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Sun Star
Rama back at work, finds time for UNAA DAY after his 60-day preventive suspension ended, Cebu City Mayor Michael Ram
Rama back at work, finds time for UNA
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
A DAY after his 60-day preventive suspension ended, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will fly to Manila today to attend the United Nationalist Alliance’s (UNA) event on the first official day of the national campaign. Rama, UNA’s regional coordinator in... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama now back as mayor; 60-day suspension endsCEBU City Mayor Michael Rama reported back to his office Monday, February 8, as
Rama now back as mayor; 60-day suspension ends
Sun Star / Posted 22 hours ago
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama reported back to his office Monday, February 8, as the 60-day suspension imposed on him by the Office of the President in December last year has ended. Rama’s suspension was an offshoot of the administrative complaint... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama’s preventive suspension ends todayTHE 60-day preventive suspension imposed on Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama by the
Rama’s preventive suspension ends today
Sun Star / Posted 23 hours ago
THE 60-day preventive suspension imposed on Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama by the Office of the President will end today. It was last Dec. 10 that the suspension order against Rama over the allegedly unlawful demolition of a median structure and a... Read more
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Sun Star
Judge Inday laid to rest“MOMMY, farewell. In God’s good time, we shall meet again.” These were the part
Judge Inday laid to rest
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
“MOMMY, farewell. In God’s good time, we shall meet again.” These were the parting words of former House deputy speaker Pablo “Pabling” Garcia to his wife, retired Judge Esperanza “Inday” Fiel Garcia, who was laid to rest yesterday. Emotions filled... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Garcia clan matriarch laid to rest in Mandaue CityFEB.7, 2016: Cebu 2nd district representative Pabling Garcia (left) and childre
Garcia clan matriarch laid to rest in Mandaue City
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
FEB.7, 2016: Cebu 2nd district representative Pabling Garcia (left) and children, 3rd district congresswoman Gwen Garcia and Byron Garcia shed tears as they view for the last time the body of family matriarch, Executive Judge Esperanza Fiel-Garcia,... Read more
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Sun Star
Pro-Binay streamers and mayor’s selfieI WAS with my family at Sunday’s Statio Orbis, the culminating mass of the 51st
Pro-Binay streamers and mayor’s selfie
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
I WAS with my family at Sunday’s Statio Orbis, the culminating mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) at the South Road Properties (SRP). We were so focused with the religious activity that we failed to notice the politicking done... Read more
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Sun Star
Church officials oppose Rama’s plan, say it’s a ‘sacred’ structureOFFICIALS of Church of the Latter-Day Saints opposed the plan of suspended Cebu
Church officials oppose Rama’s plan, say it’s a ‘sacred’ structure
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
OFFICIALS of Church of the Latter-Day Saints opposed the plan of suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to push back the concrete fence of the church on Gorordo Ave. in Barangay Lahug, saying it is a “sacred” structure. Rama said that lawyer Victor... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Roxas confident Cebu province will deliver for himADMINISTRATION standard bearer Manuel Roxas II said Wednesday he was confident
Roxas confident Cebu province will deliver for him
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
ADMINISTRATION standard bearer Manuel Roxas II said Wednesday he was confident Cebu province would still deliver for him in the coming elections, even as the opposition claimed that the country’s vote-rich province was already “Binay Country.” The... Read more
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Sun Star
One Cebu’s decisionTHE decision of One Cebu party to support the presidential bid of Jejomar Binay
One Cebu’s decision
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE decision of One Cebu party to support the presidential bid of Jejomar Binay of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) can only be considered a surprise because the decision-making process meandered for a while. Binay has long been courting the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DisrespectFormer Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña charged suspended Mayor Michael Rama with d
Disrespect
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Former Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña charged suspended Mayor Michael Rama with disrespect for taking a picture of himself (selfie) in the middle of the closing mass at the end of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City last... Read more
