Rama’s P51.4B annual budget and his quest for a Singapore-like Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the approval of his requested P50 billion plus annual budget for 2023, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he does not want to make any promises but rather “work hard and make…

Family of Parian shooting victim cries for justice

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the man who was killed by a stray bullet allegedly from two warring gangs on Thursday morning is cying for justice. Anthony Corro and his family were on their way…

20 Cebu-based graduates land in Top 10 of Nov. 2022 Nursing Licensure Exams

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A total of 20 graduates from Cebu-based colleges and universities made it to the Top 10 of the November 2022 Nursing Licensure Exams in the Philippines. Abigail Ramirez, a graduate of St. Paul University…

Cebu City gov’t to terminate P900M CCMC contract with private firm over construction delays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is determined to conduct another round of investment “begging” for the completion of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) after he announced his intention to terminate the existing…

Rama to ask contractor why there’s only ‘minimal’ improvement on CCMC 8th and 9th floors

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will invite the contractor of Phase 4 of the new building of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) “to shed light” on why some of their agreed-upon plans…

Cebu City plans transfer of N. Bacalso offices of LTO-7, BFP-7 to SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) may soon be transferred to a new location. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, October 10,…

Operation Smile’s all-female Cebu mission to benefit 80 children

Doris C. Bongcac 10/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — An all-female international surgical and educational mission is set to visit Cebu this October to especially bring smiles to the faces of children with cleft lip and cleft palate. The mission that will…

For improved services: CCMC gets Level 2 accreditation from DOH

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) was granted a Level 2 accreditation by the Department of Health-Central Visayas Center for Health and Development (DOH-CVCHD) in recognition of its improved service capabilities. In a…

PHL’s top economic movers pledge P800 million for CCMC’s completion

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About P800 million worth of development funds will soon be poured for the completion of some floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). This is the collective amount of pledges or “donations”…

MVP, Fil-Chinese bizman pledge P100M each for CCMC reconstruction project

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business magnate Manuel “Manny” Pangilinan and a Filipino-Chinese businessman promised to allocate P100 million each to help complete the still unfinished Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). The release of the funds will be…

Rama wants all CCMC workers to get COVID booster shots

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has directed the administrator of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to make sure that all of the hospital workers receive COVID-19 booster shots. In a statement released…

Rama: Open portion of closed Panganiban St. for emergency use

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the opening of a portion of Panganiban Street in Cebu City, which was temporarily closed to give way to the ongoing construction of the new complex…

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