Unfair to Rama

Ricky Poca 12/13/2015

Last Dec. 2 the Office of the President issued a preventive suspension against Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama in connection with the demolition of a median constructed by  barangay Labangon. In his defense, the mayor  stated certain…

Nene Pimentel promotes federal form of government

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/28/2015

FORMER senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. said it might also be best to adopt proposals to federalize the country so there will be equal sharing of powers between the national government and local government units (LGUs). “By…

Mayor asked to approve no demolition measure

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2015

URBAN poor groups held a prayer rally yesterday at City Hall to urge  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to approve the ordinance imposing a moratorium on demolitions. in the city. The groups were led by  the Kilusan…

One Cebu questions suspensions on Alegria legislators

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/05/2015

CONGRESSIONAL aspirant Pablo John Garcia said the Provincial Board (PB) didn’t have authority to issue a recommendation to suspend five Alegria municipal councilors on charges of dereliction of duty. Pablo John, who will run for Cebu’s newly…

Ending the romance with dirty coal

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 07/27/2015

Why is the most vulnerable and poster country to climate impacts still gung-ho about coal? It defies reason and logic to build more climate-change causing coal power plants amid the indubitable fact that burning coal and other…

INFRA DEALS NOT VALID?

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/12/2015

COA: Let city accountant sign contracts, or these are void Cebu City government contracts for over P420-million worth of infrastructure projects lacked the signature of the city accountant and were, thus, considered “legally impaired,” state auditors said.…

City legal officer says he lives in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/09/2015

CEBU City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo insisted that he can have several residences and not just the family house in Consolacion town. He said his parents own a house in Consolacion, but his wife and her family…

Labella wants barangays to resolve land dispute

Nestle L. Semilla 06/09/2015

CEBU City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the barangay chairpersons of Mambaling and Basak San Nicolas to resolve their land dispute amicably. Barangay Mambaling passed a resolution to the City Council asking them to resolve the dispute…

Ombud suspends Sta. Fe barangay captain

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/14/2014

A barangay captain of Sta. Fe town in northern Cebu was ordered suspended for one month and a day for appointing a losing candidate as his secretary less than a year after the May 2010 elections. The…

Pablo John: Ordinance allows funding of projects

Peter L. Romanillos 02/17/2014

THE Davide administration’s continuing refusal to pay the P607 million worth of contracts of infrastructure projects stemmed from its “misunderstanding of the law,” a former congressman said last week. Pablo John Garcia, younger brother of former governor…

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