Daily Archives: December 17, 2019

Capitol, CH to sign new agreement: Lot deals on review

Capitol, CH to sign new agreement: Lot deals on review CEBU, Philippines — While the 93-1 land swap deal between Cebu City and province is “moving at a very positive pace,” all properties subject to a land swap agreement between the two local government units will be reverted to their original owners. This was disclosed by Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, …

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PB OKs P45M budget for Capitol bonuses

PB OKs P45M budget for Capitol bonuses CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board yesterday passed the P45 million Supplemental Budget Number 2 needed to fund the yearend bonuses of Capitol’s over 2,000 regular and casual employees. The resolution sponsored by Board  Member  Glenn  Soco, chairman of the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, was approved on first, second, and …

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Mayor orders probe

Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) – November 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has directed the City Legal Office to investigate 20 city workers who tested positive for using illegal drugs. The 20 include two from the Parks and Playground Commission, two from Department of General Services, 10 from Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, …

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Cutting of trees opposed

Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – November 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon said he is opposed to the request of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to cut trees to make way for the road-widening project along N. Bacalso Avenue. Instead, Dizon proposed incorporating tree preservation in the road design. …

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Labella to realize more projects: Over 1 million jobs eyed at SRP

Labella to realize more projects: Over 1 million jobs eyed at SRP CEBU, Philippines — A brighter future for Cebu City where all projects implemented will remain relevant for many years is what Mayor Labella said he envisions for the city as he moves past his first 100 days in office. In a speech at the IEC Convention Center …

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21 nabbed for gambling, drugs in Talisay

21 nabbed for gambling, drugs in Talisay Gabriel C. Bonjoc (The Freeman) – October 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — At least 21 individuals were arrested for committing different alleged violations during the fiesta celebration in Talisay City, police said. The arrests were made during the first two days of Police Major Gerard Ace Pelare in office. Pelare …

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Dad: City needs dengue council

Dad: City needs dengue council CEBU, Philippines — To prevent and control the spread of dengue, Cebu City Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr. has proposed an ordinance creating the Cebu City Anti-Dengue Council (CCADC). Gabuya referred his proposed measure to the council’s committee on laws, ordinances, and styling for its comments and recommendations. “In order to lessen the impact of …

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Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent

Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – September 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Province of Cebu has incurred at least 31 percent loss in local revenue from January to August this year compared to the same period last year as per the second quarter report of the Provincial Treasurer’s Office. …

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