Jealousy eyed as motive in fatal stabbing attack

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are checking if a husband’s jealousy may be the reason that drove a 45-year-old man to stab dead a 52-year-old customer and wound the victim’s 29-year-old nephew outside a convenience store in…

Cop injured, suspect killed in Binaliw shootout 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A policeman was injured in a shootout with an armed suspect in Sitio Santa Ana, Barangay Binaliw, Cebu City, on Monday dawn, September 30, 2019. According to Police Captain Jonathan Taneo, chief of Talamban Police…

Minglanilla landfill: Possible alternative dumping site of Cebu City’s garbage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering disposing the city’s garbage to a new prospective landfill in the neighboring town of Minglanilla in southern Cebu. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the Minglanilla landfill had…

Gealon: Binaliw landfill stands on a protected area, part of ‘Butuanon watershed’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill is situated in a protected area that has been identified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as part of the Butuanon Watershed. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City legal…

Labella: P65M to spend on solving city’s garbage disposal problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the garbage of the city would be taken cared off despite the cancellation of the city’s contract with the Binaliw Landfill developer, ARN Central Waste Management…

Mayor Labella rules out use of Binaliw as landfill site

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, said the Binaliw Landfill could no longer be used as a landfill site. According to Labella, ARN Central Waste Management Corp. has agreed to stop landfill…

Mandaue’s garbage woes: Fortuna seeks help of new Consolacion, Cebu City mayors

Doris C. Bongcac 06/29/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines -Left with no other place to dispose the city’s garbage, outgoing Mandaue City Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna is hopeful that Cebu City and Consolacion town will continue to accommodate the city’s trash. Fortuna said…

Outgoing execs: New Mandaue, Cebu leaders should realize Binaliw landfill’s importance

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City may also stink should the waste treatment facility in Barangay Binaliw in Cebu City closes. Acting Mayor Carlo Pontico Fortuna, in a press conference on Monday, June 17, said he was…

Binaliw landfill to take more trash from Metro Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill will be taking more trash from other towns and cities in Metro Cebu as its developer, ARN Waste Management Inc., is currently in talks with Lapu-Lapu City, Compostela town, Consolacion…

Binaliw landfill developer: We’re working on the ‘bad’ smell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Binaliw landfill developers, ARN Builders, said they are working on the complaints of the Barangay Binaliw residents regarding the smell from the landfil, which they said actually came from the haulers delivering…

City Health to send team to assess health issues caused by Binaliw landfill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health will send a medical team to Barangay Binaliw today, Friday, June 7, to assess the reported respiratory illnesses there because of the landfill in the area. Dr. Alma Corpin,…

Amid residents’ complaints, EMB-7 continues to probe Binaliw landfill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) will be looking into the permits of ARN Builders, the developers of the Binaliw landfill, as they continue to investigate the landfill following the complaints…

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