Osmeña to shoulder cost of legal assistance to fight Carbon Market privatization

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will shoulder the cost of the legal assistance to fight Carbon Market privatization. In a rare press conference, the former mayor appeared in front of…

Cuenco: Urgency, not change of plans needed for BRT

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of the committee on transportation in the City Council, said the problem with the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project was not so much as the plans, but…

Bimbo Fernandez first to file COC for Vice Mayor as independent candidate

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Former Cebu City administrator Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez was the first to file his certificate of candidacy (COC) for Vice Mayor as an independent candidate at the Comelec North District on Monday, October 4,…

RDC-7 honors Lito Osmeña, Pabling Garcia, and Bobit Avila

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas honored three of its former chairpersons and members who passed away this year. The council conferred posthumous awards to former Cebu Governors Emilio Mario “Lito” Osmeña…

Will it be Mike or Joey for Cebu City’s admin group?

Doris Bongcac and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Questions as to who will be the administration camp’s candidate for Cebu City mayor will already be answered in the next few days. An insider said that an “important” announcement will be made…

Tom O: Fight in SRP not yet over

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not giving up the fight over the sale of several lots of the South Road Properties (SRP). Osmeña, in a phone interview with CDN Digital on…

Cebuanos deserve to celebrate Serging Osmeña — city dad

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The contributions and achievements of late renowned politician Sergio “Serging” Osmeña Jr., deserves to be celebrated by the entire Cebu.  This was the statement of Councilor Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr., the grandson of…

Cebu City forms task force to study return of street vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has formed a task group to study the return of ambulant vendors on the sidewalks. In his Executive Order No. 97, the mayor ordered Councilors David Tumulak and…

Labella shrugs off Osmeña’s criticisms, says he’s open to suggestions

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has shrugged off the open letter of former mayor, Tomas Osmeña, who has written to the Cebuanos criticizing the abolition of the long-life program. “That is his opinion.…

Casas fights back: Accuses Osmeña of ‘overpricing’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. released documents showing the purchase of “overpriced” sardines and other canned goods during the administration of former mayor Tomas Osmeña. Casas alleged that Osmeña authorized the procurement of…

Rama, 4 others face graft raps over ‘garbage’ services

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City mayor, now Vice Mayor Michael Rama and four former members of the Bids and Awards Committee are facing charges of graft and corruption at the Sandiganbayan for procuring waste disposal…

The crowning of Cebu City, the Queen City of the South

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The year was 1936 when then-Congressman Vicente Rama, more known to his people as the Don Vicente Rama, was teased in Congress why the bustling economic leader of the country’s mid-southern islands remained…

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