Cebu Daily Newscast: Yogi Filemon Ruiz looks to make Cebu City the ‘best city’

CDN Digital 03/01/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Friday, March 1. Mayoral candidate Yogi Filemon Ruiz aims to make Cebu City the ‘best city’…

Cebu City councilor urges constituents to take part in public discussions for proposed revised omnibus revenue code

Wenilyn Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera, the majority floor leader, called on all Cebu City constituents to actively participate in the ongoing public hearing on the ordinance that would enact the “2022 Revised Omnibus Revenue Code…

Cebu City ABC to wait for PBBM’s  decision on barangay elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) said it will wait for the decision of President Ferdinand “Bongbong”  Marcos, Jr., on whether the barangay elections will be moved or not.  Ex-officio Councilor…

New Cebu City Vice Mayor Garcia: New term means new chance to make great things for Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For new Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, a new term as an elected Cebu City official means another opportunity to do more for the city’s residents. “Today, we are privileged to…

Opposition councilors join Cebu City inaugurations, maintain role as fiscalizers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The inauguration of Cebu City officials were dominated by the ruling party, Barug PDP-Laban, as they won not only both executive positions but an overwhelming majority in the council as well. Yet joining…

Rama envisions a Singapore-like Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly inaugurated Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama envisions Cebu City to be Singapore-like.  In his inaugural speech on June 30, 2022, Rama said that he needs the help of all stakeholders in the…

Abellanosa, Archival to prioritize education, livelihood, sustainability in Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City opposition Councilors Jose Abellanosa and Nestor Archival will be two of the six members of the upcoming 16th Sangguniang Panglungsod making up the minority floor. Neophyte Councilor Jose Abellanosa is taking…

Rama to run for LCP president

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his desire to lead the League of Cities in the Philippines (LCP).  Rama said in a press conference on Thursday, June 16, 2022, that he already planned to…

Cutie Del Mar puts to rest rumors of shifting alliances

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City North District Congresswoman-elect Rachel “Cutie” Del Mar, a member of the opposition party, Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), denied rumors that she will be jumping to Barug PDP-Laban, the city’s current…

Tumulak, Osmeña, Fernandez vow to work for the best of Cebu City beyond elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Losing mayoral candidates, David Tumulak (independent) and Margarita “Margot” Osmeña (Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan) plan to work together for the best of Cebu City beyond elections. Both candidates put up a good fight…

Rama: Barug does not abandon its members

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reelected Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied the allegations that Barug-PDP Laban turned its back on North District Congressional candidate, Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid. In a post conceding the result of the elections,…

Rama-Garcia, Barug-PDP Laban win majority in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barug-PDP Laban took majority of the seats in Cebu City after the recent elections held on May 9, 2022. As of 12 noon on May 10, 2020, Mayor-elect Michael Rama had 239,656 (40.85%)…

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