Cebu City OBO chief commits to 1-hour processing of building permits

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will only take an hour to process building permits in Cebu City. This was the commitment of the Cebu City OBO head Architect Florante Catalan to city residents during a media forum…

Freedom of Information ordinance passed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed the ordinance that would improve the transparency of public transactions in the city government. The Freedom of Information (FOI) ordinance authored by outgoing Councilor Eduardo Rama, Jr.,…

Cebu City going all out for Palarong Pambansa Boxing VisMin Cup

Dale Rosal 06/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) and Cebu City Government will leave no stone unturned in preparing for the Palarong Pambansa Boxing VisMin Cup slated July 12 to 15, 2022, at the Cebu City Sports…

160 cops to secure Independence Day activities in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 160 policemen will be deployed to secure the activities related to this Sunday’s commemoration of the country’s 124th Independence Day. Police Major Jose Angelo Acupinpin, chief of operations of the Cebu City…

Operation 2nd Chance has new administrator

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As part of his plan to improve security there, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has appointed a new administrator for Operation Second Chance.  Engr. Suzanne Ardoza announced during Monday’s flag-raising ceremony at the…

Rama to Cebu City residents: Stay calm amid ‘bomb threats’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama urged residents to stay calm and cool amid multiple reported bomb threats here in just one day.  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) received reports of alleged bomb…

Rama promises non-partisan politics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama became emotional in his proclamation speech on May 10, 2022, shortly after he got a fresh mandate as mayor. “I dedicate this victory to my parents, my…

Rama assures services at City Hall will not be affected by election campaign

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama assured the public that while the campaign period has begun, it will not affect services at the City Hall. As the administration party, Rama assured that they will…

Rama: Vaccinations suspended, City Hall under skeletal workforce for #OdettePH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Hall will maintain a skeletal workforce on December 16 and 17, 2021, when Typhoon Odette is expected to hit Cebu. Mayor Michael Rama said that in order to keep employees…

Rama names new dep’t heads

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government has a new set of department heads. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, 2021, revealed the complete list of new officials he has appointed for selected positions in…

1,499 Cebu City Hall employees left unvaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only 15 percent of the employees of the Cebu City Hall are not yet vaccinated, which means that City Hall workers are getting close to getting their Christmas bonuses. Among the 9,999 employees…

Rama to coterminous officials: You may not report to work anymore

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama urged the coterminous officials of the City Hall to no longer report to work as the transition between administrations is ongoing. Rama said that all employees and officials…

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