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Caloocan village chief shot to death

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“This is politics. This is politics.” These, according to Anita Bonifacio, were the last words her husband said before he died in the hospital a few minutes after he was ambushed in Caloocan City on Monday.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Davide, Rama agree to co-manage Fuente O

With the historic Fuente Osmeña park in need of better care, both Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III agreed that joint management was better than a long-drawn court battle over ownership. “Jun Davide (Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III ) and I  both recognize that we need to help Fuente,” Rama [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Will ‘holdover’ president of city councilors last?

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WHO should lead the  league of barangay councilors in Cebu City? The election of a new set of officials  was reset to Jan. 11, next year. This was decided following a debate at their Christmas party  between incumbent president Franklyn Ong and his challenger Raymond Alvin Garcia. Garcia, a lawyer, questioned Ong’s “holdover” presidency of [...]

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Comelec chief wants stiffer penalties for erring execs

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Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

If the Commission on Elections (Comelec) had its way, it prefers that stiffer penalties, including a jail term, be imposed upon elected officials who failed to comply with the law to submit reports on their donors and expenditures during polls.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

P21M for execs’ cars, tablets, phones

Residents here are angry over the move of the provincial government to use P21.7 million in public funds to buy vehicles and a set of electronic gadgets for the vice governor and members of the provincial board.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Laguna councilor ambushed, 2 dead

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Two persons were killed, while two others — one a municipal councilor — were being treated in a hospital, following an ambush by in Alaminos, Laguna on Monday evening.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Reforming ‘pork’ system to stem abuse

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SEN. Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday said lawmakers should not be given discretion in disbursing “pork barrel” funds to prevent its misuse.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Will Pnoy continue the pork barrel?

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Tomorrow is the fourth Monday of July. According to Article 6 of the 1987 Constitution it’s the date of the regular opening of Congress. Tomorrow the President will deliver his State of the Nation Address. People are expecting much from the report card of the president. the education sector is hoping President Aquino announces a proposal for a substantial increase in the budget of the education department.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cortes, Mandaue city councilors sworn in

FOREGOING a P1.5 million budget for the event, elected officials of Mandaue City Hall took their oath of office in simple ceremonies held at the City Council session hall at past 10 a.m yesterday.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Guide for our newly elected local officials

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On Monday, our newly elected local chief executives will begin their terms in office which will last for three years. What are they to do in that span of time?

Posted: June 26th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Vets appeal: Don’t hurt stray dogs, call for help

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WHY deal with stray dogs when local officials can do it for you?

Posted: June 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Reelectionist village councilor hurt in Pangasinan shooting

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A reelectionist councilor of Mangatarem, Pangasinan was hurt Thursday night after he was hit by a stray bullet as he passed by a political rally in a village there, police said.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Ecija city has no mayor as court issues warrant

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After having two officials tangling over the mayor’s seat three months ago, this city is now without a mayor. Vice Mayor Ester Lazaro said she would not assume the mayoral seat even as Mayor Efren Alvarez has gone on another prolonged absence after the Sandiganbayan issued a warrant for his arrest on graft charges on Feb. 15. This prompted the National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police to run after him.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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