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Quezon mayor, 2 execs face criminal raps for purchase of swamp land


The Office of the Ombudsman has approved the filing of a criminal case before the Sandiganbayan against a former mayor and two other officials in Quezon province over the alleged illegal purchase of a parcel of swamp land in 2005.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NDRRMC chief urges local officials to seek help

OCD Director Alexander Pama. FILE PHOTO

With Tropical Storm “Glenda” expected to make landfall on Tuesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council urged local officials to ask them for help if worse comes to worst.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino hails Bohol leaders’ rehab work


In contrast to his vocal displeasure with local officials’ plodding efforts to rehabilitate typhoon-ravaged Tacloban City, President Aquino was all praise Friday for his Bohol political allies’ role in bringing the province back to its feet six months after it was devastated by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Caloocan village chief shot to death

crime scene

“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 »