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Seares: We didn't know or we just forgot: 1. Noah's on land owned by Cebu City, which wants to keep on using it. 2. Capitol now uses CCQC site, city-owned before, to assail land swap.
Tale of 2 quarantine sitesWDK/WJF: NOAH'S LAND. Three hectares of land at South Road Properties where Noha, one of Cebu City's quarantine center, has been located, are still owned by the City Government.The lot was leased by Bigfoot Global Solutions, ...
From 118 days ago
EXPLAINER: What can delay package #1 of P17-B BRT project, set for December 2021. Final route disclosed. VM Rama fumes over change to mixed traffic on Bulacao-to-Mambaling stretch.
AT A GLANCE. Disclosed at the Wednesday, May 12, regular session of the Cebu City Council, which looked into the status of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit Project (BRT): Norvin Ymbong, deputy project manager for systems and stakeholders relations of ...
From 125 days ago
EXPLAINER: Cebu City Council has made some strides on checks and balance, oversight job. Can do better. 7 points.
SINCE Vice Mayor Michael Rama, Cebu City Sanggunian presiding officer, vowed in last quarter of 2020 to have the local legislature cease being a "rubber stamp" to the mayor and instead would "check and balance" the executive department, there have ...
From 127 days ago
EXPLAINER: City Council to 'consult' Veco, business, consumer groups on electricity cost. Yet, ERC already ordered the firm to explain and, earlier, Veco twice promised to lower rates
THE Cebu City Council has decided that its committee on energy will discuss with Visayan Electric Company (Veco) officials and representatives of Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and local consumer groups the growing complaints against the rise in ...
From 132 days ago
Seares: Duterte can curse; Teddy Locsin cannot... City Council postpones stand on Veco. As Yoda puts it: Try not. Do. Or do not.
The China factorTHE country's foreign affairs secretary said this publicly about China:"China, my friend, how politely can I put it? Let me see...O... GET THE F*CK OUT. What are you doing to our friendship? ..." -- From a May 3, ...
From 133 days ago
EXPLAINER: 7 takeaways from Bong Go apology on Lapu-Lapu speech, topped by 1. how story 'came off wrong,' 2. Duterte did it too.
"Ako po ay taos-pusong humihingi ng paumanhin kung iba ang dating ng aking maikuwento." -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" GoTHE senator said in his speech at the Kadaugan sa Maktan celebration last Tuesday, April 27, in Lapu-Lapu City that Lapu-Lapu ...
From 138 days ago
Seares: Perez-Non interview: The tough question doesn't have to be offensive. Yet it cannot be unasked just to avoid discomfort.
THE QUESTION. What was the question that set off the controversy over how GMA Network's Tita Panganiban-Perez treated Ana Patricia Non, the UP fine arts alumna who has been credited for spurring the a community pantry movement across the country? ...
From 142 days ago
EXPLAINER: Cebu City aims to vaccinate 700,000 people. 1.4M doses cost about P2B. 30,000 got one each so far or 0.02% of target. Vaccination paused citywide: 0 vaccines.
WHERE WE ARE ON VACCINES. We learned this from Cebu City Vice Mayor Mike Rama, head of the city's Vaccination Storm Convenors, from an interview on Jayson Monteclar's "The Not So Late Show" Monday, April 26: The vaccine convenors target ...
From 142 days ago
EXPLAINER: 4th Mactan-Cebu bridge location opposed by Lapu-Lapu business sector, city government. Is their objection being heard by Malacañang?
WHAT WENT BEFORE:  March 6, 2019: Japanese consultants from Japan International Cooperation Agreement (Jica) presented a preliminary survey to DPWH-Central Visayas for the fourth 3.3-kilometer Cebu-Mactan bridge.A second component of the Bridge 4 project is a Mandaue City 4.9-kilometer ...
From 146 days ago
EXPLAINER: VM Rama still wants 1. public hearing and 2. MOA with Megawide on Carbon Market, aside from earlier Sanggunian OK and JVA signed by mayor
CEBU City Vice Mayor Michael Rama in a "public statement" Sunday, April 18, said a memorandum of agreement (MOA) is still needed:(a) to cover the agreement made with the vendors last March 30 at the mayor's office and similar agreements ...
From 150 days ago