Public health networks condemn approval of Cebu City incinerator contract

09/23/2022

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines–Public health and environmental networks expressed dismay with the decision of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama to sign a joint venture agreement (JVA) with New Sky Energy that will hostage the city to a…

Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu may no longer require face masks in open spaces

Mary Rose Sagarino and Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu are also in favor of making the wearing of face masks optional in open public spaces. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said he will recommend to the…

Cebu City Jail male dormitory warden also dreams of a Singapore-like jail facility

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Like Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, the jail warden of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory also hopes for a Singapore-like jail facility for the city. “Siguro pag nagkaroon ng pagkakataon, pwede ko…

Cities share best practices during first day of LCP national convention in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first of the three-day League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) convention in Cebu City, scheduled from August 16 to August 18, 2022, became an avenue for city mayors to share with…

Rama: LCP leaves fate of SK and barangay polls to Congress

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who currently heads the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), said the League will leave the fate of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to the…

PHL’s top economic movers pledge P800 million for CCMC’s completion

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About P800 million worth of development funds will soon be poured for the completion of some floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). This is the collective amount of pledges or “donations”…

Rama: NBI to release probe result on anomalous garbage deal soon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is expected to release the results of its probe on the alleged anomalous garbage collection deal that Cebu City entered into, Mayor Michael Rama said…

DILG to Cebu City: Issue safety seal to compliant businesses

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu City has asked the city government to issue a safety seal certificate to businesses that comply with minimum public health standards. Cresencio…

Rama hands-off on MCWD board member court battle

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he does not want any involvement in the court battle involving former board members of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  Rama explained his decision to file…

Cebu City backs out of legal battle over MCWD

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government, under the administration of Mayor Michael Rama, has decided to withdraw from the ongoing legal battle involving former executives of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  The City Legal…

VM Garcia as acting mayor as Rama seeks presidency for League of Cities 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Starting Monday, July 11, 2022, Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia will be Cebu City’s acting mayor as Mayor Michael Rama’s two-week leave takes effect.  Garcia, during the City Hall’s flag raising ceremony on Monday, announced…

Supplemental MOA to ‘cure’ Carbon Market JVA good as signed — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Carbon Market Joint Venture Agreement between Megawide and the city government is good as signed.  Rama said in a…

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