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93-1 occupants against ownership by mortgage

September 5, 2011

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Occupants of Cebu province-owned lots covered by Provincial Ordinance 93-1 who partially paid for their lots oppose the proposed implementation of the Community Mortage Program (CMP) to seal ownership of their lots. This developed as the Cebu City Council passed a resolution sponsored by Councilor Nida Cabrera requesting Mayor Michael Rama to include in the […]

Cebu City clears Ciudad project

September 1, 2011

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The developer of the proposed Ciudad project in a province-owned lot along the Banilad-Talamban corridor already secured a locational clearance from the Cebu City Planning and Development Office (CPDO). City Planning Officer Alipio Bacalso confirmed yesterday that a locational clearance was already issued to project developer Fifth Avenue Development Corp. last Aug. 19. “The project […]

‘REMOVE THOSE FACES’

September 1, 2011

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama ordered Engineer Rolly Ardosa of the General Services Office to remove the faces of past and present councilors and Rep. Tomas Osmeña of the city’s south district on some Kaohsiung buses. “I asked them to totally remove it pursuant to the request of the President,” he said. President Benigno Aquino […]

Del Mars remove faces from buses

August 31, 2011

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Brown plaster has been used to cover the images of north district Rep. Rachel “Cutie” del Mar of Cebu City’s north district and that of her father and predecessor, Raul, painted on buses that they earlier distributed to 46 barangays in their district. Rep. Del Mar said the move was in compliance with President Benigno […]

Palma to pursue September dialogue for labor, business

August 30, 2011

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The Cebu Archdiocese will initiate a dialogue with the business sector and labor as part of its commitment to build understanding between the two sectors. By mid-September, Palma said he will organize a gathering with representatives of both sectors in Cebu. “In the past, we met with business circles and their leaders but we decided […]

Rama dares Tom Prove you left city with P1-B surplus

August 26, 2011

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Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday challenged Rep. Tomas Osmeña (Cebu City south district) to show proof that Osmeña left the city P1 billion in surplus funds when his term as mayor ended in June 2010. Rama also dared Osmeña to report to the Cebuanos his accomplishments as congressman instead of criticizing him. “Don’t judge […]

Citom braces for construction of two flyover projects

August 26, 2011

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Building two new flyovers means the Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) has to field more personnel in the area, which is staff they can’t afford yet. “That means another deployment of Citom personnel in the two areas . We don’t have the luxury of personnel. And when we fail to deploy, all the blame […]

Genvi shows rainwater diversion plan

August 26, 2011

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GENVI Development Corp. yesterday presented its rainwater diversion plan to divert half the volume of water running through its mountain subdivision project into the Guadalupe River. Engineer Aristotle Agbisit, vice president for technical and planning, said the plan would only be implemented once the Cease and Desist Order (CDO) is lifted by the Cebu city […]

‘Let’s make guidelines’ on use of gov’t vehicles

August 24, 2011

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The use of red plate government vehicles for unofficial purposes depends on the “judgment call” of the barangay captains who sign the trip ticket, a councilor said. Still, Cebu City Councilor Michael Ralota, Association of Barangay Councils president, said he wanted to meet with barangay captains to discuss the Commission on Audit’s findings of “misuse […]

Dislocated families told to make way for road

August 21, 2011

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AT least 58 families occupying Aviola Street in barangay Tejero, Cebu City were reminded to demolish part of their shanties to give way to road restoration. They were given 10 days to comply with the notice issued last Friday. Despite this, Councilor Alvin Dizon asked Mayor Michael Rama to first consult the affected families before […]