Many village chiefs to ally with BOPK

Inna Gian Mejia 04/17/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña claims there are “plenty” of barangay captains interested to ally themselves with Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK). Osmeña said being the incumbent mayor is what attracts them to shift parties and move to…

Tomas to Labella, critics: Help, don’t just complain

Inna Gian Mejia 03/12/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña lashed back at Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday, for blaming his administration on the worsening traffic situation along N. Bacalso Avenue in Barangay Mambaling. Osmeña said it is easy for his…

Tomas hands over P30K cash reward to Mabolo police

Inna Gian Mejia 02/07/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña personally handed over the P30,000 cash reward to the Mabolo police yesterday after they rejected a bribe offer from a retired policeman who got jailed on drug charges last month. “Yes, of…

CURFEW FOR CHILDREN

Benjie Talisic, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Inna Gian Mejia, Jessa Mae Sotto 01/31/2018

Cosap calls on barangay TANODS to strictly enforce “Be home by 10 p.m.” Reports of local gangs recruiting minors and making them into drug couriers have prompted the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) to…

Osmeña urged to shut down BMOs

Inna Gian Mejia 01/26/2018

PERSONNEL of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Mambaling, Cebu City allegedly sent solicitation letters to business establishments to fund their Christmas party and their Sinulog contingent, using the official seal of Barangay Mambaling. This is similar…

Lot owners told: Secure permits for bleachers

Inna Gian Mejia 01/17/2018

PRIVATE lot owners who plan to put up their own bleachers during the Sinulog celebration are required to secure permits from the Office of the Building Official (OBO). Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who chairs the Sinulog…

CCTO enforcer sacked over drug issue

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

THE traffic enforcer, who was caught with several packs of suspected shabu (crystal meth), has been terminated from his job at the Cebu City Traffic Office (CCTO). This decision was announced by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Heavier than usual city traffic explained

Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/16/2018

  The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has asked the riding public for more patience and understanding amid the heavy traffic happening in the city since the start of the Fiesta Señor celebrations last Friday. Motorists are…

Liquor ban to extend to room service in hotels

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

EVEN room service in hotels isn’t exempted from Cebu City’s liquor ban which takes effect on Sinulog day next Sunday. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña reiterated this yesterday, saying that hotels and restaurants within the 300-meter radius…

Tom to Apas contingent: Refund solicited cash

Inna Gian Mejia 01/15/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña urged the contingents of Barangay Apas, recently hailed as the champion during the Sinulog sa Barangay sa Dakbayan, to refund all the money they solicited from business establishments. Osmeña said the accomplishment…