Opposition councilors join Cebu City inaugurations, maintain role as fiscalizers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The inauguration of Cebu City officials were dominated by the ruling party, Barug PDP-Laban, as they won not only both executive positions but an overwhelming majority in the council as well. Yet joining…

Abellanosa, Archival to prioritize education, livelihood, sustainability in Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City opposition Councilors Jose Abellanosa and Nestor Archival will be two of the six members of the upcoming 16th Sangguniang Panglungsod making up the minority floor. Neophyte Councilor Jose Abellanosa is taking…

Telcos told: Do not charge fees for cut connections during typhoon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival has asked the telecommunications companies  (telcos) to forego billing consumers who lost their connections during the typhoon. The councilor delivered a privilege speech on January 5, 2022, in…

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…

OCD approval causes delay in lifting of lockdown in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is facing an unexpected dilemma in its goal to graduate to the new normal amidst the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This after the orders of Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Guardo: I did not copy Archival’s Green Engineering ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The draft of the Green Architecture ordinance which he presented to the Cebu City Council on November 5, 2019 was not copied from the Green Engineering ordinance which Councilor Nestor Archival of the…

Partido Barug takes control of Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The tables have turned. Partido Barug-PDP Laban took the chairmanship of 20 of the 22 committees of the Cebu City Council in this afternoon’s inaugural session. Only two Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK)…

Tomas introduces members of BOPK slate in Lahug sortie

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2018

The administration group Bando Osmena Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) is prepared for the 2019 election. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña formally announced today that he will be seeking a reelection with Councilor Mary Ann Delos Santos as his…

Mayor Rama: Boy’s death should spur utilities to speed up work

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/29/2015

  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama didn’t get his complete birthday wish of “zero” dangling street wires and hazardous utility posts yesterday when he turned 61. Some of the eight firms which pledged to finish the work…

BO-PK: Yellow team parade to Comelec

Inquirer, Nestle L. Semilla 10/16/2015

Supporters of  Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK)   filled a portion of Osmeña Boulevard leading to the Cebu City office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as  candidates filed their certificates before noon yesterday. Clad in yellow T-shirts, they…

‘City needs technicians, not more lawyers to fix problems’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/13/2015

In presenting his election lineup to the public, former Cebu City mayor and Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) founder Tomas Osmeña said the city needs “technicians”, not lawyers in charge of the local government. He was drawing a…

BO-PK launches lineup after Mass

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/12/2015

The Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) officially proclaimed its slate for next year’s elections after a Mass at the San Pedro Calungsod Chapel in the South Road Properties (SRP) Monday morning. Former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmena said…

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