Cebu City fully pays SRP loan after 27 years

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has fully paid its 27-year-old loan for the development of South Road Properties and can now be considered as SRP debt-free. Lawyer Jerome Castillo, the special assistance for fiscal…

Deadline for filing of RPT, business tax in Cebu City moved to Dec. 21

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The deadline for payment of real property taxes (RPTs) and business taxes for fiscal year 2020 has been moved to December 21, 2020. The Cebu City Council approved on Wednesday, October 28, 2020,…

Duterte to private schools: Allow staggered payment of tuition fees

Darryl John Esguerra 05/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night appealed to private schools to allow the staggered payment of tuition fees in light of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. “Yung tuition fee sana I hope you…

Duterte: Payment of OFW’s PhilHealth premiums ‘voluntary’

Krissy Aguilar 05/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered PhilHealth to make the payment of premiums of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to be voluntary, Malacañang said Monday. “Una sa lahat, ipinapaalam po namin sa inyo na nagissue ng…

Duque seeks suspension of PhilHealth premium payment hike for OFWs

Daphne Galvez 05/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Monday called for the suspension of the increase in premium payments to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), as provided in the implementing…

Cebu City mulls payments of taxes through government banks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Business establishment and entrepreneurs may soon no longer have to wait in long lines at the Cebu City Hall to pay their business taxes and permits. This as the city government is looking to allow…

Landbank seeks payment of P200M SRP loan

Morexette B. Erram 08/21/2018

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has asked the Cebu City government to pay around P200 million or roughly 392 million Japanese yen as part of its loan for the reclamation of the South Road Properties…

City government stops payment for police car maintenance

Morexette B. Erram 08/08/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has issued a formal order for the city’s Department of General Services to stop shouldering the expenses for the maintenance of city-owned police cars on Wednesday (August 8). Osmeña said he may…

Tom: No payment of P32-M without court order

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/29/2018

ONLY a court order can compel Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña into paying the P32 million being demanded by a private landfill firm as payment for its services back in 2016. “Of course if the court says.…

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Editorial 05/16/2017

FAVORITISM A passenger was taken aback after a taxi driver whose vehicle was the next in line told him to board another taxi at the end of the line outside a hotel. Upon seeing the passenger, the…

City Hall saves P1.8M in SRP loan payment

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/09/2017

CEBU City Hall was able to save around P1.8 million in its latest payment for the amortization of the South Road Properties (SRP) loan. Last February 20, the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has started collecting…

VECO eyes mobile, electronic bill collections system

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/20/2016

NUMEROUS complaints about long queues of customers transacting business at their existing offices such as the SM City Cebu office have prompted the Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) to consider going mobile and electronic in the customers’ bills…

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