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Gwen ‘hopeful’ 2 lawyers say TRO chances ‘dim’

January 11, 2013


  SUSPENDED Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said she remains “hopeful” the Court of Appeals 12th Division would rule in her favor while her lawyer-daughter Christina Frasco said she was happy with the proceedings yesterday. However, two other lawyers, including one present in the hearing yesterday to represent Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale, said chances were “dim” that […]

Opinion: Agony in Cebu

December 27, 2012


The suspension of Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, ordered by the Office of the President and enforced by the Department of Interior and Local Government, is a vexing issue. The high-profile visit the so-called Three Kings of the United Nationalist Alliance paid the suspended governor did not help matters; instead of defusing the tension at the […]

Steel barricades, vigil at Capitol

December 19, 2012


THE stage is set for high political drama in the Cebu Capitol building. Steel guard rails were positioned at the entrance gate until late last night to prevent easy entry. In the afternoon, visitors were asked to show their IDs before entering, including news reporters who frequent the Capitol daily. Two buses arrived at 9 […]

Roxas: It’s LP Cebu bets all the way

November 11, 2012


“Nobody, nobody, nobody but Junjun Davide and Agnes Magpale,” said Liberal Party chairman Mar Roxas on Friday. He also said the party’s support for Rep. Tomas Osmeña as mayoral candidate in Cebu City was clear. Roxas, Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, said President Aquino would come to Cebu to campaign for these candidates. […]

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 […]

Rama says BO-PK letter ‘pathetic’, mulls response

October 17, 2012


Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama could only laugh off criticism levelled against him by the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) in full-page ads published in local dailies yesterday. The BO-PK open letter addressed to Interior and Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas, head of the Liberal Party (LP), claimed that Rama’s administration resulted in Cebu City losing […]

Palace: No free zone in Cebu

October 11, 2012


THERE won’t be a free zone in vote-rich Cebu because President Benigno Aquino III will support all Liberal Party (LP) candidates in the province, the Palace said yesterday. Presidential Political Adviser Ronald Llamas issued the clarification in response to a local daily story (not Cebu Daily News) where he was quoted as saying that Cebu […]

LP: Comelec exec made One Cebu victory sign

October 11, 2012


    by Ador Vincent Mayol, Reporter   For reportedly trying to comfort a child, a ranking Commission on Elections (Comelec) official finds himself in the hot seat. The Liberal Party (LP)-Cebu chapter raised a howl over a hand gesture made by Comelec provincial officer Marco Lionel Castillano that appeared to be a One Cebu […]

BO-PK gets LP seal of support

September 20, 2012


THE ruling Liberal Party (LP) will support the administration Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) party in Cebu City ahead of the filing of candidacies next month. Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district said he received a certification signed by LP national president Manuel Roxas which authorizes him to issue a certificate of LP nomination […]

LP stalwart Tom more likely to win party nod

September 16, 2012


At least one senior member of the Liberal Party (LP) confirmed that Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district will be endorsed as the mayoralty bet next year. “For the official LP candidate in Cebu City, of course I’ll endorse ‘Tommy’. I think that’s the LP opinion but I’ll still consult with the others. […]