Cebu City Council probes Odette financial assistance irregularities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council began a probe on the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) over the alleged irregularities of the Odette financial assistance distribution. In a Citizen’s Hour with the City…

Rama to establish Cebu City Hall satellite centers in barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama aims to establish a more efficient connection with the city’s barangays. With this,  the mayor announced he will be putting up City Hall satellite centers in clustered barangays so that coordination…

Rama tasks ‘resident ombudsman’ to probe Odette financial aid anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered City Hall’s resident ombudsman, Lawyer Homer Cabaral, and other city lawyers to investigate the anomalies surrounding the Odette financial assistance distribution.  “There is no more need…

Charges await those behind Odette financial aid anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city government will prosecute those who will be proven to be behind the anomalies in the financial assistance for victims of Typhoon Odette. Rama told CDN…

Cebu City DSWS investigates Odette financial assistance anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) is investigating anomalies in the recent distribution of Odette financial assistance. Portia Basmayor, the head of the DSWS, said that they received complaints…

Rama to scrap MILO?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The controversial Mayor’s Information and Liaison Officers (MILO) in the barangays may be dissolved under the official term of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. The currently ascended mayor serving the last days of…

Palarong Pambahay great alternative to face-to-face sports

Glendale G. Rosal 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Milo and the Department of Education (DepEd) proved that virtual sports can be a great alternative to face-to-face sports events after successfully organizing the first “Milo DepEd Palarong Pambahay 2022.” The multi-sport competition…

Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay virtual sports meet unfolds on May 21-22

Glendale G. Rosal 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 3,000 student-athletes from all over the Philippines will take part in the virtual Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay, the biggest interschool multi-sporting meet, slated from May 21 to 22, 2022. A total of…

Ong to MILO, other City Hall appointees: Coordinate with brgy officials

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Let us set aside politics. This was the appeal of Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga ng mga Barangay – Cebu City Chapter, to all appointees of Mayor Edgardo Labella including those…

Little girl photographed comforting abandoned dog is rewarded

Immae Lachica 10/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Remember the little girl who has a unique bond with an abandoned dog in Lapu-Lapu City? Read: Abandoned dog in Lapu finds comfort in a little girl’s lap We now know who she is.…

Abandoned dog in Lapu finds comfort in a little girl’s lap

Immae Lachica 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Love knows no age or kind. In this case, a young girl together with her family in Lapu-Lapu City welcomed Milo, an aspin who was abandoned by his owner just recently. After being abandoned,…

Labella orders probe on rice distribution in Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) to investigate the alleged rice distribution in Barangay Inayawan which has caught online attention. In a phone conference, Labella said…

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