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Settle other payables, Rama told

ASIDE from the reduced seniors cash assistance, Mayor Michael Rama should also account for the other payables that were not settled by his administration.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mom sues Rama for ordering house demolition

A MOTHER of five children has filed a civil case in court against Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and another official for purportedly ordering the demolition of their residence in barangay Parian.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Seniors get cash gifts from Cebu City gov’t

Cebu Daily News FILE PHOTO

Unmindful of the drizzle, Delia Miñoza and her husband Felicisimo joined the crowd of other senior citizens in public elementary school gymnasiums here on Saturday to collect their P2,000 cash assistance from the city government.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Buhisan issue left to disaster council

MAYOR Michael Rama has left the decision of evacuating residents in sito Sandayong, barangay Buhisan to the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, which in turn waits for barangay officials to act on the matter. “If that (evacuation) would be good for them, so be it. The barangay should also be involved,” Rama [...]

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu City disaster agency to get Mayor Rama’s clearance to enforce transfer of mountain barangay residents from danger zone


Whether they like it or not, they will have to go. The Cebu City government will be forced to exercise its police power to effect the forcible evacuation of residents from a landslide-prone area in sitio Sandayong in barangay Buhisan, the city’s head of the disaster coordinating office said yesterday. Councilor Dave Tumulak, head of [...]

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

News Briefs

HAVING helped affected families through relief goods, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will now conduct a study to map out a detailed rehabilitation plan for the areas affected by supertyphoon Yolanda.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama wants CCMC in SRP

CEBU City Michael Rama wants the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to be built on a three-hectare lot at the back of the San Pedro Calungsod chapel at the South Road Properties (SRP). But instead of building a 1,000-bed hospital, Rama wanted to start with a 500-bed facility estimated to cost P252 million, his [...]

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama warned: Threatening Filinvest not a wise move

WHILE Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s insistence to collect the city’s share of the joint venture deal with Filinvest is “understandable,” he should exercise prudence by not threatening legal action on the developer. “That will scare off other investors. Besides, they (Filinvest) are not a fly-by-night corporation. They won’t risk their reputation as one of [...]

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Help us clear coastal zones


Mayor Michael Rama is asking for financial and logistical support from national government agencies in clearing coastal hazard zones of structures. The mayor said this has always been his advocacy but the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) should support the local government units which are [...]

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama, City Council ‘agree’ on adopting Leyte town


Cebu City councilors are set to visit areas in the typhoon-hit province of Leyte to finalize the city’s plans of adopting a local government unit in the area. Yesterday, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama met with some city councilors to discuss his plan to adopt a municipality that was devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: [...]

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Ex-Rama aide eyes top ABC post

THE former chief of staff of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama looms as the leading candidate to contest the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) presidency. “As for Team Rama, we have already decided that Philip Zafra will be running based on our discussions,” said Edu Rama Jr., the mayor’s nephew and one of the insiders [...]

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mike hits Margot for ‘preempting’ budget


Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said it was unethical for Councilor Margot Osmeña to say only P5.8 billion, not the proposed P10.5 billion budget will be approved in budget hearing last Monday. Osmeña, chairperson of the City Council Budget Committee was quoted as saying that the 2014 budget based on “realizable” income could only be [...]

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu City Council cuts budget from P10.5B to P5.8B

INSTEAD of a P10.5 billion budget next year, the Cebu City Council asked Mayor Michael Rama to prioritize items for funding within a P5.8 billion budget. Councilor Margot Osmeña, chairperson of the council’s budget committee, said new lot sales at the South Road Properties (SRP) estimated to be valued at P5.8 billion won’t count as [...]

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  3. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  4. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  5. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. At 77, Erap has Easter treat for Manila cops but keeps City Hall folk in agony
  8. Solons seek ample protection for bank depositors
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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