Browsing All posts tagged under »Mar Roxas«

Police looking into Paolo and 2 friends

December 28, 2012


The standoff in the Capitol, entering its ninth day, has focused police attention on the 33-year-old son of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. The family’s manpower agency, GGC Services, which offers security guard services, will also come under scrutiny. Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo ordered his intelligence officers to check the background of Paolo Garcia Codilla and […]

Gwen’s son charges Mar Roxas, 3 cops over tent confiscation

December 27, 2012


The Capitol standoff entered its eighth day with the son of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia filing robbery charges against a Cabinet secretary and police officials for removing three tents used by her supporters in front of the Capitol. Pablo “Paolo” Garcia III filed the charge yesterday against Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas […]

Roxas: Gwen’s suspension pushed by Robredo

December 19, 2012


by Christine Emily L. Pantaleon   CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s six-month suspension was decided five months ago by the late Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo. Robredo’s successor, Interior and Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas clarified this in response to reports that the governor’s suspension was politically motivated. Roxas said results of a DILG […]

Public told to expect tight security, traffic

November 29, 2012


By the time President Aquino’s helicopter lands late afternoon tomorrow in the South Road Properties (SRP), everyone near the templete should be in their seat or standing still. A 4 p.m. order for “no movement” is standard security for a president’s arrival. The national thanksgiving Mass in honor of San Pedro Calungsod starts at 5 […]

Roxas’ comments on local politics ‘leaves bad taste in the mouth’ – Rama

November 13, 2012


CEBU CITY Mayor Michael Rama said he no longer wants to dwell on why the Liberal Party junked him and endorsed Rep. Tomas Osmeña for the city mayorship. “I no longer find it necessary to answer that issue. I am already comfortable where I am,” Rama said. Last Friday, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar […]

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. […]

Teacher, church members victimized by pyramiding scam

November 11, 2012


A RETIRED teacher was hospitalized, her health affected by worries about how to get a refund from her investment in the Aman Futures Group Philipines Inc. A married couple ended up quarreling. These were just some of the cases mentioned by Bishop Antonio Nercua Ablon, diocesan bishop of Pagadian City of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente […]

Fernandez to focus on urban poor, Tom takes early medical leave

October 23, 2012


October 23, 2012 By Doris C. Bongcac, Chief of Reporters   WITH his designation as Interior and Local Governments undersecretary, Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez will be tasked to work on his longtime advocacy, namely the welfare of the urban poor. Fernandez, long-time ally of Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu’s south district met with Interior and Local […]

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 […]

‘Impeach trial to restore impartial judiciary’

February 1, 2012


AN impartial and stable judicial system will create confidence among investors in the country, Transportation and Communications Secretary Mar Roxas told an assembly of local legislators yesterday. Speaking before a gathering of Provincial Board (PB) members from various parts of the country, Roxas said the ongoing impeachment trial on Chief Justice Renato Corona is part […]