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'With the new political landscape, the Cebuanos expect you back in Cebu City, Rico's!' the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas' page says in a Facebook post
Outgoing Mayor Tomas Osmeña insists these properties were sold during the time of mayor Michael Rama for prices below their market value
Outgoing Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña calls out a losing city councilor candidate from Zamboanga City for copying his Facebook message
(UPDATED) While Osmeña remains a popular personality in Cebu politics, Edgar Labella had the backing of President Rodrigo Duterte and his local allies
His challenger, Vice Mayor Edgar Labella, is endorsed by President Duterte. Is that enough to topple someone who's been entrenched in the city for decades?
Reelectionist Cebu City Mayor Osmeña, who is being challenged by President Duterte's bet, says his house is not even on a main thoroughfare, and the cops manning the checkpoint leave when he leaves
The Cebu City mayor denies his endorsement of the former presidential aide is a concession to Chief Executive Rodrigo Duterte
Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgar Labella remain at odds over the Isla dela Victoria project
'Ang Senado...hindi pwedeng galing sa isang partido lang. Kung hindi, walang mangyayari dahil puro approve-approve lang o kaya puro disapprove,' reelectionist Senator Grace Poe tells voters in Cebu
‘Cebuanos do not appreciate the politicization of Sinulog,’ says the mayor, who has ordered a team to take down other such tarpaulins along the parade route
The mayor is unfazed by critics calling him names and invoking links to President Duterte. He only has one question for them: how come people vote for me?
(UPDATED) 'If I have to be the bad guy for mentioning that there is a problem, so be it. No problem, this is what I signed up for,' says Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña in response to President Duterte
'We're very poor in rehabilitation,' says Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña
'I’m like a security guard – that’s all I am, okay? When there’s a robbery, I have to stay there,' says Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña
Osmeña is referring to Cebu and Central Visayas top cops Royina Garma and Debold Sinas
Rappler sits down with Cebu City Mayor Tomas 'Tommy' Osmeña
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A technical working group is formed to deliberate on possible amendments to the law to make way for the services provided by apps like Angkas and GrabBike
'The days of government employees abusing taxpayer-owned vehicles are finally Uber,' Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña says
A janitor in city hall pays about P5 000 a year in taxes this BDO branch pays city hall P2 000 a year One guesses: Who is richer? asks Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña
Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña says the network shutdown is necessary for security and gives assurances that police and medical personnel will remain easily reachable
Majority of ex Cebu City mayor Mike Rama s local allies join PDP Laban but Rama who was on President Rodrigo Duterte s drug list does not switch parties
PNP Director General Ronald Bato Dela Rosa accuses one of Osmeña s trusted police colonels of accepting money from drug lords But Dela Rosa wouldn t name names
UPDATED PNP Central Visayas Director Chief Superintendent Noli Taliño says Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña s police escorts will start reporting to the Bohol provincial police office on Friday August 12
The mayor cites the arrest of most wanted pushers in Cebu City the building of rehab facility the allowances of cops and provision of vehicles They don t consider that support?
3rd UPDATE The National Police Commission revokes Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña s supervision powers over police after he withdraws support for his city s police officers
There are hundreds of Peter Lims in Cebu but there is only one who had been accused of being a drug lord in the Visayas and the subject of a congressional inquiry in 2001 Here are 9 things we know about him
According to Osmeña the 5 are wanted for allegedly killing witnesses who cooperated with police in finding Rowen Yawa Secretaria allegedly among Cebu s top drug lords
Tommy never abandoned me Vice President elect Leni Robredo says in her speech after administering the oath to incoming Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña
Central Visayas alleged top drug lord is killed in a police operation in Las Piñas in Metro Manila on June 18
Cebu City mayor elect Tomas Osmeña makes the announcement on Facebook He congratulates Cebu police for tracking down Jeffrey Jaguar Diaz
Cebu City Mayor elect Tomas Osmeña has remained loyal to his party even as many of his local party mates have switched to President elect Rodrigo Duterte
The returning mayor praises cops who killed robbers in Cebu then tells Davao s Rodrigo Duterte: Duterte 0; Osmeña 1 Mr President your turn old friend
Osmeña stopped all check payments and told barangay captains and department heads to return all vehicles issued by the City Government
Michael Rama plans to question Tomas Osmeña s win in the Cebu City mayoral race saying it is unbelievable
Osmeña makes a comeback after he lost to Michael Rama in the May 2013 mayoral race
The Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan to which the barangay chiefs belong is officially supporting Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas
Here are some of the craziest funniest and strangest but most memorable lines said in Cebu by national and local candidates
Is the former mayor eyeing his old seat again?
‘Thank you for all your prayers ’ form Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña posts on Facebook ‘Time to come back to city hall ’ a supporter replies
Mike Rama of UNA was proclaimed mayor on Tuesday May 14 at the Cebu City Hall despite votes in 3 precincts not being canvassed
As of 9 40 am the Provincial Board of Canvassers had only received returns from 20 out of 51 cities and municipalities
Re electionist Cebu Mayor Michael Rama is running against LP stalwart Rep Tomas Osmeña a scion of the powerful Osmeña clan
Cebu s gubernatorial race is seen as a proxy war between President Aquino and suspended Gov Gwen Garcia Whose candidate will win?
What does it take to become governor of the country s de facto second capital and most vote rich province?
Long time critic Rep Tomas Osmeña makes the recommendation to increase the pressure on suspended Cebu City Governor Gwen Garcia