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Mega Cebu 3rd Anniversary

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Mayor Rama supports move for sustainable environmental Metro Cebu!

(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama supports the move of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated and other various stakeholders for sustainable environmental Metropolitan Cebu with its 2050 Vision dubbed as, ''Mega Cebu: Making W.A.V.E.S. (Wholesome, Advanced, Vibrant, Equitable and Sustainable''.

Photos: Cebu City Public Information Office

Amidst his hectic schedule, Mayor Rama spent more than three hours in attending the 3rdAnniversary of Mega Cebu last April 15, 2014 Tuesday held at the Eduardo Aboitiz Plenary Hall, Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated (RAFI) Building along Lopez Jaena Street in Barangay Parian, this city. 

"We are moving towards the right direction with our 2050 Vision," Mayor Rama underscored, adding that we have to be awake to make that dream a reality and that whether we reach in the year 2050 or not we can proudly say that during our lifetime we did what we ought to do. 

The People’s Mayor who is also the co-chairman of MCDCB further said that enough for being masteral of criticism and doctorate of fault-finding and what is important is the clear direction from where we’ve been and where we are going. 

He said, let us work together to achieve the Mega Cebu 2050 Vision, and he cited that coming together is the beginning, keeping together is progress and working together is success, for together we can make the best things happen. 

Mr. Roberto Aboitiz, Co-chair of MCDCB also shared that, "Results follow where efforts is applied, we have great opportunity to move forward to Dream Big, Decide and Implement.'' 

Meanwhile, the MCDCB was created based on Republic Act 7160 of the Local Government Code of the Philippines and the Regional Development Council 7 Resolution Number 10 Series of 2011.

It is composed with 13 Local Government Units such as the Cities of Carcar, Cebu, Danao, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Naga and Talisay, and the Municipalities of Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Minglanilla, and San Fernando, as well as the Provincial Government of Cebu. The representative from the Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organizations also comprises the structure. 

The group aims to have a comprehensive concept for an environmentally sustainable urban development in Metro Cebu and extract major development challenges to realize its 2050 Vision of having a progressive, sustainable, competitive and livable place to live for the next generation.(By: GreggyJiggs P. Senados,PIO Staff)


Cebu City Tripartite Industrial Peace Council Meeting

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Mayor Rama inspires fellow public servants

(CEBU CITY – Public Information Office) “The most important thing in life is you have the heart to care, share and serve others,” this was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama during the General Meeting Assembly of the Cebu City Tripartite Industrial Peace Council last April 14, 2014 Monday at Montebello Villa Hotel in Barangay Banilad this city.

Starting with his past chairmanship with Labor and Employment Committee way back his stint as a city councillor and as head of the human resource department of Aboitiz Company, the mayor expressed his deep attachment to the welfare of the people. 

Photos: Cebu City Public Information Office

The mayor also showed support for the advisory on wage order number ROVII-18 which is about providing for Cost of Living Allowance or COLA for private sector workers in Central Visayas and the activities for the Labor Day Celebration on May 1, 2014 Thursday. 

“I’d rather not in the government if fairness, liberty and justice will not be served,” he said adding that with the Holy Week celebration let us go back to our beginning and remember the Ten Commandments, golden rule, and good manners and right conduct. 

Furthermore, the Mayor encouraged everyone to straighten what is crooked, beautify what is ugly, clean what is dirty, put fragrance what is obnoxious, and make an order on what is chaotic. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados, PIO Staff and Romoer Francisco PIO Intern AB English CIT-U)


Palm Sunday Lenten Walk

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Mayor Rama mitambong sa Palm Sunday Lenten Walk

(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) Bisan sa ka-busy sa iyang eskedyul, wala sipyata ni Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama ang pagtambong sa usaka Lenten Walk niadtong Abril 13, 2014 adlawng Domingo nga mao usab ang Palm Sunday kon Domingo sa Lukay o Palaspas isip pagsugod sa selebrasyon sa Semana Santa. 

Photos: Cebu City Public Information Office

Uban sa mga miyembro sa Buhing Kalbaryo nagsugod ug lakaw ang grupo gikan sa San Nicolas Chruch paingon sa Our Lady of Guadalupe Church sa alas-6 sa buntag.
Pag-abot sa Our Lady of Guadalupe Church gisugdan dayon ang parada tuyok sa maong simbahan lakip na ang seremonyal nga pag-blessing sa mga palaspas kon mga lukay. 

Misunod dayon ang presentasyon sa Passion of Christ nga gipasundayag sa mga sakop sa grupo sa mga kabatan-onan sa naasoy nga simbahan nga gipangulohan Aljin Abaquita.

Sa susamang kalambuan gipahigayon usab ang pagbendisyon sa 14 ka Station of the Cross gikan sa San Nicolas Church subay sa V. Rama Avenue paingon sa Our Lady of Guadalupe Church nga mao usab ang ruta sa Presentasyon sa Buhing Kalbaryo karong Abril 18, 2014 Biyernes Santo. 

Gipangulohan ang pagbendisyon ni Rev. Father Ramil Limbaga, pari gikan sa San Nicolas Parish niadtong Abril 12, 2014 sabado sa hapon nga gitambungan usab sa Mayor lakip na ang pipila ka miyembro sa Buhing Kalbaryo. (Ni: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados, PIO Staff)


Hotel Elizabeth donates 66K for CCMC

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Hotel Elizabeth midunar ug 66K alang sa CCMC

(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) Pinasikad sa ilang Corporate Social Responsibility kon CSR, midunar ang pamunuan sa Hotel Elizabeth ug Php66,797.80 alang sa katukuran sa bag-ong Cebu City Medical Center kon CCMC. 

Personal mismo nga gitunol ni Elizabeth Fernando, ang chief executive officer kon CEO sa naasoy nga hotel ang tseke sa maong kantidad ngadto kang Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama niadtong Abril 10, 2014 adlawng Huwebes didto sa buhatan sa mayor. 

Dako ang pasalamat ni Mayor Rama ngadto sa kadagkuan sa Hotel Elizabeth gumikan sa ilang kinasing-kasing nga pagtabang sa pagpatukod ug usa ka moderno apan barato nga pampublikong Balay-tambalanan ning syudad. 

Ang maong donasyon gi-resibohan sa Cebu City Treasurer’s Office kon CTO ug modugang kini sa pundo nga nalikom sa dakbayan nga mokabat na ug kapin sa Trese Milyones ka Pesos pinaagi sa “Piso Mo, Hospital Ko” fund-raising campaign. (Ni: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados, PIO Staff)


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