High-rise plan still being studied

Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña admitted on Saturday that he was not sure how to implement his plan to limit the height of buildings in Cebu City. But, he said he had to start somewhere. “I don’t…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/10/2018

DON’T BAN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS Netizens didn’t approve of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion to limit the height of buildings following the fire in Metro Ayala. A netizen named Edwin Alferez wrote: “Equip firefighters with modern technology.…

No more high-rise buildings?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris Mae Mondragon, Jhunnex Napallacan, Nestle L. Semilla 01/08/2018

Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to limit the height of buildings following the fire that gutted Metro Department Store over the weekend. He was afraid that firefighters and rescuers might not be equipped to respond to fire…

No more buildings above 18 storeys, mayor says

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/17/2016

THERE won’t be any more high-rise buildings in Cebu City if Mayor Tomas Osmeña has his way. In yesterday’s press conference, the mayor said he wants to lower the height of buildings to less than 18 storeys…

Donated fire truck can reach 10th floor infernos

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/19/2015

An aerial platform fire truck that can reach high-rise buildings was received  yesterday by the Cebu Filipino-Chinese Volunteer Fire Brigade Inc. Its basket ladder  can reach the 10th floor of a  structure  and the truck  can carry…