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Cebu City seniors endure long wait for P4-T cash aid

December 11, 2012


  The long lines of senior citizens waiting to receive their P4,000 cash aid continued yesterday at the Cebu City Hall grounds. While there were few reports of beneficiaries fainting or being hospitalized, delays in the distribution prompted Mayor Michael Rama to order a one-week extension to make sure everyone collects his or her cash […]

Young calls Rama ‘incorrigible liar’ over face on envelope issue

December 10, 2012


CEBU City Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young yesterday called Mayor Michael Rama an “incorrigible liar” for having his face imprinted in the envelopes containing the cash gifts of the senior citizens. Young said this was a sign that the mayor couldn’t be trusted. When asked what actions he would take against Rama, Young said he […]

Delisted senior citizens assured of cash gift

November 23, 2012


KEEP calm. Everything will be fine. A City Hall official yesterday assured elderly residents of the city who found their names missing from the list of beneficiaries of the city government’s cash assistance program for senior citizens that the error can easily be rectified. “There is no malicious intention here,” said Rolando Llagono, head of […]

Rama recalls cash envelope Graft case filed at Ombud

September 22, 2011


His attention was called on violating his own policy against putting the faces and names of officials on government projects so Mayor Michael Rama yesterday recalled all envelopes printed with his personal features and name. Rama said the envelopes, which are being used to distribute P2,000 cash aid for senior citizens from the city government, […]