Council to create a solid waste management code for Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council plans to draft a solid waste management code that will serve as basis for future legislation and executive orders for the city government to adhere to when it comes…

Marcos pushes for revision of ‘outdated’ building code to make PH structures earthquake resilient

Doris C. Bongcac 04/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The damage caused by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit northern Luzon on Monday was an indication of the need to revisit the already “outdated” Building Code of the Philippines. “In the middle…

Provincial water management body seeks passage of water code

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid scarcity of water supply due to the effect of the weak El Niño,  the Provincial Water Resources Authority (PWRA) hopes that the Provincial Board (PB) will prioritize the passage of the water…

Quisumbing promises to comply with election rules in their campaign

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/26/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — As the campaign period for local candidates kick off on Friday, March 29, reelectionist Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis “Luigi” Quisumbing vowed to self-police their camp to make sure that their supporters do…

Measles Outbreak: DOH-7 places CV under ‘code white’

Futch Anthony Inso 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has declared “code white” in the region to make sure that medical personnel are ready to respond to any emergencies that may result from the…

Danao officials hear public sentiments on planned road safety code

Doris C. Bongcac 12/03/2018

Members of the Danao City Council called motorists to the City Civic Center this afternoon to explain a plan to come up with a City Road Safety Code and solicit public opinion on the said proposal. A…

Tomas vetoes ordinance creating new traffic code

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has vetoed the ordinance creating a Consolidated Traffic Code for Cebu City (City Ordinance No. 2497). In a two-page letter sent to the Cebu City Council, Osmeña said that the ordinance, which…

Magpale: Amend tourism code as a way to punish erring guides

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Rosalie Abatayo 04/12/2018

CEBU Vice Governor Agnes Magpale is planning to amend the tourism code especially in regulating local tour guides. This after she received reports that a local tour guide in Badian town groped a French tourist last Sunday…

Ang implikasyon sa haha, hahaaa ug hahaha

Gerard Pareja 10/01/2017

Diha niadtoy usa ka pakatawa nga programa sa radio nga nag ulohag Mini Haha. Sama sa ubang pakatawa nga tulumanon sa kahanginan, ang pasiaw ihatag pinaagi sa tubagtubag. Kasagaran, ang mounag pangutana maoy makatag-iya sa pinakasipat nga…

TOMAS CLOSES MORE RESTOS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/07/2017

Cebu city tax code violations Cebu City Hall is not done yet. Three more business establishments in the city have been ordered closed by the city government for failing to pay local taxes and for operating without…

Building owners told: Comply with Fire Code

Fe Marie Dumabo 06/27/2017

About 500 building owners and administrators in Central Visayas were reminded yesterday to comply with the country’s Fire Code as well as existing fire safety measures to protect their tenants and clients. In yesterday’s meeting held at…

Lobbying for change

Editorial 04/30/2017

While workers around the world grapple with the looming possibility of robots and artificial intelligence taking over jobs that were labor intensive and considered menial by white collar employees, here in the Philippines the (mostly) militant labor…

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