Philtram to submit proposal of monorail project to DOTR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2018

The proponents who expressed their plans to put up a monorail in Metro Cebu, Philtram, is expected to submit their completed proposal by July to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña made this…

Mandaue sets up project for river, slope protection

Norman Mendoza 05/21/2018

Mandaue city government has set projects to mitigate flooding in low-lying areas including the Paknaan relocation site. Mayor Luigi Quisumbing said that about P100 Million has been provided by the city government for the slope protection of…

Tommy tells nephew to back off

Rosalie Abatayo 05/21/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña belied claims of his nephew, Cebu City Councilor Renato Osmeña, that he shouted at him when they met at the Waterfront Hotel during the presidential visit over the weekend. The mayor said…

Davide hopeful on Alegria’s oil, gas production project

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/21/2018

Cebu provincial governor Hilario Davide III is hopeful that the oil and gas exploration in Alegria town would bear fruits of success. He said the project has great potential for commercial application which could benefit the town,…

Tourism chief suspends Cesar Montano’s ‘Buhay Carinderia’ project

Inquirer.net 05/17/2018

TOURISM Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Thursday said she has ordered the suspension of the “Buhay Carinderia” program of actor and Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) chief operating officer Cesar Montano. In a press briefing, Romulo-Puyat said she already…

Are they sure about cancelling the BRT project?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/26/2018

The National Economic Development Authority Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) tasked a Technical Service Consultant (TSC) to reevaluate the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu within 10 days. Hopefully, the TSC would give a sincere result of…

Tom vows to back Del Mar’s tunnel project proposals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed his support to the tunnel project proposals of his ally, Rep. Raul del Mar (Cebu City North District). “Of course I’ll help him. We’ll help each other,” said Osmeña, who is…

DPWH to close Mananga bridge for rehabilitation

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) Second District Chief Engineer Leslie Anthony Molina pushes for a full closure of the city-bound portion of Mananga Bridge 3 for rehabilitation and preventive maintenance. Molina said that they…

TOMAS WON’T BLOCK LRT PROJECT

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/16/2018

Mayor sees proposal as ploy to stop BRT; but biz leader considers LRT better traffic solution Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will not stop the proposed $3-billion Cebu Light Rail Transit (LRT) project even if he has…

P14 MILLION AND RISING

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2018

ADDED COST OF STALLED BRT PROJECT The construction of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is yet to begin but the Philippine government was already charged P14 million for all the time that the project’s implementation…

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