Cebu officials pay tribute to late Mayor Edgardo Labella

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu officials, including those from the opposing camp fondly remembered and paid tribute to the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella who died Friday dawn, November 19, 2021. They also extended their condolences…

CCPO chief: ‘Mayor Ed, we salute you in your leadership’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) remembers the support and leadership of the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella at the height of the pandemic. This as Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director,…

Labella ‘kept close to his heart the people he served’

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Jaypee Labella confirmed to members of the media the passing of his father, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, on Friday morning, November 19, 2021. Jaypee, who is running for Cebu City Councilor in the…

‘Cebu City has lost a great public servant’

11/19/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Local government officials here posted messages of sympathy on Facebook in honor of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who passed away early morning Friday, November 19, 2021. Among them was Labella’s vice mayor, Michael “Mike”…

BREAKING: Cebu City Mayor Labella passes away

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 11/19/2021

(Updated, 8:30 am) CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday, November 19, 2021, has passed away. He was 70. Acting Mayor Michael Rama confirmed this in an interview with CDN Digital. Jaypee Labella,…

Labella now on indefinite leave

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will be on indefinite leave starting Friday, October 8, 2021.  City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said that Labella is extending his leave after doctors advised the mayor to rest  longer and avoid…

Labella’s leave may be extended — Casas

Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s leave until October 7, 2021, may be extended. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said in an interview with reporters that Mayor Labella continues to recover from an illness…

Distribution of P3K cash aid for senior citizens in Cebu City starts on Sept. 25

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Cebu City can expect their third tranche of the financial assistance starting Sept. 25, 2021. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella released Executive Order No. 144 detailing the guidelines for another…

Labella prepares for return to Cebu City Hall

Dyrecka Letigio 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella may be returning to the City Hall soon. He posted an image on his Facebook page as he conducts a meeting with department heads in preparation for the…

Labella now out of hospital, to return to work soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2021

CBEU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has finally been discharged from the hospital after more than two weeks recuperating from pneumonia. The mayor was hospitalized on July 13, 2021, due to persistent cough, which…

Rama to remain as acting mayor; Labella still in hospital

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama will continue to serve as acting mayor until Mayor Edgardo Labella is discharged from the hospital. Lawyer Maru Salvatierra, the chief of staff of Labella, said on…

COA to Cebu City Mayor: Correct delegation of authority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has recommended to Mayor Edgardo Labella to correct the delegation of duties in his administration. This after the COA found out that the mayor has authorized the City…

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