Cebu City councilor urges constituents to take part in public discussions for proposed revised omnibus revenue code

Wenilyn Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera, the majority floor leader, called on all Cebu City constituents to actively participate in the ongoing public hearing on the ordinance that would enact the “2022 Revised Omnibus Revenue Code…

Tax revisions pushed to fund Cebu City’s P50B budget in 2023

Wenilyn Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A proposal to revise tax rates is essential to the realization of Cebu City’s dream to become Singapore-like. This is what Atty. Jerone Castillo, Mayor Michael Rama’s assistant on fiscal reforms, said when…

Cebuanos rally to help distressed dog Bonbon

Morexette Marie Erram, Vhenna Marie Mantilla, Wenilyn Sabalo 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A stray dog survived a horrible ordeal, thanks to the generosity and support of Cebu’s animal-loving community. Bonbon, a stray who reportedly went missing last week, was seen roaming the roads of Brgy.…

Malagar formally welcomed as new UP Cebu chancellor

Wenilyn Sabalo 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) formally welcomed its new chancellor, Lawyer Leo Malagar, through an investiture ceremony held at the UP Cebu grounds on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. Malagar was…

Homeowners of Lot 937 in Barangay Apas given 2 weeks to vacate

Pegeen Maisie Sararana, Wenilyn Sabalo 10/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a hundred families residing in Lot 937, Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas in Cebu City are given two weeks or until October 27, to vacate or relocate. If these families fail…

Bishop Labajo assigned at Sto. Rosario Parish

Wenilyn Sabalo 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Archdiocese of Cebu has assigned Auxiliary Bishop Ruben Labajo as the new team moderator of the team of pastors of the Sto. Rosario Parish along P. del Rosario St. in Cebu City. The Archdiocese…

267 4Ps beneficiaries in Bohol graduate from program 

Wenilyn Sabalo 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 267 household beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Bohol have graduated from the program this September 2022. In a statement, the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Central…

Cebu City receives certificate of full payment for SRP Loan

Wenilyn Sabalo 09/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now debt-free. The city has received a certificate of full payment from the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) two weeks after it paid the balance for its…

CCTO ‘stepping up’ in putting order in Cebu City roads 

Wenilyn Sabalo 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A top official of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is reminding motorists to follow traffic rules as the traffic management office continues its aggressive stand against erring drivers. Paul Gotiong, CCTO director, told CDN…

Resolution opposing reappointment of Caindec reaches Malacañang

Doris C. Bongcac, Wenilyn Sabalo 08/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Officials of Panglao town in Bohol province have forwarded to the Office of the President an electronic copy of the resolution asking President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to appoint a new director of the…

Rama: LCP leaves fate of SK and barangay polls to Congress

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who currently heads the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), said the League will leave the fate of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to the…

Rama secures P575M pledge for five socialize housing units from country’s top investors

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s four-day “investment promotion” in Manila yielded about P575 million worth of pledges for the construction of at least five medium-rise buildings (MRBs) for the City’s socialized housing project. The amount…

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