Cebu City to distribute medicine packs to households

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City will be distributing medicine packs to households along with the distribution of rice assistance to barangays.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the City Health Department (CHD), said on January 27, 2022, that…

Rama to City Accounting: Hasten obligating of budget to release P5K typhoon aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the City Accounting Department to hasten the obligating of the budget allocated for the P5,000 aid for structure owners affected by Typhoon Odette. Rama said the…

Rama is COVID negative, still to work from home

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has tested negative to the COVID-19, but he will remain to work from home for some period of time. The mayor said in a phone interview with CDN…

Rama to telcos: Clear spaghetti wires before Charter Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed telecommunication companies (telcos) to clear the wires damaged by Typhoon Odette and organize spaghetti wires that have caused problems in the city’s posts. In a meeting…

Rama seeks additional budget for typhoon recovery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that the city will be needing more funds in order to recover from Typhoon Odette. The mayor said that he will be submitting a proposal for a…

Rama to establishments: Don’t hold Sinulog parties

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama reminds establishments that they should not be holding crowd-gathering parties during the celebration of Sinulog this weekend. The COVID-19 cases have been on the rise in Cebu City…

Cebu City dad recommends shuttles for workers to address lack of PUVs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Jeepney Task Force, will be writing to Mayor Michael Rama on the possibility of providing free shuttle service for workers in the city. This…

Rama wants additional linemen in Cebu City in time for Sto. Niño feast

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, more linemen should be deployed in Cebu City in order to hasten restoration works here. In an interview with reporters on Tuesday, January 4, Rama said, he…

Cebu City residents mandated to stay at home for ‘Clearing Days’

Delta Letigio 12/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City residents are mandated to stay at home for the Clearing Days on December 30, 2021, and January 2, 2022.  Mayor Michael Rama issued Executive Order No. 152, ordering people to stay at home…

Cebu City to set ‘Clearing Days’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To hasten clearing operations and power restoration efforts here, the city government will be holding ‘Clearing Days’ either this December 30 or January 2. In doing so, non-essential vehicles will not be allowed…

Rama to businesses in Cebu City: Don’t take advantage of crisis or else …

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government on Monday, December 20, warned businesses here not to take advantage of the crisis spawned by Typhoon Odette. Mayor Michael Rama said they might lose their business permits if…

We need power – Cebu City Mayor Rama tells NGCP

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City needs power as soon as possible. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to hasten the rehabilitation of the…

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