DPWH open to center island removal

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/16/2015

THE regional Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is open to a proposal by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to remove the center island along Pope John Paul II Avenue to decongest traffic in the city.…

Wanted: Volunteers for APEC meetings

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/16/2015

THE Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) local organizing committee is looking for volunteers to help out during the series of meetings that Cebu will host starting next month. The committee is looking for volunteers aged 18 to…

Business, government gear up for APEC meet

Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/16/2015

Business groups, regional agencies, and the cities of Mandaue, Cebu and Lapu-Lapu, under the lead of the Cebu provincial government, have stepped up preparations for the hosting of APEC meetings from August 22 to October 14 here.…

Fuente park closed for upgrading

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 07/14/2015

FUENTE Osmeña Park is temporarily closed to allow its upgrading as part of preparations for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings and the International Eucharistic Congress. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama ordered the park shuttered effective yesterday.…

Capitol: Metro Cebu LGUs to deal with street kids

Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/12/2015

THE city governments of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu should know how to deal with the street children when the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit opens in Cebu next month. “There is no such plan as taguon sila,…

City to comply with DENR requirements for tree cutting

07/11/2015

THE  Cebu city government will soon submit all  documents needed to obtain clearance from the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) for the cutting down of trees affected by road-widening projects as part of the Asia…

Rama: Remove center island

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 07/08/2015

Move will ease traffic in Pope John Paul II Avenue in time for APEC meet Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is proposing to remove the center island along Pope John Paul II Avenue (formerly known as J.…

Taxi drivers undergo orientation for APEC

Apple Ta-as, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/02/2015

More than 100 taxi drivers and operators underwent an orientation on the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) at the Capitol Social Hall yesterday morning. The activity, spearheaded by the Department of Tourism (DOT), sought to make drivers…

Labra leaves PRO-7 to be police attaché

Apple Ta-as 06/30/2015

AFTER almost three years of holding a key position in the Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO) 7 as the head of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID), Senior Supt. Paul Labra II will soon vacate his post…

Upland tours to kick off Lakbay Lingaw in Sept.

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/25/2015

Some highland tours under the new Lakbay Lingaw package will be launched in September in time for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Cebu. But all the planned components will be available by next year yet.…

Chastity’s plight

06/24/2015

It’s been three months since 11-year-old street child Chastity Mirabiles died as a result of  “blunt force trauma injuries” supposedly inflicted by Fuente police during their roundup on Easter Sunday. Thanks to sleuthing by the National Bureau…

2-month PUJ rerouting for APEC Summit

Nestle L. Semilla 06/19/2015

PUBLIC utility jeepneys (PUJs) will be rerouted from August to September, the  entire duration of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Cebu. In the Cebu City Traffic Operation Management (CITOM) rerouting plan, no PUJs will…

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