Cebu City will soon be debt-free, SRP proceeds almost used up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will finally be free from over a 25-year debt should the P4.4 billion supplemental budget that Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking will be passed by the City Council. Councilor Raymond…

Food terminal eyed as solution to overproduction of produce in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recent overproduction of high-value vegetables in the upland farms of Cebu City has brought to light the concerns of food wastage. Councilor Philip Zafra, City Council’s chairperson for the committee on agriculture,…

Rama wants additional P500M for vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama wants an additional P500 million budget for coronavirus vaccines, on top of the P400 million already allocated for the procurement in the 2021 annual budget. The vice…

CDRRMO to Cebu City Council: Require disaster plans for barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) is asking the City Council to require the barangays to pass their disaster plans. The CDRRMO has asked the City Council not to…

Lapu-Lapu City to demand apology from Panalo rapper

Futch Anthony Inso 02/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Council has already approved the proposed resolution entitled a “Resolution condemning the lyrics of the song Panalo by EZ Mil and requesting the latter for the rectification of the condemned…

Lapu-Lapu mayor eyes P100M for COVID vaccines

Futch Anthony Inso 01/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-lapu City government will allocate not less than P100 million in purchasing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said this in an interview with CDN Digital…

20 TPUJs allowed to ply Mandaue streets

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – There are now around 20 Traditional Public Utility Jeepneys (TPUJ) that have been plying back on the Mandaue City streets. Krizzy Hyll Retuya, chief of staff of City Councilor Jimmy Lumapas, chairman of…

Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council put its foot down on the city’s budget for 2021 on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, approving only P10 billion instead of the P10.8 billion proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella.…

Cebu City Council approves bonus for CH employees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has approved the recommendation for the giving of a P10,000 Christmas bonus to City Hall employees, but its release will only be realized if the City Legal Office (CLO)…

Thorough review causes delay in approval of Cebu City’s 2021 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A thorough budget review is causing the delay of the approval of the 2021 annual budget in Cebu City as the City Council members to scrutinize the P10.8 billion budget proposed by Mayor…

DOTr to Cebu City Council: BRT implementation to start on 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has promised the Cebu City Council that the implementation of the the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city will start on 2021. Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco,…

Deadline for filing of RPT, business tax in Cebu City moved to Dec. 21

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The deadline for payment of real property taxes (RPTs) and business taxes for fiscal year 2020 has been moved to December 21, 2020. The Cebu City Council approved on Wednesday, October 28, 2020,…

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