Brgy chief raises residents’ issues about Aloguinsan landfill

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2018

STENCH carried by what used to be fresh air, and the threat of leachate ontheir source of water are the main concerns of the residents of Barangay Tampaan in Aloguinsan town, located 59 kilometers southwest of Cebu…

Residents complain on landfill’s smell

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2018

Over a year since a landfill started to operate at the junction of Barangays Punay and Tampaan in Aloguinsan town, residents living near the landfill and in surrounding barangays complain about the stench smell emitted from the…

Cooperate with new brgy captain, Duljo-Fatima residents urged

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2018

RESIDENTS of Duljo-Fatima are encouraged to cooperate with the new barangay captain, Elmer Abella, the first councilor, who took over the village chief post with the sudden demise of the barangay captain-elect Ricardo “Joel” Ycong. Abella, who…

Barangay Guadalupe residents fail to vote due to clustering issues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/14/2018

Several voters from Barangays Guadalupe complain the unorganized clustering of voting precincts in Guadalupe Elementary School. Nita (real name withheld) said she accompanied her live-in partner to look for his precinct since 8:00 a.m. today (May 14).…

Three Tuburan residents with pending cases surrender to police

Benjie B. Talisic 05/07/2018

Three residents of a northen town in Cebu and who have pending cases in court heeded on Monday the police chief’s appeal to give themselves up to authorities. Melquiades Deniega, 48, Jumor Talaugon, 36, and Gerasmo Montebon,…

Barangay officials among affected residents in Ermita fire

Morexette Erram 05/07/2018

The fire that broke and devoured at least 90 houses in Sitios Kawit and Ermita Proper in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday dawn did not spare those that belonged to some barangay officials. The two-story house…

DPWH told: Release funds for relocation of riverbank residents

Nestle L. Semilla 03/25/2018

FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS CEBU City Councilor Jerry Guardo is urging the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to release the budget intended for residents along riverbanks who will be affected by flood control…

Bohol residents clean up Panglao, Dauis beaches

Inquirer.net 03/06/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Government officials, volunteers and residents joined a coastal cleanup on Panglao Island, one of the country’s favorite tourist destinations plagued with environmental problems. Hundreds of volunteers composed of students, the public and authorities…

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…