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Sun Star
Capitol lets go of Fuentethe rotunda. Garcia closed the Province-owned Larsian road in 2007. The road wa
Capitol lets go of Fuente
Sun Star / Posted an hour ago
the rotunda. Garcia closed the Province-owned Larsian road in 2007. The road was reopened in 2011 during the term of mayor Michael Rama. Garcia was then in the process of recovering 164 hectares of Capitol-owned lots scattered in Cebu City,... Read more
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Sun Star
Luigi’s in, but Mike? Maybeto take oath as a party member today in Cebu, just like around 70 Team Rama all
Luigi’s in, but Mike? Maybe
Sun Star / Posted 10 hours ago
to take oath as a party member today in Cebu, just like around 70 Team Rama allies in Cebu City. Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said it’s a move he’s “comfortable” with, but he has yet to categorically say he is switching... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Speech During a Wake Visit To Killed-In-Action Soldiersof God’s time I will take care of this problem. Ito, I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo p
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Speech During a Wake Visit To Killed-In-Action Soldiers
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 23 hours ago
of God’s time I will take care of this problem. Ito, I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo pero… Marciano Malones, Maasin, Iloilo. Michael Rama – the former Mayor of Cebu City. Hector Ong – Laoang, Northern Samar. Rolando Espinosa – alam mo hinahanap kita... Read more
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Sun Star
‘Weder-weder lang’?the mayor but also place him under preventive suspension. He seemed to want to
‘Weder-weder lang’?
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
the mayor but also place him under preventive suspension. He seemed to want to do to Osmeña what was done to former mayor Michael Rama. If that happens, Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is Alcover's party mate, would be acting mayor. Of course,... Read more
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Sun Star
Council’s Alcover files 4 plaints against Osmeñato be Tommy’s wife,” she added. Alcover belongs to the council majority, now h
Council’s Alcover files 4 plaints against Osmeña
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
to be Tommy’s wife,” she added. Alcover belongs to the council majority, now held by allies of former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama. In his complaint, he said that giving rewards to the officers who killed “drug users, pushers and drug lords... Read more
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Sun Star
Public servant Navarro diesand livelihood projects. Cebu City officials described Navarro as an epitome o
Public servant Navarro dies
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
and livelihood projects. Cebu City officials described Navarro as an epitome of true public service. For former Mayor Michael Rama, Navarro is a big loss to Team Rama. Rama said the late barangay captain was a great leader. “I knew for a... Read more
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Sun Star
The dump site stinksto sue them for doing so. Llamedo did some word play in his defense, claiming
The dump site stinks
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
to sue them for doing so. Llamedo did some word play in his defense, claiming that because the previous administration of Michael Rama did not submit a rehabilitation and closure plan, DENR 7 considered the facility as still operating even if the... Read more
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Sun Star
2 City officers moved to jail postadded. Enriquez used to be the head of Department of Engineering and Public Wo
2 City officers moved to jail post
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
added. Enriquez used to be the head of Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) during the time of former mayor Michael Rama before she was tasked to head the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO). Ardosa, on the other hand, used... Read more
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Sun Star
DENR 7 to Council: Let’s not fightit was not actually closed in the first place. Llamedo said that when the admi
DENR 7 to Council: Let’s not fight
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
it was not actually closed in the first place. Llamedo said that when the administration of former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama closed the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill, his administration failed to submit a rehabilitation and closure... Read more
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Sun Star
Malilong: Where can Rama find vindication?BECAUSE I woke up very late that Sunday, I missed the early morning call of for
Malilong: Where can Rama find vindication?
