This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, April 4, 2016

Digong gets support of One Cebu.

After ditching vice-president Jejomar Binay, One Cebu has thrown its support behind Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, promising to give him a one-million lead in Cebu.

The unqualified support of One Cebu for Duterte is expected to significantly boost his presidential bid. This may turn out to be the start of a bandwagon effect as other parties and politicians across the country may follow suit and switch loyalties and adopt him as their presidential candidate. One Cebu press statement.

Read: Sun.Star Cebu: One Cebu promises to deliver one million votes for Digong.

Freeman: One Cebu announces alliance with Digong.

Cebu Daily News: Davide belittles One Cebu-Duterte alliance.

Mike cries politics over PRO7 re-shuffle.

Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama said politics is behind the change of command at the Police Regional Office 7, five weeks before the elections. Chief Supt. Patrocinio Comendador Jr. will replace Chief. Supt. Manuel Gaerlan as PRO 7 head starting April 4.

It is the changing of guards that I will consider detestable, appaling and scandalous. There should be no changing anymore. What is needed now is stability and continuity. Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama.

Read: Sun.Star Cebu: Rama blasts PNP over changing of PRO 7 head.

Freeman: Rama blasts transfer of PRO 7 chief.

Airport workers told to remain neutral.

A DAY after DOTC secretary Joseph Abaya campaigned for Mar Roxas, the MCIAA issued a memorandum reminding workers to remain neutral and not engage in partisian politics.

No office, or employees in the civil service shall engage, directly or indirectily, in any electioneering or partisian political campaign,” MCIA general manager Paul Villarete.

Sun.Star Cebu: MCIA workers told to remain neutral.


Other Cebu News:

Sun.Star Cebu: Digong meets leaders of women’s, youth groups.

Sun.Star Cebu: Suspect flees drug bust; Cops seize P6M worth of shabu.

Sun.Star Cebu: Minglanilla tests new traffic scheme.

Freeman: ERC approves power hike in Cebu.

Freeman: Labella urges Cebu to continue Tres de Abril legacy.

Cebu Daily News: Toledo rolls red carpet for Duterte.

Cebu Daily News: Lolypop kicks off campaign with motorcade.

Cebu Business News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Group announces partnership to address need for more ICT workers.

Sun.Star Cebu: Council urges removal of “anti-export regulations.”

Freeman: BSP official says AMLA could have spotted $81M scam.

Freeman: Asean integration to boost PH BPO industry.

Cebu Daily News: Cebu climbs to No. 7 in top BPO destinations.

Cebu Daily News: Samsung launches new air con units.

Cebu Sports News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Mandaue City gears up for Palarong Pambansa football.

Freeman: Hiroshi dominates Tayud Futsal Cup.

Cebu Daily News: Monhas, Cosino top Halad ni Leon Kilat marathon.


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