Cebu City’s Barug-PDP Laban endorses BBM-Sara

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and his party, Barug-PDP Laban, in coalition with Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG), officially endorsed former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. as President and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte as Vice…

In Cebu City, vax cards required to enter indoor spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Individuals unvaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter indoor spaces and other enclosed establishments here. This after the Cebu City Government will be requiring vaccination cards from people planning to enter and…

Rama: Uncooperative barangay chiefs on clearing will have to face DILG

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama leaves it to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to reprimand barangays who failed to do their part in the clearing operations following Typhoon Odette. Rama…

Cebu City eyes return of swab test for travelers from NCR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Due to the alarming surge of COVID-19 cases in the country’s capital, the Cebu City Government is mulling the return of negative RT-PCR tests as a requirement for travelers coming from there. Mayor…

Rama holds in abeyance ‘no vaccination, no entry to work’ policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will temporarily suspend the “no vaccination, no entry to work” policy that should be implemented by January 1, 2022.  The mayor said that these protocols to enhance the vaccination program…

Release of assistance for typhoon-struck Cebu City residents starts Dec. 30

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The release of the financial assistance for Cebu City residents gravely affected by Typhoon Odette will start on December 30, 2021. Mayor Michael Rama said that he will personally oversee the distribution in…

Rama: Sinulog celebration this 2022 will continue

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As far as Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is concerned, the celebration of the Sinulog Festival will push through this 2022.  Rama made this announcement when asked during a press conference on Monday,…

Cebu City to adapt Cebu province’s guidelines on gasoline

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be adapting the guidelines of the Cebu Provincial government for the control of the supply and distribution of fuel for vehicles. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he had…

NGCP: Cebu has power, distribution up to Visayas Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said  that power is already in Cebu.  Ma. Rosette Martinez, NGCP officer-in-charge for government relations, told Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in a meeting that…

Cebu City to set up price watch on drinking water due to overpricing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) to monitor the distribution and selling of drinking water here.  As of this writing, people are still seen lining up at…

Crackdown on unauthorized fuel retailers in Cebu City starts Dec. 22

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City will start to go after unauthorized gasoline retailers starting Wednesday, December 23, 2021.  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed the authorization to enforce, issue citations, and even close down gasoline stations and retailers…

Queuing on roads leading to gasoline stations in Cebu City prohibited 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Vehicles are no longer allowed to line up along the road leading to gasoline stations here from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  This after Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed a new directive that prohibits…

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