Sona

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 07/15/2021

In just 11 days, President Duterte will present his State of the Nation Address (Sona), with some relief that it’s all almost over. No doubt he’ll crow about his accomplishments. And if you get past the large…

Cebu City eyes new public cemetery

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is looking for lots in the mountain barangays that can be made into a new public cemetery as the death toll in the city for the Coronavirus Disease 2019…

Private firms urged: Be our partner to develop Capitol lot near Cebu IT Park

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is calling on private firms to partner with them in developing its 4,450-square meter lot in front of Cebu IT Park along Salinas Drive in Lahug, Cebu City for commercial use.…

4th Cebu-Mactan bridge feasibility completed, now up for NEDA approval

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hopes are now up for the realization of a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan island.  Engineer Nonato Paylado, chief of the Planning and Design Division of the Department of Public Works…

2020 is banner year for ‘Build, Build, Build’ – DPWH chief

12/23/2019

SANTA ROSA CITY, Laguna, Philippines — Public Works Secretary Mark Villar has promised more road openings by 2020, calling it the “banner year” of the Duterte administration’s flagship infrastructure program. Villar, during the partial opening of the…

Labella wants to build tenement in fire struck sitio in Mambaling

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella plans to put up a tenement building in Sitio Alaska, Barangay Mambaling following the fire that razed 70 homes in the area on Wednesday noon, September 18, 2019. Read: Mambaling…

PHILBEX Cebu 2019 Opens its Doors to “A World Built Bolder”

PR 09/12/2019

Now on its 17th year, the Philippine Building and Construction Expo Cebu or simply PHILBEX Cebu is back with a daring vision to usher in “A World Built Bolder” with another trailblazing trade show presentation. To officially…

Dole-7 urges LGUs’ Peso to help identify skilled workers in their areas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/15/2019

CEBU CITY—The Department of Labor and Employment and Employment (Dole-7) urges the Public Employment Service Office (Peso) in various local government units (LGUs) to help address the lack of skilled workers by identifying the available manpower base…

What now Build Build Build?

Fernando Fajardo 11/22/2018

By end of last year, however, none of the 55 flagship projects had taken off. After the visit of President Duterte to Beijing, the government immediately announced that China has pledged $24 billion to finance the country’s…

Developers urged: Build more green projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/25/2018

CEBU’S REAL ESTATE BOOM Investments in the real estate industry in Cebu are forecasted to continue to boom in the coming years, but with more structures being built comes the added demand on the environment including water…

Cebu Capitol to build dormitory

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/06/2018

Countryside officials who will be visiting the Cebu Provincial Capitol for official business will soon have a place to stay. Celestino Martinez III, president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) Cebu, led the groundbreaking of the…

Frustrations starting to build up anew as Cebu City loses big time

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 09/05/2018

FRUSTRATIONS within the Cebu City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol are nearing fever pitch as the downward spiral continued on Tuesday night after they got blown out by the Imus Bandera, 90-61, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu…

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