Browsing All posts tagged under »Fuente Osmeña«

Pro-Gwen rally at Capitol today, anti-Gwen party to offer Mass

January 9, 2013

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Two gatherings in Cebu City today will show the strength of supporters and critics of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Police said they will exercise maximum tolerance in dealing with her supporters when they hold a prayer rally at the Capitol grounds, the second demonstration there since she went out to address a Dec. 30 rally […]

City, Lhuilliers to give Fuente O P13-M face-lift

February 13, 2012

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A P13-million beautification project of Fuente Osmeña circle was announced yesterday as Cebu City marked 100 years of the landmark fountain and the Buhisan Dam. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city government would work with businessmen Michel and Amparito Lhuillier to restore the historical park. The project, set to start this year, is […]

Fuente O tree cheers city folks

December 4, 2011

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Setting up the 120-foot Christmas tree in the middle of the Fuente Osmeña circle has become a tradition that Cebuanos look forward to in the 16 years that the Pasko sa Sugbo has been celebrated in Cebu City. The ritual of lighting up the giant tree, sponsored by the M. Lhuilier pawnshop chain, takes place […]

Rama says Fuente plan is a work in progress

November 15, 2011

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Plans will be drawn up and consultations will be made concerning Fuente Rotunda’s development, Mayor Michael Rama said. In an interview, the mayor said he will meet with drivers and operators as well as businessmen affected by the changes that he wants to implement. He will also conduct a public hearing. “Rest assured its implementation […]