Rama says he is ready to step in anytime for Labella

Dyrecka Letigio 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he was ready to step in for Mayor Edgardo Labella anytime should there be a need to while the city mayor would recover from mild stroke…

Charges filed against Labella, Rama, other city execs for Carbon modernization

Dyrecka Letigio 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of Cebu City residents has filed charges of grave misconduct and corruption against Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, Vice Mayor Michael Rama, some City Council members, and other city officials over…

Rama to run for Cebu City mayor again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, September 7 announced his intentions to run once again for the city’s top position in the upcoming 2022 polls. “I am announcing my desire to…

Rama is acting mayor of Cebu City again

Dyrecka Letigio 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is set to take the responsibilities of acting mayor again from September 2 to 7, 2021. In a memorandum order issued by Mayor Edgardo Labella, he designated…

Labella fires ‘kotong’ traffic enforcer

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has terminated the traffic enforcer caught in a video asking for payment from an apprehended driver in what appeared to be a case of “kotong” or corruption. Labella…

Rama urges Labella to look into Carbon market deal, garbage problems

Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama has turned over the mayoral functions of the city back to Mayor Edgardo Labella on August 19, 2021. “I am happy that my dear friend and partner…

Labella to return to work on Aug 19.

Derycka C. Letigio 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is expected to return to his office on Thursday, August 19, 2021. In a document furnished to the media, Labella has written to the Sangguniang Panglungsod informing them…

Police to wait for Labella’s decision whether to investigate source of death rumors

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the fake news circulating online that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has died, police here said they will wait for the mayor’s decision or his family whether or not to conduct an…

Mayor Labella may return to work in a few weeks– Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella may be returning to work in a few weeks, albeit, he may choose to work from home. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said in a phone interview that…

Cebu City Council passes almost P4.5 billion supplemental budget on divided house

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited almost P4.5 billion Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB-1) proposed by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella was finally passed by the City Council on Wednesday evening, July 28, 2021. After a grueling,…

Mayor Labella’s son says dad’s health is improving

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/23/2021

Cebu City, Philippines — Jaypee Labella, the son of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, has released a statement regarding the state of his father’s health. The family said they would be releasing an official statement when the…

Rama may need to extend stay as acting mayor, Labella “stable”

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s health is slowly improving, but he may not be strong enough to go back to work by July 25, 2021. This was the statement of City Administrator Floro…

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