Badian council to temporarily close canyoneering route for cleanup drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/19/2018

The Municipal Council of Badian has ordered a seven-day closure of the town’s entire canyoneering route in August to pave the way for a cleanup drive. In a post on his official Facebook page, Councilor Mark Andrew…

Manhunt ops still on for Babag councilman; city gov’t to provide legal, financial assistance to the victim’s family

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2018

  The manhunt operation for the councilman who shot and wounded his 36-year-old cousin continues. Senior Supt. Joel Doria ordered the Mabolo Police to not stop until they arrest Renante Bacarisas, councilman of Barangay Babag, Cebu City.…

Council okays budgets for CCMC consultants, cardiologists

Morexette B. Erram 06/16/2018

The Cebu City Council approved the allocation of P3.9 million to pay the services of 36 consultants and P80,000 to pay eight cardiologists contracted for the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Both budgets were contained in a…

Council wants update on Filinvest decision on SRP deal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2018

The Cebu City Council is now asking the city government and Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) to give them status on their intention to rescind the purchase of the 19.2 hectare property at the South Road Properties (SRP).…

Lapu-Lapu Council approves moratorium on foreshore leases

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2018

THE Lapu-Lapu City Council has taken steps to protect its natural resources by approving an ordinance that imposes an indefinite moratorium on the issuance of foreshore lease and other miscellaneous lease in all the coastal areas in…

Habal-habal integrated enrollment system to push through amid City Council’s rejection

Rosalie Abatayo 06/06/2018

Despite the council’s rejection of the ordinance to regulate habal-habal drivers, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that the city government will still pursue an integrated system that will enroll all habal-habal drivers in the city. Osmeña…

Council OKs P469M SB

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2018

CEBU City’s senior citizens can now heave a sigh of relief. This after the Cebu City Council approved yesterday the P469-million additional budget the bulk of which will cover the allowances of the city’s elderly. It was…

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…

Daluz: Osmeña’s allies in city council can’t reintroduce the P18-billion JVA

Morexette B. Erram 06/01/2018

If they were to follow the house rules, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s allies in the city councilor could not reintroduce the proposed P18-billion joint venture agreement between the city government and Gokongwei-led firm Universal Hotels and…

Fight for majority at the council continues

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2018

The fight for the majority in the Cebu City Council continues as Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) and opposition Barug Team Rama- PDP Laban scramble for seats that could tilt the numbers in their favor. Former…

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