Agnes Magpale - updates

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Cebu’s Gwen Garcia accuses media of being influenced by rival Magpale

Feb 22, 2019 - 6:28 PM

The news reports by ABS-CBN, GMA, and Rappler don't mention Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, but Garcia attributes them to her rival in the Cebu's gubernatorial race

GRAFT CASES. Cebu 3rd District Representative Gwen Garcia faces trial for two counts of graft and one count of technical malversation over an alleged anomalous purchase of a property submerged in water when she was governor of Cebu. Photo courtesy of Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia Media Affairs

Cebu, Bohol under state of calamity due to El Niño

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Cebu s provincial government will deploy the Rapid Assessment Team next week to assess the agricultural damage caused by El Niño

Cebu's Davide: LP to continue good governance platform

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Cebu Governor Hilario Junjun Davide III and other Liberal Party candidates in the country s most vote rich province begin their campaign

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

Cebu gov blocks reinstatement of Gwen Garcia appointee

Feb 20, 2015 - 10:22 AM

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III says he cannot reinstate Marivic Garces as provincial social welfare chief pending a final court ruling on her case

ALL THE WAY TO THE SUPREME COURT.  Cebu Governor Hilario 'Junjun' Davide III will exhaust all legal options in the reinstatement bid of an appointee of his predecessor. Rappler file photo

Kids rescued from cyberporn ops now school achievers

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:36 PM

Seven children rescued in 2011 in Cebu from parents who made them pose naked for Internet users have been doing good in school under government care

Almendras' niece is new energy commissioner

Jul 26, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Josefina Patricia Magpale Asirit of the Energy Regulatory Commission is a niece of Secretary to the Cabinet Rene Almendras

Cebu and the Gwen Garcia notebooks

May 29, 2013 - 4:33 PM

Cebu acting governor Agnes Magpale asks Interior Secretary Mar Roxas to allow the distribution of notebooks with the photo of suspended governor Gwen Garcia

Cebu Gov Gwendolyn Garcia. Photo from

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

Cebu Capitol cable channel back on air

Feb 22, 2013 - 11:43 AM

The Cebu Capitol s controversial TV channel is back but with a new name and program lineup

Gwen Garcia mulls suing Magpale, police

Feb 01, 2013 - 11:00 AM

Suspended Cebu Gov Gwendolyn Garcia is considering filing a complaint against acting Gov Agnes Magpale who ordered the padlocking of the Governor s Office

SEALED SHUT. This is what the door to Gov Gwen Garcia's old office looks like now. All photos courtesy of Danilo Castro Jr., News 5 Cebu

Gwen Garcia locked out of Cebu governor's office

Jan 30, 2013 - 9:57 PM

3rd UPDATE Cebu policemen padlock the office of the suspended governor after she left the provincial capitol to go to nearby Oslob

SEALED SHUT. This is what the door to Gov Gwen Garcia's old office looks like now. All photos courtesy of Danilo Castro Jr., News 5 Cebu

PNoy on UNA ads: They have more to prove

Jan 16, 2013 - 3:00 PM

President Aquino takes a swipe at the opposition alliance as he campaigns for his senatorial bets in Cebu

Gwen's lawyers ready for oral arguments

Jan 05, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Principal lawyer Tranquil Salvador says he is confident the 12th division of the Court of Appeals will heed their petition

Cut off water, electricity in Cebu capitol?

Jan 04, 2013 - 12:33 PM

Long time critic Rep Tomas Osmeña makes the recommendation to increase the pressure on suspended Cebu City Governor Gwen Garcia

entrance to the office of the governor silent and peaceful

Cebu's Sugbo TV files complaint vs acting governor

Jan 03, 2013 - 11:11 AM

Sugbo TV is said to be a pet project of suspended Cebu Gov Gwendolyn Garcia

Palace: We'll deal with Cebu's Garcia after holidays

Dec 29, 2012 - 10:41 PM

Will Suspended Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia be evicted before the end of the year?

Magpale's order to shut down media outlets cause for 'concern'

Dec 23, 2012 - 9:33 PM

UPDATED NUJP says there is no justification for the acting governor to order the closure of media outlets

Cebu prelate visits suspended Gov Garcia

Dec 22, 2012 - 9:01 AM

The Cebu archbishop appeals to Cebuanos to pray for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in the capitol

Cebu capitol standoff like a 'chess game'

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:49 AM

Cebu s police chief says the standoff in the capitol remains volatile with suspended Gov Gwen Garcia s continued refusal to leave

Gwen Garcia stays put after asking for TRO

Dec 21, 2012 - 11:24 AM

Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia refuses to leave the capitol 3 days after her suspension

#PHvote: Why is Manila suspending the Cebu governor?

Dec 20, 2012 - 4:59 PM

Political persecution or anti corruption campaign? Join @rapplerdotcom s social media Conversation on December 20 Thursday 6 7:30 p m Use the hashtag PHvote

Gwen Garcia won’t step down

Dec 19, 2012 - 5:02 PM

UNA: DILG’s Mar Roxas doing a ‘Gloria Part 2’ harassing political opponents