EMB-7 temporarily closes Inayawan Transfer Station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has temporarily closed the Inayawan Transfer Station in Cebu City due to the environmental violations of the operators. Following the inspection of the EMB-7 at…

Open dumpsite in Carmen, Cebu closed down

Futch Anthony Inso 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) and the Municipal Government of Carmen town in northern Cebu locked the town’s dumpsite located at Barangay Luyang on Monday morning, January 25, 2021.…

Garcia sets deadline for sand, gravel firms to comply with permits, taxes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has reminded firms involved in the processing and distribution of sand and gravel in Cebu province to abide by government mandates. Otherwise, they may face sanctions from the Capitol.…

Cebu City dad urges CCENRO to stop Agsungot quarry by Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, the City Council’s chairperson for the committee on environment, urged the Cebu City Environment Office (CCENRO) to issue a cease and desist order for the quarry in Barangay…

The day the ABS-CBN newsroom dreaded

DJ Yap - Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — May 5 started like any other Tuesday in ABS-CBN’s cluttered newsroom, but Ging Reyes seemed to feel electricity in the air and something ominous in the pit of her stomach. But the network’s news…

SEC warns public against investing in Paya cryptocurrency

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cautioned the public against investing or promoting Paya, a cryptocurrency offered by Payasian Pte. Ltd. Corp. In an emailed press release, SEC bared that it has issued a…

CPDRC needs pollution control program to address wastewater woes

Rosalie Abatayo 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The cease and desist order (CDO) against the wastewater discharge from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will remain without an effective pollution control program (PCP) for the penitentiary. Lawyer Donato…

Cebu City follows due process before closing down KTV bars — legal officer

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Mayor Edgardo Labella has the authority to close down KTV bars hiring minors if a notice of hearing can be provided, according to the Cebu City Legal Office (CLO). Lawyer Rey Gealon, the city legal…

Labella to issue cease and desist order against KTV bar if proven it hired minors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The KTV bar along General Maxilom Avenue, where 11 minors were among those rescued during a raid late night on Saturday, August 17, could be closed down if proven it had committed violations. Cebu City…

Labella: Illegal quarries in Cebu City pose risk to lives, properties

Inna Gian Mejia 08/11/2017

CEBU City Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella has directed the City Mining and Regulatory Board (CCMRB) to “expeditiously act” on small scale quarrying activities in the northern barangays in Cebu City. Labella said residents of Barangay Kalunasan, Binaliw…

City Hall eyes emergency measures on SRP trash dump

Edison Delos Angeles, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2016

While Cebu City’s garbage dump is getting larger out there at the South Road Properties (SRP), officials have finally found a way to address the rising problem which entered its fifth day on Wednesday. City Hall has…

EMB to issue cease and desist order for SRP dump site

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/20/2016

The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB 7) will issue a cease and desist order (CDO) to stop the dumping of garbage at the South Road Properies (SRP). EMB-7’s chief legal officer Unalee Monares made this…

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