BRT OR BUST

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2018

‘There’s no other alternative to the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) but the BRT.’ Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña emphasized this point as the National Economic Development Authority — Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) failed to come up with…

WATER SUPPLY DOWN

Doris Mae Mondragon, Intern, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2018

MCWD asks consumers in Talisay, Cebu cities to conserve water; weather bureau doesn’t expect rains until May Jairah Mae Caminero hasn’t gotten enough sleep lately. Instead of the regular eight hours, the 19-year-old college student’s bedtime has…

Fate of BRT project to be decided today

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2018

THE fate of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will be determined today, Wednesday, during the National Economic and Development Authority – Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA – ICC) meeting. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday wrote the…

FB bus post: Tom threatens to sue Councilor Garcia for libel

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/23/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is asking Cebu City Councilor Raymond Garcia to issue a public apology or the mayor will sue him for libel. Osmeña made this threat amid Garcia’s Facebook post accusing the mayor…

Tom vows to back Del Mar’s tunnel project proposals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed his support to the tunnel project proposals of his ally, Rep. Raul del Mar (Cebu City North District). “Of course I’ll help him. We’ll help each other,” said Osmeña, who is…

PROBE team plans to sue netizen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2018

The Prevention Restoration Orderly Beautification and Enhancement (Probe) team of the Cebu City Government is planning to sue for damages the netizen who accused some of their personnel of mistreating vendors during a clearing operation on Colon…

Comelec warns of premature campaigning

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2018

THE campaign period for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections officially starts on May 4 but this early, posters and campaign materials with the faces of the candidates can be seen on walls and in public…

Comelec warns of premature campaigning

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2018

THE campaign period for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections officially starts on May 4 but this early, posters and campaign materials with the faces of the candidates can be seen on walls and in public…

Tom O: Delute not a BO-PK bet for San Nicolas brgy chief

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2018

Despite being “disowned” by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña as a candidate of the Bando Osmena-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK), Lawyer Reymelio “Dodong” Delute is determined to stay and be identified with the Osmeña-led political group. Delute, who was…

Tomas to Dino: Be transparent

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/17/2018

CEBU LRT DESPITE expressing no intentions to block the US$3-billion Cebu Light Rail Transit (LRT), Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña challenged Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino to be more transparent about the project. Osmeña’s statements…