Cebu City mulls having P400M supplemental budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering another Supplemental Budget (SB) before the year 2020 ends to pay off taxes and the hazard pay of frontliners.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, chairperson for the City Council’s…

Swiss challenge: Which Carbon Market is better?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos have officially been presented two versions of a modernized Carbon Market, which is the largest public market on the island. Conglomerate giant, Megawide Construction Corp., has submitted an unsolicited proposal for a…

2021 Cebu City budget needs to source funds from SRP — Garcia

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s P10.8 proposed 2021 budget may be partly sourced from the proceeds of the sales from the 2015 sale of the lots in the South Road Properties  or the SRP. Councilor Raymond…

Seniors, health get big chunk of Cebu City’s proposed P10.8B 2021 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has proposed a P10.8 billion budget for the city for 2021 with the bulk of it dedicated to health. Councilor Raymond Garcia, City Council’s chairperson for the committee…

Megawide: Our credit position is good enough for Carbon Market dev’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the conglomerate wooing Cebu City for the development of the Carbon Market, claims they have good credit to engage in a massive development such as the modernization of the said…

Megawide proposes multi-use, mid-rise complex for Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Megawide Construction Corporation bared its plans for the development of the Carbon Market here, for its proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the city. This comes two days after the CFI Community Cooperative released its…

City dad wants more funds for flooding in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo wants more funding for the drainage and anti-flooding projects in the city following the massive flash floods in the past week. In a privilege speech, Guardo said that…

IN PHOTOS: Talisay City reports few visitors in cemeteries

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City government reported few visitors among major cemeteries in the city for the first week of the allowed visitation ahead of Kalag-kalag 2020. In a Facebook post, the Talisay City Public…

Ferro: Seized P150M shabu from Myanmar

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The estimated P150 million worth of suspected shabu, which was confiscated during the October 21, 2020 buy-bust operation in Barangay Subabasbas in Lapu-Lapu City, may have been sourced from Myanmar. Police Brigadier General…

Cimatu awaits report on Alcoy dolomite mining

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he had yet to receive the report on the investigation on the alleged violations of the dolomite mining firms in Alcoy town, Cebu. It has been almost a…

Cimatu to Cebu City: Aim for zero in COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu challenged Cebu City to reach zero in the cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cimatu said that with the improvement of the COVID-19 situation, the city government must…

Cebu City’s active cases drop to 197

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The active cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) active cases in Cebu City have dropped to its lowest yet, at 197 as of October 22, 2020. In a press conference, Cebu City Mayor…

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