogo City

May 6, 2010

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By Dale G. Israel, Reporter       Loida brought her along her one-year old son to the reclamation area in Bogo City northern Cebu. The 27-year-old mother wanted to hear the campaign promises of One Cebu candidates during their miting de avance yesterday. Although she had been a supporter of Martinez, she wanted to […]

Noynoy’s call for people power if he loses ‘crazy’ – Cardinal

May 2, 2010

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    Manila—Warnings of people power if the elections are wracked by fraud are “irresponsible” and “crazy, crazy, crazy,” according to Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales. Rosales made the statement when sought for comment on statements attributed to Liberal Party presidential candidate Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III that there could be people power if he […]

Poll watchlist areas to be finalized today

May 2, 2010

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By Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Reporter THE areas which will be placed under the watchlist during the elections will be determined today. Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will meet today to finalize election preparations and identify the areas which need […]

Gibo cites edge over rivals, hopes to win polls

May 2, 2010

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ALTHOUGH still lagging in the surveys with only a week to go before the May 10 polls, administration presidential candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro is still hoping he will be able to snatch the highest post in the government, citing his edge over other presidential candidates like his “clear” agenda of governance. “They want genuine change. […]

Lito remains optimistic over Senate chances

May 2, 2010

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By Doris C. Bongcac, Reporter     WITH a P20 million budget, former Cebu governor Emilio “Lito” Osmeña said he is confident of landing in the seventh or eighth slot of senatorial bets a week ahead of the May 10 elections. In an interview, Osmeña told CEBU DAILY NEWS that 80 percent of his budget […]

Sonny O backs Delos Santos of Kusug for Congress seat

May 2, 2010

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By Edison A. Delos Angeles, Correspondent The withdrawal of former senator John “Sonny” Osmeña from the mayoralty race in Cebu City and his endorsement of two non-Liberal Party bets have rendered the local political scene complicated, particularly in the mayoral and presidential race. After endorsing his cousin Georgia Osmeña of Lakas-Kampi CMD for city mayor […]