Davide creates Provincial Price Coordinating Council

Rosalie Abatayo 09/18/2018

  Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III has issued an executive order creating a provincial price coordinating council.  Lawyer Orvi Ortega, provincial legal officer, said the move was intended to address the increasing prices of basic commodities…

Local rice retail leader back junking of NFA Council

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/11/2018

A RICE trade leader in Cebu has expressed support on the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to recommend the abolition of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council. Erwin Goc-ong, president of the Cebu Market Vendors Cooperative (Cemvedco),…

Council authorizes City to receive P5M for skate park

Zena V. Magto USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/11/2018

The Cebu City Council has approved yesterday a resolution authorizing the city to accept the P5 million donation from Maria Victoria “Minnie” Osmeña for the construction of a skate park. The resolution proposed by City Councilor Eugenio…

Council okays P299M supplemental budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2018

THE Cebu City Council approved on Tuesday additional funds amounting to P299 million for the executive department, the bulk of which is intended to pay the compromise settlement to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for basic…

Council asks Quisumbing to create task force to oversee upkeep of trees

Doris C. Bongcac 09/05/2018

Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing has been asked to initiated the creation of a task force that will oversee the upkeep of roadside trees. Councilor Elstone Dabon, author of the resolution, said that the task force…

Mandaue Council commends Louise Theunis for topping pharmacist licensure exam

DORIS BONGCAC 08/15/2018

City officials have extended their greetings and commendation to 2016 Ms. Mandaue 2016 first runner-up Louise Tan Theunis for topping the August 2018 pharmacist licensure examination. During their council session on Wednesday afternoon, legislators passed a resolution…

Mandaue Council commends Team enforcer for helpfulness

DORIS BONGCAC 08/15/2018

His helpfulness has caught the attention of Mandaue City officials. Councilors passed during the session on Wednesday afternoon a resolution commending Team enforcer Joseph Angtud for his “efforts in assisting passers-by who are met with difficult situations.”…

Council defers approval of disputed minutes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2018

THE Cebu City Council has decided to defer the approval of the 200-page minutes of their regular session last week, which lasted up to two days, from Aug. 7 (Tuesday) to Aug. 8 (Wednesday). But the tug-of-war…

Council to deliberate on Kawit deal, landfill project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2018

The Cebu City Council will deliberate on the validity of the two resolutions covering the P18-billion Kawit Island development joint venture and the proposed Binaliw landfill project in their Tuesday session. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, earlier said…

Council to come up with guidelines to ensure P8M worth of allowances for SK is spent wisely

Morexette B. Erram 08/11/2018

The Cebu City government is planning to come up with guidelines to ensure that the P8-million worth of allowances intended for SK officials in all 80 barangays in Cebu will be spent wisely. The city submitted their…

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