Labella to MCWD board: Don’t let legal battles affect management

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The legal battle between the terminated and the incumbent board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has come at the most crucial time for the water utility. As the summer…

Incumbent MCWD Board refuses to step down despite TRO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — History seems to repeat itself as the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) refuses to step down amid an order from the court. The appointed board of directors of…

MCWD Board Battle: Cebu City files motion for inhibition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A surprising turn of events occurred in court today, March 18, 2021, after the Cebu City government filed a motion for inhibition against the judge that has released a temporary restraining order (TRO)…

MCWD chair: Why issue TRO now?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The controversy surrounding the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) board of directors is far from over after a Cebu City court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the termination of the…

Court issues TRO against Labella’s termination of MCWD board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a year after the controversial termination of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) by Mayor Edgardo Labella, the court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO)…

Terminated MCWD Board continues to question Labella’s termination order

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The terminated members of the Board of Directors (BOD) of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will continue to question the termination order of Mayor Edgardo Labella. The camp of Ralph Sevilla, Augustus…

Labella has yet to name replacements of fired MCWD board of directors 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/21/2019

CEBU CITY —The members of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD), who have been fired, will be facing legal consequences due to their refusal to step down. “They already know the legal ramifications and the legal consequences,”…

Labella tells MCWD Board: Step down or face legal consequences

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has warned the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board of Directors that if they do not step down from their posts following their termination on October 15, 2019,…

Political names among candidates for MCWD Board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed on Thursday afternoon, October 17, 2019, that at least 25 names–including some prominent political names–have been recommended for the new Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu…

Garcia hopeful that Labella will include Capitol representative in new MCWD Board of Directors

Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia expressed hope that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will consider the inclusion of a provincial government representative into the new composition of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board…

Water Supply Shortage: Labella mulls dismissal of members of the MCWD Board of Directors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has joined members of the Cebu City Council in expressing his  disappointment on the failure of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to live up to its mandate…

Cebu Landmasters appoints new CFO

PR 06/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Leading local VisMin developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) announced the appointment of B. Grant L. Cheng as its new Chief Finance Officer to replace Stephen A. Tan, who recently retired from the company…

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