Browsing All posts tagged under »Hilario Davide III«

PNOY FAVORS DAVIDE-MAGPALE TANDEM

June 22, 2012

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  Coalition sealed for a Davide -Magpale ticket during visit to Malacañang     The deal was sealed for a political alliance that will field Hilario “Junjun” Davide III for Cebu governor and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale as his runningmate in the 2013 election. Following months of speculation, the pair was presented on Thursday afternoon […]

Magpale declines offer, sticks with vice gov post

May 3, 2012

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Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said she was “more comfortable” seeking reelection and that she and her party Bakud were not keen on her running for governor in 2013. She said she felt “humbled” by the statement of Hilario “Junjun” Davide III, who raised the possibility of switching roles and giving up his gubernatorial plans […]

Congressman Quisumbing leaves One Cebu party to join Liberals

May 3, 2012

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The One Cebu party of the Garcias is losing a key member to the Liberal Party (LP). Rep. Gabriel “Luigi” Quisumbing of Cebu’s 6th district will be sworn into the Liberal Party today in Manila, ending weeks of speculation that he was joining the administration camp of President Aquino. “The entry of Luigi is a […]

Tom says LP urged to back Arroyo arrest

November 21, 2011

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A RESOLUTION will reportedly be circulated to the Liberal Party (LP) asking them to support the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) handling of the charges against former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. But Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district wants to read the resolution first before signing it. “I have not read the resolution that […]

Slingshot Miracle

May 18, 2010

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By Eileen G. Mangubat A status quo prevails in Cebu province politics. The May 10 election returned to power incumbents in the Capitol and five of six congressional districts. But the inroads made by gubernatorial bet Hilario Davide III in such a short time was the real surprise. His slingshot aim registered an impact that […]