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
BECAUSE I woke up very late that Sunday, I missed the early morning call of former mayor Michael Rama. I heard that he had been looking for me since July 19 to confront me about a column that I wrote and which was titled "Mike should keep mouth... Read more
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Sun Star
Private folks help give away public aidthe distribution of calamity aid by City Hall in 2013 led to the suspension of
Private folks help give away public aid
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
the distribution of calamity aid by City Hall in 2013 led to the suspension of several officials, including then mayor Michael Rama. In an interview, Delute said yesterday’s distribution went well even if there was an initial opposition from... Read more
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Sun Star
Osmeña turns pragmaticagainst a formidable opponent in businessman Jonathan Guardo. At that time, his
Osmeña turns pragmatic
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
against a formidable opponent in businessman Jonathan Guardo. At that time, his relationship with his vice mayor then, Michael Rama, had began to turn sour. To win, he needed the support of Rama, who was strong in the south district. So despite... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu City Mayor wants police powers backfour new Mitsubishi Adventure patrol cars, which were part of the 18 new vehicl
Cebu City Mayor wants police powers back
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
four new Mitsubishi Adventure patrol cars, which were part of the 18 new vehicles distributed last April by then mayor Michael Rama. These patrol cars were assigned to different police stations under CCPO. Meanwhile, the City Council appealed... Read more
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Sun Star
Tomas wants police powersfour new Mitsubishi Adventure patrol cars, which were part of the 18 new vehicl
Tomas wants police powers
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
four new Mitsubishi Adventure patrol cars, which were part of the 18 new vehicles distributed last April by then mayor Michael Rama. These patrol cars were assigned to different police stations under CCPO. Meanwhile, the City Council appealed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bishop hits Duterte’s drugs listas either outdated or just “not really realistic.” Palma also expressed doubts
Bishop hits Duterte’s drugs list
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
as either outdated or just “not really realistic.” Palma also expressed doubts on the inclusion of former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in the list of drug protectors. The archbishop said Rama’s name may have been included after admitting to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu archbishop: Duterte hasty, ill-advised in baring drug listassurance that it’s not really realistic,” he said. Palma also expressed doubt
Cebu archbishop: Duterte hasty, ill-advised in baring drug list
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
assurance that it’s not really realistic,” he said. Palma also expressed doubts on the inclusion of former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in the list of drug protectors. The archbishop said Rama’s name mighthave been included after Rama admitted... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Osmeña challenges ex-mayor, police chief to lie detector testex-mayor, police chief to lie detector test Cebu City – Mayor Tomas Osmeña has
Osmeña challenges ex-mayor, police chief to lie detector test
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
ex-mayor, police chief to lie detector test Cebu City – Mayor Tomas Osmeña has publicly challenged former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and Cebu City Police Office Chief Supt. Romeo Santandar to undergo a lie detector test after their names were... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu City Mayor Osmeɦa dares Rama to take lie detector testsOsmeña. (CDN FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA) CEBU CITY — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osme
Cebu City Mayor Osmeɦa dares Rama to take lie detector tests
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Osmeña. (CDN FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA) CEBU CITY — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has dared his arch rival, former mayor Michael Rama, to undergo lie detector tests with him. He also issued the same challenge to Supt. Romeo Santander who,... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama reports to PDEA ManilaFORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said on Tuesday that he met Philippine Drug
Rama reports to PDEA Manila
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
FORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said on Tuesday that he met Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director Isidro Lapeña in Manila on Monday to clear his name after President Rodrigo Duterte identified him as a protector of drug... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama meets PDEA chief, clears his nameFORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said on Tuesday that he have met Philippine
Rama meets PDEA chief, clears his name
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
FORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said on Tuesday that he have met Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director Isidro Lapeña in Manila on Monday to clear his name after President Rodrigo Duterte identified him as a protector of drug... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama, Santander brace for defensehis side,” Doria said in Tagalog, referring to his phone conversation with Sant
Rama, Santander brace for defense
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
his side,” Doria said in Tagalog, referring to his phone conversation with Santander. For his part, former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was in Manila yesterday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte identified him as a protector of drug... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
27 local execs surrender, 3 in drug list defywho were named on the drug list, three – Sultan Fahar “Pre” Salic, his brother
27 local execs surrender, 3 in drug list defy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
who were named on the drug list, three – Sultan Fahar “Pre” Salic, his brother Omar “Solitario” Ali and ex-Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama – are not making the bee-line to Camp Crame. Salic and Ali are former mayors of Marawi City. Salic is the... Read more
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Sun Star
Believability and the shame driveFORMER mayor Michael Rama has been included in the second list, a lengthy one,
Believability and the shame drive
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
FORMER mayor Michael Rama has been included in the second list, a lengthy one, of personalities that President Rodrigo Duterte linked to the illegal drugs trade. Shocked, Rama described this as the biggest challenge he has to face in his 24 years as... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Defiant Cebu City ex-mayor says no surrender Cebu City — Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama vehemently denied involvement
Defiant Cebu City ex-mayor says no surrender
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Cebu City — Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama vehemently denied involvement in drug trafficking and said that he will not surrender to President Rodrigo Duterte. In a press conference Sunday, Rama said... Read more
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Rappler
Central Visayas top cop on Duterte drug list: 'May kasunod pa'from Cebu who were named by the President for their alleged links to the illega
Central Visayas top cop on Duterte drug list: 'May kasunod pa'
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
from Cebu who were named by the President for their alleged links to the illegal drugs are: Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and San Fernando Vice Mayor Fralz "BB" Sabalones were among the mayors on the list. “I am very much saddened by... Read more
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The Manila Times
Davao, Cebu policemen on Duterte list sackedtheir day in court and answer all allegations of their involvement in illegal d
Davao, Cebu policemen on Duterte list sacked
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
their day in court and answer all allegations of their involvement in illegal drugs, including former [Cebu City] mayor Michael Rama,” he said. Supt. Romeo Santander is the only commissioned officer under PRO 7 on the list. The rest are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More Central Visayas cops on PNP drug listYbañez, PO3 Ryan Martus Kiamco, and SPO3 Christie Cielo Tingad. Also named by
More Central Visayas cops on PNP drug list
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
Ybañez, PO3 Ryan Martus Kiamco, and SPO3 Christie Cielo Tingad. Also named by the President were former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and San Fernando Vice Mayor Fralz Sabalones. Taliño clarified that he didn’t provide the names of those... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
(TRANSCRIPT) President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speech [Delivered in the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao, Panacan, Davao City on August 7, 2016]of God’s time, I will take care of this problem. Ito—I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo
(TRANSCRIPT) President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speech [Delivered in the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao, Panacan, Davao City on August 7, 2016]
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
of God’s time, I will take care of this problem. Ito—I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo pero … Marciano Malones, Maasin Iloilo; Michael Rama, the former mayor of Cebu City; Victor Ong, Lawang, Northern Samar; Rolando Espinosa – alam mo hinahanap kita... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Local execs on Duterte drug list: Shocked, confused, families in tearstown in Antique. Pacificador could not be reached through his mobile phone Sund
Local execs on Duterte drug list: Shocked, confused, families in tears
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
town in Antique. Pacificador could not be reached through his mobile phone Sunday afternoon. In Cebu City, former mayor Michael Rama said he was dumbfounded when he learned that he was among the drug coddlers named by the President. “I’m very... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama: It’s untrueFLANKED by his family and political allies, former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama
