By Bong Lozada
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.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
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.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
“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.
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 [...]
By Doris C. Bongcac
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 [...]