Cebu City, private firm ink deal for waste-to-energy project

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — By 2025, a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility will rise and operate in Cebu City. This was the target set after Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, the Joint Venture…

Capitol mulls ‘direct deal’ with 93-1 occupants instead

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is considering holding direct talks with occupants of properties covered by the 93-1 land swap deal. The Capitol’s pronouncements came after the Cebu City Government recently expressed hesitation in…

Compania Maritima now ‘off limits’ to mendicants, unauthorized parking

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has declared Compania Maritima that is located near the City Hall building “off limits” to mendicants and others who may want to take shelter in the area as a…

Preparations for Fiesta Señor 2023 celebration starts

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government, on Thursday, September 1, 2022, held its first coordination meeting with the executive committee members of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu for the 458th Fiesta Señor celebration…

Cebu City government to conduct “massive” drainage declogging this September

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/31/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to conduct “massive” drainage declogging on Sept. 17, 2022, which is in line with the International Day for Coastal Clean Up. This is according to Lawyer…

Cebu City mulls lifting mandatory face masks requirement in open spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government announced on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, that it is mulling lifting the mandatory wearing of face masks in open spaces. The city’s Public Information Office (PIO), in a post…

PWDs in Cebu City receive P2,000 financial aid covering June and July

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 4,824 persons with disability (PWDs) from 39 of Cebu City’s 80 barangays have already claimed their P2,000 financial assistance for the months of June and July 2022. The figure is based on…

‘Task Force Gubat sa Baha’ to start tagging of structures in three-meter easement

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the “Task Force Gubat sa Baha” will soon start the tagging and serving of notice to residents whose structures are situated within the three-meter easement of Cebu City’s waterways. Cebu City…

2,600 senior citizens in Punta Princesa receive P3,000 cash aid

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carlito Romeo, 68,  is among the senior citizens in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, who were waiting for the announcement of the city government on the start of the distribution of financial…

MCWD wants out of legal battle over terminated board members

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) wants out of the court battle involving terminated board members of MCWD and the Cebu City government under the administration of the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

COA: Cebu City bought P91M sacks of rice from ‘middleman’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) has asked the Cebu City Government to justify its decision to purchase over 39,000 sacks of rice from a questionable supplier.  The state auditing body found out that…

Cebu City to partner with CICC for intensified fight vs. cyber crime

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City government is set to ink a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC) to ensure sound cyber risk management and digital governance. This was after the…

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