Cebu City Hall employee caught in drug bust to be terminated from post

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Hall employee, who was caught in a drug bust in Lapu-Lapu City, will be terminated from his post. City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said they have recommended  the termination of…

Cebu City explores feasibility of C Peso cryptocurrency

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is exploring the possibility of using a cryptocurrency for cashless transactions in city hall. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with C Pass Inc.…

Rama to Labella: If you can’t manage city, you know what to do

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama posed a challenge to Mayor Edgardo Labella over the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the city. Rama said that the rising cases of COVID-19 are embarrassing…

5 more Cebu City Hall employees test positive for drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Five employees of the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drugs, the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) reported on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  Four of these five employees were from…

Labella bans team building for all City Hall employees

Morexette Marie Erram 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will be prohibiting all departments of the city government to conduct team building and other crowd-gathering activities. Labella’s announcement came after photos of several City Hall employees doing out-of-town team…

PDEA-7 nabs HVT in Barangay Kinasang-an

Immae Lachica 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A high-value target (HVT), who is allegedly a contractual worker at the Cebu City Hall, was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) on Wednesday afternoon, July 22, 2020, in a buy-bust…

Cebu City Hall closed for disinfection on July 9-10

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Hall will be closed from July 9 to 10, 2020 for disinfection after some of its employees  contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said that Mayor…

69 Cebu City Hall employees are COVID-19 positive, 4 succumb to disease

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are 69 Cebu City Hall employees who have contracted the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the past weeks, according to Cebu City Spokesperson Rey Gealon. Gealon revealed on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, that…

Casas claims senior citizen financial assistance distribution was sabotaged

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., is claiming that political opponents of Mayor Edgardo Labella has sabotaged the distribution of the financial assistance for senior citizens. This he said after senior citizens have…

Senior Citizens in Cebu City brave rain for P3K financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Rain could not stop at least 200 senior citizens of Cebu City to line up at the City Hall on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, and get their long-awaited financial assistance from the city…

Labella orders termination of City Hall JO arrested for drugs possession

Delta Derycka C. Letigio and Alven Marie Timtim 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered dismissed a Job Order (JO) employee of the Cebu City Hall following his arrest this afternoon for the possession of suspected shabu. “You have no place in the…

Cebu City implements four-day workweek for city hall workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City Government will be implementing a four-day workweek for all its departments amid threats of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella issued Memorandum No. 2020-233 on Sunday, March…

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