Rama wants RPT revision complete by March

Pia Piquero 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Plans to revise the fair market value of properties in Cebu City, along with the adjustments in real property tax (RPT) calculations, should already be complete by March, Mayor Michael Rama said. Rama said…

Rama hopes new LWUA exec will resolve MCWD’s leadership dispute

Pia Piquero 02/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed hope that the leadership dispute at the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will now be resolved following the appointment of the new head of the Local…

Rama promises to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031

Pia Piquero 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama has made another promise to the Cebuanos, and that is to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031. At the same time, Rama also made a commitment to…

Cebu City’s 87th Charter Day: A celebration of hope and optimism

Kim Ablaña 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama led the city’s 87th Charter Day celebration on Saturday with the “hope and optimism” of a brighter future ahead. In his Charter Day message, Rama said that as…

Cutie del Mar to join Rama’s group in 2025 elections

Kim Ablaña 02/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Familiar faces will be joining the group of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in the 2025 midterm elections. On Wednesday, the mayor said that he will still have his nephew, Rep. Eduardo “Edu”…

Raymond-Mikel tandem in 2025: Possible, says Mike Rama

Pia Piquero 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his confidence in Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, saying that he could become a good mayor in the future. Mike also conveyed to Garcia that his…

Rama plans to give Charter Day bonus to employees: ‘Why Be Selfish?’

Pia Piquero 02/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama announced his intention to give City Hall employees a bonus in celebration of the 87th Charter Day on February 24, 2024. However, he has not disclosed the definite…

Rama on Duterte-Marcos word war: ‘It’s not fair to those who supported UniTeam’

Pia Piquero 02/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama could not help but express his dismay on the ongoing word war involving President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and former President Rodrigo Duterte. Rama said he finds the “tug-of-war”…

Mike Rama: Sinulog 2025 ‘must be in SRP’

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Sinulog Festival in 2025 will still be held in the South Road Properties (SRP). “It must be in SRP,” Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said in an interview on Sunday afternoon, January…

Rama unlikely to support proposal for another expressway, skyway in Cebu City

Futch Anthony Inso 12/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It would be unlikely for Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to support a plan to build another expressway or even a skyway here. Rama said that having a skyway, especially,  would only destroy…

Rama on plans for two more IT parks in Cebu City: ‘The more, the merrier’

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama welcomed the proposal of two additional information technology (IT) parks in Cebu City. “The more, the merrier,” said Rama in an interview with CDN Digital on Thursday, November…

Tomas Osmeña on case against Mike Rama: ‘I will challenge it all the way up’

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not giving up on the case he filed against incumbent and former city officials, including Mayor Michael Rama, over the sale of several lots in South Road Properties…

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