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Labella: Cebu City a work in progress

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is a work in progress and the city government needs the people’s help in making this happen. This was the message of Mayor Edgardo Labella for the 84th Charter Day celebration of the city on February 24, 2021, in a virtual celebration. Labella said that the city has suffered […] The post Labella: Cebu City a work in progress appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 25th, 2021

Cebu City Commences Step 2 of PhilSys Registration

Cebu City commenced Step 2 of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the National ID registration on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who announced the progress on Thursday, said that the registration kits contains the iris scanners, fingerprint scanners, laptops, and printers from the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) have arrived in […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 20th, 2021

Labella to PDEA-7, police: Maintain coordination

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has appealed to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) and the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to work together in anti-drug operations in the city. This he said in fear that the “misencounter” in Quezon City, Metro Manila, where two PDEA agents and […] The post Labella to PDEA-7, police: Maintain coordination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

DILG: Labella can work from home

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is nearing a month in his work-from-home set-up as he continues to recuperate from an ear infection he contracted in mid-January 2021. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that Labella is within his rights to do so as long as he is able […] The post DILG: Labella can work from home appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Labella to Rama: Put aside politics, work harder in this pandemic

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella hit back at Vice Mayor Michael Rama, who recently questioned his capability to govern the city while he recuperates from an ear infection. Labella released an official statement hours after he told the media in a phone conference that Rama’s statements are only his opinion and […] The post Labella to Rama: Put aside politics, work harder in this pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

Labella back at work after gallbladder operation

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is now “fully recovered” from his gallbladder operation. In a Monday morning post, Labella announced that is now back at the City Hall and has started to resume his official functions. One of the very first concerns that he looked into was the city’s coronavirus disease […] The post Labella back at work after gallbladder operation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

Cebu Market-Goers Defying ‘Social Distancing’ Dispersed

The new chief of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) commenced his work on Good Friday by helping Mayor Edgardo Labella disperse market-goers who defied the social distancing rule at the Carbon Public Market here. Col. Josefino Ligan assumed his post as CCPO officer-in-charge (OIC) after Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 (Central Visayas) Chief, Brig. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 11th, 2020

SEC Cebu Continues Operations Amid Enhanced Community Quarantine

The Securities and Exchange Commission – Cebu Extension Office (SEC-CEO) continues its work operations while Cebu City undergoes enhanced community quarantine to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. While the SEC-CEO no longer accepts walk-in transactions per the request of Mayor Edgar Labella, the office is still accepting applications such as registrations, amendments, and others, as long […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Bugas ipanghatag sa Cebu

Gipahibalo karong adlawa Huwebes ni Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella nnga manghatag silag bugas sa mga underprivileged nga residente, ilabi na kadtong mga “no work, no pay” nga kawani......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Capitol sees dismal progress in road concreting projects implementation

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  At least 16 contractors of Capitol-funded road concreting projects are in hot water after posting “dismal” work progress. The projects under these contractors are part of the 160-kilometer barangay road concreting projects across the province that were awarded in November 2019 yet. Majority of these projects are supposed to be delivered […] The post Capitol sees dismal progress in road concreting projects implementation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

Labella to appoint new board after LWUA affirms termination

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he would now work on screening candidates for the five-member board of the Metropolitan Cebu Water Districts (MCWD) within the month. The Local Water Utilities Authority (LWUA) has affirmed on December 5, 2019, the decision of the mayor to terminate the board of directors of […] The post Labella to appoint new board after LWUA affirms termination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2019

Cebu City gets 21 new garbage trucks


CEBU CITY, Philippines – No more excuses. Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella told residents during the blessing of new garbage trucks on Tuesday, November 12, that the city would work to give residents less reasons not to throw away their garbage properly. “[There are] no more excuses for undisciplined people to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2019

18 STL ‘ushers’, bettors nabbed in 10 days in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City have arrested 18 illegal bet collectors or “ushers” and bettors of the Small Town Lottery (STL), a numbers game, in 10 days of anti-illegal gambling operations. The 10-day period covers April 8 to April 18 or since Mayor Edgardo Labella ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) […] The post 18 STL ‘ushers’, bettors nabbed in 10 days in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Cebu City explores feasibility of C Peso cryptocurrency

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is exploring the possibility of using a cryptocurrency for cashless transactions in city hall. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with C Pass Inc. to conduct a feasibility study for the use of C Peso in the remittance and payment system for […] The post Cebu City explores feasibility of C Peso cryptocurrency appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Cebu, national leaders bid goodbye to Addy Sitoy

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano political leaders paid tribute to former Cordova mayor and Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Secretary, Adelino “Addy” Sitoy, who died at the age of 85 on April 15, 2021. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that he lamented Sitoy’s passing because Sitoy had pushed for the third bridge that was […] The post Cebu, national leaders bid goodbye to Addy Sitoy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

PWDs in Cebu City to get P5K cash aid starting May 8

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The persons with disability (PWDs) in Cebu City will get their financial assistance starting May 8, 2021. Mayor Edgardo Labella announced in a phone interview with reporters that the PWDs would receive five months’ worth of financial assistance corresponding from January to May 2021, which would amount to P5,000. “PWDs, the […] The post PWDs in Cebu City to get P5K cash aid starting May 8 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to investigate and remove illegal small town lottery (STL) outlets in Barangay Carreta. This after Carreta Barangay Captain Marciano Ando wrote to the mayor that they found multiple STLs operating in their barangay without permits from the Philippine […] The post CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policemen who are facing raps on extortion, rape, and allegedly running a secret jail in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City will lose their allowances from the city government. Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city will no longer shoulder the allowances of these police officials who are facing charges of […] The post Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Labella says he needs 2 weeks to study lifting of liquor ban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking residents and establishments to give the city government more time to study the possibility of lifting the liquor ban during the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). The mayor said he understands that many establishments primarily serving liquor already want to reopen, but the liquor […] The post Labella says he needs 2 weeks to study lifting of liquor ban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Cebu City reminds public: No ‘activities’ outside churches during Holy Week

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The city government here reminded the public on Monday, March 29, 2021, that activities outside churches this Holy Week are strictly prohibited. Mayor Edgardo Labella, in a press briefing, said they have tasked the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and barangay officials to closely monitor all areas in the city during […] The post Cebu City reminds public: No ‘activities’ outside churches during Holy Week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Cebu and Region 7 ‘not candidates’ for ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has expressed confidence that the city will remain under the most lenient level of community quarantine this April. “I think of the lesson (we learned before), and I am confident and hinaot ko (I really hope) we won’t go back to ECQ (enhanced community quarantine),” said […] The post Cebu and Region 7 ‘not candidates’ for ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021