RDC-7 backs resolution recommending retention of 2G cellphone services

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7) has endorsed a resolution calling for the continuation of 2G cellular phone services and asking telecommunication service providers in the region to assess further the impact of…

City Council OKs P10 fare, full passenger capacity of tricycles in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The resolution reducing tricycle fare from P20 to P10 in Mandaue City and allowing tricycles to operate on full capacity has been approved by the city council on Monday, March 14, 2022. City…

Bonuses to vaxxed Cebu City Hall employees can be obliged in reso — Garcia

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policy of giving out bonuses only to vaccinated Cebu City Hall employees can be obliged or made into a prerequisite in a resolution. This was the statement of Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia…

Proposal to spend P28M for health workers’ protective gears deferred

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council deferred on Monday, February 10, 2020, a proposal to spend P28.2 million for the purchase of protective gears for barangay health workers (BHW).  A special session was conducted for the resolution…

Healthy New Year’s resolution you can actually keep up with

Christian Orellano 12/26/2019

New Year is just right in the corner. Are you excited for 2020? If you are, for sure, you have been looking forward to new things. They say New Year is for new beginnings. However, who said…

US Senate panel OKs resolution: Free De Lima, drop charges vs Maria Ressa

Christia Marie Ramos 12/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A US Senate panel has approved a resolution urging the Philippine government to free detained Senator Leila de Lima and drop all charges against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. US Senator Ed Markey, who filed…

Bid to regulate motorcycle taxis, TNCs pushed at Cebu City Council

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY — Recognizing the role of motor taxis in providing much needed transport services, Councilor Raymond Ivan Garcia has proposed that the Cebu City government take on the task of regulating their operations. Garcia’s proposed resolution…

PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules

Rosalie Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Observe proper easement and remove structures encroaching on the 20-meter easement zone from the shores, which is considered ‘no build zones.’” This is the Cebu provincial government’s call to resort owners as the…

Garganera to reintroduce pending resolution that seeks to protect Cebu City’s heritage sites

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–After he took his oath of office, Councilor Joel Garganera said he would focus on various issues that will include the preservation of the city’s heritage sites and the clearing of sidewalks. Garganera said he…

13 more Cebu City barangays to get share of donated vehicles from City Hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 13 Cebu City barangays will already get to own the city-issued vehicles that were earlier assigned for their use but were recalled by City Hall for repair. The 16 vehicles up…

Cebu City Council urges gov’t officials to surrender unlicensed firearms

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council passed a resolution urging public officials to surrender their unlicensed firearms to the police following the arrest of two barangay captains last week. Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor on police…

Carillo gears for legal fight as Sandigan rules to proceed case over aide-turned-cook

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Nestle Semilla, Morexette Marie Erram 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Carillo is preparing for legal battle after the Sandiganbayan ruled to proceed with the trial against him for ordering his aide to moonlight as cook  at his…

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