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Show of force, peace

January 10, 2013


A sea of red blanketed the front of the Capitol yesterday as an estimated 3,000 supporters of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia held a rally on the eve of an appeals court hearing of her petition to stop Malacañang from suspending her for six months. Supporters in red shirts gathered at Fuente Osmeña and marched to the […]

Lady Gaga opens show in Filipiniana dress

May 22, 2012


Despite protests to stop the concert of Lady Gaga, fans showed up on the first night of the “Born This Way Ball” concert at SM Mall of Asia Arena. Some wore their costumes to show support to the artist. Some of the fans called “little monsters” have been waiting in the concert grounds since Sunday […]

Aloguinsan official’s request Ombud asked to convert suspensions to fines

March 27, 2012


  Aloguinsan Vice Mayor Cynthia Moreno has asked the Visayas Ombudsman if it would be possible to convert a suspension order of town officials to a one-year fine. Moreno made the request in case the order to suspend seven town officials would be implemented. Deputy Visayas Ombudsman Pelagio Apostol told Cebu Daily News that Moreno […]

Farmers back in contested property

September 6, 2011


  Three days after their release from jail, more than 50 farmers involved in the agrarian land conflict in Aloguinsan town returned to set up camp in the contested property of Hacienda Gantuangco. Members of militant groups Bayan Muna headed by secretary general Arman Perez, Anakpawis, and Karapatan Central Visayas joined the farmers for a […]

Police disperse, end Talisay vendors’ rally

August 29, 2011


by Gabriel C. Bonjoc, Correspondent Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News POLICE managed to disperse 200 vendors who formed a human barricade around the Tabunok Public Market at 7 a.m today. The police broke through the human barricade and closed down the old Talisay City market in Tabunok, Talisay southern Cebu, ending the vendors’ assembly. An […]