OBO issues work suspension order vs two projects near Juanita Bldg

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Office of the Building Official (OBO) has issued separate suspension orders against the construction works of two high-rise projects beside the Juanita Bldg that is located at the corner of Escario Street and Gorordo…

Arce to sidewalk vendors: Not on city streets

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City streets are not for vendors. Racquel Arce, head of the Prevention Restoration Orderly Beautification and Enhancement (Probe), said they will continue to intensify their campaign against street vending and anything that…

PROBE not slacking off, resumes sidewalk clearing operations in Cebu City

Immae Lachica 02/11/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – After a week of focusing on the demolition in Sitio Silangan 2 in barangy Tejero, the Prevention, Restoration, Order Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) Team of Cebu City has resumed its clearing operations on…

Cebu City gov’t starts clearing streets of wire mess

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2018

  The Cebu City government’s program to get rid of dangling and “spaghetti” wires started today. First to be cleared were the wires along J. Panis Street in Barangay Apas. The move is in response to Mayor…

Drug clearing seminar for CV cop chiefs

Nestle L. Semilla 09/29/2018

CHIEFS of police in Central Visayas will soon undergo a refresher course on the proper procedure of declaring a barangay as a drug-cleared one. This developed after Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

Sinas invites man behind drug-clearing program

Nestle Semilla 09/29/2018

Chief  Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 director, ivited the regional director of the Philippine Drug  Enforcement Agency (PDEA-10) to conduct a lecture on the proper procedure of declaring a barangay or a town as “drug cleared.” Sinas said…

New PDEA director promises to intensify drug clearing ops

Morexette Erram 08/08/2018

The new director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA – 7) unveiled his plans to establish reformatory facilities for drug pushers in the region. Lawyer Wardley Getalla, PDEA-7 director, made this announcement after…

Clearing their names

Editorial 05/24/2018

Provincial Board (PB) Member Sun Shimura’s appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to give his stepfather, embattled Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot a chance to prove his innocence may fall on deaf ears given the President’s vicious public broadside…

DWUP to start clearing operations in Ermita next week

Morexette B. Erram 05/10/2018

Starting Wednesday (May 16), the Cebu City Government’s Division of Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) will be starting their clearing operations in the areas hit by fire in Barangay Ermita. DWUP operations officer Genevieve Alcoseba told…

CLEARING OPERATION

MAO BA? 04/22/2018

A netizen who was threatened with charges by the Prevention Restoration Orderly Beautification and Enhancement (Probe) for accusing them of maltreating vendors during a clearing operation on Colon Street last Thursday (April 19) drew attention from netizens…

CPADAO faces challenge in enforcing drug clearing ops

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/08/2018

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) is facing a challenge in letting Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) officials enforce their drug clearing operation. CPADAO Head Carmen Remedios “Ivy” Durano- Meca said it is hard to sustain…

Clearing the sidewalks of Gorordo Avenue

Morexette B. Erram 02/05/2018

  BAMBOO FURNITURE In the early hours of Saturday, February 3, in a sidewalk near the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu Arts and Sciences building, Nestle Lapaz sat beside a newly-assembled bamboo bed that she, her…

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