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Sun Star
One Cebu backs BinayLAWYER Winston Garcia, who is running for Cebu governor, announced Monday, Febr
One Cebu backs Binay
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
LAWYER Winston Garcia, who is running for Cebu governor, announced Monday, February 1, that he and One Cebu party have decided to support the candidacy of Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay, saying “he’s the most experienced to lead the Philippines... Read more
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Sun Star
Pro-Binay streamerCONSIDERING that the main entry point for the estimated one million people that
Pro-Binay streamer
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
CONSIDERING that the main entry point for the estimated one million people that attended Sunday’s Statio Orbis mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) at the South Road Properties (SRP) was at the Mambaling side, the two streamers... Read more
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Sun Star
Briones: Something smellyWHAT with the 51st International Eucharistic Congress finally over, I can get b
Briones: Something smelly
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
WHAT with the 51st International Eucharistic Congress finally over, I can get back on my high horse and resume my tirade on, hmmm, let’s see. There’s the perennial problem of uncollected garbage, I guess I can start with that. In our subdivision in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Binay’s UNA teams up with Garcias’ One Cebu Party for May pollsCEBU CITY — Vice President Jejomar Binay can now get a slice of Cebu’s 2.5-mill
Binay’s UNA teams up with Garcias’ One Cebu Party for May polls
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
CEBU CITY — Vice President Jejomar Binay can now get a slice of Cebu’s 2.5-million voting population – the country’s largest electorate. The One Cebu Party of the Garcias sealed an alliance with Binay’s United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Monday,... Read more
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Sun Star
Taxpayer files criminal, admin cases against Rama, two Team Rama membersA TAXPAYER asked the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas to suspend anew Cebu City
Taxpayer files criminal, admin cases against Rama, two Team Rama members
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
A TAXPAYER asked the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas to suspend anew Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama for allegedly allowing the illegal protest in front of City Hall’s legislative building last October. Engr. Patricio Salado Jr. of Barangay Sambag 1... Read more
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Sun Star
Mormon church’s fence, other roadside structures in Lahug ‘need revision’SUSPENDED Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will meet with national officials of the
Mormon church’s fence, other roadside structures in Lahug ‘need revision’
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
SUSPENDED Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will meet with national officials of the Church of the Latter Day Saints to ask them to set back the concrete fence of their church on Gorordo Ave. Rama and other City Hall department heads inspected Gorordo... Read more
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The Manila Times
1-YEAR MORATORIUM ON CEBU DEMOLITIONSJanuary 24, 2016 8:04 pm CEBU CITY: The Cebu City Council has approved another
1-YEAR MORATORIUM ON CEBU DEMOLITIONS
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
January 24, 2016 8:04 pm CEBU CITY: The Cebu City Council has approved another ordinance imposing a one-year moratorium on all clearing operations by the city government. The first ordinance seeking a moratorium... Read more
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Rappler
Grace Poe: No beef with Cebuano voters despite 2004 FPJ lossNO HARD FEELINGS. Grace Poe visits Cebu City to speak with students of Southwes
Grace Poe: No beef with Cebuano voters despite 2004 FPJ loss
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
NO HARD FEELINGS. Grace Poe visits Cebu City to speak with students of Southwestern University and the Cebuano media. Photo from Grace Poe's Facebook page CEBU CITY, Philippines – Independent presidential candidate Grace Poe said during a press... Read more
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Sun Star
DILG integrity on Rama case questionedTHE integrity of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to hear
DILG integrity on Rama case questioned
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
THE integrity of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to hear the administrative case filed by Labangon Barangay Captain Victor Buendia against suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was questioned yesterday. This, after DILG 7... Read more
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Sun Star
Recla route for Sinulog 2017?A NEW venue for the grand parade is being considered for Sinulog 2017. Sinulog
Recla route for Sinulog 2017?
