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MORE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS FOR CEBU CITY PUSHED

The creation of more legislative districts and the formation of the Mega Cebu Development Authority are the top priority agenda of the two newly elected lawmakers in Cebu City. Cebu City’s 2nd District Representative-elect Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. said the city is qualified for redistricting to have additional representation in the House of Representatives, given […]

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CEBU CITY RESUMES ‘AYUDA’ DISTRIBUTION – RAMA

The Cebu City government has resumed the distribution of economic recovery stimulus assistance to the residents, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said. Rama said the City Hall has released the list of beneficiaries for the stimulus program who are living in the 10 barangays identified long before the May 9 elections. The distribution of financial […]

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RAMA REGULATES SALE OF FUEL PRODUCTS IN CEBU CITY

Gasoline stations in Cebu City which was hit by Typhoon Odette are now barred by the city government from selling fuel that are not directly pumped into vehicles. Mayor Michael Rama personally discovered that some pick-up trucks with containers are joining long queues of cars and motorcycles to buy fuel to be sold in villages […]

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CEBU CITY LAUNCHES COVID-19 VAX PORTAL FOR KIDS

The city government of Cebu launched the special online registration portal for children and adolescents aged 12 to 17 who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. The effort was in line with the national government’s program to inoculate the youth sector in preparation for the possible holding of limited face-to-face classes in schools. Acting Mayor Michael […]

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NO REASON TO RENAME MACTAN-CEBU AIRPORT – GARCIA

House Deputy Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Pablo John Garcia said there is no a compelling reason to rename the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to Lapu-Lapu International Airport. The House Committee on Transportation, chaired by Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento, recently conducted a hearing through a virtual platform on the bills seeking to change […]

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CEBU CITY BANS PRIVATE PARTIES IN HOTEL ROOMS

Mayor Edgardo Labella issued an executive order strictly banning private parties inside hotel rooms in Cebu City. Labella said in a press conference his decision was made after the tragic incident involving a flight stewardess who died allegedly after partying with friends inside two adjacent hotel rooms in Makati City. “If there are parties, (they) […]

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CEBU CITY VIRUS-FREE BARANGAYS TO GET P500K REWARD

Aiming to have zero coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases by yearend, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced that he is giving a P500,000 reward to every barangay (village) that will be COVID-19-free from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31. During the turnover of the new Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) by the Department of Public Works and […]

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CEBU CITY ELDERS, PWDS TO GET CASH CARDS – LABELLA

Mayor Edgardo Labella recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) for the issuance of cash cards to be used in the distribution of financial aid to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs). The government depository, represented by LBP-Cebu Branch vice president Vivian Bisnar, is expected to […]

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DORM FOR CEBU CITY FRONTLINERS READY BY OCT – VILLAR

Works are on-going for the building of a 64-bed capacity dormitory/isolation facility for frontliners in Cebu City. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that the project, which involves the conversion of container vans into a 16-bed capacity isolation facility at Lot 17, NOAH Complex, South Road Properties, Cebu City is aimed for completion […]

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CEBU CITY HAS MUSIC VIDEO ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

The Cebu City government has partnered with the private sector in producing an official music video that promotes proper health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Mayor Edgardo Labella posted the video on his Facebook page, featuring millennial twins singing the song “Igsuon Ko” (My Sister/Brother). Also appearing in the video […]