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M’daue mayor reminded of ‘pink room’ ordinance

November 5, 2012

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MANDAUE City Councilor Editha Cabahug filed a resolution reminding Mayor Jonas Cortes of the city ordinance in establishing a pink room in the Mandaue City Hospital. “Nataligam-an lang seguro ni mao naghimo ta ug resolution nga mu remind ni mayor nga naay existing ordinance regarding aning pag-establish ug pink room sa syudad,” Cabahug told Cebu […]

‘Green belts’, protection of species in env’t code

October 30, 2012

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Building “green belts” in Cebu’s towns and cities and the protection of vulnerable species like whalesharks is promoted in the Cebu Environment Code passed on final reading by the Provincial Board (PB) last Oct.15. The code, the first of its kind in Cebu Province, integrates ordinances passed since 1988, orders and other pertinent laws on […]

WHICH DAY FOR NO PLASTIC?

August 26, 2012

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It’s not a matter of why, but when plastic bags should be prohibited in Cebu City. The “No Plastic Saturday Ordinance” of Cebu City Councilors Nida Cabrera and Edgar Labella received initial support in last week’s public hearing with no objections. At least two large malls in Cebu already encourage shoppers to forego plastic bags […]

Rama approves SRP ordinance

August 7, 2012

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Despite his stringent opposition, Mayor Michael Rama approved the ordinance that prohibited the sale of South Road Properties (SRP) lots without council approval. The council voiced surprise over Rama’s approval after the mayor insisted there was no need for the ordinance due to existing regulatory provisions in the local government code. Rama has yet to issue […]

Rama to veto ordinance banning him to deal SRP

July 31, 2012

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Two in a row. The Cebu City Council is getting its second veto from Mayor Michael Rama in less than a month, this time on an ordinance which prohibits him to sell lands in the South Road Properties without authorization from the local legislature. Rama yesterday asked city administrator Jose Marie Poblete to already draft […]

NEW BATTLE OVER SRP

July 19, 2012

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City Council moves to block mayor’s power to sell SRP lots     Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is on a collision course again with his “unfriendly” City Council over the South Road Properties (SRP). To tie his hands in selling any part of the 295-hectare reclaimed land, the Council yesterday approved an ordinance prohibiting […]

‘Binastos, political ordinance’

July 19, 2012

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ALLIES of Mayor Michael Rama in the Cebu City Council were not present when the SRP ordinance was approved yesterday. Councilor Joey Daluz III said he was at home feeling ill. “The ordinance is highly political. Binastos kaayo ni siya,” said Daluz. “We all know what’s the deeper motive of the ordinance. The council was […]

Mayor won’t budge on his veto

July 11, 2012

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama won’t change his mind about vetoing the anti-spanking ordinance passed by the City Council last June. Despite last ditch efforts by advocates of the ordinance who met the mayor on Monday, Rama stuck to his position and instead urged sectoral groups to lobby for another ordinance that spells out how […]

Plastic bag ordinance revived in City Council

July 6, 2012

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  CEBU City Councilor Nida Cabrera is refiling her proposed ordinance that would regulate the use of plastic bags in the city. She first filed the measure early this year but withdrew it after majority of her peers said the city was not prepared a ban on plastic shopping bags. After holding consultations, Cabrera said […]

Mayor determined to veto spanking ordinance

July 6, 2012

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama said his mind is set on vetoing the anti-spanking ordinance, but agreed to meet with its advocates on Monday. “I do not mind having an audience with NGOs. I will give them the opportunity to dialogue with me, but I have already made up my mind on the ordinance,” he […]