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EXPLAINER: Plans for mass burial, body bags, ref vans, crematorium evoke dark picture, yet clear-eyed approach, on Cebu City Covid crisis. Rama adopts 'hybrid' measures, awaits Labella return.
WITH the number of new coronavirus cases soaring, two Cebu City officials leading the local response to the Covid-19 epidemic told the public in effect that the situation is bad and may get worse but the City Government has taken ...
From 37 days ago
EXPLAINER: Did Cebu City Council validly OK P4.38B extra budget? BOPK, citing house rules, says it didn't get qualified majority vote. Earlier DILG ruling seems to back Barug position on simple majority.
THE Cebu City Council on Wednesday, August 4, decided to ask for legal opinion from the city's legal office and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on whether the P4.387 million Supplemental Budget One was validly approved.The Sanggunian ...
From 42 days ago
EXPLAINER: Three floors of CCMC to open for Covid surge. As councilors call P2.8-B building 'very expensive," list project flaws, ask for plans, other information.
TO AUGMENT the number of hospital beds for Covid-19 patients amid the third surge of infections in Cebu City, Acting Mayor Michael Rama announced at a press-con Monday, August 2, he had ordered, among others:(a) the use of Abellana National ...
From 43 days ago
EXPLAINER: Cebu City has two mayors? Sanggunian asks Acting Mayor Rama to suspend power of City Administrator Casas to sign checks, other papers until Mayor Labella re-assumes office. Still unresolved: COA objection to 'unlimited' grant.
WHAT RAISED THE ISSUE. Minority Floor Leader Nestor Archival wanted in a proposed resolution, discussed in the City Council session Wednesday, July 28, to revoke the authority given by Mayor Edgardo Labella to City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. to sign ...
From 47 days ago
EXPLAINER: Barug rams through P4.4 billion supplemental budget despite BOPK's plea for time, facts on Cebu City's additional spending. Minority pours out woes, accusations but majority rules, 8-6
WHAT HAPPENED, BRIEFLY.  The Cebu City Council approved Wednesday, July 28, on third and final reading the P4.4-billion Supplemental Budget 1 for this year by a vote of 8-6. Main objections of the minority Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), ...
From 48 days ago
EXPLAINER: Lapu-Lapu City Ahong Chan uses 'scare tactic' - no vaccination, no entry to all markets, malls, shops. Mayor risks IATF rebuke, voters wrath but keeps foot in escape hatch. Might work.
ANGER-INDUCING ORDER. Monday, July 26, Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan issued Executive Order #2021-040 that says only vaccinated persons shall be allowed entry to "public and private markets, including department stores, supermarkets, grocery and convenience stores." Requirement for entry: the individual's ...
From 49 days ago
EXPLAINER: Nurses quitting Cebu City-owned hospital: extent of the problem on delayed salaries, which City Hall office fumbled.
THE SITUATION, BRIEFLY.  A July 26 news report said Yvonne Canla, Cebu City Medical Center administrator, disclosed that "several nurses" resigned from the city-government-owned hospital and more might follow because they have not been paid in the past four ...
From 51 days ago
EXPLAINER: DPS asks for P100M on top of P402M to collect Cebu City 2021 garbage. Councilors score 'unbelievable' volume, 'wrongful' payment to contractor, no Council-OKd contract.
DPS WANTS MORE MONEY. Grace Luardo of Cebu City's Department of Public Services justified at the City Council budget hearing Friday (July 23) its request for an additional P100 million, on top of the P402 million allocated to pay for ...
From 51 days ago
EXPLAINER: More than 8,000, not just 632, 'undeserving' got cash aid in Cebu City. Councilor Archival slams 'unlimited' power of 'City Admin' Casas to sign deals for mayor.
NOT enough councilors to secure a quorum and only few department heads showed up. So the Cebu City Council special session -- convened Friday, July 23, to review findings of the Commission on Audit (COA) on the city's 2020 finance ...
From 55 days ago
EXPLAINER: Ceboom, 'Magbuot mo,' two election losses over one win, future Osmeña leaders. 7 takeaways from what Lito O. did and said.
 CEBOOM, 'AN ISLAND IN THE PACIFIC': Former Cebu governor Emilio Mario "Lito" Osmeña Jr., who died Monday, July 19, is credited as the architect of Cebu's progress in the early nineties. He didn't claim the title although in his ...
From 56 days ago