Browsing All posts tagged under »Mayor Tomas Osmeña«

US Dodge car repainted amid Ombud inquiry

September 14, 2012


ONE of two controversial US Dodge Chargers being investigated by the Ombudsman-Visayas is now in a shop to be repainted and undergo maintenance check. Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district said the vehicle’s color will be changed to blue from its original black and white police car look. “Our intention was not really […]

Rama No luxury cars for Tom’s BO-PK allies

September 5, 2012


Vehicles which Cebu City Hall promised to the city’s 80 barangays will only be issued to allies of Mayor Michael Rama. They won’t automatically go to the barangay captain. That much was made clear by Rama in recent meetings with barangay officials allied with the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK), including a meeting yesterday at the […]

Tomas presents clean bill of health

May 5, 2010


Mayor unfazed by defections to Guardo camp, sees ‘good fight’ in 4 of 34 south district brgys Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday distributed to the media a document from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showing that he is a healthy man. “Their whole focus in this campaign seems to be on […]

Tomas hit for ‘childish’ billboards on Gwen

May 4, 2010


By Fe Marie Dumaboc, Reporter     CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was being “childish” for ordering the installation of “reflectorized billboards” along the highway leading to southern Cebu that chided Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia for the purchase of the Balili property that turned out to be under water. Kugi Uswag Sugbu (Kusug) mayoral candidate […]

Guardo claims backing from 20 BO-PK execs

May 2, 2010


By Marian Z. Codilla, Reporter About 20 barangay officials and community leaders reportedly affiliated with the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) shifted their support to opposition congressional candidate Jonathan Guardo yesterday. Guardo voiced gratitude over the support, saying the leaders expressed doubts over BO-PK founder and congressional rival Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s health following his […]

Walks at CCSC

April 30, 2010


TO stop all rumors that he is ill, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena made brisk walks around the 400-meter Cebu City Sports Center Oval not once, but 10 times along with the rest of the slate of the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan. Osmeña arrived past 5 p.m. in his running shorts and white socks and trainers. […]


April 27, 2010


Capitol: Kaohsiung buses seen in the province will be checked for papers Eight Kaoshiung buses carrying Cebu City street children heading for a summer outing were stopped before noon yesterday in Barili town, south Cebu, where police pulled them over for lack of plate numbers or vehicle registration. For almost four hours, at least 400 […]

Millennium Development

April 26, 2010


CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña approved the creation of a Millennium Development Goals (MDG) monitoring council to plan, monitor and evaluate local MDG programs. The country is a signatory to the MDG along with 92 United Nations member states and 23 international organizations. The goals cover poverty reduction, nutrition, gender equality, reduction of child mortality, […]

Only Lakas bets in ‘codigo’

April 15, 2010


Only names of Mayor Arturo Radaza, his wife Paz Radaza and administration party candidates appear on the “codigo” or the special folders used as voting guides in the “voting drills” conducted in different barangays in Lapu-Lapu City. The barangay worker of Ibo who spoke to Cebu Daily News said that the “codigo” was the sample […]

City Hall workers barred from BO-PK campaigns

April 15, 2010


By Edison delos Angeles, Correspondent Cebu City Hall employees were prohibited yesterday from attending campaign rallies of the administration Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan. Vice Mayor Michael Rama confirmed the order following claims by the opposition Kugi Uswag Sugbo (Kusug) that some of the employees were spotted attending sorties. “I told them that ‘starting today, I don’t […]