DSWD to devolve programs to LGUS starting 2022 – exec

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will start to devolve or decentralize its programs to the local government units (LGUs) starting next year. This was revealed by Shalaine Marie Lucero, DSWD-7…

2021 Cebu City budget needs to source funds from SRP — Garcia

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s P10.8 proposed 2021 budget may be partly sourced from the proceeds of the sales from the 2015 sale of the lots in the South Road Properties  or the SRP. Councilor Raymond…

Capitol eyes P12 billion income for 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2020

CEBU City, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government is targeting a P12-billion income for the year 2020. Lawyer Roy Salubre, Cebu provincial treasurer, said the estimated P12-billion target as income would be enough to cover the P12-billion…

Labella to meet Duterte in Malacañang to discuss need to amend Local Government Code

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella is scheduled to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malacañang Palace this afternoon, on his capacity as national chairman of the League of Cities, to discuss concerns…

Capitol surpasses 2016 income target; sets P3.1 billion target this year

Nestle L. Semilla 01/18/2017

The Cebu provincial government surpassed its income target for 2016 after posting a revenue of P3.09 billion. Records from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PRO) said the amount surpassed the Capitol’s P2.8 billion collection in 2015 by P290…

Congressional lobbying

Editorial 01/12/2017

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III’s position that there is nothing wrong about legislators being able to identify projects to be funded by government is merely a recognition of their influence which shows no signs of waning despite…

NO STRINGS ATTACHED

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/27/2016

There should be no conditions attached to the release of the shares of the barangays in the real property taxes (RPT) of the Cebu City government, the Department of Interior and Local Government Central Visayas (DILG 7)…

Mandaue’s congressional bid

Editorial 11/02/2016

The Mandaue City Council’s passage of a resolution urging Rep. Jonas Cortes of Cebu’s sixth district to lobby for the passage of a bill creating Mandaue City as a lone congressional district has several obstacles in its…

Capitol’s revenue up to P1.3B as of May

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/15/2016

THE province’s revenue went up to P1.308 billion from January to May this year, up by P200 million from the P1.172 billion earned in the same period last year. Provincial Treasurer Emmanuel Guial yesterday credited the revenue…

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