Devoted collector helps Sto. Niño de Malitbog find its way home

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Francis Ong began his collection of Holy Images in 2017, a passion he formed with his pious upbringing in Mauban town in Quezon province. This year, his collection of antique images of saints,…

LOOK: Scrap collector hands over Philippine flag found in garbage

Carlo Jacob Molina - Social Media Specialist 09/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A scrap collector from Pozzorubio town in Pangasinan province has earned the praise of local police as he handed over a Philippine flag he found in a garbage bag. In a Facebook post, the Philippine…

Talisay sand and gravel collector found dead

Benjie B. Talisic 02/04/2018

  A sand and gravel collector died after he was struck by his neighbor with a shovel on his head, Sunday dawn. Rolando Cabando, 51, was found lifeless near a river in Zone 5, Barangay Biason, Talisay…

Couple nabbed for stabbing collector

Norman V. Mendoza 12/09/2017

A COUPLE was arrested by the police after allegedly stabbing a collector of an appliance store in Lapu-Lapu City. Kenneth Gerboso, 45, and his wife Rosy, 40, of Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City were detained at the Lapu-Lapu…

District collector Elvira Cruz, 7 others ordered relieved

Morexette B. Erram 10/09/2017

PORT OF CEBU Elvira Cruz will no longer serve as district collector for the Bureau of Customs in Cebu (BOC). Newly appointed BOC commissioner Isidro Lapeña has issued a directive, yesterday, to relieve eight district collectors and…

Village execs: We’re doing our share to collect trash

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/25/2017

Officials of Barangay Kamputhaw in Cebu City refuted the allegations raised by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña about the uncollected garbage in their area. Kamputhaw Barangay Chairman Trifonio Lequigan Jr. said the photos of uncollected garbage along…

Help us, Santa Claus

Jason A. Baguia 12/02/2016

Brimming with joy, the tax man told his guest, the God-man, that he would return to his victims four times the amount he had stolen from them. The visitor then proclaimed that salvation had come to the…

Cebu City’s garbage volume dropped

07/01/2016

The volume of garbage that was collected days after the opening of Inayawan Sanitary landfill was less than half of the 800-ton waste collected on opening day, which was attributed to the strict implementation of the waste…

Costly garbage disposal

Editorial 06/07/2016

Incoming Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s declaration that the arrangement between the outgoing administration and private landfill operator Asia Energy Systems Corp. based in Consolacion town is illegal makes us wonder how he will deal with the…

No contract, no payment for garbage tipping fees

Nestle L. Semilla 06/06/2016

CEBU City Hall won’t pay the garbage tipping fee to the operator of a private landfill in Consolacion town until a contract is signed. Cebu City Acting Mayor Margot Osmeña said the Asian Energy System Corp. is…

Former councilor appointed Customs collector

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/13/2016

A FORMER Cebu City councilor has been appointed as the new Port of Cebu district collector of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Rico Rey Francis “Koko” Holganza is replacing retired general Arnulfo Marcos, who served in Cebu…

Holganza is new Cebu district collector

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/12/2016

Former Cebu City Councilor Rico Holganza is now the new Customs Collector for Cebu port. He will assume his post within the week because he is still in Manila. He will replace Customs Collector Arnulfo Marcos who…

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