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…

P3B Lapu-Lapu proposed annual budget good as dead – Sitoy

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The P3 billion proposed annual budget of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is good as dead. This was revealed by Vice-Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy who said that since the budget didn’t even…

DBM declares Cebu City’s P2.5-B supplemental budget 2 operative

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite strong opposition from seven councilors to disapprove the P2.5 billion supplemental budget 2, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) declared that it is “operative in its entirety.” The supplemental budget, which…

Tomas, opposition councilors agree: Serge needs to run for senator

Morexette B. Erram 08/16/2018

  Cebu City officials are in agreement on one call- to make Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III run for senator. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the brother of the former senator, said that having Serge at the senate…

Osmeña to file complaint against opposition councilors who decided to junk Kawit deal

Morexette B. Erram 05/31/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he will be filing complaints against Cebu City councilors Raymond Alvin Garcia, Jose Daluz III, and Renato Osmeña Jr. who decided to junk the joint venture agreement with the Gokongwei-led…

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