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Davide dares Garcias: Disclose bank accounts

December 9, 2012

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Right after filing a complaint against Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, gubernatorial candidate Hilario “Junjun” Davide III is going after his rival’s father and younger brother. Davide wants Representatives. Pablo Garcia and Pablo John Garcia of Cebu’s 2nd and 3rd districts respectively to disclose their bank accounts “for the sake of transparency.” “I’m not accusing them […]

Gubernatorial candidate wants more cockfights

November 21, 2012

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IF elected this gubernatorial candidate wants to improve existing cockpits and develop some more around the province of Cebu. “Dili angay ikauwaw nako nga mosulti nga palambuon ang sabung o mga buwangan kay kini tradisyon sa mga Pilipino, dili na ta Pilipino og ato ning tangtangon,” said Boyet Cortes. (I’m not ashamed of this plan. […]

Gwen elated over Sonny’s PJ prediction

October 18, 2012

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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 […]

Candidates face disqualification suit

October 12, 2012

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At least three candidates vying for different positions in the province of Cebu face disqualification cases in the Commission on Election. Incumbent Cordova town mayor Adelino Sitoy asked the Comelec en banc to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy ( COC) of boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud who is seeking a mayoralty post in the municipalit […]

Lapu-Lapu’s Radaza gives way to daughter

October 6, 2012

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By Norman V. Mendoza and Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Correspondents   The biggest surprise in a politically charged day for   declaring candidacies in Cebu came from  Lapu-Lapu Rep.  Arturo Radaza, who showed up in crutches. In a 2 p.m. press conference in the office of his wife,  Mayor Paz Radaza,  the first-term congressman  announced that […]

Did PMP abandon Glenn Soco? Comelec to check faxed ‘withdrawal’

October 6, 2012

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by Carmel Loise Matus, Correspondent   IF someone is pulling a political joke on businessman Glenn Soco, it couldn’t happen at a more awkward time. A document faxed to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) province office yesterday said the Partido ng Masang Pilipino  (PMP) has withdrawn its  nomination of Soco as vice governor candidate for […]

No frills filing by BO-PK; Osmeña mulls libel case vs ‘bribe’ expose

October 6, 2012

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by Tweeny M. Malinao and Edison delos Angeles, Correspondents   Keeping it plain and simple, candidates of the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COC) yesterday afternoon with little fanfare. But it was serious business after the filing as BO-PK announced plans to sue for libel the housewife who alleged she was offered […]

Mary Ann, ABC president trade barbs over alleged bribe attempt

October 5, 2012

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THEIR campaign bids  have yet to be filed and already Team Rama accused the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) camp of dirty election tactics. Marieta delos Santos, a 42-year-old housewife,  was yesterday presented   in a press conference of Team Rama with allegations of foul play. She said  barangay T. Padilla captain Michael Rallota, through an intermediary, […]

Wakee ignores court, runs for Cordova mayor

October 5, 2012

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by Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Norman V. Mendoza, Correspondents   Boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud braved the court’s contempt and filed his Certificate of Candidacy  (COC) for Cordova town mayor yesterday. Accompanied by hundreds of flaglet-waving supporters, Salud walked  to the office of the Commission on Election (Comelec) to submit his COC past 9 […]

Garcias, VP Binay campaign in Naga

July 22, 2012

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A DAY after her tough-talking State of the Province Address, where she said “dirty politics” would not defeat her, Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia went on a campaign sortie to southern Naga City where her Senate bid was openly endorsed. She inaugurated a Senior Citizen’s Building and shook hands with some of the 200 elderly folk gathered […]