Cebu City Council to tackle tax amnesty on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will tackle the long-awaited tax amnesty to allow delinquent taxpayers of real property taxes (RPT) and business taxes to pay only 10 percent or 20 percent of their total…

Scaling down expectations

Editorial 06/30/2016

Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama’s argument for the city to have its own hospital may be well and good but to reiterate the painfully obvious, he isn’t around in City Hall anymore to make it into…

Outgoing city dads honored

06/29/2016

The Cebu City Council gave tribute to outgoing councilors, including those suspended, in its last regular session yesterday. In a privilege speech, Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella acknowledged the 13th Sangguniang Panlungsod as one of the most prolific,…

‘BE GRACIOUS IN DEFEAT’

Carmel Loise Matus, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2016

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday urged losing candidates in the recently concluded national and local races to be “gracious in defeat,” a call that the prelate made just as Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is set to…

Telcos to show achievements to Rama

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/01/2016

Telecommunications companies and utility firms in Cebu City have agreed to invite Mayor Michael Rama to a walk-through this week to show their accomplishment on removing redundant poles and dangling wires and implementing the one-pole policy in…

Rama promises to tap traders as dev’t partners

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/28/2016

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday vowed to actively involve the business community in his administration if he and his slate are elected to office. During yesterday afternoon’s mayoralty forum organized by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce…

Rama insists it’s security, not politics in meeting

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 04/27/2016

Peace and order, not politics, was the order of business in last night’s conference between Cebu City police officials and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama at the Rama compound in Barangay Basak San Nicolas. Rama insisted that…

Rama calls for meeting with police chiefs tonight

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/27/2016

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama called up Senior Supt. Benjamin Santos, Cebu City police chief, at his home in the Rama compound along with other police precinct chiefs a day after he voiced suspicions that they would…

NO SUSPENSION BEFORE MAY 9

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 04/14/2016

Malacañang’s request to allow the suspension of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and 13 other City Hall officials will have to wait until after the elections in May . The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc yesterday…

ACCESS RESTRICTED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Apple Ta-as, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/13/2016

Two City Hall side entrances closed over ‘security concerns’ Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has tightened security at the City Hall after divulging threats to his safety and amid rising emotion among his supporters over the six-month…

Machiavellian suicide?

Jobers R. Bersales 04/13/2016

Tis the season to be jolly! Christmas appears to have arrived much earlier for Mayor Michael Rama and Vice-Mayor Edgardo Labella. Malacañang has just given them and their allies the gift of victory ahead of the coming…

Rama orders closure of side doors, VM office entrance

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 04/13/2016

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama ordered the side doors of City Hall closed starting yesterday with only the main front door open to the public. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella said the closure is intended to prevent any…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.