Cebu City evaluating values of 93-1 lots for land swap

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now evaluating the value of the 93-1 lots that will be exchanged in a Landswap deal with the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Councilor Raymond Garcia, the chairperson for housing, said in…

Silent cries of 93-1 beneficiaries amid Cebu City’s Charter Day celebrations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The joyous celebration of the 85th Charter Day in Cebu City was marred by the silent cries of a group of residents bringing banners with the words, “Implement the 93-1 Land Swap Deal…

Capitol wants titles of province-owned lots from 93-1 swap returned

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Capitol wants the titles of province-owned lots from the 93-1 land swap deal signed by former Cebu City mayor, Tomas Osmeña, and the former Cebu provincial governor now Vice Governor…

COA questions former Capitol officials for inking of land swap deal without its nod

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The land swap deal between Cebu City and Cebu province, which supposedly ended the nearly three decades of dispute in 2018, had no approval from the Commission on Audit (COA). In August 2018,…

Labella: 93-1 land swap deal will benefit residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is tightlipped about the details on the negations between the Cebu City Government and the Cebu Provincial Government involving the land swap deal for the 93-1 lots. But the…

Beyond the land swap deal

Editorial 08/06/2018

With Cebu City Hall and the Capitol officially confirming its land swap deal for lots covered under Provincial Ordinance 93-1, one can only hope that it won’t signal an invitation for other people outside the city to…

Tomas says approval was his ‘greatest achievement’

USJ-R Intern 07/31/2018

93-1 LAND SWAP DEAL Despite all the problems that he has been facing recently, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was still able to put on a jovial mood yesterday after scoring what he termed as one of…

Noy Pabling, a “photobomber” on the 93-1 land swap deal

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/26/2017

What happens to former Governor Pablo Garcia? Why did he come late on the land swap deal issue? What are his motives for voicing out his points very lately? Or is he just bored in his house?…

‘Land swap deal benefits province’

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/25/2017

BOTH Cebu City Hall and Capitol officials refuted the claims of former governor Pablo Garcia that the land swap deal they recently entered into was “illegal” and “grossly disadvantageous” to the province. In separate statements, Francisco “Bimbo”…

Council votes for ad hoc review of 93-1 land swap deal

Inna Mejia 12/14/2016

THE City Council referred the land swap deal entered into between the city government and the province to an adhoc committee that would be created to review it. Eight councilors under the Team Rama bloc and Vice…

Rama not keen on Capitol counter-offer; ‘it affects manhood’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/15/2015

93-1 LOT TALKS THE Cebu provincial government made a counter-offer to  the Cebu City government’s P500 million proposal for the purchase of  lots under Provincial Ordinance 93-1 but Mayor Michael Rama doesn’t look interested. “I was not…

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