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
A NEW venue for the grand parade is being considered for Sinulog 2017. Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) chairperson and suspended Mayor Michael Rama announced his plan yesterday to transfer the street dancing to the North Reclamation Area (NRA). And... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Southern Leyte vice governor, provincial board member leave LP, join UNACEBU CITY — An official of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) announced on T
Southern Leyte vice governor, provincial board member leave LP, join UNA
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
CEBU CITY — An official of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) announced on Thursday, the defection of administration allies in the Visayas. UNA Secretary General JV Bautista said Southern Leyte officials led by Vice Governor Sheffered Tan and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UNA announces defection of administration allies in VisayasCEBU CITY, Philippines–An official of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) ann
UNA announces defection of administration allies in Visayas
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
CEBU CITY, Philippines–An official of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) announced on Thursday the defection of administration allies in the Visayas. UNA Secretary General JV Bautista said Southern Leyte officials led by Vice Governor Sheffered... Read more
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Sun Star
‘Tension’ on first hearing of Rama’s admin caseTHE hearing of the administrative case Labangon Barangay Captain Vic Buendia fi
‘Tension’ on first hearing of Rama’s admin case
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
THE hearing of the administrative case Labangon Barangay Captain Vic Buendia filed against suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama before Malacañang began yesterday at the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 7. The case stemmed from... Read more
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Sun Star
Good mannersREPORTS say Vice President Jejomar Binay was booed by the crowd when he went up
Good manners
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
REPORTS say Vice President Jejomar Binay was booed by the crowd when he went up the stage during the opening Sunday morning of the Sinulog Grand Parade. Suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who asked Binay to go up the stage when he was about to... Read more
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Sun Star
Cabaero: 4-year old banTHE ban on street parties during the Sinulog grand parade was started four cele
Cabaero: 4-year old ban
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
THE ban on street parties during the Sinulog grand parade was started four celebrations ago. It wasn’t only in this year’s celebration but since 2013 when organizers decided to impose a ban on drinking on the streets and partying during the parade.... Read more
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Sun Star
What a waste in Cebu CityCEBU City generated more than a hundred tons of garbage during the Sinulog 2016
What a waste in Cebu City
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
CEBU City generated more than a hundred tons of garbage during the Sinulog 2016 Grand Parade last Sunday. This, as more than 900 persons were also caught violating the City’s environmental laws. City Hall’s Department of Public Services (DPS)... Read more
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Sun Star
Victory, at last!IT WAS not easy to bring a contingent of 400 people to Cebu and return home wit
Victory, at last!
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
IT WAS not easy to bring a contingent of 400 people to Cebu and return home with awards, said Lanao del Norte Gov. Mohammad Khalid Dimaporo. Since it joined the Sinulog Grand Parade in 2009, Lanao del Norte was never able to grab the top prize in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
From Sinulog Festival to 51st IECWith the celebration of the Sinulog Weekend, the Fiesta of Cebu or the Feast of
From Sinulog Festival to 51st IEC
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
With the celebration of the Sinulog Weekend, the Fiesta of Cebu or the Feast of the Señor Sto. Niño over and done with, it marks the end of the Christmas season for Cebu. At the height of the Christmas season, traffic in Cebu was always congested... Read more
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Sun Star
Belmonte: LP not behind Sinulog boosTHE Liberal Party (LP) denied they are behind the rude welcome last Sunday for
Belmonte: LP not behind Sinulog boos
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
THE Liberal Party (LP) denied they are behind the rude welcome last Sunday for Vice President Jejomar Binay in Cebu City. House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said that the accusations made by Binay are "definitely a lie" since the Sinulog... Read more
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Sun Star
Chaos, traffic after paradeTHREATS to arrest drunk revelers in Sinulog after-parties failed to stop these
Chaos, traffic after parade
Sun Star / Posted 22 days ago
THREATS to arrest drunk revelers in Sinulog after-parties failed to stop these parties from filling two of Cebu City’s major streets last night. Reports of a stampede near the corner of Gen. Maxilom Ave. and Juana Osmeña Ext., as well as traffic... Read more
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Sun Star
Malilong: Binay’s wish is Mike’s commandVICE President Jejomar Binay will be an honored guest at the Sinulog grand para
Malilong: Binay’s wish is Mike’s command
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
VICE President Jejomar Binay will be an honored guest at the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday. His ally, SM (suspended mayor) Michael Rama made sure of that. He personally invited the UNA standard bearer last week. The other presidential candidates... Read more
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Sun Star
A City Government dilemmaCEBU City Councilor Alvin Dizon has reintroduced an ordinance passed by the Cit
A City Government dilemma
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
CEBU City Councilor Alvin Dizon has reintroduced an ordinance passed by the City Council late last year but which Mayor Michael Rama vetoed, imposing a one year moratorium on demolition of informal settlers' dwellings. The logic of the ordinance is... Read more
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Sun Star
Seares: Did Joy’s refund for Mike delete ‘offense’?"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy." --
Seares: Did Joy’s refund for Mike delete ‘offense’?
