Rehabilitation of Agaton-struck barangays in Cebu City begins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rehabilitation of TD Agaton-struck barangays is expected to start soon after the Cebu City Council granted Mayor Michael Rama’s request to declare a state of calamity. However, the City Council only declared 35…

Rama to appeal to Cebu City Council for State of Calamity over TD Agaton

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he will appeal to the City Council for the declaration of a State of Calamity in the City due to the damages it sustained during Tropical Depression…

Cebu City Council declares State of Preparedness to access funds for Agaton rehab

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has refused to declare a State of Calamity for the city over the damages it incurred due to Tropical Depression Agaton. Instead, it has chosen to declare the…

Cebu City Council to seek amendments for Carbon Market Supplemental MOA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will be seeking amendments for the Carbon Market Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). Councilor Raymond Garcia, the majority floor leader, told CDN Digital that amendments will definitely be proposed…

Probe kids’ involvement in Carbon commotion – Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is seeking an investigation on the involvement of children in the Carbon Market commotion on March 11, 2022. The commotion occurred when Bagsakan vendors at Unit II resisted the…

Rama disappointed of delay of Carbon Market supplemental MOA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is disappointed of the delay of the City Council in tackling the Carbon Market supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The supplemental MOA should refine the Joint Venture Agreement…

Cebu City Council urges MalacaƱang to suspend oil tax over rising fuel prices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to suspend or reduce oil taxes, value added taxes, and extended value added taxes, amid the growing economic crisis brought by the rising price…

Cebu City Council passes P1.6B supplemental budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council managed to pass the P1.6 billion Supplemental Budget No.1 on a divided house. The council passed on Wednesday evening, March 2, 2022, the SB 1 that contains appropriations for…

Rama seeks P1.6B for supplemental budget; largest allocation goes to SRP loan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City may finally be debt-free by August 2022 if the Cebu City Council passes Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB 1) on the next regular session. The budget and finance committee has completed…

Councilor Garcia: Only court can suspend construction works in Carbon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raymond Garcia, the majority floor of the City Council, said only the court can stop the construction works in the Carbon Market. Garcia said this after the City Council passed…

Cebu City Council holds in abeyance construction works in Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has requested Mayor Michael Rama to hold in abeyance all the construction works for the Carbon Market modernization program. This was after a majority of the councilors approved the…

Pesquera to continue Labella’s 3 million trees project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly sworn Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera promised to continue the 3 million trees project of late Mayor Edgardo Labella. Pesquera revealed this in a privilege speech during the regular session of the…

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