Pesquera to continue Labella’s 3 million trees project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly sworn Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera promised to continue the 3 million trees project of late Mayor Edgardo Labella. Pesquera revealed this in a privilege speech during the regular session of the…

No patients yet in Cebu City’s  Moses Isolation Center

Delta Letigio 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Nearly a week after the MOSES Isolation Center reopened, there are still no patients isolated in the facility  formerly known as the Cebu City Quarantine Center.  This was revealed by Lawyer Jocelyn Pesquera, the manager…

Pesquera to replace slot vacated by Hontiveros in Cebu City Council

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Former Cebu City Councilor and Lawyer Jocelyn “Joy” Pesquera is set to replace the slot vacated by Councilor and now Vice Mayor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros. In a press conference on Saturday, November 20,…

Cebu City Tourism relaunches Highland Bloom and Ecotourism project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Tourism Commission is taking advantage of the current downtrend in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city as they relaunched the Highland Bloom and Ecotourism project on May…

Sambag 1 resident wants Labella to reopen investigation on ‘donated chickens’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seems like the controversy behind the “donated chickens” here won’t be over yet. This after a group of residents from Barangay Sambag 1, led by a certain Marco Licinio Flores Gingoyon, has once…

Tourism commission eyes local tourists in helping industry survive Covid-19 crisis

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/03/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Tourism Commission is preparing programs that can help the local tourism industry survive the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis.  Commissioner Jocelyn Pesquera told CDN Digital that hotels in the city have…

Cebu City Tourism Commission on suspension of VUA issuance to Chinese tourists: ‘It’s for our safety’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Tourism in Cebu City will not suffer a huge blow even after the announcement of the suspension on the issuance of visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese nationals.  This was the statement of Commissioner Jocelyn…

93-1 land swap deal: Osmeña gives Council a week to decide

Inna Mejia 12/14/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will give the City Council one more week to decide on the 93-1 land swap deal. This developed after the Council referred the issue to the ad hoc committee. “Well,…

‘Skin and bones’ budget for city cut down to P6.1B

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/08/2016

The “skin and bones” budget of P7.2 billion proposed by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña for next year was skinned and deboned further to P6.1 billion by the Team Rama bloc in the Cebu City Council. During…

SWU, city nearing tax deal

Nestle L. Semilla 11/19/2016

SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU) is set to enter into a compromise agreement with Cebu City Hall over the taxes it owed to the city. Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella authored the resolution authorizing Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to…

Pesquera: City was never bankrupt

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/02/2016

In an effort to debunk claims that Cebu City government is broke, Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera yesterday compared the city’s revenues in 2009 and 2015 which Mayors Tomas Osmeña and Michael Rama left to the next administration, respectively.…

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