Naga landslide evacuees balloon to more than 7K

Jessa Sotto 09/27/2018

The number of displaced families has increased to 1,716 consisting of 7, 653 individuals, a week since the massive landslide that hit Barangays Tinaan and Naalad, City of Naga, Cebu on Sept. 20, 2018. The number of…

Chiz: Quarry suspension may worsen inflation

Inquirer.net 09/26/2018

The temporary suspension of quarry operations will just worsen the country’s inflation, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero warned yesterday. Earlier, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) released a memorandum suspending quarrying operations in Regions 1, 3,…

Thresher sharks included in int’l eco trade pact

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2017

The inclusion of thresher sharks in the Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) was lauded by stakeholders from Cebu who called for tougher measures to protect these marine creatures. Representatives of…

Skimming cases worry Osmeña

Inna Mejia 03/15/2017

WITH the recent automated teller machine (ATM) skimming cases happening again in different areas in Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the banking industry has to take responsibility. “Right now, from what I see across the board,…

Land records not affected by DENR fire

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/14/2017

LAND records at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are intact. This assurance from Emma Melana, DENR regional director, comes after a fire broke out at the DENR compound in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City, early…

Council to hold public hearing on transfer station proposal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2017

THE Cebu City Council will ask city residents if they would support the city government’s move to set up a one -hectare transfer station in the now closed Inayawan dumpsite despite a court order not to do…

Iconic third Cebu bridge breaks ground

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/02/2017

AN iconic structure linking Cebu City to the town of Cordova will soon rise in the Mactan Channel. The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) broke ground yesterday afternoon at the boundary of Barangays Dapitan and Pilipog in Cordova.…

Cebu’s business chiefs: We are for responsible mining

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

Local traders support DENR’s Lopez’s actions against mining firms Amid criticism thrown at Environment Secretary Gina Lopez for ordering the closure of several mining firms in the country and recently scrapping 75 mining deals as well as…

Wastes from Korea hazardous, says EMB

Dominic D. Yasay 02/17/2017

Start of hauling of plastics moved to today The Mandaue City government is calling on the importers of the shredded plastic wastes from South Korea, which were dumped in a lot in Barangay Tingub, to pull out…

Dead dolphins found along Tañon Strait Protected Seascape

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/17/2017

THREE spinner dolphins were found dead, one off Panagsama Beach in Barangay Basdiot, Moalboal town and two in Barangay Montañeza in Malabuyoc, all along the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS). Kristina Luz Uy Tapales, TSPS operations head…

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