Monday, May 27, 2019
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Pachico A. Seares
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Seares: Non-politician Michael Dino just went through a tough election. And won
FOR the first time in the midterm political season, the name and image of Michael Lloyd Dino, presidential assistant for the Visayas, appeared at weekend in the news media, along with the two big winners in the elections: Gwen Garcia, ...
From 22 hours ago
Seares: Miguel Osmeña vs. Bobby Nalzaro: Public figure as ‘unknown libel defense’
n Related “Media’s Public” column: “Is Miguel Osmeña, the mayor’s son who sues Nalzaro, a private person?” [Oct. 19, 2018]THE prosecutor handling the criminal complaint of libel filed in October 2018 by Ramon Miguel V. Osmena, son of Cebu City ...
From 2 days ago
Seares: Newbies Bato and Bong Go as independent senators
“No conflict of interest... Senador na ako!”“I’m no rubber stamp... Senador po ako.”--Bato de la Rosa, Bong Go, on their proclamation as new senators, May 22, 2019Call them the famous first words of two senators-elect of the Republic, President Duterte’s ...
From 3 days ago
Seares: Dealing with ‘hostile’ barangays: BMO was wrong, so what is right?
BMO or Barangay Mayor’s Office first came to the attention of the Cebu City Council when Mayor Tomas Osmeña in August 2016 asked for authority to distribute medicines under his “Long Life Medical Assistance Program.”Maintenance meds were to be distributed ...
From 4 days ago
Seares: Labella may face a hostile City Council, as Osmeña did in 2016
THE newly elected top two officials who will run Cebu City starting June 30 belong to the same party, Barug-PDP Laban: Edgardo Labella, as mayor, and Mike Rama, his vice mayor.Barug just evicted the long-entrenched leadership of BOPK led by ...
From 7 days ago
Seares: The ‘kawatan’ jingle: Why politicians mauled by broadcasters may not sue
WHAT stood out in the local propaganda war that came with the just concluded 2019 midterm elections was a jingle that a block-time radio broadcaster aired against Rep. Jonas Cortes. Cortes challenged incumbent Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing and won.The ...
From 9 days ago
Seares: Messages of Tomas Osmeña who conceded and Jun Evasco who didn’t
A CANDIDATE who loses an election is not obliged by law or protocol to concede. Publicly admitting defeat, however, is good manners. It helps project the image of “taking the loss gracefully.”First though, the candidate who concedes has to be ...
From 10 days ago
Seares: Had Tomas not debated with Labella and other post-election ‘what ifs’
“Some say that we shall never know and that to the gods we are like the flies that the boys kill on a summer’s day and some say to the contrary, that the very sparrows do not lose a feather ...
From 11 days ago
Seares: Cebu cases of ‘vote buying’ show campaign weakness
UNLIKE in 2013, when police waged selective, unpublicized operations to go after vote buyers on the eve of election day, this time they:* Formally announced it as a nationwide mission, using 105 teams, with one per district in Metro Manila ...
From 13 days ago
Seares: In no-decision debate, Labella team claimed win, Tomas camp did not
TWO days after the May 10 debate between Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgar Labella, people were still talking about who really won.Officially and technically, nobody won.The face-off organized by the Cebu City chapter of the Integrated Bar of ...
From 14 days ago