Raymond Garcia suspends new Palaro procurements pending review

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Acting Cebu City Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia has ordered the “immediate suspension” of all new procurements related to the city’s hosting of the Palarong Pambansa 2024 in July pending a review of the…

Garcia to closely supervise Cebu City’s Palaro hosting

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Acting mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia reassured the sports community that he will spearhead Cebu City’s hosting of the Palarong Pambansa from July 6 to 17, here. In a press conference held earlier this…

Acting Mayor Garcia gets support of some Cebu City Councilors

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some members of the Cebu City Council showed up at the flag raiding ceremony at Plaza Sugbu on Monday to show their support for acting mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia. Monday, May 13, was…

‘Aggressive vs Diplomatic’: Acting Mayor Garcia takes different approach from Rama

Pia Piquero 05/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia said he will adopt a more diplomatic approach to problems at Cebu City Hall during his six-month tenure. Garcia said that one of his goals during his 6-month…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Cebu City acting mayor Garcia names new city admin, assessor, chief of staff

CDN Digital 05/13/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, May 13, 2024. Cebu City acting mayor Garcia names new city admin, assessor, chief of…

Raymond Garcia is acting Cebu City mayor for 6 months

Pia Piquero 05/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia is now the acting mayor of Cebu City. His assumption to office that took effect on Saturday, May 11, was based on a memorandum from the Department of…

Raymond-Mikel tandem in 2025: Possible, says Mike Rama

Pia Piquero 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his confidence in Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, saying that he could become a good mayor in the future. Mike also conveyed to Garcia that his…

Cebu City councilors pass ordinance that mandates creation of Animal Welfare Council

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The need to ensure animal welfare and wellness is now a must in Cebu City. This after the Cebu City Council passed on final reading during their regular session last October 25 City…

Ombudsman junks criminal complaints against city officials over donated chickens in 2020

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman in Quezon City dismissed the criminal complaints against Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia and Cebu City South District Rep. Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. over the alleged usurpation and…

VM Garcia names Daluz and Casas as financial and legal advisers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia has designated lawyers Floro Casas, Jr. and Jose Daluz III as advisers on legal matters and financial matters, respectively, under the Office of the Vice Mayor.…

Garcia: City to ‘intervene’ in Kinasang-an lot controversy

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government promises to “intervene” in the impending demolition of homes in Barangay Kinasang-an that are occupied by Muslim families. Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia said the city plans to acquire…

New Cebu City Vice Mayor Garcia: New term means new chance to make great things for Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For new Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, a new term as an elected Cebu City official means another opportunity to do more for the city’s residents. “Today, we are privileged to…

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