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EXPLAINER: Where Cebu City is on inoculation: vaccines come in trickles, many vaccinees still to be persuaded
'WHERE ARE WE ON VACCINES?' Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama started with that rhetorical question the update on the city's response to Covid-19 during its regular session Thursday, April 15.As chairman of the Vaccine Convenors, Rama reported that as ...
From 154 days ago
Seares: Cebu City Council fussed over 'ilong tuwapos,' 'libod-suroy.' Earlier, people debated on 'si lugaw,' 'si Megawide' – and Labella's 'agukoy.'
'Proof of life'THE hashtag #NasaanAngPangulo is not new. This is not the first time President Rodrigo Duterte disappeared from public view and people wondered where he was.Last May 19, 2019, Duterte posed for a picture to prove he was alive ...
From 160 days ago
EXPLAINER: When an LGU must decide between heritage and public safety. Law calls for caution in demolishing Sibonga's 50-year-old arch.
"INSIDE Sibonga," a Facebook page, has been conducting an informal survey on the fate of the arch at the entrance to the municipal wharf, which the Sibonga Municipal Council, upon the request of Mayor Lionel E. Bacaltos, decided last December ...
From 161 days ago
EXPLAINER: Majority Floorleader Garcia disputes claim the City is shafted on Carbon Market venture. City Council 'given ample time' to study contract it OK'd but would now review.
THE SITUATION. Last March 24, the Cebu City Council asked in a resolution for Megawide Construction Corp. to address the request of Cebu Historical and Cultural Commission (Chac) for its plan on the Carbon Market development and other concerns of ...
From 162 days ago
EXPLAINER: Mambaling underpass project 'a failure from the start.' DPWH largely to blame but oversight is also city's, congressman's job.
DPWH ADMITTED BIG MISTAKE. Remember that day in October 2020 when Facebook memes depicted the junction of Natalio Bacalso Ave. and F. Llamas St., Cebu City like a Venice waterway with boats sailing on it? This year, a heavy flooding ...
From 163 days ago
Seares: VM Rama explains fiasco on Carbon Market contract. What we understand Mike said, what he could've said.
'CART BEFORE THE HORSE.' The Cebu City Council is trying to correct its mistake in authorizing Mayor Edgardo Labella to sign the P5.5-billion joint venture agreement (JVA) before it could read the 75-plus pages contract.When it raised a louder howl ...
From 164 days ago
EXPLAINER: Would you say 'Take me to Mactan Airport?' or '...Lapu-Lapu Terminal?' House okays bill keeping airport's name but naming terminals after island hero. More than Del Mar wanted, less than Radaza sought.
THE House of Representatives passed on third and final reading before the House went on recess last March 18 the substitute bill that (a) names after Lapulapu, the chieftain who led the battle of Mactan nearly 500 years ago, the ...
From 167 days ago
EXPLAINER: Councilors blame themselves: they OK'd joint venture with Megawide without reading contract. Strategy: stall to 'cure,' not kill the project.
WHAT HAPPENED.  Cebu City officials and Megawide held the ground-breaking ceremony last Wednesday, on the same day the City Council decided to stall the development of Carbon Market area until concerns on historical and cultural value and other issues ...
From 175 days ago
Seares: Core issue in MCWD dispute: Was firing 'for cause,' as in due process? For now, it's just fireworks over judge and his order.
RUN Sara or Let's Go.Signs on tarpaulin: "Run Sara Run" and "Let's Go Duterte," mostly placed side by side. Contradictory? Clash of interests. Maybe not. Sara Duterte-Carpio or Bong Go for president with the same vice president: Digong Duterte.Either the ...
From 177 days ago
EXPLAINER: Sanggunian scrambles to save Capitol-Cebu City land swap, which Guv Gwen deems rescinded. Occupants, mostly city voters, press City Hall for their lot titles.
THE City Council's ad hoc committee on the Capitol-Cebu City land swap agreement reconvened Thursday, March 18, to assess the status of the nearly-three-year-old agreement. The meeting was "very preliminary," the councilors said, but their goal was to "finalize" the ...
From 181 days ago