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Show of force, peace

January 10, 2013

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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 […]

Pro-Gwen rally at Capitol today, anti-Gwen party to offer Mass

January 9, 2013

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Two gatherings in Cebu City today will show the strength of supporters and critics of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Police said they will exercise maximum tolerance in dealing with her supporters when they hold a prayer rally at the Capitol grounds, the second demonstration there since she went out to address a Dec. 30 rally […]

Gwen allies vow bigger rally

January 8, 2013

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Allies and supporters of suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia promised a bigger crowd in a prayer rally tomorrow at the Capitol grounds. The rally is set on the eve of the Jan. 10 oral arguments in the Court of Appeals in Manila, where Garcia is seeking a temporary restraining order. Rep. Benhur Salimbangon of Cebu’s […]

Young people figure in RH debate

August 6, 2012

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YOUNG people are making their opinion known on the controversial reproductive health bill. And not all participants who joined the solidarity march against RH bill last Saturday were actually against it. Arjie Pacomo, a fourth year high school student of Zapatera Night Highschool said that although he wore red to represent the anti-RH stand, he […]

Labor Day fun runs, job fairs, rallies in Cebu

May 1, 2012

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RALLIES, fun runs and job fairs mark today’s observance of Labor Day in Cebu. Separate rallies will be held by two labor coalitions to air their demands for a wage increase. A coalition of 21 labor groups called Nagkaisa (United) kicks off their march rally at the Associated Labor Unions (ALU) office in Pier 1, […]

Anti-RH advocates set Lent rally

March 16, 2012

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Advocates against the Reproductive Health bill will hold a rally tomorrow in downtown Cebu City to dramatize their opposition to the bill. Participants will gather in Plaza Independencia and Plaza Sugbu from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. In a press conference, Dr. Rene Bullecer, director of Human Life International, said the “rally is set because […]

Police disperse, end Talisay vendors’ rally

August 29, 2011

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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 […]