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CCPO had no hand in attack: Osmeña
ARE the police behind the ambush of Wellington Lim, brother of controversial businessman Peter Lim? If speculations are true, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is confident that the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) did not have a hand in the attack. “It’s not the ...
From 389 days ago
Tomas to sue contractor of city condominium
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña plans to file charges against Allan Dino, whom he identified as an affiliate of the contractor who built the City-owned condominium on N. Bacalso Ave. The condo, or the Hilly Land Dormitory, was built in the ...
From 396 days ago
Mayor’s flip-flop on city condo draws flak
IS Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña being inconsistent with his statement on the integrity of the City Government’s five-story condominium? The question was raised by opposition Councilors Joel Garganera and Pastor Alcover Jr. in a press conference yesterday. After making Dr. Jose ...
From 399 days ago
Church detour seen to ease south traffic
THE parish priest of the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (Lourdes Shrine) is happy that Barangay Punta Princesa and the Cebu City Government accepted their offer to open the church road to ease traffic. Fr. Randolph “Randy” Figuracion of ...
From 402 days ago
Mayor wants Zafra out
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is against the postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. In his news conference, Osmeña said he also wants incumbent Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president Phillip Zafra replaced in the City Council. He said ...
From 402 days ago
One for the country’s books: Cebu City’s 24/7 public library
FOR the first time in 98 years, the Dr. Jose Rizal Public Library opened its doors yesterday, and its staff won’t close it again anytime soon. Established on April 13,1919, the facility started as a local branch of the National Library ...
From 405 days ago
Despite protesting back taxes, firm pays up
THE management of JE Abraham C. Lee Construction and Development Inc. yesterday paid the Cebu City Government P300,568.50. City Treasurer Veronica Morelos said records from the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) showed that the firm has a tax delinquency of P351,000, but ...
From 406 days ago
Cebu City Hall halts developer’s projects for now
EFFECTIVE yesterday, the Cebu City Government suspended all the projects of a private developer after a four-deck bunkhouse on Archbishop Reyes Ave. in Barangay Lahug collapsed yesterday dawn, killing five construction workers. According to City Attorney Joseph Bernaldez, the ...
From 409 days ago
50 face penalty for mixing their trash
CEBU City’s “no segregation, no collection” policy has existed since 2011, but it stopped three years after it began due to allegedly “poor” enforcement. Seven years after that start, the City Government has again introduced the policy, this time, going down ...
From 413 days ago
‘Segregate trash or suffer’ policy restarts March 1 in Cebu City
STARTING on Thursday, March 1, the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) will apprehend persons caught violating the “no segregation, no collection” policy. But CCENRO may not be able to finish its orientation in the barangays by then, its ...
From 416 days ago