Rama: Reorganization will be implemented at City Hall soon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A reorganization of the different offices and departments at the Cebu City Hall will be implemented soon, according to Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Rama also warned underperforming employees that they will not…

Comelec Cebu City logs more than 700,000 registered voters for October 2023 SK and Barangay elections

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About 700,000 registered voters are expected to cast their votes in the long overdue SK and Barangay Elections scheduled this coming October 2023. Of the number, 400,000 are registered voters from the city’s…

DSWD-7 delivers P1M worth of assistance to 193 fire-stricken families in Ibo and Babag

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) delivered a total of P1,031,687.50 worth of assistance to fire-stricken families in barangays Ibo and Babag in Lapu-Lapu City last Jan. 16…

CESET apprehends more than 150 individuals for smoking in public this month

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 157 individuals were apprehended in Cebu City for smoking in public places, from Jan. 1 to Jan. 29, 2023. Grace Luardo, Cebu City Environmental Sanitation and Enforcement Team (CESET) head,…

Cebu City to celebrate week-long 86th Charter Anniversary

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will officially start on Feb. 17, 2023 the week-long celebration for its 86th Charter Anniversary scheduled on Feb. 24, 2023. City Administrator Ma. Suzanne Ardosa announced on Monday, Jan. 30, the…

Rosell: Panel of lawyers to address Mayor Rama’s nepotism case

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)– The two younger brothers of Mayor Michael Rama’s wife, Malou Gimenez Mandanat-Rama, have been working in the city hall since 2015, Secretary to the mayor Atty. Collin Rosell said in response to the…

5 LTO-7 officials face probe, suspension, for alleged fraudulent activities

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several officials of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) are facing a three-month preventive suspension for alleged fraudulent activities. The LTO-7, in a statement sent to the media on Friday, January…

Congressman Rama pushes for ‘Magna Carta of Private Health Workers’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cong. Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. of Cebu City Second District has filed a measure seeking to increase the pay and to provide benefits for private healthcare workers. Congressman Rama filed his House Bill…

Capitol demands rental from telcos, utility companies encroaching in province-owned properties

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has demanded utility companies “illegally” occupying its premium properties along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to pay rent starting from the date they began using the province-owned lots. In…

City ordinance making QR PH payments available in all merchants, transportation pushed

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia is proposing an ordinance that would enjoin all business establishments and local public transportation in the city to adopt QR PH digital payments. The vice mayor…

VM Garcia files ordinance vs fake goods, illicit tobacco trade

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, filed an ordinance that would curtail the sale, rental, transfer, and distribution of pirated, counterfeit, or fake goods, and illicit tobacco…

LTO 7 suspends private driving school in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO 7) has suspended another private driving school in Cebu City for accreditation violation of its offered Practical Driving Course (PDC). The LTO 7 announced on…

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