Rama: Razon group’s entry in Cebu City’s waste management ‘positive development’

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama sees the impending acquisition of Filipino billionaire businessman Enrique Razon’s firm of a local waste management company as a positive development in the quest to solve the city’s garbage issue. If ever the Razon group would enter a business deal with the City Government, Rama said in a press conference […]

Razon’s firm set to acquire Binaliw private landfill operator’s company

THE garbage management system of Cebu City might see an overhaul as Filipino businessman and billionaire Enrique K. Razon Jr. pours in investment to modernize a local waste management company. Prime Integrated Waste Solutions Inc. (Piwsi), a Prime Infra subsidiary, is set to fully acquire ARN Central Waste Management Inc., which currently receives around 1,000 […]

Mandaue city council Cash bonuses for Mandaue City Hall employees, honorarium hike for contractuals approved

THE Mandaue City Government can now provide cash bonuses to the City’s regular, elective and appointed employees and increase the monthly and daily honorariums of contractual employees hired by the City.This was made possible after the Mandaue City Council approved three ordinances proposed by City Councilor Marie Immaline Cortes-Zafra during its special session on Wednesday, […]

MCPO holds heritage tour to commemorate Philippine Independence, promote city tourism sites

TO COMMEMORATE the Philippine Independence, the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) held a one-day heritage tour on Friday, June 10, 2022.This was meant to make people, specifically the youth, be aware of the history of Philippine Independence and the heroic deeds of the Filipino patriots who took part in the fight against the Spanish Empire.The […]

Covid ‘5th wave’ possible if protocols are not followed, says health exec

AN OFFICIAL of Mandaue City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) urged those participating in political rallies and other mass gatherings related to the campaign period to continue following the minimum health protocols especially that the possibility of a “fifth wave” of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases could occur.Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, the city’s EOC deputy chief, urged […]

Ahong wants to correct city’s name

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also wants to rename his city based on the correct spelling of the country’s first hero. Chan made the pronouncement just after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 152, correcting that Lapulapu’s name should be spelled “Lapulapu,” not “Lapu-Lapu.” But the EO only refers to the hero and […]