Cebu News Digest: Jan. 29, 2015: LTO: Motorcyle ban in SRP not effective; Rama: I know what I am talking about, just help enforce ban

JUST DRAMA. Mayor Michael Rama on the decision by 4 Cebu City councilors to return their P20,000 calamity assistance: “Too late the hero. They should not have accepted it at all. I just find it a little bit of a drama... Tell them to join showbiz.”

In today’s news, the Land Transportation Office said banning motorcycles from the SRP will not solve the spate of accidents in the area and would, instead, worsen traffic. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was displeased by the comment and retorted that what the agency should do is help City Hall implement that ban. I know…

Cebu News Digest: Jan. 24, 2015: Rama threatens to close SRP to vehicle traffic; Sinulog 2016 street parties to be spread out in other cities

SRP ROAD. Mayor Michael Rama has threated to close SRP to vehicle traffic unless safety measures are put in place.

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is all over the news today: threatening to close the south coastal road if traffic measures to prevent accidents are not in place; threatening to bar vehicles from Talisay City from passing the SRP if the city does not allow Cebu City to dump garbage there; proposing other LGUs to…

Filinvest starts work on Il Corso in Cebu

Filinvest Group president and CEO Josephine Yap (2nd from R) leads the Il Corso ceremonial unveiling at SRP in Cebu City.

Imagine a strip of land dotted with retail shops, boutiques, bars, cafes and restaurants. Shaded walkways and landscaped gardens allow people to walk along the 11 connected buildings that can be found all throughout its length. The whole stretch has a view of the sea on one side. At the far end is built a…