Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council put its foot down on the city’s budget for 2021 on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, approving only P10 billion instead of the P10.8 billion proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella.…

First antiviral drug approved to fight COVID-19

02/17/2020

BEIJING — Favilavir, formerly known as Fapilavir, an antiviral that has shown efficacy in treating the novel coronavirus, was approved for marketing, the Taizhou government in Zhejiang province announced Sunday. It is the first anti-novel coronavirus drug…

It’s a green light for 4th Cebu-Mactan Bridge

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The National Economic and Development Authority – Investment Coordination Committee (Neda-ICC) has approved the implementation of the 4th Cebu-Mactan Bridge.  With this development, the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas…

PB OKs appointment of new Cebu Provincial Administrator 

Rosalie Abatayo 07/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Board has concurred the appointment Noli Vincent Valencia as new Cebu Provincial Administrator. Valencia, who served in the Capitol’s Human Resources Management Office (HRMO) for 31 years, is coming out from…

Protests expected if 20-storey building is approved

06/16/2018

IF CEBU Governor Hilario Davide III decides to stick to his original plan of building a 20-storey building inside the Capitol complex, he should be ready to face a hail of protests and complaints from heritage advocates.…

Visa approved: All set for Tabal’s Italy training

Mars G. Alison 02/28/2018

CEBUANA Olympian Mary Joy Tabal got her visa approved for Italy, where she will continue her training for the Asian Games slated August in Jakarta, Indonesia. Tabal said she is looking to leave for Italy on the…

Cebu PB approved financial assistance for slain policeman

Morexette B. Erram 02/26/2018

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) approved the release of P50,000 as financial assistance to the family of slain Minglanila cop, PO2 Evie Espina during their legislative’s regular session on Monday, February 26. There were no objections raised…

Archbishop Camomot a step closer to sainthood 

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2017

  The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints has approved the diocesan process for the cause of sainthood of the late Cebuano Archbishop Teofilo Camomot who was known for his extreme generosity and love for the…

City dad: Osmeña violates ordinance on V-hire terminals

Inna Mejia 03/28/2017

  CEBU City Councilor Alvin Raymond Garcia said that Mayor Tomas Osmeña blatantly violated an ordinance which he himself signed and approved in the year 2003. Garcia said the mayor disobeyed several provisions of City Ordinance (CO)…

Council approves SB2

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/07/2015

THE Cebu City Council approved the P201 million Supplemental Budget 2  in a special session this Monday afternoon. The bulk of SB2 includes the P30,000 across the board cash incentives for employees. Councilors Mary Ann De Los…

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