Rama to face Osmeña’s election protest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Michael Rama is facing an election protest from his major opponent in the recent elections, former Councilor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña.  Osmeña, who was running for mayor under Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK),…

Tumulak, Osmeña, Fernandez vow to work for the best of Cebu City beyond elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Losing mayoral candidates, David Tumulak (independent) and Margarita “Margot” Osmeña (Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan) plan to work together for the best of Cebu City beyond elections. Both candidates put up a good fight…

Rama, Osmeña bicker over poverty backdrop of iconic Third Bridge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and former Mayor Tomas Osmeña are now blaming each other for the underdevelopment of Barangay Pasil’s fish port and informal settlers, which now serves as a backdrop of…

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.…

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