Rama to scrap MILO?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The controversial Mayor’s Information and Liaison Officers (MILO) in the barangays may be dissolved under the official term of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. The currently ascended mayor serving the last days of…

Rama promises non-partisan politics

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama became emotional in his proclamation speech on May 10, 2022, shortly after he got a fresh mandate as mayor. “I dedicate this victory to my parents, my…

Pesquera to continue Labella’s 3 million trees project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly sworn Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera promised to continue the 3 million trees project of late Mayor Edgardo Labella. Pesquera revealed this in a privilege speech during the regular session of the…

Pesquera takes a seat in 15th Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Lawyer Jocelyn Pesquera will now take a seat as a member of the Cebu City’s 15th Sangguniang Panglungsod following her appointment from President Rodrigo Duterte.  Her appointment was released by Malacañang on Thursday evening, February…

2021: A challenging year for Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City saw one of its most challenging years historically in 2021, a year of “loss and disasters.” This was the statement of Mayor Michael Rama when asked to describe the year for…

Casas: Mayor, we feel our boat is sinking

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., who was the right hand of Mayor Edgardo Labella in running the city government, said that the mayor’s death has left them in a sinking boat.…

Why do coterminous officials of Labella need to step down?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Coterminous officials under the administration of the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella were asked not to report to work anymore by new Mayor Michael Rama. This announcement did not sit well with…

Labella to get full military honors for funeral tomorrow

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A first for Cebu City that its incumbent chief executive will be laid to rest Mayor Edgardo Labella will get full military honors for his funeral tomorrow, November 26, 2021, as he will…

Rama to coterminous officials: You may not report to work anymore

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama urged the coterminous officials of the City Hall to no longer report to work as the transition between administrations is ongoing. Rama said that all employees and officials…

Mayor Labella comes home to City Hall one last time

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is back at City Hall for the last time.  The remains of the city’s duly elected mayor were brought to the Legislative Building for public viewing on Wednesday,…

Road closures, traffic routes for Labella’s public viewing at Cebu City Hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The transfer of the remains of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella from Crystal Palace to the Cebu City Hall would mean the closure of some roads and expected traffic along the route of…

Rama to continue Labella’s 10-point agenda

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will continue the projects that Mayor Edgardo Labella has started in his term as Rama assumes the full powers as chief executive over the prolonged leave of…

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