Tomas vetoes ordinance creating new traffic code

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has vetoed the ordinance creating a Consolidated Traffic Code for Cebu City (City Ordinance No. 2497). In a two-page letter sent to the Cebu City Council, Osmeña said that the ordinance, which…

Mabolo brgy chief Mabatid throws back vote buying allegations to Mayor Tom, Ong

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2018

Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid has turned the tables on her accusers by throwing the allegations of vote buying against her back at them. Mabatid, who remains an independent barangay captain after she was kicked out…

An ‘expensive’ bid for ABC presidency?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/20/2018

EIGHT village chiefs allied with Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan have claimed that there is massive vote-buying as elections for the presidency of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) draws near. Barangay Captains Clifford Niñal (San Nicolas Proper), Juvy…

BOPK can secure ABC seat, says Ong

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/20/2018

Kasambagan Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong expressed confidence he is confident that Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) can secure the presidency seat of the Association of Barangay Councils in Cebu City (ABC-Cebu City). Ong emphasized that the majority…

Ermita village chief disappointed over suspension

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/20/2018

Ermita Barangay Captain Mark Miral described the suspension order meted against him and six other barangay councilmen as unfair. The suspension order stemmed from a complaint filed by former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) – 7 Director…

Osmeña asks DPWH to redesign skywalks

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is asking the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) through Secretary Mark Villar to help redesign skywalks in the city to make these user-friendly. Osmeña said that its very steep design…

NEDA-ICC has final say on BRT project, says mayor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the fate of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is not for the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to decide but the National Economic and Development Authority – the Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC).…

Death threats are honest questions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2018

THE death threats received by Land Transportation Office Regional Director Victor Caindec from troll accounts “are just honest questions from Cebuanos who deserve to know,” said Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. “It is he (referring to Caindec).…

No liquidation of NGO funds

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2018

Over P50 million worth of funds allocated by the Cebu City government to several non-government organizations (NGOs) remained unaccounted for as of December last year. In their 2017 audit report on Cebu City Hall, COA said the…

Saavedra files case vs Osmeña and ABC bet

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/17/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, Kasambagan Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong, and members of the city hall’s bids and awards committee (BAC) are now facing a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman. The complainant, whistleblower Crisologo Saavedra,…

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