Construction of access road near Plaridel St. starts with demolition of structures

Nestle L. Semilla and Fe Marie Dumaboc 04/16/2018

ABOUT a hundred structures in two sitios of Barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue City will be demolished to pave the way for the construction of an access road. Owners, with the help of the Housing and Urban Development Office…

Inayawan access road mulled to ease traffic

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 03/15/2018

An access road near the Inayawan landfill will be opened to help decongest the traffic gridlock at Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City. In yesterday’s press conference, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he is now prioritizing…

4 cities in Cebu, NegOr soon to gain access to clean water

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/25/2018

THOUSANDS of residents from three Cebu cities and a city in Negros Oriental will soon get access to clean and potable water through a project by water utilities in the Netherlands. Vitens Evides International (VEI), a joint…

Media’s lack of access to spot reports is questionable

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/15/2017

The right of the people to information on matters of public concern is protected by the Constitution. Through media, people get such information. And media, in turn, obtain it from government offices such as the police office.…

Reporters no longer allowed access to PNP spot reports

Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2017

After barring the Commission on Human Rights to access case folders of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa has prohibited all police offices and units from releasing spot reports to members of…

Cebu press council backs proposed FOI ordinance

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/08/2016

THE Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) has expressed its support to a proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) ordinance by Cebu City Councilor Jose Daluz III. In a public hearing yesterday, the CCPC, through a statement by its executive…