Labella: I will never dip my fingers on or influence any bidding process of city’s projects

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella assured that he would not get involved or influence the bidding process of any procurement that the city would go into using public funds. Labella made the assurance…

BAC to resolve WTCI blacklisting before year-end

Rosalie Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Capitol’s Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) is eyeing to resolve the blacklisting of WT Construction Inc. (WTCI) before 2019 ends. WTCI is the contractor of the scrapped P1.3-billion Provincial Resource Center Building…

Capitol to bid out P277 million contract for outsourcing 800 personnel

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will already be accepting bids on August 15 for the outsourcing of at least 800 employees. Roy Salubre, Provincial Treasurer and chairperson of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC),…

Insurance for barangay workers may have to wait for new Capitol admin

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol’s granting of medical, accident and life insurance to frontline barangay workers in the province may have to wait until incoming officials assume office on July 1. Jone Siegfred Sepe, vice chairman…

Bidding for Capitol’s four-level parking building hits snag anew

Rosalie Abatayo 03/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four-level parking building project at the Capitol compound may not hit groundwork before the election procurement ban starts on March 29, 2019. This after the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) has declared, for…

Capitol resource center project: BAC gives nod to WT Construction

Rosalie Abatayo 11/27/2018

  WT Construction passed the post-qualification process of the Capitol’s Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) for the construction of the 20-story resource center in the Cebu Provincial Capitol compound. Jone Sepe, BAC vice chair, said all documents…

Whistleblower files complaint against Osmeña, BAC members, Kasambagan village chief

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/17/2018

  Whistleblower Crisologo Saavedra has filed a complaint against Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, members of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Cebu City Government, and Captain Franklyn Ong, before the Office of the Ombudsman…

Ex BAC member posts bail

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/31/2018

A FORMER member of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) in Aloguinsan town, Cebu, was arrested on Tuesday morning for her alleged involvement in the controversial purchase of bread in 2010 but was quick to post bail…

22 Bohol officials suspended, indicted for graft, corruption

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/26/2017

There seems to be no let up in the campaign of the Office of the Ombudsman against alleged erring government officials in the region. This time, officials from Bohol province are the ones under fire. At least…

THE COUNT RISES

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/20/2017

Next to Aloguinsan and Dumanjug, Ronda officials indicted Another day, another set of public officials goes through the hammer. After a series of suspensions and dismissals ordered by the Office of the Ombudsman against high-ranking Cebu officials…

Jomara gets Cebu City’s garbage-hauling contract

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/09/2017

THE Cebu City government’s P77.8 million garbage-hauling contract has been awarded to Jomara Konstruckt Corp., the same service provider tapped by the city since December last year. A Notice to Award, signed by Cebu City Mayor Tomas…

Police order manhunt for ex-mayor of Aloguinsan

Nestle L. Semilla 02/09/2017

After the police tried to serve their warrants of arrest but returned empty-handed, a manhunt operation is now being conducted against the former mayor of Aloguinsan town and seven other town officials who could no longer be…

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