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Young calls Rama ‘incorrigible liar’ over face on envelope issue

December 10, 2012

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CEBU City Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young yesterday called Mayor Michael Rama an “incorrigible liar” for having his face imprinted in the envelopes containing the cash gifts of the senior citizens. Young said this was a sign that the mayor couldn’t be trusted. When asked what actions he would take against Rama, Young said he […]

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 […]

Tomas, Joy favor BO-PK bingo games

June 21, 2012

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Just for the fun of it. So said Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district and Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young who were asked why they donated prizes for bingo games held nearly every night in Cebu City barangays, an apparent bid to court voters. “People aren’t stupid. If you give them a sack […]

Labella tells VM: Reorganize council

March 14, 2012

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  CEBU City Councilor Edgar Labella begged off from assuming as majority floor leader in yesterday morning’s council session citing the lack of support from fellow councilors. Council rules, however, created a quandary as the former member of the majority in the City Council said he just cannot resign since it would be tantamount to […]

BO-PK runs ‘buy one take one’ ad

March 12, 2012

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A full-page advertisement published in local dailies is offering Cebuanos the tandem of Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district and reelectionist Cebu City Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young. The advertisement dubbed “buy one take one” displays Osmeña and Young as among the Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) awardees in 1989 and 1994. “That’s […]

Cebu City Hall appoints 23 add’l consultants

March 8, 2012

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The Cebu City Council approved the contracts of 23 consultants who are hired to help run the city government with their respective expertise. Twelve of them are under the Office of the Mayor while 11 will be serving the legislative department. The mayor’s consultants get P15,000 to P18,000 a month while the legislators’ consultants only […]

Mike drops plan to buy planes

August 2, 2010

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Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has decided not to buy the three 40-year-old planes from the Department of Education (DepEd). He said the decision stemmed from the criticism the city government received when it first announced it was buying the planes. “It’s too much of stubbornness if I will have to pursue (the plan to […]