‘Pope dance’ by Cebu’s men in orange

Peter L. Romanillos 01/10/2015

An afternoon drizzle did not stop the world-renowned dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) from presenting a “sneak peek” of their special dance for Pope Francis yesterday afternoon. Clad in their bright-orange…

Iloilo educator replaces outgoing DepEd-7 chief

Peter L. Romanillos 01/08/2015

A 59-year-old educator from Miag-ao town in Iloilo yesterday assumed her new post as director of the Department of Education (DepEd-7), replacing Dr. Carmelita Dulangon, who is set to retire. Dulangon handed over the symbolic key of…

Rehab of Transcentral Highway may take time

Peter L. Romanillos 01/07/2015

Rehabilitation of a portion of the Transcentral Highway that collapsed at the height of typhoon Seniang’s wrath will start within the week, a top official of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7)…

Graveyard shift road work eyed during Sinulog

Peter L. Romanillos 01/07/2015

While it’s willing to cooperate with the Cebu City government, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-7) asked that work on some of their major road projects  be allowed to continue at night. “We understand the…

Temporary bridge in Sibonga town targeted for completion before Jan. 19

Peter L. Romanillos, Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/07/2015

The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) will start building a temporary steel bridge in barangay Dumlog, Sibonga town tomorrow. “We are trying our best to finish this quickly. Again, we will have…

Cordova mayor suggests calling 3rd Mactan bridge after Sto. Niño

Peter L. Romanillos 01/03/2015

DREAM BRIDGE   Big dreams for a 3rd Mactan-Cebu Bridge seemed closer to reality on Jan. 1 when officials of Cebu City and province joined Cordova town leaders for the groundbreaking of the proposed project in  Shell…

Order to evacuate high-risk areas ‘didn’t reach some barangays’

Melissa Q. Cabahug, Peter L. Romanillos 01/03/2015

Storm warnings were given a day before typhoon Seniang made landfall in Sibonga,  south Cebu on Dec. 30. The Capitol sent  advisories for pre-emptive evacuation on  Monday but the message didn’t trickle down to some high-risk communities.…

DREAM BRIDGE

Peter L. Romanillos 01/03/2015

Cordova mayor suggests calling 3rd Mactan bridge after Sto. Niño Big dreams for a 3rd Mactan-Cebu Bridge seemed closer to reality on Jan. 1 when officials of Cebu City and province joined Cordova town leaders for the…

Order to evacuate high-risk areas ‘didn’t reach some barangays’

Melissa Q. Cabahug, Peter L. Romanillos 01/03/2015

Storm warnings were given a day before typhoon Seniang made landfall in Sibonga,  south Cebu on Dec. 30. The Capitol sent  advisories for pre-emptive evacuation on  Monday but the message didn’t trickle down to some high-risk communities.…

Loss of 15 lives ‘most painful’

Peter L. Romanillos 12/31/2014

Damage brought about by typhoon “Seniang” in Cebu may reach P1 billion, most of it in agriculture, housing and public infrastructure. The collapsed bridge approach in Dumlog, Sibonga town will be replaced with a temporary steel frame…

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