Labella confident P4.4B supplemental budget will be passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is confident that his proposed P4.4 billion supplemental budget will be passed by the City Council soon, most especially since it contains the allocation to pay off the…

Labella files medical leave again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is on medical leave again. This time, for suffering ‘slight pneumonia’. Labella announced, in a post published on social media, on Monday, May 31, that he would not…

Labella reopens all jeepney routes in Cebu City in new EO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella officially reopened all jeepney routes in the city in a newly issued Executive Order (EO) released on Thursday, May 27, 2021. This after a three-month-long appeal of the…

Vaccination drive in Cebu City not affected by non-disclosure of vaccine brand rule – exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As far as Cebu City is concerned, nondisclosure of the COVID-19 vaccine brand prior to the actual inoculation did not adversely impact its vaccination drive. The COVID-19 vaccine rollout here for medical frontliners,…

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella gets vaccinated

Morexette Marie Erram 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Labella, accompanied by several City Hall executives, was administered with CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand of China’s Sinovac…

CCSC Exec to Joggers: Wear face mask or face shield

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The first day of the reopening of Cebu City Sports Center’s (CCSC) oval track last Monday, May 3, went smooth and uneventful, a City Hall executive said. Jundel Bontuyan, CCSC manager, said no…

Labella asks Napolcom to investigate Sawang Calero cops, killing of witness

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the National Police Commission (Napolcom) to investigate the alleged extortion and rape of policemen from Barangay Sawang Calero. This he said after one of the witnesses,…

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.…

Cebu City officials, church leaders thank Palace for declaring April 14 a holiday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Church leaders and local officials in Cebu City welcomed the recent proclamation from the Malacañang declaring April 14, 2021 a Special Non-Working Holiday here to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Christianity’s arrival in…

CCPO intensifies operations vs illegal STLs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Illegal numbers game outlets in Cebu City, your days are numbered! This was the warning issued by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Friday, April 9, as they start implementing the orders…

Labella says naming new COVID-19 variant “Central Visayas” variant is unfair

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella branded the naming of a newly identified variant of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as the “Central Visayas variant” as unfair. The mayor said the nomenclature makes it…

Cebu and Region 7 ‘not candidates’ for ECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has expressed confidence that the city will remain under the most lenient level of community quarantine this April. “I think of the lesson (we learned before), and I…

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