Court junks TRO vs dev’t of Kawit Island

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/28/2018

But Barug dads pin hopes on another case to block P18-B project The Cebu City government is now hopeful and confident that developing the eight-hectare Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) will push through smoothly…

The Kawit Island deal

Editorial 08/27/2018

With the signing of the Kawit Island joint venture deal between the Cebu City government and Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI), there is little chance that the opposition bloc can stop the project other than a…

Opposition team says Kawit deal a “fundraising Project” for 2019 elections

Morexette B. Erram 08/16/2018

A fundraising project for the May 2019 elections? This was how members from the opposition United Barug Team Rama described the eagerness of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to sign the P18-billion Kawit Island development project with…

Kawit deal to hit snag snag ?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2018

Busay councilman asks court to stop city gov’t-UHRI JVA signing Developing eight hectares of Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) into an integrated resorts, called Isla dela Victoria, may be put to a halt once…

Council to deliberate on Kawit deal, landfill project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2018

The Cebu City Council will deliberate on the validity of the two resolutions covering the P18-billion Kawit Island development joint venture and the proposed Binaliw landfill project in their Tuesday session. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, earlier said…

Osmeña plans to revive Kawit joint venture

Morexette Eram 07/31/2018

Now that the administration bloc, Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) sits as the majority of the Cebu City Council, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to revive the P18-billion Kawit Island Project anytime soon. The Kawit joint venture…

Osmeña’s SOCA to focus on twin stalled projects

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s State of the City Address (SOCA) will center on the BRT and the P18-billion Kawit Island projects. He said on Monday that he will try to convince all Cebuanos to support…

Garganera says rejecting Kawit deal not meant to slow down progress

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera lashed out at Mayor Tomas Osmeña for accusing opposition councilors of sending away investors when they junked the P18 billion Kawit Island Joint Venture. Garganera said opposition councilors have no intention of…

Osmeña vent ire on Barug Team Rama in social media over Kawit deal rejection

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 05/13/2018

  Was the Cebu City council’s decision to scrap the P18 billion joint venture agreement with the Gokongwei-led Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. politically motivated? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña thinks so as his series of criticisms…

Tommy O criticizes nephew over voting against Kawit Island JVA

Morexette B. Erram 05/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not yet done on criticizing council members from the opposition Barug Team Rama party. Opposition councilors junked the resolution that would have authorized the mayor into signing a joint venture agreement…

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