Labella seeks council’s authority for DSWD MOA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella is seeking the council’s permission to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The MOA will allow the city to avail the Social…

Lot buyers urged: Use LRA verification system to check land title’s authenticity

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Avoid being a victim of land scams by using the title verification system of the Land Registration Authority (LRA). LRA Administrator Renato Bermejo made this statement during a recent press briefing. “Don’t buy…

DOJ chief: ‘Bato’ eyed BuCor authority to release convicts

Maila Ager - INQUIRER.net 09/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday bared that then-Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa had requested that the authority to release persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) be delegated to the Bucor head.…

Mandaue Market Authority lays down cleanliness rules for vendors at new public market

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Vendors in the newly-opened Mandaue City Public Market in Mandaue City will need to take care of their stalls or they will find themselves out of the building. Mandaue City Market Administrator Musoline…

Mandaue City Market Authority still looking for space for livestock vendors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/30/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— The Mandaue City Market Authority has yet to find a place for their livestock vendors. Livestock vendors were not accommodated as the New Mandaue City Public Market that opened last Wednesday, August 28, because…

Labella’s promise: Seniors’ cash aid may already be released this month

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Please be patient. This was the appeal of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to the more than 75, 000 registered senior citizens in the city who continue to wait for the release of…

Año tells Radaza to vacate Lapu-Lapu City Hall office

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 07/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will have to step in if Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and district representative Paz Radaza would continue to fail to settle their dispute on…

DTI-7’s Arbon urges workers, youth to continue to develop skills

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/12/2019

CEBU CITY—The future of work requires constant learning among workers to remain relevant in the coming years. With this, Nanette Arbon, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Visayas assistant regional director, called on the youth…

Honoraria dispute may lead to Mambaling brgy chief’s suspension

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For withholding the honoraria of four barangay councilors since July, Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana may face suspension for at least three to four months.  This developed after the City Council found Abellana…

Carillo gears for legal fight as Sandigan rules to proceed case over aide-turned-cook

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Nestle Semilla, Morexette Marie Erram 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Carillo is preparing for legal battle after the Sandiganbayan ruled to proceed with the trial against him for ordering his aide to moonlight as cook  at his…

PB to hold special session, to tackle ‘Davide authority’ issue

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/18/2018

Resource Center Project Will the proposed resolution giving authority to Gov. Hilario Davide III to enter into a contract with WT Construction for the building of a P1.3 billion 20-storey resource center be passed today (Dec. 19)…

Fortuna: Usurpation of authority violation if revamp is implemented

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/16/2018

COMMITTEE REVAMP SLAMMED MANDAUE City Vice Mayor Carlo Pontico Fortuna has warned the majority of the City Council, who passed the resolution regarding the revamp of standing committee chairmanships, that they could be liable for possible violation…

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