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy." -- Jalai ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian poet, jurist and scholar FORMER Cebu City councilor Joy Pesquera must have felt great when she refunded P20,000 that Mayor Michael... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu City started implementing last year’s P6.4-B annual budget: budget officerTHE Cebu City Budget Office has started implementing the P6.4-billion annual bu
Cebu City started implementing last year’s P6.4-B annual budget: budget officer
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
THE Cebu City Budget Office has started implementing the P6.4-billion annual budget of the City Government. City Budget Officer Marietta Gumia said they started processing last Tuesday the payroll for the salaries and wages of City Hall employees... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama denies returning his P20T calamity aid from CH despite receipt from CTOSUSPENDED Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied allegations that he returned his
Rama denies returning his P20T calamity aid from CH despite receipt from CTO
Sun Star / Posted 27 days ago
SUSPENDED Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied allegations that he returned his share of the P20,000 calamity assistance that was released by the City Government in 2013. Facebook pages “Maghisgot Kita’g Politika, Bay” and “Pulitika sa Sugbo”... Read more
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Sun Star
Prexy bet Binay is Sinulog guestVICE President Jejomar Binay will be joining the Cebuanos in celebrating the Si
Prexy bet Binay is Sinulog guest
Sun Star / Posted 28 days ago
VICE President Jejomar Binay will be joining the Cebuanos in celebrating the Sinulog grand parade this Sunday, suspended Mayor Michael Rama said. Rama confirmed his attendance after he invited the vice president when he came to Cebu last... Read more
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Sun Star
3 new police chiefs in CebuA DAY before the ban on transfers of police officers took effect last Sunday, C
3 new police chiefs in Cebu
Sun Star / Posted 28 days ago
A DAY before the ban on transfers of police officers took effect last Sunday, Camp Crame ordered a major revamp in the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7. As a result, Cebu Province and the cities of Cebu and Mandaue will have new police chiefs during... Read more
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Sun Star
Ombud drops 2 cases v. RamaWHILE serving his suspension, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama received favorable r
Ombud drops 2 cases v. Rama
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
WHILE serving his suspension, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama received favorable rulings from the Office of the Ombudsman in two cases. The Office of the Ombudsman cleared Rama of the cases two individuals filed against him. Neither case, however, was... Read more
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Sun Star
Sinulog ‘opens’ with warningAS THE Sinulog Festival officially opened yesterday, be merry and beware. In c
Sinulog ‘opens’ with warning
Sun Star / Posted a month ago
AS THE Sinulog Festival officially opened yesterday, be merry and beware. In corners and in the middle of crowds, there may be thieves from out-of-town getting ready to slash your pocket open and steal your gadgets and money, police warned. The... Read more
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Sun Star
Patience amid traffic, mercy for allBRACE for heavier-than-usual traffic on Osmeña Blvd. this weekend, as students
Patience amid traffic, mercy for all
Sun Star / Posted a month ago
BRACE for heavier-than-usual traffic on Osmeña Blvd. this weekend, as students perform for a chance to compete in next Sunday’s grand parade. Part of the road starting from the Provincial Capitol to the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) will be closed... Read more
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