Police to probe threat to village official

Morexette Erram 04/19/2018

To ensure that no barangay in Cebu City will be included in the election watchlist, Councilor Dave Tumulak said they are working with the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) and the police to act on reports of security…

‘Give us relocation’

Morexette Erram 04/14/2018

Lapu-Lapu City’s coastal residents plea AROUND 20 years ago, the seawater surrounding the village of Pusok in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu’s historic-resort city, was still enticing for residents like Mateo Curatao, 57, especially during summer. But Curatao, who…

Palace orders Sonny to answer graft complaint

Morexette Erram 04/13/2018

The woes of suspended Toledo City John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña are far from over. The Office of the President through Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs, Ryan Alvin Acosta has ordered Osmeña to answer within 15 days,…

Cabrera expects high coliform contamination in city’s seas

Doris Mae Mondragon, Morexette Erram 04/13/2018

AFTER Mactan, the Environment Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (EMB–DENR) is expected to soon release the results of their tests on the level of contamination in the seawaters of…

Tomas: Nothing can stop BRT

Morexette Erram 04/13/2018

Despite its recent setbacks and challenges, the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is still a go, and its proponents saying that it will be operational by 2021. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña assured that nothing will stop…

BRT now to cost P17B

Morexette Erram 04/11/2018

THE PROPOSED Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) project in Cebu City will now cost P17 billion based on computation by the Commission on Audit (COA). “It’s COA’s computation. They computed the delay in the form of fees…

WWII veterans recognized for their heroism

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

Araw ng Kagitingan Fifteen veterans were recognized by the Cebu City Government for supporting Cebuano troops during World War II, during the commemoration of the 76th Araw ng Kagitingan yesterday at the Plaza Independencia. Cebu City Mayor…

Sumilon diving site, sandbar closed to public for cleanup tomorrow

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

As early as 8 a.m. tomorrow (April 10 Tuesday), local officials of Oslob town in southeastern Cebu will start their week-long clean-up of the Sumilon Island sandbar and diving site. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. said this…

City Council to establish Local Public Transport Route Plan

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. has proposed a resolution urging Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to establish a Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) Team to address the worsening traffic condition in Cebu City. It was…

Garcia proposes gratuity benefit for barangay officials

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

In compliance with the Local Government Code that allows honoraria, allowances, and other emoluments, Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia proposed an ordinance granting elected barangay officials in Cebu City a gratuity benefit. It was referred to…