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Cebu LP bloc is new majority; 2013 budget, committees eyed

September 3, 2012

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  Cebu LP bloc is new majority; 2013 budget, committees eyed   With two Provincial Board (PB) members joining the Liberal Party (LP) fold over the weekend, a new majority is shaping up in the provincial legislature in time for next month’s budget deliberations. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, PB minority leader Arleigh Sitoy and board […]

LP to swear new members in 6th district today

August 20, 2012

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NEW members of the Liberal Party from Cordova and Consolacion towns will take their oath today at the office of Cebu 6th district Rep. Luigi Quisumbing. LP provincial party chairman Hilario “Jun-Jun” Davide III will administer the oath taking today at 10:00 a.m. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, Provincial Board member […]

Magpale Tomas’ b-day bash is like 2013 LP victory party

July 28, 2012

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The 64th birthday party of Rep. Tomas Osmeña was described as an advanced celebration of the “victory” of the Liberal Party in Cebu in the 2013 election. Political allies from barangay captains to Trade and Industry Secretary Mar Roxas, and wellwishers like Rep. Manny Pacquiao packed the SM Trade Hall on Thursday night. “Tonight we […]

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

July 22, 2012

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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 […]

Ouano I’m joining LP for unity of Mandaue’s clans

July 22, 2012

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ANOTHER key member of the Garcia’s One Cebu party is switching allegiance to the Liberal Party – Provincial Board Member Thadeo Ouano. The decision was announced Friday night by LP gubernatorial bet Hilario “Jun-Jun” Davide III during the birthday party of Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Amnezia nightclub at the reclamation area. “My father […]

Gullas in dilemma after helping LP-NP coalition

July 11, 2012

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Will congressman still support Garcias in Cebu race?     Now it can be told. Cebu Rep. Eduardo Gullas played a key role in shaping a new alliance between the Liberal Party and the Nacionalista Party headed by Sen. Manny Villar. He helped convince President Aquino to consider forming a coalition. Talks continue on the […]

Rama ‘sure’ of LP support, ‘not insecure’

July 10, 2012

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Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday said he was not feeling insecure, as alleged by critics, about not being invited to the presidential visit in Danao City last Saturday. Rama said he understands that he had no role there because it concerned provincial politics of the Liberal Party. He expressed confidence that he would get […]

PB dad backs Davide

July 10, 2012

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It could be a sign of the changing political tide. Teasing references were openly made yesterday in the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) about members who may be shifting loyalty soon to the Liberal Party. PB Member Wilfredo Caminero declared that he would support a fellow Argao native, Hilario “Junjun” Davide III for governor but stopped […]

Ouano in Bakud-LP meet, mum on transfer

July 9, 2012

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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 […]

PJ Garcia courts Cebu mayors league

July 7, 2012

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IT was the monthly meeting of the Cebu League of Mayors , a good forum to ask support for one’s political campaign. The league’s president, his brother Mayor Nelson Garcia of Dumanjug denied that the congressman was soliciting support.   He said the mayors weren’t asked to sign anything or declare their support. “He just […]