Cebu City fires worry dads, call for fire drills, reblocking, implementing butane canister refilling ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More fire drills, reblocking of densely populated areas, and strictly implementing butane refilling ban. These are among the suggestions that the Cebu City’s opposition councilors are pushing to the concerned Cebu City offices…

Kawit Island deal is disadvantageous to the city – Team Rama councilors

Morexette B. Erram 08/09/2018

The opposition group United Barug Team Rama warned Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña against signing the joint venture agreement with the Gokongwei-led Universal Hotels and Resorts Incorporated (UHRI) and allowing another contractor to develop a sanitary landfill…

Cebu City Councilors still undecided on P18-B Kawit Island project

Morexette Marie Erram 08/07/2018

The Cebu City Council has been on a deadlock for nearly four hours now because of the refusal of the opposition bloc to pass the P18-billion Kawit Island project being pushed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña. A resolution…

No conflict within Barug, member councilors say

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2018

OPPOSITION councilors assured their supporters yesterday that Barug Team Rama–PDP-Laban will never break apart while admitting that choosing their party’s standard bearer for next year’s midterm elections is indeed a huge dilemma. Talks of internal conflict emerge…

Opposition councilors ‘no show’ at Independence Day celebration

Morexette Erram 06/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña slammed members of the opposition Barug Team Rama-PDP Laban who failed to attend the 120th Independence Day celebration of the city government. In his speech, the mayor called out the attention of…

Total ban on ‘pisonet’ operations not legally possible – councilors

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY A MOVE to ban the operations of “pisonet” in Lapu-Lapu City faced serious opposition before the city council as two councilors who were both lawyers believed that such would prohibit a legal trade. “We might…

Prohibition on pisonet in Lapu-Lapu City not possible, councilors say

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2018

  The Lapu-Lapu City Government cannot prohibit the operation of pisonet. This was clarified by Councilor Flaviano Hiyas and Councilor Gregorio Paquibot, who are both lawyers. Hiyas said that the city cannot pass an ordinance which will…

TOMAS TO SUE 3 COUNCILORS

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2018

Mayor claims law violated when Daluz, Garcia and his nephew junked resolution on P18-B Kawit project; Not so, says Garcia Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will not take sitting down the attempts to stop the P18-billion joint…

Barug councilors question Cebu City’s capability to implement BRT; Osmeña says it can be done

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/27/2018

Mister Mayor, don’t chew more than you can swallow.” That was the message of Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera to Mayor Tomas Osmeña after the latter expressed willingness to takeover the implementation of the Bus Rapid Transit…

Opposition councilors hit Osmeña on plan to take over BRT project

Rosalie Abatayo 05/27/2018

“Wake up Tom. You’re having a bad dream.” So was the remark of Councilor Joel Garganera as opposition councilors hit Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s willingness to take over the BRT project. In an interview on Sunday,…

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