Rama: It’s untrue
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
FLANKED by his family and political allies, former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama denied any involvement in illegal drugs, after President Rodrigo Duterte named him among 159 personalities allegedly protecting the trade. He described the accusation as... Read more
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Sun Star
Deputy chief, 6 other officers ‘floating’will have their day in court and answer all allegations of their involvement in
Deputy chief, 6 other officers ‘floating’
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
will have their day in court and answer all allegations of their involvement in illegal drugs, including former mayor Michael Rama,” he said. Supt. Romeo Santander is the only commissioned officer under PRO 7 on the list. The rest are... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
So far, 3 surface, beat the deadlineGabales said the allegations against the Ongs surfaced before the recently conc
So far, 3 surface, beat the deadline
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
Gabales said the allegations against the Ongs surfaced before the recently concluded elections. Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama denied his involvement in the drug trade but said he would cooperate with the authorities to clear his... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Denials start as execs troop to Cramename in illegal drugs since 2001. He served as mayor of Bolinao town for three
Denials start as execs troop to Crame
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
name in illegal drugs since 2001. He served as mayor of Bolinao town for three successive terms. Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama also denied the allegations in a statement he posted on his Facebook account. “The news that my name was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
159 ‘narco-officials’ namedMabilog – Iloilo City Sigfredo Salangutin Betita – Carles, Iloilo Marciano Ma
159 ‘narco-officials’ named
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
Mabilog – Iloilo City Sigfredo Salangutin Betita – Carles, Iloilo Marciano Malones – Maasin, Iloilo Ex-mayor Michael Rama – Cebu City Hector Ong – Laoang, Northern Samar Rolando Espinosa – Leyte Beda Cañamaque – Basay, Negros... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
160 ‘drug protectors’ namedof Iloilo City; Mayor Sigfredo Salangutin Betita of Carles, Iloilo; Mayor Marci
160 ‘drug protectors’ named
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
of Iloilo City; Mayor Sigfredo Salangutin Betita of Carles, Iloilo; Mayor Marciano M. Malones of Maasin, Iloilo; Ex-Mayor Michael Rama, Cebu City; Mayor Hector Ong of Laoang, Northern Samar; Mayor Rolando Espinosa of Leyte; Mayor Beda L. Cañamaque... Read more
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The Manila Times
Surrender or face chargesJed Mabilog – Iloilo City Mayor Sigfredo Betita – Carles, Iloilo Marciano Mal
Surrender or face charges
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
Jed Mabilog – Iloilo City Mayor Sigfredo Betita – Carles, Iloilo Marciano Malones – Maasin, Iloilo Ex-Mayor Michael Rama – Cebu City Mayor Hector Ong – Laoang, Northern Samar Mayor Rolando Espinosa – Albuera,Samar Mayor Beda... Read more
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Sun Star
TRANSCRIPT: Duterte's speech during a wake visit to killed-in-action soldiersof God’s time I will take care of this problem. Ito, I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo p
TRANSCRIPT: Duterte's speech during a wake visit to killed-in-action soldiers
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
of God’s time I will take care of this problem. Ito, I’m sorry, kaibigan tayo pero… Marciano Malones, Maasin, Iloilo. Michael Rama – the former Mayor of Cebu City. Hector Ong – Laoang, Northern Samar. Rolando Espinosa - alam mo hinahanap kita... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama, other mayors deny involvement in illegal drugsFORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama and other local chief executives named by P
Rama, other mayors deny involvement in illegal drugs
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
FORMER Cebu City mayor Michael Rama and other local chief executives named by President Rodrigo Duterte as "drug protectors" have denied involvement in the illegal drug trade and vowed to cooperate in the investigation. Rama, in a press conference... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cebu City Mayor Rama, other local execs deny drug linksMANILA, Philippines – Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Sunday denied Pres
Cebu City Mayor Rama, other local execs deny drug links
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Sunday denied President Rodrigo Duterte's allegation that he is involved in illegal drugs. Rama was among the public officials whom Duterte said is involved in illegal drug trade. In a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FULL TEXT: Duterte’s speech linking government officials to illegal drugsof God’s time, I will take care of this problem. Ito—I'm sorry, kaibigan tayo
FULL TEXT: Duterte’s speech linking government officials to illegal drugs
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
