One Cebu - updates

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One Cebu members, Liberal Party mayors transfer to Duterte's PDP-Laban

Nov 16, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia, founder and president emeritus of One Cebu party, will lead members in the mass oath taking with PDP-Laban Friday, November 17

JUMPING SHIP. Cebu Representative Gwendolyn Garcia leads their political clan from One Cebu Party to PDP-Laban.

7 killed, another wounded in election day Cavite ambush

May 09, 2016 - 10:18 AM

Besides Cavite incidents of violence also took place in Maguindanao and Cebu a few hours before polls opened

VIOLENCE. Unidentified gunmen attacked 8 men in Rosario in Cavite, hours before polls opened. Graphic by Emil Mercado/Rappler

One Cebu, Duterte's PDP-Laban formalize alliance

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:22 PM

The 2 parties say they share many things in common including a stand against crime corruption and poverty

Photo by Jensen Floren/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte, Tan vs Deguito, Garcia drops Binay | 12PM wRap

Apr 12, 2016 - 12:43 PM

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Gwen Garcia drops Binay, endorses Duterte

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:35 PM

The former Cebu governor is also taking a leave of absence from the United Nationalist Alliance

SUPPORTING ANOTHER. Photos of Rodrigo Duterte and Jejomar Binay from respective camps; Gwen Garcia image via Rappler file photo.

Kidapawan violence, One Cebu for Duterte, tax leak | 12PM wRap

Apr 04, 2016 - 12:02 PM

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One Cebu promises 1M votes for Duterte

Apr 03, 2016 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED We share the longing of the Bisaya population to finally have a Bisaya president after 60 years says One Cebu s Winston Garcia

File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Old rivalries reopen in Cebu’s newest congressional district

Mar 30, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Vying for the congressional seat in the newly created 7th district are provincial board member Peter John Calderon of LP and Pablo John Garcia of One Cebu

NEW DISTRICT. LP provincial board member Peter John Calderon (left) and Pablo John Garcia of One Cebu battle it out for newly created 7th congressional seat. Calderon's photo from Cebu government website; Garcia photo from Rappler files

Bongbong Marcos eyes One Cebu endorsement

Mar 22, 2016 - 7:07 PM

The latest Pulse Asia survey shows that the vice presidential candidate is preferred by only 10 of voters in Central Visayas which is dominated by Cebuano voters

Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr courts residents of the vote-rich province of Cebu. Photo from the Office of Senator Bongbong Marcos

Duterte ties Poe, One Cebu Party, Binay’s documents | 12PM wRap

Mar 22, 2016 - 1:03 PM

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One Cebu talking to Poe? 'Complete lie,' says Garcia

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:31 PM

The campaign manager of Grace Poe s slate Cebu congressman Ace Durano says he is talking informally with another member of the province based party congressman Benhur Salimbangon

NEW BET? One Cebu, chaired by gubernatorial candidate Winston Garcia, denies the party has picked another presidential bet after cutting ties with Vice President Jejomar Binay on March 21, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Bangladesh bank heist, One Cebu drops Binay, Twitter | 6PM wRap

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:10 PM

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Garcia-led One Cebu Party drops alliance with Binay, UNA

Mar 21, 2016 - 2:22 PM

One Cebu entered into an alliance with UNA out of loyalty but recent events showed that UNA did not appreciate nor reciprocate this loyalty

ALLIES NO MORE. The United Nationalist Alliance and One Cebu are no longer partners in the May polls.

LP starts losing southern allies

Mar 05, 2016 - 7:12 PM

The break from LP is apparently triggered by the administration party’s decision to support Alayon Party led by former congressman and ex Talisay City mayor Eduardo Gullas

CHANGING LANES. Mayoral candidate Venci del Mar (2nd from R) and vice mayoral candidate Rolando Yabut (2nd from L) confirm their support for One Cebu’s candidates for Cebu governor, lawyer Winston Garcia (R) and Vice Governor Dr Nerissa Soon-Ruiz. The City of Naga candidates used to be allied with the Liberal Party. Photo by Arni Aclao/Sun.Star

Binay allies with Cebu's Garcia clan again

Feb 02, 2016 - 12:01 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay lost in Cebu in 2010 but he s bent on avoiding a repeat in May as he aggressively courts the province

ALLIES. The United Nationalist Alliance and One Cebu are partners again in the May polls.

Provincial board recommends suspension of Cebu town mayor

Mar 02, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Allies of controversial Dumanjug town Mayor Nelson Garcia however succeed in postponing the approval of the decision for another week

CONTROVERSIAL. Dumanjug Mayor Nelson Garcia says the case is nothing but a 'grand conspiracy' between the Cebu Provincial Board and his vice mayor. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

After suspension, Gwen Garcia now congresswoman

May 16, 2013 - 4:54 PM

The former governor now represents Cebu s 3rd district

SHE'S BACK. Suspended Gov Gwen Garcia is proclaimed congresswoman of Cebu's 3rd district after a 6-month suspension for grave abuse of authority. Garcia beat her rival LP bet Geraldine Yapha by a slim margin. Photo from Christina Frasco's Twitter account

Claims of harassment on eve of Cebu polls

May 12, 2013 - 10:13 PM

One Cebu accuses regional police of harassing its candidates and supporters but the police and LP deny the charge

Will PNoy or Gwen prevail in Cebu?

May 09, 2013 - 10:02 PM

Cebu s gubernatorial race is seen as a proxy war between President Aquino and suspended Gov Gwen Garcia Whose candidate will win?

Game of Perks: LP challenges Cebu’s Garcias

May 09, 2013 - 8:41 PM

What does it take to become governor of the country s de facto second capital and most vote rich province?

Can LP end the Garcia dynasty in Cebu?

May 09, 2013 - 9:42 AM

Can the LP muster the alliances strength and perks to end the Garcia dynasty in Cebu?

Cebu's Garcia vs Davide: Continuity or change?

May 07, 2013 - 10:38 AM

In Cebu LP s Junjun Davide is challenging the Garcias 18 year hold on the capitol Will Cebuanos choose change or continuity?

Aquino on Cebu bet: No holdout at capitol

Feb 19, 2013 - 11:30 PM

The President promotes Liberal Party s Junjun Davide by taking a swipe at suspended Gov Gwendolyn Garcia

Netizens on Gwen suspension: Admin should go after LPs too

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:57 PM

PHvote Conversation: Online community weighs in on the Cebu capitol drama