From mobile vaccination to anti-illegal drugs, Samsam bares Talisay’s progress

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—From intensifying the campaign against illegal drugs to the COVID-19 vaccination drive.  These were just some of the accomplishments Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas bared when he delivered his third and last State…

Gullas vows to give Talisay’s tourism industry a boost

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas will be pushing for the expansion of the tourism industry in his city. This was his promise to the residents in his State of the City…

Gullas to pursue promised projects when Talisay City shifts to new normal soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas promised to pursue all the projects he started before the pandemic as soon as the city shifts to a new normal. In his State of the…

Traffic, flood, garbage not to be forgotten amidst pandemic—Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Most of Cebu City’s projects have been put on hold due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis as the government put most of its efforts into responding to the effects of the…

Labella to focus on projects adapting to ‘new normal’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city government will focus its future projects in ensuring the city can adapt to a new normal after the COVID-19 pandemic. In his State of the…

Chan highlights health sector in his 1st SOCA amid COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has highlighted the improvement and challenges that the city’s health sector has been facing amid a public health crisis during his first State of the City Address…

Talisay City LGU to visit one barangay per week by 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting 2020, the Talisay City Government will bring specific services to one barangay every week. This was announced by Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. during his State of the City Address (Soca)…

Quisumbing bares accomplishments, upcoming projects

Norman V. Mendoza 10/07/2016

Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing announced in his State of the City Address (Soca) his administration’s accomplishments and upcoming projects in his first 100 days in office. He recalled that on his first day as mayor,…

Carcar mayor outlines projects, achievements

Carmel Loise Matus 07/08/2016

NINE years after it was formally declared a city, Carcar will have a new city hall building. This is among the programs and projects that Mayor Nicepuro Apura presented as his administration’s accomplishment in his previous term…

Cortes cites gains of 8-year ‘transformation’ of Mandaue in State of the City Address

Eileen G. Mangubat, Melissa Q. Cabahug 08/27/2015

BEACON OF TRUE  CHANGE   Mandaue city’s journey from a “dark, bleak” place full of mistrust and bickering among officials to being a model of good governance was the theme of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes’ last…

JVR’s travails

07/16/2015

If it’s any consolation, Talisay City Mayor Johnny V. delos Reyes was right when he said  the poor need a mayor more than the rich do, that they need a local chief executive that they can run…

JVR laments Talisay budget cuts: I’ve cried tears of blood

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/14/2015

Mayor delivers state of the city address in old Tabunok public market For almost half of his two-hour speech, Talisay City Mayor Johnny delos Reyes complained about how  budget cuts by the opposition in the council have…

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