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City Hall still to refund P2.5M to Sinulog Foundation

January 3, 2013


Almost a year after the last Sinulog, the Cebu City government still has to refund P2.5 million as its pledged assistance to the Sinulog Foundation Inc. City Hall charged the amount to its Pagcor assistance fund. The Sinulog Foundation has yet to collect the P2.5 million amount which it used to stage the Sinulog grand […]

City Hall workers to get P10,000 bonus

December 20, 2012


THE Cebu City Council passed Supplemental Budget 3 amounting to P73.8 million yesterday. This covers the bonus of City Hall’s 5,000 employees for the amount of P10,000, instead of P20,000 as promised by Mayor Michael Rama. Additional bonuses will be released on December 26 and not during the City Hall employees Christmas party on Friday. […]

City Hall workers asked to donate relief goods

December 14, 2012


The more than 3,000 Mandaue City employees will be divided into 10 groups as part of the city’s efforts to donate relief goods to typhoon Pablo victims in Mindanao and Central Visayas. Each group will pool their resources to come up with relief goods to be donated to the affected residents. “May they be casual, […]

Mayor, Cebu City Council compete in giving Christmas bonus

December 8, 2012


WITH the mayor and Cebu City Council competing to be generous with City Hall employees on Christmas, can the city government afford big bonuses? The mayor said he already directed City Administrator Jose Marie Poblete and the Local Finance Committee to look for the funds. Rama said his plan to give P20,000 to each employee, […]

City Hall vehicles with no markings, no travel – Rama

November 21, 2012


CEBU City government vehicles that do not have City Hall markings will no longer be given gasoline, Mayor Michael Rama said. “Walay exemptions. Ako man gani ako man gi butangan akong sakyanan ug for official use only bisan naa na nay (vanity) plate nga mayor,” he said. (There will be no exemption. Even my official […]

P15,000 Christmas bonus urged for City Hall workers

November 15, 2012


SOME Christmas cheer is in store for Cebu City Hall employees. The City Council passed a resolution asking Mayor Michael Rama to approve a P15,000 Christmas bonus for each regular ad casual employee on or before Dec. 15. “Kanindot ana. Merry Christmas kaayo (This is good, it’s a Merry Christmas). This is good because all […]

Bogo City seeks aid for port dev’t

October 24, 2012


October 24, 2012 By Joy Cherry Quito, Correspondent     THE Bogo city government is asking the Cebu Ports Authority to help fund the expansion of the Pulangbato Roll-on and Roll-off Port as part of efforts to spur economic growth. The city government trying to carve out a ‘business district’ out of vast sugarcane fields […]

Judge tells City Hall to ‘get their act together’; Defers Luz demolition

September 25, 2012


Will the Cebu City Council authorize Mayor Michael Rama to purchase the lot occupied by settlers who are due for eviction in barangay Luz? Regional Trial Court Judge Ramon Daomilas of Branch 11 yesterday put on hold the scheduled  demolition of 32 houses at least until Friday. “The local government should get their act together. […]

City Hall vacancies unfilled over low budget

August 4, 2012


City Hall has at least 76 vacancies for regular positions. These positions have not been filled yet due to budget constraints. Atty. Evangeline Abatayo, acting chief of the Human Resources and Development Office (HRDO), said the city only has P2 million left in its personnel budget or just enough to hire three new regular employees. […]

BRT project info drive starts with exhibit at City Hall

July 25, 2012


Typical station arrangement As part of an information campaign on the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT), an exhibit on the project is on display at the lobby of Cebu City hall. Two members of the BRT feasibility study team are ready to explain and answer questions from the public. Photos of how the proposed buses […]