Barug PDP-Laban bets file candidacies on last day

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The candidates of Barug PDP-Laban in coalition with Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) and Panaghiusa have filed their candidacies on the last day of the filing on October 8, 2021. The group was led…

Barug, Kusug, Panaghiusa join forces anew for 2022

Derycka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After breaking up in recent months, Partido Barug renews its alliance with Partido Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) led by Councilor Raymond Garcia and Partido Panaghiusa of Jose Daluz, III, as the three parties…

Garcia reports P1.5 B savings from Cebu City’s COVID-19 allocation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Only P2.1 billion of its P3.6 billion allocation was actually spent in Cebu City’s fight against the coronavairus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But the figures could still increase since this was just the city’s total…

Garcia hopes city dads will okay SB3 on June 17

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council’s majority floor leader, Councilor Raymond Garcia, is hopeful that the three-week-long delayed Supplemental Budget Number 3 (SB 3) of the city will finally be passed on June 17, 2020. In…

Cebu City Council public hearings moved to Wednesdays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Members of the Cebu City Council have decided to devote Wednesdays of every week to attend to their legislative works. Council members will meet with stakeholders in the morning to consult the public on…

Partido Barug takes control of Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The tables have turned. Partido Barug-PDP Laban took the chairmanship of 20 of the 22 committees of the Cebu City Council in this afternoon’s inaugural session. Only two Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK)…

Five Cebu City dads abstain from commending police

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Five Cebu City Councilors abstained from commending personnel of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) for their “continued vigilance” during the Holy Week. Administration councilors Margarita “Margot” Osmeña, Sisinio Andales, Franklyn Ong, Joy…

Candidates’ tarps on utility posts in Cebu City must be taken down, ask opposition councilors

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/01/2019

‘s CEBU CITY, Philippines—Opposition councilors in Cebu City  are calling on all candidates in the May polls to take down tarpaulins  hanging on utility posts around the city and comply with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) regulations…

93-1 land swap deal: Osmeña gives Council a week to decide

Inna Mejia 12/14/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will give the City Council one more week to decide on the 93-1 land swap deal. This developed after the Council referred the issue to the ad hoc committee. “Well,…

Cebu City’s disaster budget hits snag amid claims of politicking

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/12/2016

A 350.8-million budget plan next year for the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) was met with irritation by members of the Cebu City Council majority bloc during budget deliberations, Friday, amid growing noise arising…

City dads turn to LTO, DOTC in regulating habal-habal

Margarette Managaytay 11/05/2016

Two Cebu City councilors are asking the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) about their stand on the proposed ordinance regulating “habal-habal” motorcycles in the city streets. The Committee on Laws,…

VSMMC offers free emergency care

Lesley Cara Delos Santos 09/05/2016

The VSMMC issues Hospital Order that makes services from its Emergency Department free and ‘Charged to Bill’ The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) issued a directive that would make emergency services free and “charged to bill.”…

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