Boracay residents welcome cleanup, lament ‘cesspool’ tag

Inquirer.net 02/11/2018

ILOILO CITY — Boracay residents and business operators welcome the six-month deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for the government to address problems plaguing the island, but some of them lamented his statement calling the country’s prime…

San Fernando residents cry foul over port project

Futch Anthony Inso 01/10/2018

Since the age of six, Engr. Fernando Alcuizar has already been fishing in the seawaters of Barangay Sangat in San Fernando town, southern Cebu. Alcuizar graduated Mechanical Engineering in 2010 from the University of Cebu and passed…

Barangay Pasil to demolish footbridge connecting Ermita

Nestle L. Semilla 01/03/2018

A footbridge in Sitio Magsaysay in Barangay Pasil that connects to Barangay Ermita, Cebu City has been ordered demolished by the Barangay Anti-drug Abuse Councils (BADAC), this after several residents in Pasil complained of illegal transactions under…

800 Toledo City residents evacuated due to flooding, landslides

Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2018

CEBU CITY—Not one of them had the energy nor the enthusiasm to celebrate the New Year. At least 800 residents from 16 villages in Toledo City, midwest Cebu, slept through the night in the evacuation centers as…

Families to stay at fire site in Talisay

Rosalie Abatayo 12/27/2017

The fire victims in Sitio Caduldulan, Barangay Lawaan 3 can rebuild their homes, unless the owners of the land will say otherwise. According to Delia Ybañez, Lawaan 3 Barangay Captain said that the privately owned lot was…

IT Park employees, residents temporarily evacuated due to vintage bomb extraction

Chris Ligan 12/20/2017

Workers in seven IT park buildings and residents near the area were temporarily evacuated during the extraction of a vintage bomb found in a construction site at the Cebu IT Park in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Employees…

Boracay flood riles residents

Inquirer 12/14/2017

ILOILO CITY — Residents of Boracay Island have expressed outrage and frustration over flooded areas along the island’s main road. The flooding, which was worsened by heavy rains in recent days, has inconvenienced residents and tourists especially…

Residents cry: Water first as aid pours in

Morexette B. Erram 11/05/2017

Dino promises diversion road, more assistance for Boljoon’s landslide-affected families Solve our water problem, first. This is the plea of some of the res-idents of the six landslide-affected barangays in Boljoon, a town 105 km southeast of…

BRGY TIP BOX

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/09/2017

Boxes to be placed in villages where residents can drop names of those involved in drugs, corruption; CHR, church wary This is one drop box where you don’t want your name to be drawn. The Department of…

Residents, property owners attend BRT dialogue in Pardo

Morexette B. Erram 09/27/2017

ABOUT 200 residents and owners of properties affected by the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Barangay Pardo attended a dialogue at the barangay gym to vent their concerns on the project Wednesday afternoon. Though Presidential Assistant…

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