SILOY IS WATCHING: Potholes patched; more repairs for Mandaue road promised

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 08/23/2019

Potholes pose a serious problem to motorists and for public utility vehicles  — their drivers and passengers as well. Hitting a pothole can sometimes cause damage to vehicles or it may even cause the driver to lose…

Clearing operations open more spaces for pedestrians on downtown Cebu’s sidewalks

Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The sidewalks of downtown Cebu, especially on Colon Street, used to be site of a busy battle between pedestrians and street vendors. Whatever narrow space was available near ageing buildings was occupied by vendors on…

SILOY IS WATCHING: Fort San Pedro is now clean

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The walkway is now visible, the grass looks green and alive, and the monument now towers with pride. This is how Fort San Pedro, Cebu City’s iconic fortress, looks after the Department of…

How safe are our public places?

07/26/2019

How safe are we in public areas? A concerned citizen reported to have slipped and fallen into one of the street drainage systems in front of a mall on Colon Street in downtown Cebu City. The citizen…

Unsightly garbage dumped outside centuries-old Fort San Pedro

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines ―The city’s garbage problem has now affected a historical landmark. Mounds of garbage were dumped and uncollected outside Fort San Pedro located along A. Pigafetta Street. Photos of the ghastly sight is making the…

SILOY IS WATCHING: Eat-all-you-can restaurant management cleans up area; City ENRO to push through with inspection

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Here is a case of persistent concerned citizen. After posting photos of a dirty canal near an eat-all-you-can restaurant in Barangay Inoburan, Naga City, June Carlo Encabo approached the staff and asked them…

Siloy is watching

06/04/2017

A speeding cement mixer truck in Minglanilla town doesn’t even have a plate number.…

Stubborn jeepney driver

Contributor 01/11/2017

Passengers rush to board a passenger jeepney that stopped at a “No PUJ Stop” at the corner of Urdana Street, Cebu City, causing traffic there. Attention: Cebu City traffic officials.…

Mandaue police distribute safety leaflets

Cebu Daily News, Contributor 01/11/2017

As part of their peacekeeping efforts, Mandaue City police distribute leaflets containing safety tips to passengers waiting to board a bus at the Cebu North Bus Terminal.…

Carmen’s floodwaters

Contributor 01/09/2017

Residents of Carmen town have been complaining about the floodwaters that remain even after the rain due to the presence of limestone near the town’s gym which blocks the water and prevents it from being drained by…

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