Cebu City, Archdiocese form ‘overseeing group’ for Christianity’s quincentenary celebration

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few people will be allowed to physically attend events in line with one of the country’s most awaited celebrations this 2021. This as the Archdiocese of Cebu and the Cebu City…

44 out of 80 Cebu City barangays have zero active cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The deputy chief implementor for Cebu City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) welcomed Mayor Edgardo Labella’s move to provide cash incentives for barangays that could achieve zero…

3 Cebu City Hall workers fail drug test, face sanctions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three employees of the Cebu City government are now facing sanctions after they failed to pass the mandatory drug test. Ramil Ayuman, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO),…

Capitol reports 11% increase in 2020 income

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, the Cebu Provincial Government still managed to earn more than expected during the first nine months of 2020. In a report posted by Sugbo…

Will Cebu City achieve a COVID-free status this year? Netizens share their thoughts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Netizens shared their thoughts on the challenge for Cebu City to become coronavirus-free before the year ends. Just like Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, some netizens told CDN Digital that they were optimistic…

No new COVID deaths reported in Central Visayas in two days – DOH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It’s been two days since Central Visayas last logged deaths that are related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the latest  COVID-19 bulletin from the Department of Health show. This means that the region’s…

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…

Labella optimistic Cebu City can achieve ‘COVID-free’ status

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is optimistic that the city can achieve a coronavirus-free status, a challenge dangled by the Visayas’ top official of the anti-coronavirus task force. “I am optimistic (we can…

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…

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