Economist says road widening won’t solve city’s traffic woes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/11/2018

ROAD widening is not the solution to the worsening traffic problem in Metro Cebu. This was pointed out by economist Perry Fajardo during yesterday’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) forum at the Palm Grass Hotel organized by Kilusang…

Demolition cannot solve contamination

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 04/17/2018

The presence of informal settlers in the coastal areas of Lapu-Lapu City is inarguably one big concern that the local government unit (LGU) should address but it is also unfair that they would be the first to…

SOLVE THE KILLINGS, POLICE URGED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, Gov. Hilario Davide III and Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Antonio Chiu all asked the PNP to solve the ‘alarming’ spate of killings in Cebu before it hurts its…

Police urged to solve killings in Metro Cebu

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 03/03/2018

Amid the series of killings in Metro Cebu, police officers were urged to leave no stone unturned and to continue identifying the assailants to render justice to the victims. Supt. Reymar Tolentin, information officer of Police Regional…

Korean officials ask local police to solve Lee’s murder

Benjie B. Talisic 02/27/2018

KOREAN officials led by Sungyong Oh, the Korean Consul General to Cebu, met with top police officials on Tuesday to get updates about the killing of a Korean businessman. They also asked the local police for a…

Tri-level flyover won’t solve traffic congestion

Chris Evert Ruffolo 01/31/2018

“Not another flyover project.” This was the call of two urban planners and an organization advocating for sustainable solutions to issues, such as traffic congestion, which plague a growing metropolis like Cebu. Architect Joy Martinez Onozawa described…

‘Multi-sector front to solve Cebu’s woes’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/16/2017

Solving Metro Cebu’s waste and water management issues amid rapid urbanization and climate change starts with government collaboration with stakeholders, two visiting Dutch experts said last Friday. Rick Heikoop, senior lecturer on water management at the Rotterdam…

Garganera: No program to solve flooding

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/22/2017

JUST a few hours of rain on Thursday afternoon caused heavy floods and monstrous traffic in major streets in Cebu City. The same problem that the residents have been facing regardless of who the sitting officials are…

PBSP calls for collective action to solve PH woes

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/08/2017

  SOCIAL development foundation Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) calls on companies and corporate social responsibility (CSR) practitioners to band together to form collective solutions to problems faced by the Philippines. “No one member corporation can…

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