Concrete wall demolished to free up mouth of Lahug-Kamputhaw-Tejero river

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To free up the river mouth of the Lahug-Kamputhaw-Tejero river, the Cebu City Task Force “Gubat sa Baha” demolished a concrete wall at berth 18 of Pier 3 in Cebu City on Friday…

Urban Poor Alliance seeks dialogue with Rama on 3-meter easement rule

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of urban poor residents in Cebu City whose houses will soon be demolished as the city continues to implement the three-meter easement rule is set to ask Cebu City Mayor Michael…

City council agrees on SRP-Inayawan landfill culvert bridge demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is set to formally request the Office of the Mayor to demolish the six-year-old culvert bridge built across South Road Properties (SRP). Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover, Jr., during his…

Mandaue City reclaims 17 hectares of disputed property

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City reclaimed about 17 hectares of land in Barangay Paknaan on Thursday, August 25, which is alleged to be illegally claimed. Personnel from the City Assessor’s Office, and Housing Urban and Development…

Affected residents’ appeal: Cash aid first before demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY — Some affected residents of the ongoing clearing operations in Kinalumsan River in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, appealed to the city government to ensure that they would be provided with the promised cash assistance first…

Cebu City’s OBO identifies old structures for demolition, renovation

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Building Official (OBO) in Cebu City has identified several abandoned structures for demolition or retrofitting after inspections revealed its unsafe and poor condition. Among the structures identified for demolition…

Church official condemns disruption of Mass during Carbon Market demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Archdiocese of Cebu condemned the “gross disrespect” of some employees of the Cebu City government and Megawide Corp. for disrupting a Mass that was held at the Carbon Public…

Garcia to police: Be circumspect in the exercise of powers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Acting Cebu City Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia is asking the police to be circumspect in receiving and granting requests for police assistance especially in implementing eviction orders. Garcia said there is a need…

Tension grips Tuburan demolition

Futch Anthony Inso 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tension broke between members of a demolition team and residents in Barangay Sto. Niño, Tuburan town during the implementation of a demolition order on Tuesday morning. The tension started when the court sheriff,…

MOD assures stall vendors, certificates don’t have expiry

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) assured vendors who were granted a certificate of recognition in preparation for the modernization of the Carbon Market, that the certificate has no expiry. This developed…

Cebu City preps another batch of stall vendors for relocation

Dyrecka Letigio 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) is already preparing another 20 vendors from the Carbon Unit II for relocation for the fixing of the stalls. On September 21, 2021, the MOD met…

Cebu City Legal: Clearing operations and demolition in Carbon Market valid and legal

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) deemed the clearing operations and demolition of at least 20 stalls at the Carbon Market last September 13, 2021, to be legitimate and valid. This was their…

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