Mandani Bay plants 36,000 mangroves in Carcar

PR 09/24/2020

Extending its sustainability efforts to the grassroots level, Mandani Bay developer HTLand, Inc. planted approximately 36,000 mangrove propagules in Bolinawan, Carcar City, Cebu. In partnership with the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Argao, Local Government…

Tejero Creek dredged to prevent more flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has conducted dredging activities at the Tejero Creek following its overflowing on Thursday night, August 6, 2020, causing the flood to the nearby settlements. This was revealed by the…

Cenro, DPS clean up Mahiga Creek amid rains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Cenro) and the Department of Public Services (DPS) have cleaned up the Mahiga Creek on Saturday morning following the recent rains. Engineer Editha Peros,…

JCI Cebu, volunteers plant 15K seedlings in Brgy Tabunan

PR 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 989 Cebuanos coming from all walks of life gathered to plant 15,000 seedlings in the mountain barangay of Tabunan in Cebu City. The event led by the Junior Chamber International (JCI)…

Night Market days are numbered — Market Authority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Night Bazaar or more commonly known as the Night Market may last only up to January 31.  Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said they would recommend to the mayor to…

Lawyer now heads Cebu City’s DPS

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has appointed Lawyer John Jigo Dacua as new chief of the Department of Public Services (DPS). Dacua, who used to be assigned with the City Environment and Natural…

Cenro: Providing trash bins in all public places ‘too expensive’ for city

Rosalie Abatayo 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCenro) has renewed its call for the public to dispose of their garbage properly. Providing trash bins in public places, however, is a different story.…

Cenro wants designated smoking areas part of OBO, business permit requirements

Rosalie Abatayo 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Two years into the effectivity of Cebu City’s Anti-Smoking in Public Ordinance, the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) admitted that several establishments are still non-compliant with the requirement of putting up…

Zapatera chief facing preventive suspension: I am innocent

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Zapatera Captain Francisco Benedicto is facing preventive suspension by the Cebu City Council for alleged corruption, harassment, illegal termination, and acts prejudicial to the interest of the public service. “I am facing…

Cebu City’s Cenro impounds five trucks hauling sand with no delivery receipts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Cenro) apprehended five trucks carrying sand in Barangays San Roque and Tinago in Cebu City for falsified or lacking delivery receipts (DR).  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua,…

Water treatment facility needed to solve City Jail wastewater problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is doing “all it can” to solve the overflow of waste water from the City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan.  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, the head of the City Environment and Natural…

Environmental lawyer goes to CA to stop DENR, DPWH from cutting down roadside trees

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmental lawyer Benjamin Cabrido has asked the appellate court in Cebu City to order the stoppage of the cutting of roadside trees in Cebu. Cabrido filed before the Court of Appeals in Cebu…

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