CCPO recommends registration of renters as crime deterrence

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office directed all 11 police station commanders on Friday, September 23, to coordinate with their respective barangays in encouraging landlords to require identification cards (IDs) first before taking in…

Live band event in Carcar stopped; 3,000 people told to disperse

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A city councilor’s complaint prompted police to stop a live band event which drew a crowd of 3,000, in Barangay Napo, Carcar City on Saturday, May 21, 2022, because it violated an existing…

OBO: No rainwater catchment, no permit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) reminded new applicants for building permits, or those seeking renewal, that without rainwater catchments in their buildings, they will not be given permits. This…

CT-TODA to call public auction for impounded motorcycles

Doris C. Bongcac 09/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The City of Talisay Traffic Operation and Development Authority (CT-TODA) is urging owners of motorcycles that were impounded for traffic violations to already claim their units before these will be auctioned by the…

Break the law and I’ll cancel permits, Quisumbing warns convenience stores

Chris A. Ligan 10/25/2017

 Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing instructed Mandaue City Police Office to conduct operations against the convenience stores breaking some laws. In his Facebook post on Wednesday morning, the city mayor said that he has been receiving…

City ordinance to guard relocation, housing fund

Doris C. Bongcac 10/05/2014

Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is proposing an ordinance to permanently allocate funds for site development and lot acquisition for urban poor housing so that the money won’t be spent for other purposes. In a draft presented…

Mandaue cracks down on illegal lechon houses

Anie M. Paujana, Norman V. Mendoza 07/19/2014

The pigsties were dirty, their roof sfull of holes and cockroaches crawled freely on walls. Nearby was a pit where locals cook. Innards of slaughtered animals lie, scattered along the walkway. At one side, is a turbid…

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