Mandaue fire bureau conducts multi-fire exercise

Norman Mendoza 12/29/2017

The Mandaue City Fire Station together with the City’s Local Government Unit and volunteers from the Fire Brigade conducted a multi-fire incident drill in two barangay’s in Mandaue City. According to Mandaue City Fire Marshall Josephus Alburo,…

New hopes for the New Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2017

On New Year’s Eve, the residents of Sitio Camp Franco in Barangay Lower Becerril, Boljoon town will no longer hear the loud bang of a metal ladle against a cauldron. Their gong-ringer Nenita Palador, who is known…

Experts: Landslides to continue, ground to stabilize in 4 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2017

The landslides will likely continue for at least four to six months, the time estimated by experts for the ground in the affected barangays in Boljoon town to stabilize. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office…

City urges mines bureau to create guide to address hazards posed by sinkholes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/20/2017

FOLLOWING the discovery of 770 sinkholes in Cebu City, officials of the city government are asking the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to help them formulate risk allocation matrix that will serve as guide for government agencies…

Bureau completes soil fertility survey of rice areas in Cebu

USJ-R Journalism Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/05/2017

THE Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Central Visayas has completed the soil fertility survey of the 26 municipalities of Cebu that are declared as rice areas. The survey…

Police, Mayor Tom storm road rage shooter’s posh home; they fail to get him

Nestle L. Semilla 03/19/2017

  CEBU CITY—The police raided on Sunday night a condominium unit and a house in Maria Luisa Subdivision in Cebu City in search for the scion of a Filipino-Chinese businessman who shot a nurse in a fit…

FIRE HITS DENR

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 03/13/2017

Investigators not ruling out arson after loss of documents It was something they didn’t expect to happen. Various documents of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) went up in smoke in an…

Koreans in sex tourism case have left country?

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/13/2017

Magpale verifying report, sets up meet with agencies, Korean Consul The seven South Korean nationals who have been entangled in a sex tourism scandal barely two weeks ago have reportedly fled the country. The report prompted Vice…

STOPPING THE TRAFFIC

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/06/2015

Anti-human trafficking advocates focus on northern Cebu Both government and non-government groups are stepping up efforts to fight human trafficking, especially in northern Cebu. With the arrest of another foreigner for allegedly exploiting minors in Bogo City,…