Cebu governor says no projects will be sacrificed for COVID-19 response

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Despite unplanned expenses for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia assures the public that the Capitol has enough funds to pursue its planned projects for 2020. Garcia assured that none…

Capitol BAC reviews pending infra projects from 2019

Rosalie Abatayo 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Infrastructure projects of the Cebu provincial government funded by its 2019 budget are currently under review at the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC). Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy, chairman of the infrastructure arm of…

Signing of 2020 budget set

Julie M. Aurelio 01/04/2020

President Duterte will sign the P4.1-trillion 2020 national budget on Jan. 6. Malacañang officials on Friday confirmed the expected signing of the budget into law, but did not say if the President would veto certain items in…

All-Time High: Gwen wants P12 B budget in 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 10/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia endorsed to the Provincial Board an all-time high budget of P12 billion for 2020. The amount almost tripled this year’s budget of P4.69 billion. In her endorsement letter to…

Gwen to prioritize infra projects, hospitals upgrade in 2020 budget

Rosalie Abatayo 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Infrastructure projects and the upgrading of medical services in provincial and district hospitals will get the biggest share of the 2020 budget that Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will soon submit to the 15th Sangguniang…

Labella to allow Councilors to get vehicles, hire consultants next year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Irregardless of their political affiliations, members of Cebu City’s legislative department are set to get a consultant and city-issued service vehicle next year. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the allocation for the purpose…

Labella promises allocation for construction of new Carbon Police Station in 2020 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An allocation for the planned construction of the new Carbon Police Station will already be included in Cebu City’s 2020 budget. Mayor Edgardo Labella made the announcement during a meeting with Police Colonel…

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