Opposition councilors join Cebu City inaugurations, maintain role as fiscalizers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The inauguration of Cebu City officials were dominated by the ruling party, Barug PDP-Laban, as they won not only both executive positions but an overwhelming majority in the council as well. Yet joining…

Tradition, kids’ welfare, cost among issues raised

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 08/05/2016

Children who joined the Sinulog sa Kabataan got lower grades compared to the other children who did not, said Cebu City Councilor Joy Augustus Young. Young defended the decision of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on the…

Young: No termination of day-care workers

Margarette Managaytay 08/05/2016

Councilor Joy Augustus Young clarified reports that came up during the Day-Care Center meeting last month that day-care workers would be terminated. “We cannot fire day-care workers because they are appointed by the barangay captains. They are…

Comelec upholds poll protest against VM Labella

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/16/2015

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) upheld the election protest filed by vice mayoral candidate Joy Augustus Young against Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella in 2013. It also ordered the continuation of the recount and protest proceedings.…

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