Rama seeks additional budget for typhoon recovery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that the city will be needing more funds in order to recover from Typhoon Odette. The mayor said that he will be submitting a proposal for a…

Distribution of senior citizen financial aid in Cebu City begins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Distribution of the financial assistance for senior citizens in Cebu City has started on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, in all 80 barangays (villages).  Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said all financial assistance will be distributed…

Subangdaku fire victims get financial aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Victims of the fire in Sitio Riverside in Barangay Subangdaku here last August received their financial assistance from the City Hall on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said 108 families were…

Labella to barangays: Complete requirements to get financial aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella belied reports that there had been purposeful delays on the financial assistance for the city’s barangays. Some barangay officials have recently complained that the financial assistance from the…

Truck rams tent with people queuing up for financial aid in Bulacan; 1 dead, 4 hurt

Carmela Reyes-Estrope 05/12/2021

CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan –– A government dump truck plowed through a tent here, where people lined up to get financial aid, killing one of them and injuring four others on Tuesday, police said.…

Distribution of cash aid for Cebuano combat sports trainers, athletes set 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/26/2021

(Updated, 1:30 p.m.) CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano combat sports trainers and athletes are set to claim their financial aid from the Assistance to Individuals In Crisis Situation (AICS) program. The distribution of financial aid for Cebuano combat sports…

Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2021 contingents will get P150,000 each as reimbursement or financial aid after the festival was canceled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vice Mayor Michael Rama said…

COVID-19 health workers in Cebu City receive last tranche of financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Private health workers here who are at the frontlines of the fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have started receiving their last tranche of financial subsidy from the city government. Each private health…

Mandaue City gov’t distributes financial aid for senior citizens

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City government has started distributing the second tranche of financial assistance to its senior citizens on Monday, December 7, 2020. Personnel from the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) and City Treasurer’s…

1, 800 Cebu City medical workers receive first tranche of financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurse Michelle Macahasa worked in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ward of Chong Hua Hospital (CHH) for the last six months. She said the pandemic gave a new meaning to their profession, as…

Fulfilling a promise: Cebu City gov’t to release financial aid for private hospital nurses next week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government said it will release the financial aid it promised private hospital nurses assigned in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) wards by next week. Cebu City spokesperson Rey Gealon said the…

Nurses in Cebu City private hospitals still waiting for financial assistance promised by gov’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurses in private hospitals here are hoping to receive the financial assistance promised to them by the Cebu City government last July. “We would like unta to remind regarding sa promise of our…

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