LTFRB-7 to commuters: Do not pay new fare without new fare matrix

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has advised commuters not to pay the new minimum fare if drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) fail…

Cebu City Council to request PBBM to establish construction arbitration office outside Metro Manila

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will request President Ferdinand “Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr. and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to establish a Construction Industry Arbitration Commission (CIAC) branch office in the different regions…

POPCOM 7 official: Effective population management, key factor for national agricultural plans

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Commission on Population and Development in Central Visayas (POPCOM-7)  said effective population management is essential to achieving the present national administration’s agriculture and food security plans for the…

Dino’s stint as OPAV Secretary ends

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businessman Michael Lloyd Dino is no longer Secretary of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV). This, after President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., declared vacant certain positions in the departments,…

Palma to elected Cebu leaders: Serve with sincerity

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Consider this opportunity, this privilege, as a sacred duty to really make a difference in the life of people.” This was the message and appeal of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to the newly-elected…

Del Mar, Rama to pursue additional districts for Cebu City in Congress

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new representatives of Cebu City’s North and South Districts are looking into adding additional districts for the city. In a media forum on June 7, 2022, South District Congressman-elect Eduardo Rama, Jr.,…

Mayor Rama to report back to work on Friday to plan June 30 inauguration

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is set to return to work on Friday, June 3, 2022, cutting short his leave that would have ended on June 4. Rama went on leave on May…

Cebu City councilor receives death threat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A Cebu City councilor said he received a death threat via a note left outside his home on Monday, May 2, 2022. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr., said in a phone conference that he was…

CEO Jun Amistoso: From being a busboy to making a hospital patients can trust

Isabella Angan 03/18/2022

Navigating the new normal is a challenge, even for hospitals. There is a perceived notion that it is business as usual for the healthcare industry. Little can understand that while a global pandemic brings in a flow…

Cebu City gov’t to terminate non-employee heads of offices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is terminating heads of offices, including special offices, who are not organic employees of the city.  This is done in response to the advice of the City Legal Office that heads…

Sinulog winners prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog contest winners this year have been clamoring for their prizes for almost five months now but the Cebu City government has yet to settle the issue regarding the festival’s allocation. Recently,…

Labella forms committee to study vaccination plan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of a committee to study the vaccination plan and how to efficiently achieve the desired herd immunity against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In…

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