of God’s time, I will take care of this problem. Ito—I'm sorry, kaibigan tayo pero ... Marciano Malones, Maasin Iloilo; Michael Rama, the former mayor of Cebu City; Victor Ong, Lawang, Northern Samar; Rolando Espinosa – alam mo hinahanap kita... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No sacred cows in war on drugsJed Mabilog of Iloilo City, Mayor Sigfredo Betita of Carles, Iloilo, Mayor Mari
No sacred cows in war on drugs
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
Jed Mabilog of Iloilo City, Mayor Sigfredo Betita of Carles, Iloilo, Mayor Mariano Malones of Maasin, Iloilo, former Mayor Michael Rama of Cebu City, Mayor Hector Ong of Laoang, Northern Samar, Mayor Rolando Espinosa of Albuera, Samar, Mayor Beda... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rama eager to undergo probe to prove Duterte wrongFormer Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO CE
Rama eager to undergo probe to prove Duterte wrong
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama didn’t know what hit him. Speaking to reporters on Sunday morning, he said he was dumbfounded when he learned... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte reveals list of politicians, judges, soldiers and police with alleged drug linksRonald Pacificador Carles, Iloilo Mayor Sigfredo Betita Maasin, Iloilo Mayor
Duterte reveals list of politicians, judges, soldiers and police with alleged drug links
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
Ronald Pacificador Carles, Iloilo Mayor Sigfredo Betita Maasin, Iloilo Mayor Marciano Malones Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama Laoang, Northern Samar Mayor Hector Ong Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Basay, Negros Oriental Mayor... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte to give ‘narco officials’ due processsome of the names on his “narco list” are his friends. He particularly mentione
Duterte to give ‘narco officials’ due process
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
some of the names on his “narco list” are his friends. He particularly mentioned the Ramas of Cebu. Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was among those named. “‘Pag ‘di ko masabi [‘yung pangalan] dahil kilala kita, ang pinakamabuti kong gawin is... Read more
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Rappler
The Duterte list: Judges, mayors, police officials linked to drugsIloilo Julius Ronald Pacificador, Hamtic, Antique Jed Mabilog, Iloilo City M
The Duterte list: Judges, mayors, police officials linked to drugs
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
Iloilo Julius Ronald Pacificador, Hamtic, Antique Jed Mabilog, Iloilo City Mariano Malones, Maasin, Iloilo Ex-mayor Michael Rama, Cebu City Hector Ong of Laoang, Northern Samar Ronaldo Espinosa, Leyte Beda Cañamaque, Basay, Negros... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte bares list of narco-politicians, judges, soldiers and policemenMayor Pepe Miranda San Pablo City, Laguna Mayor Vicente Amante Bauan, Batangas
Duterte bares list of narco-politicians, judges, soldiers and policemen
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Mayor Pepe Miranda San Pablo City, Laguna Mayor Vicente Amante Bauan, Batangas Mayor Ryan Dolor Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama Former Pantar, Lanao de Norte Mayor Bobby Alingan Former Marawi City Mayor Fajad Salic Judge Mupas, Dasmariñas,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte names politicians, judges, law enforcers involved in illegal drugsNabalacat, Pampanga Felix Castillo, Languiden, Abra Jesus Celeste, Pangasinan
Duterte names politicians, judges, law enforcers involved in illegal drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
Nabalacat, Pampanga Felix Castillo, Languiden, Abra Jesus Celeste, Pangasinan Jose “Pepe” Miranda, Santiago City Michael Rama, Cebu City Leyte Mayor Ronaldo Espinosa Judge Mupas of Dasmariñas, Cavite Judge Reyes, Baguio City Judge... Read more
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Sun Star
Smelly Inayawan dump siteof garbage from the barangays. Of course, there was the odor. Those problems d
Smelly Inayawan dump site
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
of garbage from the barangays. Of course, there was the odor. Those problems didn't go away even after former mayor Michael Rama ordered the dumping of the city's trash to a private landfill in Consolacion town and using the Inayawan... Read more
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Sun Star
Road train rolls next monthto public transport. In a long term, dapat majority of road users should rely a
Road train rolls next month
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
to public transport. In a long term, dapat majority of road users should rely already on public transportation,” he said. It was last year when the City, during the time of former mayor Michael Rama, signed the MOU with the DOST for the road t... Read more
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Sun Star
Deepen the probenot stop there; he should also look into the effects of Osmeña's move. The reo
Deepen the probe
Sun Star / Posted 23 days ago
not stop there; he should also look into the effects of Osmeña's move. The reopening of the dump site, which former mayor Michael Rama fully closed last year, was among the first acts of Osmeña when he assumed his post on June 30. He had argued... Read more
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