Gwen proclaimed governor with ‘historic’ 1.4M votes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reelectionist Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has won her bid for another three years at the Capitol after she was proclaimed winner of Cebu’s gubernatorial race on Tuesday evening, May 10. The Board of Canvassers…

Rama, Garcia lead in Cebu City partial count

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Wenilyn Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barug PDP-Laban candidates are leading the Cebu City polls as of 11 p.m. on May 9, 2022. According to the data from the Comelec Transparency Server as of 10:17 p.m., incumbent Mayor Michael…

Rama, Garcia get INC endorsement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has been indorsed by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), a religious organization known for block voting. “I have been connected with a member of Iglesia ni Cristo, and…

93-1 Land Swap: Cebu City and Cebu Province form appraisal committees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The ongoing negotiations for the 93-1 Land Swap deal between the Cebu City government and Cebu Provincial government has moved one step further to realization.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader of the…

Mactan airport to set a cap of 1,000 arrivals per day for unvaccinated foreigners

Dale G. Israel - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY — The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will be placing a cap of up to 1,000 arrivals per day for unvaccinated foreign tourists who are entering Cebu province by March 1. This was reached during a…

KUSUG has yet to name a presidentiable to support

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Partido Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) led by vice mayoral candidate, Councilor Raymond Garcia, has yet to name a presidential candidate to support.  This despite the pronouncement of Rama-led Partido Barug supporting…

Virtual Sinulog 2022 raises nearly P300,000 as of 5 p.m.

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) and the Cebu City government has managed to raise more than P290,000 for the first Sinulog Telethon. The virtual Sinulog became an avenue for donations to pour in…

P5K aid to Cebu City affected residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents affected by the typhoon will get P5,000 per household.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, chairperson for the budget and finance committee, said that the city could provide P5,000 to households whose homes…

Gwen hits back at Ace over Sandiganbayan conviction

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia hits former Tourism Secretary and gubernatorial candidate Joseph Felix Mari ‘Ace’ Durano over the Sandiganbayan’s decision to convict the latter for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.…

P8.9 billion: Cebu City eyes lower annual budget for 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council committee on finance will begin weeks of budget hearing for the 2022 annual budget starting tomorrow, November 23, 2021, and the budget is surprisingly only P8.9 billion. This is…

Cebu City eyes P9B for 2022 annual budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Local Finance Committee has begin drafting the 2022 annual budget.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, committee chairperson on budget and finance, said that they were considering near P9 billion for next year’s…

Councilor Garcia promises ‘happy Christmas’ to 93-1 affected residents

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 93-1 land swap deal between the Cebu City government and the Cebu Provincial Capitol may finally come into fruition by the end of this year. The land swap deal has remained unimplemented…

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