State auditors question P21.5 million incentives to village officials

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/18/2016

THE Commission on Audit (COA) issued a disallowance on the P21.5 million which the Cebu City government released as incentives to barangay officials, treasurers and secretaries last year. State auditors are now asking the recipients of the…

City distributes police cars, land titles

Jameela Antoniette I. Mendoza 05/04/2016

The Cebu City government turned over 10 Toyota Fortuner and 10 Mitsubishi Adventure vehicles to the different police stations in the city last Monday at the Plaza Sugbu. The recipients of the new vehicles were the Cebu…

SRP DEBT RISING

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/11/2016

The Cebu City government faces a penalty of nearly P2 million a day if it fails to pay the amortization for the South Road Properties (SRP) loan on Feb. 20. “There would be penalties and charges. It…

Rama says “sorry” for selfie during IEC closing mass

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/03/2016

Suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama issued an apology to Cebuanos who were bothered when he took a “selfie” during the Statio Orbis, the final Mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress at the South Road Properties…

LABELLA FITS IN AS CARETAKER

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/15/2015

Acting Cebu city mayor stays in his old legislative office, tells staff to carry on duties A colorful ‘belen’ or Nativity Scene lights up the empty office of suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Acting Mayor Edgardo…

Christmas consolation

Editorial 12/05/2015

Both the Rama administration and his critics in the City Council want to bring  yuletide cheer  to Cebu City Hall employees, ideally  before their Dec. 18 Christmas Party. This explains the timing of  Supplemental Budget 2. At…

Rama: Delay building bus stations

Nestle L. Semilla 09/16/2015

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants the construction of bus stations for SM Seaside Mall in the South Road Properties delayed until the city government completes the clearing of the center island along Mambaling access road. In…

PROUD OF CEBU

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/16/2015

Cebu City, Province named 3rd most competitive LGUs Local officials and business leaders yesterday beamed with pride as Cebu City and Cebu Province were both named as 3rd most competitive LGUs in the annual competitiveness ranking of…

SAVE TREES OR EASE TRAFFIC?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/16/2015

Rama says island has to go; MLC suggests removing ‘only the tips’ Will center islands along Pope John Paul II Ave. —  and trees on it –  be removed or not? Options are still being discussed to…

City disaster management office identifies 10 unsafe structures

Nestle L. Semilla 07/14/2015

AT least 10 buildings in Cebu City are considered in danger of collapsing especially during a powerful earthquake. Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) executive director Simeon Romarate said the buildings are either abandoned, dilapidated,…

Mayor Rama tells Cinema owners to check facilities

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Grace II Pecaoco 06/16/2015

To ensure the safety of moviegoers and the public, Mayor Michael Rama urged all Cinema owners in Cebu City to check their respective facilities to avoid a repeat of last Monday’s incident when a part of the…

LTO confiscates radio blocktimer’s license

06/09/2015

THE Land Transportation Office confiscated the driver’s license of radio blocktimer Roger Cimafranca after he was charged with using unauthorized plates on his motorcycle as stated under Joint Administrative Order (JAO) 2014-01. Cimafranca needs to pay a…

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