Rama to barangays: No aid if fire safety initiatives not done

CDN Digital 02/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama took a bold stance on withholding yearly aid and allocations of barangays if they would fail to comply with re-blocking initiatives in communities at risk of fire.  …

Rama: I don’t like people’s initiative; Marcos, Duterte, do your job

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama calls the president and vice president of the country to do their job. And amid the ongoing debate on the Charter Change, Rama said there would be no…

Rama proposes city-based water district; Daluz deems it costly, impractical

Pia Piquero 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has proposed that a city-based water district would be established, similar to, but a scaled-down version, of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). He said that if the…

Rama confirms: He will attend prayer rally in Cebu on Sunday

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has confirmed that he would attend the prayer rally set on the day of People Power Anniversary on Sunday. The event, led by pro-Duterte groups, will be staged…

Rama pushes for open, democratic approach to charter change

Kim Ablaña 02/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is pushing for open and democratic discussions about charter change, including holding a referendum during the 2025 elections to gauge public opinion on potential constitutional amendments. Through his…

Rama on rightsizing: ‘It should be done like Melbourne, Brisbane’

Pia Piquero 02/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama stressed the need to resize the workforce of the city government to transform Cebu City into a smart city like Melbourne and Brisbane. Rama mentioned that he was…

Rama says Singapore trip is official business, not vacation

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 01/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama clarified that his recent Singapore trip was an official business and not a vacation, and the city did not spend a single cent for it. He clarified this…

Rama ‘worried’ about Duterte-Marcos dispute

Pia Piquero 01/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama expressed concern about the ongoing political dispute in the country between former President Rodrigo Duterte and the incumbent President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. The issue has become a matter…

Rama takes leave, now in Singapore

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 01/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is currently in Singapore, just more than a month since he returned from Australia last Dec. 16. The mayor disclosed this through Cebu City’s media arm, Sugboanon Channel’s…

Cebu City, SFI still finalizing list of Sinulog 2024 contingents, prizes

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 01/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government and the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) are still finalizing the list of contingents and the prizes six days before the Sinulog Grand Ritual Showdown kicks off on Jan. 21…

Osmeña on BRT stoppage: ‘Scrap Pesquera, Cuenco, Rama. Save Cebu’

Pia Piquero 01/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña slammed two city councilors for calling to stop the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (CBRT) project. “We should scrap Pesquera, Cuenco, including Rama and all their councilors. Save…

Rama: No signal shutdown for Fiesta Señor, Sinulog 2024

Emmariel Ares 01/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no signal shutdown during the much-anticipated 459th Fiesta Señor and Sinulog Festival 2024 celebration, according to Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Rama said this information to reporters during the send-off…

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