Pesquera welcomes underpass project’s progress

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2018

DESPITE lamenting on the worsening traffic situation caused by the underpass construction, Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera welcomed the announcement that the project is 75 percent complete. “I hope it’s true that it’s 75 percent complete. We…

Unity, alignment of support of port, gov’t projects sought

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/06/2018

P8.8B KOREAN LOAN FOR CONSOLACION PROJECT There should be unity and alignment of all stakeholders in supporting priority projects of the government. Glenn Soco, Regional Development Council in Central Visayas infrastructure development committee head, made this call…

Turning vision into reality: Cebu’s mega infra projects

Connie Fernandez-Brojan 06/04/2018

(PART 1) ‘BUILD, BUILD, BUILD’ A metro expressway. Bridges to Bohol and Negros islands. New international port with bypass road. Cebu’s landscape is expected to change in four years when the Duterte administration implements these major infrastructure…

Cebu City Council disapproves Binaliw landfill site, MRF projects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/30/2018

The Cebu City Council has disapproved the use of the 1.7 hectare property in Barangay Binaliw, Cebu City as a material recovery facility (MRF) and landfill site. With nine councilors voting against it, ARN Builders’ application to…

Davide backs BRT, LRT projects, hopes BRT gets NEDA-ICC OK

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/26/2018

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III wants the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects to be implemented in Cebu. Davide said he was supporting both projects because they would benefit Cebuano commuters. Davide’s…

Duterte: I need China to back my administration’s projects

Inquirer.net 04/10/2018

“I need China,” said President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, stressing that he would count on Beijing to back his administration’s programs, especially his multi-trillion infrastructure projects. “More than anybody else at this time of our national life,…

Power plays over projects

Editorial 03/27/2018

When bureaucrats and elected officials argue over which projects should get implemented or not, it’s not them but the public whom they were supposed to serve that suffers the most from the fallout of their oftentimes unnecessary…

‘We’re willing to talk traffic, projects’

King Anthony Perez, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2018

RDC-7 EXEC DEFENDS MOVES Members of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) are willing to engage anyone in a public discourse, including local officials in Metro Cebu, to discuss traffic congestion and the projects lobbied…

Putting the brakes on underpass projects

Editorial 03/20/2018

The clash between Cebu City Hall and the Regional Development Council (RDC-7) over the non-inclusion of three underpass projects worth P16 billion in next year’s list of projects by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)…

‘Leave my projects alone’

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Reporter Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/19/2018

Cobonpue says underpass projects still had no feasibility study Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña warned the Regional Development Council (RDC-7) to “leave my projects” alone yesterday, two days after the council refused to endorse the three underpass…

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