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…

Sinulog Foundation executive okays shutdown of cell sites

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

  THE plan of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to again shut down cellular phone signals during the Sinulog festivities next year as part of security measures has gained the support of festival organizers. Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

City Council okays P6.29B budget

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/07/2017

Cebu City GAA FOR 2018 After a series of deliberations, the Cebu City Council has finally approved the P6.29-billion annual budget for 2018 proposed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña. There were hardly any changes made from Osmeña’s proposal…

Council okays LRT study

Intern 10/29/2017

The Cebu City Council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Tomas Osmeña to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a pre-investment study on a proposed Light Railway Transit (LRT) in the city. This after Eldon C.…

Cebu City Hall okays contract with Pasajero Motors

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/03/2017

CEBU City based vehicle company Pasajero Motors Corp. (Pamocor) won another contract with Cebu City Hall, this time to provide heavy equipment for the city’s garbage collection program. Pamocor gave the lowest bid of P700 per hour…

PDEA okays medical marijuana bill

Inquirer 09/30/2017

  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) expressed support on Saturday to the passage of a bill that seeks to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes subject to strong regulations under the anti-narcotics law. “PDEA…

PB okays sale of CICC to Mandaue

Morexette B. Erram 07/31/2017

  The Provincial Board (PB) authorized Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to sell the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to the Mandaue City government for P300 million during its session Monday. PB Member Celestino Martinez III said…

PSE okays P3.8B IPO of Cebu Landmasters

Inquirer.net 05/10/2017

The Philippine Stock Exchange has approved the initial public offering (IPO) of as much as P3.8 billion planned this month by Cebu Landmasters Inc., Metro Cebu’s leading housing developer. In an offering circular from the PSE, Cebu…

City Council okays monorail study

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/03/2017

  Can a monorail transport system effectively service Cebu City’s commuters? This is what Philtram Transportation Consortium, Inc. wants to find out in a business case study it will soon conduct in partnership with Cebu City Hall.…

Claims board okays partial pay for martial law victims

Inquirer.net 03/28/2017

The Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) has approved the release of partial monetary compensation for the first 4,000 martial law victims, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the claims of martial law victims…

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