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…

RT-PCR , rapid antigen tests no longer needed for Cebu inbound travellers

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting Friday, October 1, 2021, all persons travelling to Cebu Province will no longer be required to present negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) nor the Rapid Antigen Test results upon entry. In…

Retirement gratuity benefit for brgy officials gets Cebu City Council’s OK

Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangay officials who have served a certain number of terms will finally be assured of retirement gratuity.  The City Council passed the ordinance called A Retirement Gratuity Benefit for Elected Barangay…

RDC-7 honors Lito Osmeña, Pabling Garcia, and Bobit Avila

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas honored three of its former chairpersons and members who passed away this year. The council conferred posthumous awards to former Cebu Governors Emilio Mario “Lito” Osmeña…

Ong to Cebu City execs: Stop politicking, give brgys financial subsidy

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, the president of the Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) in the city, lamented on the recent distribution of the barangay financial subsidy, which he said gave favor to…

400K face masks, 400K face shields for Cebu City barangays – dad

Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are set to get 400,000 face masks and 400,000 face shields for their residents from the city government. Councilor Raymond Garcia said that the 400,000 washable face masks and 400,000…

Garcia: National policy on not swabbing upon arrival ’caused’ rise of Delta variant

Dyrecka Letigio 08/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Garcia hit back at Doctor Edsel Salvana, an Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) adviser, who claimed that the surge of the Delta variant cases in Mindanao was due to the leniency of…

CPPO chief: All 50 police stations in Cebu will now conduct 24/7 checkpoints

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/13/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A day after Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued a stern warning to the chief of police (COPs) in the province who were reportedly not conducting checkpoints, the top official of the Cebu…

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