Council okays move to allow mayor to negotiate for SRP cases

Morexette B. Erram 10/16/2018

The Cebu City Council approved a resolution requesting Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to negotiate and enter into settlements in cases involving the South Road Properties (SRP). But the resolution, authored by Councilor Dave Tumulak, did not…

Council okays P299M supplemental budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2018

THE Cebu City Council approved on Tuesday additional funds amounting to P299 million for the executive department, the bulk of which is intended to pay the compromise settlement to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for basic…

Neda-ICC okays BRT but as part of MCIITS

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2018

Proponents hope to implement delayed project within the year After all its delays, the P17-billion Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is now a go. This developed after the National Economic and Development Authority-Investment Coordination Committee (Neda-ICC),…

PB okays deed of sale for CICC

Jessa Sotto, USJ-R Intern 07/16/2018

The Provincial Board (PB) approved a resolution in its Monday session authorizing Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to sign the deed of sale for the 3.2-hectare Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) property in the North Reclamation Area…

Council okays budgets for CCMC consultants, cardiologists

Morexette B. Erram 06/16/2018

The Cebu City Council approved the allocation of P3.9 million to pay the services of 36 consultants and P80,000 to pay eight cardiologists contracted for the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Both budgets were contained in a…

City Council okays P469M Supplemental Budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2018

The Cebu City Council approved the P469-million Supplemental Budget (SB) requested by the executive department of the Cebu City Government. In today’s regular session, the ordinance for the additional P469 million budget was authored by Councilor Margarita…

Bato okays release of drug-related documents to SC

Ador Vincent Mayol 04/05/2018

CEBU CITY–The Philippine National Police (PNP) is willing to submit the necessary documents requested by the Supreme Court (SC) in relation to the government’s war on drugs. But Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, outgoing PNP chief,…

Capitol okays P4.5B for 2018, bulk of budget goes to prov’l health services

Morexette B. Erram 12/04/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday approved the P4.5 billion budget of the Cebu provincial government for 2018 on its third and final reading. “There were no major changes made and no reduction,” said PB member Celestino…

Sinulog Foundation executive okays shutdown of cell sites

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

  THE plan of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to again shut down cellular phone signals during the Sinulog festivities next year as part of security measures has gained the support of festival organizers. Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

City Council okays P6.29B budget

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/07/2017

Cebu City GAA FOR 2018 After a series of deliberations, the Cebu City Council has finally approved the P6.29-billion annual budget for 2018 proposed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña. There were hardly any changes made from Osmeña’s proposal…

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