Labella feels well, works from home — Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is feeling well and has slowly begun working again today, June 3, 2021. According to City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., Mayor Labella worked today but did not work…

Mandaue City Admin Office to be disinfected after employee tests positive

Immae Lachica 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After an employee tested positive for COVID-19, the Mandaue City Administrator’s Office was scheduled to be decontaminated on Monday, June 22, 2020, according to a post by City Administrator Atty. Jamaal Calipayan. In a…

Cebu City exec slams fake news about city under ECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is still under the general community quarantine (GCQ) and is not back to an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). This was the statement of Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., amid the…

Casas to Villa: Don’t make me a scapegoat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., expressed in an official statement his dismay over City Health Officer Daisy Villa’s claims during a Cebu City Council special session that he lied about the supposed…

Labella orders City Health and City Administrator to solve Kalunasan ‘foul smell’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Health and City Administrator to solve the Kalunasan septic waste problems following the declaration of state of calamity by the city council over the…

Man caught with party drugs in Tagbilaran hotel to undergo inquest proceedings

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eric John Borja, who was caught with party drugs during a buy-bust operation on August 11, will undergo inquest proceedings on August 13, Tuesday. Lawyer Renan Oliva, National Bureau  of Investigation in Bohol…

Amid recent party drug bust in Bohol, parents urged to educate kids on illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents are encouraged to educate their children on illegal drugs and their effects, and for the schools, to strengthen this drug education among the students. Leah Albiar-Alcantara, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

P385-M new Mandaue Public Market to open before city’s Charter Day

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The 1,046 registered market vendors in the Mandaue City may move to their new home before August 30, which is the 50th Charter Day of the city. Lawyer Jamaal Calipayan, Mandaue City administrator,…

Gealon: ‘I’m not afraid of Tomas Osmeña’

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines―I am not afraid of former mayor Tomas Osmeña. This was the statement of Cebu City Legal Officer Rey Gealon after he learned of the plans of Osmeña’s camp to request a redress from the…

Steel railings to block V-hires from old terminal

Margarette Managaytay 04/28/2016

The City Administrator has ordered the setting up of steel railings at the Old Compania Maritima grounds starting today to prevent the vans-for-hire (V-hires) from operating at the temporary terminal. City Administrator Lucelle Mercado said in a…

INFRA DEALS NOT VALID?

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/12/2015

COA: Let city accountant sign contracts, or these are void Cebu City government contracts for over P420-million worth of infrastructure projects lacked the signature of the city accountant and were, thus, considered “legally impaired,” state auditors said.…

Now, Poblete is Rama’s ‘flagship projects czar’

Stephen D. Capillas 02/05/2014

Former Cebu City Administrator Jose Marie Poblete will be the “flagship program czar” of Mayor Michael Rama in addition to his designation as acting City Engineer. The mayor made the announcement in a forum with media executives…

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