Cebu City encourages private sector to help rebuild damaged school

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is encouraging the private sector to help in rebuilding Odette-damaged public schools in preparation for limited face-to-face classes. The Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City division recently asked the…

Brgy Quiot announces resumption of distribution of Odette aid

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials of Barangay Quiot in Cebu City announced the resumption of the distribution of financial assistance to Typhoon Odette victims in the barangay  on Thursday night, May 12, 2022, a few days after…

Rama : P5K cash aid for Odette-hit victims continues

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has pledged to continue distributing P5,000 cash assistance to victims of Typhoon Odette despite election-related restrictions.  Mayor Michael Rama, during a press conference on Monday, March 28, assured the…

All PUVs plying Cebu City streets to get P5K and discount cards

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) will get P5,000 financial aid and discount cards starting next week.  Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of the committee on transportation, said the city government would…

Cebu City to lobby ‘mass vaccination’ in schools for teachers, students

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his support for schools here to return to the traditional way of learning. Rama, in a recent press interview, said the city government wants schools to be able…

Assessment of 93-1 land swap beneficiaries ongoing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Division on the Welfare of Urban Poor (DWUP) is now assessing the actual number of beneficaries of the 93-1 land swap deal in the 11 affected barangays. DWUP head Engineer…

Typhoon delays negotiations for 93-1 land swap deal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Super Typhoon Odette (International name: Rai) and the rehabilitation efforts after the storm  significantly affected the negotiations for the 93-1 land swap deal between the Cebu City government and the Cebu Provincial government.  Cebu City…

COVID-19 claims 33 children, whose ages are 17 and below, in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government repeats its calls to parents to register their young children for the COVID-19 vaccination. This after the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) recorded at least 33 kids, whose ages…

Construction of IC3 isolation facility complete

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The IEC Convention Center (IC3) isolation facility is nearly ready to accommodate patients as a private foundation, LH Foundation Inc. (LHFI), completed the construction of the facility today, February 3, 2022. The facility…

Virtual Sinulog 2022 raises nearly P300,000 as of 5 p.m.

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) and the Cebu City government has managed to raise more than P290,000 for the first Sinulog Telethon. The virtual Sinulog became an avenue for donations to pour in…

TRO against Carbon Market JVA denied

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Court has dismissed a petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corp, for the modernization…

Chan clarifies: Use of firecrackers allowed in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will allow the use of firecrackers during the celebration to celebrate the New Year. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan confirmed this on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Chan made the clarification…

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