Rama’s new EO to instill discipline among Cebu City residents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Michael Rama plans to issue an Executive Order (EO) that will remind Cebu City residents to comply with existing rules and regulations relating to garbage collection, traffic management and compliance with the…

Rama tells DOTr’s BRT office to reinstate original route

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is yet to take off, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, once again, lobbied for the reinstatement of its original route. Rama made this pronouncement when representatives…

Cebu City, private firm ink deal for waste-to-energy project

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — By 2025, a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility will rise and operate in Cebu City. This was the target set after Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, the Joint Venture…

Drilon, Singson named new members of Cebu City’s advisory council

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two more former national government officials have joined the body tasked to replicate Singapore’s best practices in the Queen City of the South. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, September 19 introduced…

Command and wellness centers to replace LTO, BFP offices along N. Bacalso Ave.

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is bent on establishing a medical wellness center and a disaster command center along N. Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City, where the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) and Land…

Rama wants interim “Don Sergio Osmeña, Sr. Park” in downtown Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama intends to transform the location of the house where the late president Sergio Osmeña Sr. was born, along Osmeña Boulevard, in downtown Cebu City, into a temporary park…

Cebu City officials welcome IATF decision on optional use of face masks nationwide

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the Cebu City government have welcomed the national government’s decision to make wearing of face masks voluntary in open spaces nationwide, which can be seen as a significant policy change as…

Suspension sought for City Hall workers caught tampering attendance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the suspension of several City Hall employees caught filing attendance for other workers.  During the flag raising ceremony on Monday, September 5, Rama announced he had…

Cebu City’s non-obligatory use of face mask: Trial only 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, September 5, introduced several changes to his Executive Order (EO) that makes the wearing of face masks outdoors ‘non-obligatory’. During City Hall’s flag raising ceremony on…

Rama denounces ambush of lawyer and son in Mandaue City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has condemned the ambush of lawyer Karen Quiñanola-Gonzales and her 19-year-old son while onboard a vehicle along Hernan Cortes Street in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City on Thursday evening,…

Non-obligatory wearing of face masks in Cebu City stays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The wearing of face masks in open spaces in Cebu City is still ‘non-obligatory’ starting Thursday, September 1, 2022. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama told CDN Digital in a phone interview on Thursday…

Rama signs EO making use of face masks non obligatory in the City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is giving its constituents the discretion whether to still wear their face masks or not in open spaces, except for those inside hospitals and those with flu-like symptoms. Cebu…

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