Rama to face Osmeña’s election protest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Michael Rama is facing an election protest from his major opponent in the recent elections, former Councilor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña.  Osmeña, who was running for mayor under Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK),…

Rama wants SRP loan repaid before term ends

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants the loan for the South Road Properties (SRP) paid off before this political term ends. The mayor has made a marching order to the finance departments of…

Rama wants 93-1 land swap deal settled by March 25

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants the 93-1 Land Swap deal with the Cebu Provincial Capitol settled by March 25, 2022, ahead of the campaign period for local candidates. Rama said that he…

Public urged not to bring children, seniors when viewing Mayor Labella’s remains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who want to pay their last respects to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella at the Cebu City Hall are asked not to bring children and senior citizens. This was the appeal of…

Rama: Coterminous officials may be replaced

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — New Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that department heads and other officials whose positions were coterminous in nature might be replaced. This after the term of Mayor Edgardo Labella has officially ended…

‘Cebu City has lost a great public servant’

11/19/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Local government officials here posted messages of sympathy on Facebook in honor of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who passed away early morning Friday, November 19, 2021. Among them was Labella’s vice mayor, Michael “Mike”…

Rama: No change in City Hall dynamics with indefinite leave of Mayor Labella

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City acting Mayor Michael Rama said that the dynamics in the City Hall would not change even as they would be expecting Mayor Edgardo Labella to be absent for some time with…

Labella to work from home for now

Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will be working from home for the meantime even if he is officially back to work. City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. told reporters that Labella was not yet…

Labella shows proof of life: I am alive and well

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is alive and well and soon to be discharged from the hospital. The mayor posted a photo holding copies of local and national newspapers dated July 31, 2021,…

Stop spreading rumors, pray for Mayor Labella — Cebu City administrator

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr. is appealing to the public to stop spreading rumors about Mayor Edgardo Labella’s health condition. Casas said that rumors of the mayor’s untimely death were insensitive and…

Labella extends his medical leave for another week

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/19/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has extended his medical leave for another week. Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas said Labella, who was expected back on Monday, July 19, 2021, was advised by…

Labella admin claps back at critics: Audit score proves good governance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government clapped back at its critics following the release of an Unmodified Audit Opinion from the Commission on Audit (COA) for the first time in the last 80 years. According…

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