Mayor Rama orders fast setup of composting site for waste in SRP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/07/2015

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama is eyeing an area of more than one hectare near Pond A in the South Road Properties (SRP) as a temporary site for composting  biodegradable waste. “I will request Filinvest and SM,…

‘Let’s follow a clear road map for Cebu’s growth’

11/06/2015

  An open letter to Cebu’s political leaders, present and future by Sabino  R. Dapat A concerned Cebuano With all the conundrum of the coming elections, we continue to hear about the squabble of local officials of…

BO-PK blocks budget for 5th time; Offer to post bond nixed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/05/2015

FOR the fifth time, the Cebu City Council voted against acting on a P2.8-billion supplemental budget that includes outlays for garbage tipping fees and wiping out foreign loan payments for the South Road Properties. The Bando Osmena-Pundok…

Political suicide

Ricky Poca 11/01/2015

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella hit  the nail on the head  when he surmised  the likely reason that city  councilors of the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) refuse to deliberate on  Supplemental Budget No. 1.  The budget…

Cebu city trash increasing but still no budget approval

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/29/2015

The volume of garbage collected in Cebu City has almost doubled in past months, an official said. Cebu City Councilor Nida Cabrera said she has “lost my title as queen of garbage” (rayna sa basura)” with the…

Stinking garbage

Editorial 10/28/2015

  One of the items included in that much-talked-about (at least in Cebu City) Supplemental Budget 1 (SB1) was the funds that will be used by the city government to pay the private haulers of garbage and…

Independent bet seeks to intervene in SRP case

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/24/2015

Citing his desire to promote good governance, former Bayan Muna secretary-general Arman Perez expressed his desire yesterday to be a co-complainant in a pending case that seeks to prohibit Cebu City Council members from spending the proceeds…

City Council bet backs halt on use of SRP proceeds

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/23/2015

FORMER Bayan Muna secretary-general Arman Perez intervened in the case filed by a former prosecutor in relation to the use of the proceeds from the sale of lots at the South Road Properties (SRP). Perez filed his…

Cebu City Council still won’t pass extra budget

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/22/2015

For the third time, the majority bloc of the Cebu City Council turned down a move to deliberate on the proposed P2.8-billion supplemental budget 1 (SB1). By next week, the Council is expected to decide whether to…

2 dump trucks full of garbage park in barangay Sambag

Nestle L. Semilla 10/22/2015

For more than a month,  two barangay trucks loaded with garbage have been  parked in the same spot in barangay Sambag, Cebu City. Idle and in disrepair, the trucks irritate residents with their bad odor. The uncollected…

GARBAGE GALORE

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/21/2015

Cebu City Hall  trash budget ran out in August; How long will fresh funds take? Since August, City Hall has not released funds for garbage disposal services in Cebu City. The budget is exhausted, said officials. This…

Judge urged not to withdraw from SRP payment case

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/18/2015

FORMER prosecutor Romulo Torres is asking Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 23 Judge Generosa Labra to reconsider her refusal to hear the case he filed against the Cebu City Council on the sale of the South Road…

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