Cebu City to celebrate week-long 86th Charter Anniversary

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will officially start on Feb. 17, 2023 the week-long celebration for its 86th Charter Anniversary scheduled on Feb. 24, 2023. City Administrator Ma. Suzanne Ardosa announced on Monday, Jan. 30, the…

Rosell: Panel of lawyers to address Mayor Rama’s nepotism case

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)– The two younger brothers of Mayor Michael Rama’s wife, Malou Gimenez Mandanat-Rama, have been working in the city hall since 2015, Secretary to the mayor Atty. Collin Rosell said in response to the…

Rama faces raps over alleged nepotic appointments

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/26/2023

UPDATED CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is facing administrative and criminal complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas after he was accused of nepotism, grave misconduct, and violation of anti-graft and corrupt practices…

Rama assures support for Cebu City-based contingents in Sinulog sa Carmen

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has pledged support to the five Cebu City-based contingents that will be competing in the 50th Sinulog sa Carmen on Sunday, January 22, 2023. “Ang contingents nato with…

Mayor Rama won’t attend Sinulog sa Carmen

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he will not be attending the Sinulog sa Carmen in Carmen town, northern Cebu this Sunday, January 22, 2023. In a phone interview on Wednesday afternoon, January…

Rama: No signal shutdown this weekend, SRP final Sinulog venue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– There will be no signal shutdown in Cebu City during the 458th Fiesta Señor and One Cebu Island Sinulog 2023 this weekend. This was the decision of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in a…

Rama wants police to reconsider signal shutdown

Paul Lauro 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, January 10, opposed the police’s plans to temporarily shut off mobile phone signals in time for the Fiesta Señor and Sinulog Festival this weekend. Rama, in…

One Cebu Island Sinulog Kicks Off

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drizzle and overcast skies failed to dampen the spirits of parade participants during the official launch of the first-ever One Cebu Island Sinulog 2023 on Friday afternoon, January 6. After the 2:30…

Rama’s P51.4B annual budget and his quest for a Singapore-like Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the approval of his requested P50 billion plus annual budget for 2023, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he does not want to make any promises but rather “work hard and make…

Operation Smile charity gala raises P57M for cleft care center project

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama expressed gratitude to Operation Smile-Philippines and the people who participated in the charity gala and auction held at a hotel in Nivel Hills, Cebu City, last Saturday,…

Rama welcomes private firm’s decision to acquire ACI

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—While he welcomed the move of the Prime Integrated Waste Solutions, Inc. (PIWSI) to fully acquire ARN Central Waste Management Inc. (ACI), Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is leaving it to the city council to…

Rama assures ‘democratic process’ in revised tax code discussion

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has reiterated that the proposed revision of the Omnibus Tax Code is in accordance with the law. He, however, refused to comment on remarks made by some City…

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