34 riverside structures in Mambaling to be cleared — Guardo

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rains in the past week has caused an increase in the number of high-risk areas around riversides and mountainsides in Cebu City. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the committee on infrastructure…

Rama’s order: Fast track CCMC’s occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the fast-tracking of the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) occupancy permit. The hospital’s new building has been operating for six months for the first floor…

CCMC’s first 3 floors to finally accept in-patients starting tomorrow

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A month after the second and third floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building have been inaugurated, patients will finally occupy the empty wards. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Feliciano, confirmed to…

Sambag 2 residents pose no objections on planned new road

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Sambag 2 residents in Cebu City have agreed to the construction of an access road that would connect B. Rodriguez Street to P. Del Rosario Extension (Private). READ: Sambag 1 and 2…

Damaged Pulangbato steel bridge closed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A steel bridge in Barangay Pulangbato has been closed from motorists and pedestrians as the portions of it has been damaged due to wear. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO)…

5 more Cebu City Hall employees test positive for drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Five employees of the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drugs, the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) reported on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  Four of these five employees were from…

Rain-affected mango farmers to get Cebu City gov’t aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised that the city government will provide assistance to the farmers whose mango trees were destroyed in the recent torrential rains.  The mayor ordered the City Agriculture…

Dad: Drainage in N. Bacalso a Cebu City gov’t priority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, City Council’s chairperson for committee on infrastructure, has assured the public that the drainage problem at Natalio Bacalso Highway is a priority of the Cebu City government. Guardo…

DPWH urged: Widen drainage along Mambaling Underpass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) is urging the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to widen the drainage along the Mambaling Underpass. Images of…

Guardo: Drainage in the city needs checking

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drainage in Cebu City needs to be rechecked as rains cause floodings in many lowland areas again. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of City Council’s committee on infrastructure, urged the…

Tejero Creek dredged to prevent more flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has conducted dredging activities at the Tejero Creek following its overflowing on Thursday night, August 6, 2020, causing the flood to the nearby settlements. This was revealed by the…

DEPW needs P2B to address Cebu City’s flooding problems

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) in Cebu City needs at least P2 billion to address the city’s flooding problems. Engineer Kenneth Carmelita Enriquez, DEPW head, said that the amount could…

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