Some Cebu areas susceptible to landslides host mining operations

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

MGB-7 GEOHAZARD MAP SEVERAL areas in Cebu province that are susceptible to landslides also happened to host mining operations. Data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7), an attached office of the Department of…

PALMA BACKS HALT IN MINING

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

Amid the devastation and loss of lives from the massive landslide that hit Naga City, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma joined calls to stop quarry and mining operations in many parts in the country. The prelate considered the…

Serge ranks 11th in survey

Inquirer.net, Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

TOP 20 SENATORIAL PREFERENCE Former senator Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III ranked 11th in Pulse Asia’s Top 20 senatorial preference for the May 2019 elections. Pulse Asia released yesterday the results of their Ulat ng Bayan survey for…

Eight JO City Hall workers positive for illegal drug use

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

EIGHT personnel from the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drug use. The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) screened 111 employees from the Parks and Playground Commission, and the Peace and Order Program…

“Serge” Osmena among Pulse Asia’s top 20 Senatorial preference for 2019 election

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

  Former Senator Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III was included in Pulse Asia’s Top 20 May 2019 Senatorial Race preferences. Pulse Asia released today the results of their Ulat ng Bayan survey for the upcoming midterm elections and…

DOTr mobilizes consultants to create masterplan for BRT

Morexette B. Erram 09/21/2018

  The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has started to mobilize the Technical Support Consultant (TSC) of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The Cebu BRT is part of the Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS). In a press…

MGB-7 sends team to investigate Naga landslide

Morexette B. Erram 09/20/2018

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has deployed a team to investigate the landslide in Barangays Tinaan and Naalad in the City of Naga that claimed the lives of five individuals. In a statement…

Eight caught in NBI-DENR operation

Benjie B. Talisic, Chris Ligan, Morexette B. Erram 09/19/2018

  Eight persons including two engineers were taken into custody by agents of the the National Bureau of Investigation in Barangay Babae 2, Lapu-Lapu City Wednesday afternoon. The agents who are detailed to the NBI’s Environmental Crime…

House Committee to probe Benguet tragedy

Morexette B. Erram 09/19/2018

The House Committee on Natural Resources is planning to conduct a public hearing to probe on the tragedy that hit Itogon, Benguet due to typhoon Ompong. Cebu City South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa, who sits as…

Two Cebu City south district congressional aspirants vow to solve traffic

Morexette B. Erram 09/18/2018

Both aspirants for a congressional seat in Cebu City’s south district promised to address the traffic congestion in the area. Incumbent Cebu City South District Representative Rodrigo Abellanosa, who is the proponent of the multi-million Mambaling underpass,…

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