CTO to Council: Pass the tax amnesty ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/24/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Keep the businesses in the city, pass the tax amnesty.  This was the plea of Cebu City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) after the Cebu City Council once again deferred, for the fifth time, the passing…

Cebu City council defers discussion on proposed tax amnesty ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business establishments in Cebu City, who are waiting for tax amnesty, will have to wait a little longer as the city council deferred the passing of an ordinance that would give all establishments with outstanding…

Castillo: Grant of tax amnesty to improve Cebu City’s collection efficiency

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Treasurer Jerone Castillo is pushing for the passage of an ordinance that proposes the grant of amnesty to business owners with unpaid taxes incurred in the previous years. The grant of…

Cebu City treasurer’s office to intensify collection of real property tax

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Expect the collection of real property tax in Cebu to intensify.  This was what acting city treasurer Jerone Castillo said during a budget hearing held Thursday, August 29, 2019, by the committee on budget of…

Cebu City to transfer business services to SM City Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu City residents can expect a more convenient way of transacting with the Cebu City government. This as starting Monday, July 29, 2019, most of the business services of the City Hall will now…

Castillo asked to inhibit from Rama case

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/19/2016

Cebu City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo has been asked to inhibit himself from the investigation of the case that led to the 60-day preventive suspension of Mayor Michael Rama. Lawyers Kirk Bryan Repollo and Benjamin Militar, who…

Ombudsman clears Rama of graft, coercion charges

Nestle L. Semilla 01/10/2016

THE Ombudsman-Visayas recently cleared suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama of charges filed against him by a garage owner of barangay Apas, Cebu City. No evidence was found to show   the mayor was guilty of  grave coercion …

CDN stands by report on Rama’s calamity aid state

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/07/2015

CEBU Daily News yesterday stood by its news report on Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s statement that he used his P20,000 calamity assistance in 2013 to pay for utility bills at home. During the resumption of hearings…

Thursday night rain floods Metro Cebu

Edison Delos Angeles 06/26/2015

Parts of Metro Cebu were flooded last Thursday evening due to a heavy downpour which lasted for nearly an hour. Residents living across  the University of San Carlos-Talamban Campus  were kept awake by the sight of knee-deep…

Dredging in Estero de Parian to start soon

Joana Belsonda, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/24/2015

DREDGING works for the portion of Estero de Parian in Colon St. are set to start next week. Cebu City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo, who heads City Hall’s Colon Revitalization Program, said they have already identified the area…

Grandma files P1M suit against Trans-Asia

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/19/2015

A shipping company in Cebu City is facing trial after a passenger on board one of its vessels went missing on the way to Cagayan de Oro last February. Trans-Asia Shipping Lines was sued before the Regional…

Stallholders to be moved out of Colon

Joana Belsonda 06/17/2015

At least  19 out of 50 stallholders will be moved out of the Tabo sa Banay area in Colon Street, Cebu City before a cleanup of the  drainage system is done. “We will start one step at…

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