8 mayors, 3 vice mayors vie for Cebu City top posts

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aspiring candidates for the 2022 elections are a wide array of party-affiliated and independent candidates. At least eight individuals are vying for mayor of the city, of which two are from…

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…

BOPK’s choice: Margot-Franklyn tandem

Morexette Marie Erram 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A different name has emerged to lead the mayoralty race of Bando-Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) for next year’s elections.  Former Cebu City Councilor Margot Osmeña on Monday, October 4 confirmed to CDN Digital…

Rama to bring Inayawan garbage issue, CCMC construction back to Council

Dyrecka Letigio 07/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is resuming his role as presiding officer of the City Council starting today, July 1, 2021, following the return of Mayor Edgardo Labella to office after a…

Vaccination for senior citizens in Cebu City starts April 19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination for senior citizens in Cebu City will start on Monday, April 19, 2021. This developed after the Vaccine Advisory Board (VAB) agreed on the procedure for conducting the vaccination. Vice…

Wake of former Lapu-Lapu vice mayor to be transferred to city hall

Futch Anthony Inso 02/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to transfer the wake of former vice-mayor and incumbent city councilor Marcial Ycong to the city hall on Friday, February 26, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that this is…

Rama continues to press Labella on health status, denies politicking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Sunday, February 7, continued to press Mayor Edgardo Labella to publicly disclose his health status. Rama, however, denied Labella’s earlier claims that his agenda were rooted…

Rama clarifies he is not ‘acting mayor’ anymore

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama has clarified that he is no longer the acting mayor of the city as Mayor Edgardo Labella has resumed office albeit working from home while recuperating from…

Cebu City Council wants vaccine plan before purchase

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama raised the question about how the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines would be distributed if the city would avail of them in 2021. In his privilege speech…

Ramas vs Abellanosa: Who is to blame for flooding in Basak San Nicolas?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and Councilor Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. are pointing at the Mambaling underpass project as the cause of the flooding in Barangay Basak San Nicolas because of misplanning…

Osmeña: Rama has no authority over SFI

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fomer Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, member of the board of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), refused to attend the supposed October 6, 2020 meeting called by Vice Mayor Michael Rama to plan…

Rama: Cimatu challenges Cebu City Council to be more involved in COVID-19 fight

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu challenged the City Council to be more directly involved in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a phone interview with…

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