All’s well that ends well: Rama on Labella; No Labella-Rama for mayor-vice mayor in 2022

All is well between Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and Vice Mayor Michael Rama, the latter told The Freeman in an interview aired via Facebook Live. “For me friendship-wise, partymate-wise, between the two of us, the mayor and myself, all’s well that ends well,” Rama said in the interview aired last night. But in the…

Rama asks Labella: Tell people true state of your health, Cebu City needs “visible and active leader”

Vice Mayor Michael Rama yesterday asked Mayor Edgar Labella to finally put to rest rumors spreading about his true state of health by telling people about his condition. Labella has not been reporting to City Hall, saying his doctor asked him to work from home to stay away from crowds as he recovers from an…

Businessman donates P4 million for COVID-19 response in cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu

The fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the cities of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu received a much-needed boost from businessman Michael Gleissner. Gleissner donated P2 million each to Cebu and Lapu-Lapu to help in the Covid-19 response of both cities, taking note of the active measures being undertaken by both local government units to control the…

Ayala Malls Central Bloc holds jobs fair

With Ayala Malls Central Bloc set to open in the next few weeks, the mall and its tenants held a jobs fair in Ayala Center Cebu to sign up employees. The jobs fair opened yesterday at the Activity Center of Ayala Center Cebu. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who opened the fair, said it would…

Cebu News Digest for Jan. 7, 2016: Thousands join Walk With Jesus to mark start of Fiesta Señor; ‘desperate love’ led to baby’s kidnapping; budget war continues in Cebu City Council

WALK WITH JESUS. The penitential walk from the Fuente Osmeña rotunda to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño marks the start of the religious celebration of Sinulog 2016. (Photo by Anthony Leuterio)

The religious celebration of the Fiesta Señor started early this morning with a penitential walk by Sto. Niño devotees from the Fuente Osmeña rotunda to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño.

Cebu News Digest for Jan. 5, 2016: Fake nurse steals baby; Cebu City forced to re-enact budget after impasse; tension breaks out in talk between UP, fire victims

ON CCTV. Yesterday’s abduction of a newborn inside the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center was caught on security camera. (Screengrab of video posted by Aksyon TV 5 reporter Ryan Sorote)

A woman posing as a member of the staff of the snatched two-day old Prince Nino Celadenia inside the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center yesterday

Cebu City issues notice of award for Cebu-Cordova Bridge

Cebu Cordova Bridge. An earlier iteration of the plan for the 3rd Cebu bridge.

Acting Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has issued the notice of award for the Cebu-Cordova Bridge Project to the Metro Pacific Tollways Development Corp. (MPTDC). With the notice, the company can now start processing the permits for the construction of the bridge.