Toledo cops in hot water

Benjie Talisic 01/17/2018

CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT Jose Mario Espino wants sanctions imposed on Toledo City policemen who abandoned their post late on Sunday afternoon and left the gates of their police station locked. Espino said a three-day suspension will be imposed…

Student in hot water for kidnap hoax

Benjie B. Talisic 01/09/2018

THE 21-year-old female student who admitted to lying about being kidnapped by foreigners finds herself in deeper trouble. This after both the Cebu City police and a company official are considering to file charges against her. Chief…

Barangay in Malabuyoc in need of potable water

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/04/2018

  LACK of potable water is now the main concern of residents of Barangay Santo Niño, in Malabuyoc town, after landslides destroyed water pipes, cutting off their water supply. Barangay Captain Erlinda Piedad said there had been…

Bali declares ‘garbage emergency’ amid sea of waste

AFP 12/28/2017

  Bali’s palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favorite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage. Plastic straws and food packaging are strewn between sunbathers,…

700 Mandaue fire victims get water supply

Norman V. Mendoza 12/15/2017

More than 700 fire victims in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City will get their water supply from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) before Christmas. The MCWD, together with the Sustainable and Resilient Pro-poor Water Supply Project Cebu…

Don’t dump garbage in rivers, canals, Tisa folk told

Doris C. Bongcac 12/06/2017

Tisa barangay Captain Philip Zafra is asking his constituents to refrain from disposing their wastes into water bodies. Zafra said that the presence of garbage obstructs the flow of water on their rivers and canals. He said…

MCWD clients can pay water bills with Visa cards in 2018

PR 11/26/2017

WITH the use of a Visa credit card, one can soon enjoy the convenience of paying his or her water bill anywhere in the world. Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the Development Bank of the Philippines…

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ Open water swim no. 31 in the books

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2017

INGEMAR Macarine, also known as the Pinoy Aquaman, overcame shoulder pains to complete a grueling 15-kilometer, open water swim in the waters of Bohol last Sunday. The lawyer and environmentalist successfully logged his 31st successful open water…

Macarine swims from pamilacan to panglao today

Glendale G. Rosal 11/11/2017

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed open-water swimmer Ingemar Macarine will come out of a three-month break as he swims 15 kilometers in the seas of Bohol today. The lawyer and environmentalist will swim from Pamilacan Island in the municipality of…

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…

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