SK chiefs of Cebu City’s 80 barangays urged to tap P1M fund for their projects

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sangguniang Kabataan chairpersons in the 80 barangays of Cebu City are encouraged to tap the P1 million fund of the Cebu City government for SK projects of each barangay. Jessica Resch, SK Federation…

Honoraria dispute may lead to Mambaling brgy chief’s suspension

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For withholding the honoraria of four barangay councilors since July, Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana may face suspension for at least three to four months.  This developed after the City Council found Abellana…

Mandaue City Council approved P2.4 budget for 2019

Morexette B. Erram 12/17/2018

CEBU, Philippines -The Mandaue City Council has approved the executive department’s proposed P2.4 billion budget for 2019. During the regular session on Monday, the city council adopted the committee report recommending the approval of the 2019 Annual…

Layese: Mandaue City Council’s revamp will be implemented

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/17/2018

THERE might be no stopping the implementation of the reorganization of some standing regular committees of Mandaue City Council despite Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna’s statement that the passed resolution was wrong and “out of order.” City Councilor…

Osmeña seeks allocation of funds to buy motorcycles for tanods

Delta Derycka Letigio 11/10/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has requested the Cebu City Council to allocate at least P3.5 million to buy motorcycles for tanods and help law enforcers fight criminalities. Councilor Margot Osmeña, Chairman of the committee on…

CA reinstates James Cuenco in council

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/22/2018

The Court of Appeals (CA) reversed the ruling of the Office of the Ombudsman finding James Anthony Cuenco guilty of serious dishonesty and grave misconduct and ordered his reinstatement to the Cebu City Council. Cuenco said he…

CCDC wants council to allocate funds to improve security programs in city

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

  The Cebu City Development Council has proposed to the City Council to allocate P211-million worth of funds to augment security in Cebu City. This formed part of the proposed Annual Investment Plan (AIP) of the city…

Council okays move to allow mayor to negotiate for SRP cases

Morexette B. Erram 10/16/2018

The Cebu City Council approved a resolution requesting Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to negotiate and enter into settlements in cases involving the South Road Properties (SRP). But the resolution, authored by Councilor Dave Tumulak, did not…

Tau Gamma Phi to hold 50th anniversary

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

  Heavy vehicular traffic is anticipated in different parts of the cities of Cebu and Mandaue as Tau Gamma Phi will hold a parade for their 50th anniversary on Thursday (October 4). Jonas Jude Ybañez, governor-general of…

Mandaue council wants probe on reclaimed lot sale

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/26/2018

The Mandaue City Council called on the City Legal Office to review the city government’s sale of 35,821 square meters of foreshore land to the Ouano family in Barangay Looc. The council passed a resolution that called…

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),…

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