Paralytic grandfather and grandson perished in a fire in Barili, Cebu

Benjie B. Talisic 02/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A  63-year-old paralytic grandfather and his grandson  with mental disability died in a fire that razed their hut on Thursday, February 21, in a  mountainous village in the town of Barili, 55.4 kilometers…

Asturias Menro: Experts to find out what caused two eagle rays death

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two adult eagle rays found dead in the shores of Asturias tow, northwest of Cebu, have been examined by personnel of the Provincial Veterinary Office today, February 19. Jade Mesias, officer-in-charge of…

India’s #IsThisYours movement for responsible plastic disposal is gaining ground in PH

Immae Lachicha 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A pro-environment post has gone viral on Facebook when a non profit organization in India, Green Dream Foundation, posted a movement with the hashtag #IsThisYours. The movement is a way of calling the…

Rainbow Warrior to visit Manila, Cebu in March to campaign against plastic pollution

PR 02/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Rainbow Warrior will once again set sail to the Philippines from March 1 to 16 to amplify the voices of our communities and join the actions of the Filipino people as we…

A Valentine’s Day date in a dumpsite

Immae Lachica 02/15/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the day of love,  couples made sure to make reservations for their Valentine’s Day  dates in their favorite restaurants, some of whom went with what were the most trending spots for…

All sectors urged to cleanup Cebu rivers, other water bodies

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The founder of tourism association and advocate for environment protection urged members of the Rotary Club of Metro Cebu to initiate a movement for the cleanup of Cebu’s water bodies. Robert Lim Joseph Jr., honorary…

EMB-7 to city gov’t : Give private firms chance to help solve Cebu City’s waste problems

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is encouraged to give private operators a chance to help the city to manage its wastes. William Cuñado, Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) regional director, said that…

EMB-7 wants help desk for hazardous wastes monitoring

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) plans to set up a help desk that will cater to all concerns related to healthcare wastes and facilitate the immediate processing of permits to…

Dad to EMB-7: Don’t delay OK of permits of firms seeking to collect medical wastes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t delay the approval of permits for accredited medical waste treatment, storage, and disposal providers to operate in Cebu City so that they can start collecting medical wastes in the city.” This is…

Scenes from the clean up drive initiated by the Toledo City Police Station

02/09/2019

LOOK: Personnel from the Toledo City Police Station led by Police Supt. Janette P. Rafter, the station commander, organized a clean up drive at the Hinulawan River in Barangay Ilihan at 6 a.m. today, February 9.  The…

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