‘More service, less politics in honor of Don Vicente Rama’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More service, less politics. This was the reminder of Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama during the celebration of the 84th Charter Day of Cebu City and the commemoration of his grandfather, former…

Honor Don Vicente Rama by practicing honest governance, city execs urged

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has encouraged city officials to serve the public with the principles of Don Vicente Rama, the father of the Cebu City Charter, in mind. This was his message…

The crowning of Cebu City, the Queen City of the South

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The year was 1936 when then-Congressman Vicente Rama, more known to his people as the Don Vicente Rama, was teased in Congress why the bustling economic leader of the country’s mid-southern islands remained…

Rama: Tomas ‘writing off’ Don Vicente’s place in city

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/28/2017

A day after former mayor Michael Rama complained about the lack of recognition given to the late Cebu City mayor Don Vicente Rama, it was Councilor Eduardo Rama Jr.’s turn to do the same in yesterday’s City…

Visiting graves as Citizen Mike

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/02/2016

For 15 years, former Cebu City mayor, Michael Rama was always busy visiting all cemeteries in Cebu City during All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day to check on crowd security and other concerns. Rama would be…

Rama blasts critics, backs city police chief

Juli Ann M. Sibi 02/24/2016

RATHER than criticize and sabotage his administration, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama called on critics yesterday to look at his accomplishments. In a speech during yesterday’s 79th City Charter Day celebration, Rama said he carried the values…

No classes, work in Cebu City for City Charter Day

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/23/2016

There are no classes for all levels of public and private schools in Cebu City tomorrow, February 24, to give way for the commemoration of the 79th Cebu City Charter Day. It is also a special non-working…

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