Cebu City to demolish buildings encroaching 3-meter easement along rivers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Buildings encroaching the three-meter easement along the rivers of Cebu City will be demolished. This was the statement of Mayor Michael Rama on June 24, 2022, when asked about the city’s plans to…

COSAP: 4 Cebu City Hall employees, 1 brgy worker fail drug test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four Cebu City Hall employees and another barangay employee have failed the surprise drug test and have proved positive for illegal drug use.  The City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) conducted a…

Tumulak wants driver in ‘kotong’ video investigated too

Dyrecka Letigio 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging the City Legal Office not to let the driver in the controversial ‘kotong’ video off the hook.  “I also urge the City Legal and the police that if…

Labella fires ‘kotong’ traffic enforcer

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has terminated the traffic enforcer caught in a video asking for payment from an apprehended driver in what appeared to be a case of “kotong” or corruption. Labella…

Cebu City Legal: Passing of Supplemental Budget 1 legitimate

Dyrecka Letigio 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) said the passing of Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB1) is legitimate through the voting of a simple majority. Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga ng mga…

Cebu City gov’t to terminate non-employee heads of offices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is terminating heads of offices, including special offices, who are not organic employees of the city.  This is done in response to the advice of the City Legal Office that heads…

Victims of maltreatment of police, enforcers can file complaint at Cebu City Legal Office

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Victims of maltreatment from police or any other enforcer can file complaints at the Cebu City Legal Office.  This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after a policeman was relieved in the…

Another Mandaue City Hall employee tests positive for COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Another Mandaue City Hall employee had tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The latest infected employee is a male from the City Legal Office (CLO) whose work station is reportedly beside…

Labella orders investigation of workers apprehended during curfew

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the investigation on the police and other city agencies who apprehended workers after curfew hours despite showing their Certificates of Employment. The mayor, on January 27,…

Infected Mandaue city hall employees now at 6

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/25/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The number of infected Mandaue city hall employees have risen to 6 today, Jan. 25, 2020. The latest employee found positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) worked at the City Legal…

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)…

CLO to probe Lahug barangay officials for 11.11 sale incident

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has ordered the officials of Barangay Lahug to explain the mass gathering incident in a shoe store in this barangay on November 11, 2020.  The CLO has…

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