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Rama mulls stay of acting treasurer

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. 128 more words

Rama No papers, no 2013 budget

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama won’t sign the 2013 budget ordinance until he’s furnished a complete copy of the papers for his review.

In yesterday’s noontime press conference, Mayor Rama said he was interested in seeing the breakdown of the P1.5 billion which the City Council cut from his P6.7 billion budget proposal. 304 more words

Public school teachers wait all day for release of P10,000 aid

Teacher Myrna lined up at the Labangon Elementary School as early as 6:30 a.m. yesterday, eager to receive the P10,000 cash assistance promised by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. 477 more words

Council questions Rama’s realignment of teacher’s fund

WITH Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s top lieutenants unavailable, it was up to his chief of staff to face a hostile Cebu City Council during yesterday’s budget deliberations. 591 more words

Mayor mulls P20T bonus for each city gov’t worker

Christmas will be merry for thousands of Cebu City Hall employees if Mayor Michael Rama’s plan to give them a windfall bonus pushes through.

The mayor yesterday said he is thinking of giving out bonuses of as much as P20,000 for each employee, double what they received last year. 679 more words

Mayor’s use of ABC fund served same beneficiary

THE Cebu City budget office defended the mayor’s use of funds intended for the Association of Barangay Council to purchase fuel.

The beneficiary of the fuel expenses is the same, said Marieta Gumia, assistant budget officer. 228 more words

Mayor’s secretary wants to be excused from budget hearing

THE Secretary of Mayor Michael Rama had excused herself from the City Council budget hearing yesterday.

Belinda Navasquez, secretary of the mayor’s office told the City Council she needs to attend a workshop yesterday. 117 more words