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Roxas: Gwen’s suspension pushed by Robredo

December 19, 2012


by Christine Emily L. Pantaleon   CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s six-month suspension was decided five months ago by the late Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo. Robredo’s successor, Interior and Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas clarified this in response to reports that the governor’s suspension was politically motivated. Roxas said results of a DILG […]

Gwen elated over Sonny’s PJ prediction

October 18, 2012


Although they belong to opposite sides of the fence, former senator John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña did Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn a favor with his “fearless” prediction of her younger brother’s victory in next year’s elections. In Tuesday’s 888 News Forum, Osmeña said he believes Rep. Pablo John Garcia would win over rival Hilario Davide III of […]

Soco I’m no trick candidate

October 17, 2012


In spite of advice of the local administration One Cebu party, businessman Glenn Soco yesterday said he will continue with his vice gubernatorial campaign. In yesterday’s 888 News Forum, Soco denied speculations that he was a diversionary candidate of One Cebu for the vice gubernatorial post. He said he was the official candidate by the […]

No hand in Gwen’s graft charges—Durano, Bakud party

July 22, 2012


SENATE aspirant JV Ejercito has earned the wrath of the Durano clan after saying that graft charges against Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia were “possibly one of the conditions imposed by the Duranos during their signing of an alliance with the Liberal Party.” The Bakud party led by Rep. Ramon “Red” Durano VI yesterday rejected Ejercito’s statement […]

Magpale: Bakud may rethink SOPA snub

July 13, 2012


CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said it was a party decision not to attend the July 20 State of the Province Address (SOPA) of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and not hers alone. “We have respect for the governor. We really would have wanted to go,” Magpale said. She said the Bakud party wanted to avoid “embarrassment” […]

Ouano in Bakud-LP meet, mum on transfer

July 9, 2012


A notable member of the administration One Cebu party was present during the formal alliance forged between the Liberal Party (LP) and Bakud party in Danao City over the weekend. Provincial Board (PB) member Thadeo “Teddy” Ouano, who was considered in the shortlist of One Cebu’s candidates for vice governor, was evasive when asked if […]

Durano brothers team up, call Bakud ‘greedy’

July 7, 2012


  It will be Durano versus Durano in the mayoralty race in Danao City next year. The family feud firmed up with Danao City Mayor Ramon “Boy” Durano Jr. announcing his plan for reelection with his younger brother, former mayor Jesus “Don” Durano as runningmate. In yesterday’s press conference at Danao City Hall, Don announced […]