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…

Cebu City Market Authority to propose better plan for night market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Authority Council will be presenting a better plan for the night market to Mayor Edgardo Labella in the hopes of bringing it back by 2021. Councilor Renato Osmeña, Jr.,…

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…

Cebu City Council to tackle tax amnesty on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will tackle the long-awaited tax amnesty to allow delinquent taxpayers of real property taxes (RPT) and business taxes to pay only 10 percent or 20 percent of their total…

CPPO chief on Argao chief’s case: No one is above the law

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —No one is above the law. This is what Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said regarding the arrest of Argao police chief, Police Major Ildefonso Miranda. Miranda…

PRO-7 director Ferro to criminals: ‘You have no place here’ 

Immae Lachica 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, the chief of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), warned criminals to stay away from the region now that he’s in charge. Ferro said this during a…

Labella: Politicians should look up to Scoutmaster Damazo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged politicians in Cebu to emulate the discipline and the service of the late Scoutmaster Sergio P. Damazo, Jr., to whom an unnamed bridge in F. Vestil Street in…

Lite Ferries to acquire 2 brand new passenger Ferries this summer

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Lite Ferries will be acquiring two brand new vessels this summer to add to their fleet. Lucio Lim Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lite Shipping, said their estimated investment for each vessel…

Commemoration of life and Vocation of Dr. Potenciano V. Larrazabal, Jr.

PR 06/29/2018

Perhaps it is fitting that a farm boy from Ormoc ultimately lived his professional life with the same work ethic that was exemplified for him under the open sky over 7 decades ago. Dr. Potenciano V. Larrazabal,…

Cebuana jr. triathletes shine in HK

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2017

  CEBUANAS Nicole Marie Del Rosario and Moira Frances Erediano claimed podium finishes Saturday in the fun age category of the Hong Kong Life ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup in Sunny Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. The…

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