Traslacion 2024: Thousands await as Sagrada Familia is paraded on the streets

Emmariel Ares 01/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Thousands of faithful devotees gathered on the streets to witness the Translacion motorcade, during which the sacred images of Señor Sto. Niño and Our Lady of Guadalupe were transported to Mandaue City to…

Cebu City eyes purchase of 10M bulletproof SUV for Mayor Rama

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government is planning to purchase a 10-million-peso bulletproof and bombproof service utility vehicle (SUV) for the “security and safety” of Mayor Michael Rama. The proposal is now pending approval by…

MCWD general manager to keep post despite Rama’s call for removal

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  The MCWD general manager has refused to step down from his post despite Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s call for his removal. Engineer Edgar Donoso, Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) general manager would…

Why is there a U-turn slot near Il Corso?

Niña Mae C. Oliverio, Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorists and some concerned citizens have been airing their concerns about the U-turn slot near Il Corso Lifemalls at the Cebu South Coastal Road of the South Road Properties (SRP). Some wondered why…

PrimeWater says it has nothing to do with moves to privatize MCWD

Doris Bongcac and Wenilyn Sabalo 06/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – PrimeWater Infrastructure Corp., whose name was dragged into alleged initiatives to ‘privatize’ the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD), said that they do not engage in the ‘outright purchase’ or the ‘full privatization of…

Old Kamagayan barangay hall occupants: ‘We do not pay rent’

Emmariel Ares and Wenilyn Sabalo 06/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The residents who are temporarily residing at the old barangay hall in Kamagayan, Cebu City, have denied the allegations that they are being made to pay rent to live at the building. According…

No reshuffling at MCWD, Daluz still chair

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The status quo remains at the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) as of Friday, June 2, 2023. The position of MCWD chairman was not declared vacant and no election took place to alter…

Dr. Mancao named new CCMC officer-in-charge

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Dr. Peter Mancao has been named the new officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). According to a social media post from the city’s public information office (PIO) on Friday morning,…

Rama welcomes WHO’s declaration that COVID-19 is no longer a global health concern

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama welcomed the announcement of the World Health Organization (WHO) that COVID-19 is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Rama said this is good for tourism…

Rama urges constituents to get jab amid rise in COVID-19 infections

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama continues to encourage Cebuanos to avail of the free vaccination against COVID-19. Rama made the call amid the recorded rise of COVID-19 positivity rates in several areas of…

Mayor Rama lays plans to ensure food security, sustainability 

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is eyeing to use idle lands in the city for agricultural production as one of the ways to mitigate the possible socio-economic impacts of the African Swine Fever issue, the increasing…

Rama: LCP National Executive Board to tackle inflation concerns

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Concerns on inflation, that is affecting especially the prices of basic commodities, is among the issues for discussion in the next National Executive Board Meeting (NEBM) of the League of Cities of the…

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