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Rama mulls stay of acting treasurer

January 11, 2013


CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has developed a liking for Acting Treasurer Emma Villarete whose terms ends on January 17. Although he went to court to stop Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima from replacing Ofelia Oliva by Villarete in July last year, Mayor Rama is now all praises for the acting treasurer. “The lady has been […]

Agnes drops treasurer

January 3, 2013


She seeks cash examination of Capitol: ‘I won’t touch trust funds’ Cebu Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale started the New Year with a decision yesterday to replace the provincial treasurer for loss of trust, and asking for a cash examination by the Department of Finance (DOF). “I need people I can rely on,” she said, after […]

Acting Gov. Magaple asks DILG for audit of Capitol finances

December 29, 2012


Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale has asked the Dept. of Interior and Local Government to conduct a “thorough audit” of finances of the Capitol a day after the provincial treasurer reported cash flow problems and P200 million in payables. Magpale, who described the situation as apparent “deficit spending”, said she wrote the DILG central office for […]

Next year’s proposed budget for Cebu City pegged at P13 B

October 12, 2012


They received less than half of what they proposed last year. But this didn’t faze the Rama administration in Cebu City Hall from drafting yet another ballpark figure for next year’s budget. The offices of the City Treasurer and City Budget Officer came out with a P13 billion budget next year or P1.2 billion more […]

Ofelia, an advisor, son Regal retained

July 25, 2012


After her exit as city treasurer last week, Ofelia Oliva is back as financial adviser of the Cebu City Treasurer’s Office. Oliva stepped down last week after months of struggle by Mayor Michael Rama to prevent the appointment of Emma Villarete as city treasurer by Finance Sec. Cesar Purisima. Oliva’s son meanwhile has a different […]

‘Mayor abused authority in filing petition vs Purisima’

July 4, 2012


Tommy O seeks DILG suspension of Rama A complaint seeking Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s suspension will be filed this week by his predecessor, former mayor and now Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district. “I will ask for his suspension from the Department of Interior and Local Governments (DILG) for grave abuse of […]

Cebu City treasurer keeps her post

June 27, 2012


  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama gets to keep the city treasurer of his choice, Ofelia Oliva. The Regional Trial Court yesterday issued a temporary restraining order stopping the the Secretary of Finance from replacing her. In his ruling, RTC Judge Douglas Marigomen of Branch 5 barred Secretary Cesar Purisima from replacing Oliva within the […]

Quiño Hasten inventory

March 12, 2012


Compostela’s new town mayor is creating a five-member team to fasttract the inventory of equipments of the municipality after the municipal treasurer failed to account for this last week. Mayor Joel Quiño said that he is heeding the recommendation of the Commission on Audit to create a team composed of departments heads, with the representative […]

Tax collector dismissed for accepting bribe

March 12, 2012


A revenue collection clerk in Malabuyoc town, Cebu, was dismissed from service for accepting bribe from taxpayers transacting business with their office. Emerito Devilleres, revenue collection clerk 1, was ordered dismissed from civil service by the Ombudsman in the Visayas for asking for money in exchange for the facilitation of the transfer of name of […]

‘COA order won’t affect auction’

November 17, 2011


The public auction of a 9.7-hectare lot in the South Road Projects (SRP) of Cebu City will push through on Dec. 13 despite the pronouncement of the Commission on Audit that money claims against the government are beyond the jurisdiction of the court. Sheriff Eugenio Fuentes said no one can stop him from conducting the […]