COA questions former Capitol officials for inking of land swap deal without its nod

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The land swap deal between Cebu City and Cebu province, which supposedly ended the nearly three decades of dispute in 2018, had no approval from the Commission on Audit (COA). In August 2018,…

Gwen assures 93-1 land swap dispute will be resolved soon

Rosalie Abatayo 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite a standing renegotiation on the 93-1 land swap deal, the Cebu Provincial Capitol assured the nearly 5,000 families living in the 32-hectare lots that the nearly three-decade dispute will be resolved soon.…

Only settlers under 93-1 allowed to rebuild homes

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/06/2018

Only families identified as beneficiaries of the 93-1 land swap deal signed last week between Cebu City Hall and the provincial government may be allowed to rebuild their homes in Purok 3, Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve…

DWUP: ‘Only 93-1 beneficiaries may rebuild homes’

Morexette B. Erram 08/06/2018

Only 93-1 beneficiaries will be allowed to rebuild their homes in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve Alcoseba, operations officer of the Cebu City Government’s Department of Welfare and the Urban Poor (DWUP), said informal settlers who lost…

Landmark 93-1 land swap deal to be signed today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/02/2018

THE long-standing 93-1 land swap agreement between Cebu Province and Cebu City will now be realized as the highest officials of the two local governments are set to sign the deed of donation today (Friday). Cebu Gov.…

PB to approve resolution for 93-1 land swap deal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2018

THE provincial government will finalize its approval of the land swap deal with Cebu City that will resolve the plight of settlers covered by Provincial Ordinance 93-1 tomorrow. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes…

Cebu City Council urged to hasten OK of 93-1 proposal

Nestle L. Semilla 02/27/2018

Beneficiaries of the 93-1 lot ordinance are calling on the Cebu City Council to hasten the approval of the deed of donation and acceptance of the land swap deal that the Cebu City government and the Cebu…

COA still to approve 93-1 land swap deal

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/13/2017

MORE than a year ago last December, beneficiaries of the 93-1 lot swap agreement rejoiced after the Cebu City government and the Provincial Capitol signed a deal to trade city-owned properties for these province-owned lots occupied by…

Noy Pabling, a “photobomber” on the 93-1 land swap deal

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/26/2017

What happens to former Governor Pablo Garcia? Why did he come late on the land swap deal issue? What are his motives for voicing out his points very lately? Or is he just bored in his house?…

‘Land swap deal benefits province’

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/25/2017

BOTH Cebu City Hall and Capitol officials refuted the claims of former governor Pablo Garcia that the land swap deal they recently entered into was “illegal” and “grossly disadvantageous” to the province. In separate statements, Francisco “Bimbo”…

Capitol breaks income targets

Nestle L. Semilla 01/18/2017

The Cebu provincial government surpassed its income target for 2016 after posting a revenue of P3.09 billion. Records from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) said the amount surpassed Capitol’s P2.8-billion collection in 2015 by P290 million. Provincial…

93-1: Settling the settlers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/07/2017

(Part 2) In the afternoon of December 7, in front of hundreds of beneficiaries, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a land swap between the…

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