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Ex-councilor charged in Los Baños mayor’s slay

Criminal charges have been filed against a former town councilor and a municipal government employee in connection with the killing of Los Baños Mayor Caesar Perez on Dec. 3......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 4th, 2021

Japson calls for retraining of police force to combat ambush-style attack

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Leah Japson has called on the retraining of the police force to ensure that incidents such as the ambush-slay of Clarin mayor David Navarro will not happen again. Japson made this call during the Cebu City Council session on Tuesday, November 5, after she proposed a resolution urging […] The post Japson calls for retraining of police force to combat ambush-style attack appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2019

Sanchez family refutes drug allegations vs ex-Calauan mayor

The family of rape-slay convict former Caluan, Laguna Mayor Antonio Sanchez has refuted the reported drug charges after alleged shabu was found inside his cell during the Senate inquiry on the implementation of Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) on Tuesday. In a statement, Calauan councilor Ave Maree Sanchez-Alcid explained that the drug charges – which […] The post Sanchez family refutes drug allegations vs ex-Calauan mayor appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2019

Ex-Cebu town mayor Loot convicted of malversation

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The anti-graft court has convicted former Daanbantayan, Cebu, mayor Maria Luisa Loot and former councilor Samuel Punay Moralde of malversation  over a loan agreement that they entered without the municipal council's approval.  The conviction comes two years after the Office of the Ombudsman charged Loot and Moralde for malversation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

Open-space park being pushed for SRP

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is urging Mayor Edgardo Labella to allocate at least 10 hectares of the South Road Properties (SRP) for open spaces and parks. Councilor Joel Garganera authored a resolution that was passed by the council to urge the mayor and the SRP management to identify a space at […] The post Open-space park being pushed for SRP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Mabatid offers assistance to jeepney drivers to get loans

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid has expressed her support to the Jeepney Task Force’s appeal to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen all routes in the city. Aside from this, she is offering the jeepney drivers assistance to get loans from cooperatives, the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP), and the Development Bank […] The post Mabatid offers assistance to jeepney drivers to get loans appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Labella urged to implement Food Bank ordinance

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking Mayor Edgardo Labella to implement the Food Bank ordinance as the need for food has become apparent with the rise of community pantries in the country. In his privilege speech in the regular session on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, Dizon reminds the mayor that […] The post Labella urged to implement Food Bank ordinance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Sandra Cam, son, 4 others charged for death of Masbate vice mayor

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) board member Sandra Cam, her son, and five others will be charged for murder in connection with the killing of a vice mayor in Masbate in 2019. The murder charges will be filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ), according to the Office of the Prosecutor General, against Cam, Marco […] The post Sandra Cam, son, 4 others charged for death of Masbate vice mayor appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Suspects in Pangasinan journalist’s slay charged

Three persons tagged in the killing of journalist Virgilio Maganes in November have been charged with murder......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez dies

(Updated 12:22 p.m.) Former Calauan, Laguna mayor and rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez has died, the Bureau of Corrections confirmed Saturday, according to several news reports......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

LCP chair to mayors: Be patient, stop cutting vaccine line

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stop cutting the vaccine line and be patient for one’s turn. This was the statement of League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP) chairperson, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, after at least five mayors in the country have been charged for having been vaccinated when President Rodrigo Duterte has specifically instructed […] The post LCP chair to mayors: Be patient, stop cutting vaccine line appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

JTF wants to reopen all jeepney routes in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Jeepney Task Force (JTF) in Cebu City is asking Mayor Edgardo Labella to already reopen all public utility jeepney (PUJ) routes in the city in response to the overwhelming request coming from the operators In his letter to the mayor, Councilor James Cuenco, the JTF head, said that operators have been […] The post JTF wants to reopen all jeepney routes in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2021

Cops tagged in Calbayog mayor’s slay named

The Eastern Visayas police has released the names of police officers alleged to be involved in the shooting that led to the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino on March 8......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

VACC officials charged with cyber libel cases

Capas, Tarlac---A chief executive in this town filed multiple counts of cyber libel cases against the former head of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption, Pampanga Chapter, over a series of allegedly malicious imputations and character assassination posted on social media against Mayor Rey Catacutan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

Calbayog police chief axed over mayor’s slay

The chief of the Calbayog City police has been removed from his post in connection with the killing of Mayor Ronaldo Aquino and the supposed attempt of the head of the intelligence unit to profile lawyers of alleged communists......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

Calbayog police chief relieved over mayor s slay

Calbayog police chief relieved over mayor s slay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

Rama: Barug ‘not threatened’ with revival of old parties

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he is not threatened with the revival of two parties in Cebu City that would essentially separate from Barug Team Rama. The Partido Panaighiusa of former councilor Jose “Joey” Daluz, III and the Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) Party of incumbent Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia […] The post Rama: Barug ‘not threatened’ with revival of old parties appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2021

League of Cities raps mayor slay, demands justice

The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) on Wednesday condemned the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo P. Aquino, saying the “cowardly act executed in broad daylight” was a “sobering call for vigilance and a cry for the restoration of absolute peace and order.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 11th, 2021

KUSUG party to be revived too

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) political party in Cebu City will be revived by its founder, former Cebu City Mayor Alvin Garcia and his son, current City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia. The younger Garcia revealed this to members of the media on March 10, 2021, clarifying that the party has actually […] The post KUSUG party to be revived too appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

PNP insists Calbayog mayor’s slay not an ambush

Mayor Ronaldo Aquino of Calbayog City, Samar was not ambushed by police anti-narcotics officers, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Debold Sinas said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

Reopen legal cockpit arenas, Cebu City Gamefowl Commission suggests

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Gamefowl Commission will be suggesting to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen legal cockpit arenas in the city with some conditions such as no audience should be allowed inside the venues. Councilor Raymond Garcia, the chairperson of the gamefowl commission, said that there has been reports of illegal cockfighting […] The post Reopen legal cockpit arenas, Cebu City Gamefowl Commission suggests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021