Tying the knot on a shoestring budget

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/08/2018

THE COST OF GETTING MARRIED Walking down the aisle dressed in an elaborate white gown, with a handsome young man waiting at the altar, is every little girl’s idea of a ‘happy ever after’ to cap her…

Del Mar vows to block moves to divert budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/12/2018

CEBU BRT Cebu City officials are ready to wage war if only to ensure that the budget intended for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will not be diverted to a similar project in Metro Manila. Cebu…

Higher fee for MCIA’s new terminal

Futch Anthony Inso 06/07/2018

Passengers booked for international flights at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) can expect an increase in terminal fee after the newly constructed terminal 2 starts operations on July 1. MCIA general manager Steve Dicdican said they will…

City Council okays P469M Supplemental Budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2018

The Cebu City Council approved the P469-million Supplemental Budget (SB) requested by the executive department of the Cebu City Government. In today’s regular session, the ordinance for the additional P469 million budget was authored by Councilor Margarita…

Council approves P469 M additional budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2018

The Committee on Budget and Appropriations of the Cebu City Council has submitted the report requesting the legislature to approve the additional P469-million worth of budget for the city government. The four-page committee report was approved by…

City Council asks DPWH-7 to restore budget to widen N. Bacalso Ave.

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/17/2018

TO EASE traffic congestion in the southern corridor of Cebu City, the City Council yesterday passed a resolution requesting the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to restore the budget needed to widen…

School: No budget set to house contingents

Keith Anthony S. Fabro 01/16/2018

About 1,300 participants from the towns of Leyte, Bohol and North Cotabato are scheduled to arrive and stay at the City Central School in Cebu City from Jan. 17 to 22 or the day after the Sinulog…

Capitol sets aside bigger anti-drug budget for 2018

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2018

ALL agencies mobilized for the war on drugs will receive an additional budget from the province, Provincial Board (PB) Member Celestino Martinez III said yesterday. Martinez, who chairs the PB budget and appropriations committee, said a portion…

Capitol okays P4.5B for 2018, bulk of budget goes to prov’l health services

Morexette B. Erram 12/04/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday approved the P4.5 billion budget of the Cebu provincial government for 2018 on its third and final reading. “There were no major changes made and no reduction,” said PB member Celestino…

PB approves budget, health office gets biggest share

Morexette B. Erram 12/04/2017

THE Provincial Board (PB) approved on third and final reading the provincial government’s P4.5 billion budget for next year. There were no addendum or reduction made to the budget proposal throughout its three readings in the PB,…

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