RIATF-7 yet to convene for fate of Sinulog 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas’ task force against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has yet to convene to decide the fate of the Sinulog Festival 2021. Lawyer Ian Kenneth Lucero, officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and…

Duterte to barnstorm in Cebu on Sunday with his senatorial slate, to endorse local bets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Cebu chapters of the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) is now in the thick of preparation for the scheduled arrival here on Sunday, February 24, of President Rodrigo Duterte together with…

Labella to police: Use firearms responsibly

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/28/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The police should use their guns with care and bear their arms with a sense of  responsibility. This was the call of Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella to personnel of the Police Regional…

Apartment security checks

12/05/2018

There is much to deliberate on the proposal by Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella for additional regulations on renters and owners of apartments in order to monitor illegal drug activities. The discovery of two multi-million peso…

Authorities told to probe involvement of police in killings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2018

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella is urging authorities to probe claims by Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Sinas claimed on Wednesday (October 31) that some policemen in…

Panglawgaw ra gyud ni kang Mike Rama

Lloyd Suarez 09/09/2018

With all due respect sa partidong PDP-Laban ug Barug Team Rama, usa gyud ka panglawgaw ug pangbulabog kining pag-insister ni kanhi Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama nga siya maoy mo-tandem pagka bise mayor kang Vice Mayor Edgardo…

COA tells Osmeña: Explain P2.5M in Pagcor fund spending

Nestle L. Semilla 03/29/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and 19 other city officials were asked to explain the alleged unauthorized spending of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) funds amounting to P2.5 million. This after the Commission on Audit (COA)…

Security guard behind shooting of two hardware employees surrenders

Morexette Erram 12/26/2016

The security guard who shot two hardware employees, killing one of them, along Cebu International Port on December 22 surrendered to Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday noon. Benvenido Macaraeg, 38, was working in a private shipping…

Labella is acting mayor for 10 days

Nestle L. Semilla 08/03/2016

CEBU City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella will serve as acting mayor while Mayor Tomas Osmeña undergoes his regular checkup in Houston, Texas. Osmeña, who leaves the country at noon today for the US, confirmed to reporters yesterday…

SM malls switch off for Earth Hour

04/26/2016

SM Seaside City Cebu led the ceremonial switch-off of lights at The Cube at 8:30 p.m. to mark the beginning of Earth Hour. The Earth Hour activity was attended by Cebu City vice mayor Edgardo Labella and…

Comelec upholds poll protest against VM Labella

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/16/2015

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) upheld the election protest filed by vice mayoral candidate Joy Augustus Young against Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella in 2013. It also ordered the continuation of the recount and protest proceedings.…

Labella seeks Ombudsman intervention on stalled SB1

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/28/2015

With the court’s dismissal of the case questioning the sale of two South Road Properties (SRP) lots, Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the City Council to act on the stalled P2.8 billion Supplemental Budget 1…

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