New chairman shows the path forward for MCWD

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —With the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) facing supply shortage issues, the new board is poised to pursue several strategies to develop additional water sources.  The new chairman of the board, however, ruled out…

MCWD eyes in-house wells as additional supply of water

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is looking into developing in-house wells to increase the water supply in the metro. In a statement, MCWD said the new in-house production wells would be expected…

Dialogue leads to solutions to Barangay Luz’s residents water woes

Immae Lachica 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Water trucks and orderly distribution of water to residents and a search for additional water sources to solve the water problem of Barangay Luz in Cebu City are among the solutions promised by…

MCWD: Jaclupan, Buhisan dams start to recover

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jaclupan Dam in Talisay City and Buhisan Dam in Cebu City have slowly recovered from dryness following the rains in November 2019. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) reported on Saturday, December…

Jaclupan Dam remains dry in November — MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jaclupan Dam has remained dry for the first half of the month of November despite the rainy season in full swing. In a statement released by the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD),…

Capitol plans to upgrade Bantayan District Hospital’s capacity to 100 beds

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/30/2019

BANTAYAN, Cebu — From presently at 25-beds , the Capitol is seeking to upgrade Bantayan District Hospital into a 100-bed medical facility with a permanently assigned surgeon. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Provincial Health Office (PHO) is…

Frasco breaks 70-year-reign of Duranos in fifth district

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in 70 years, Cebu’s fifth district will be represented by a “new blood” in Congress. Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco is the new representative-elect of Cebu’s fifth district which is…

Ouano: Election for lone district of Mandaue can wait in 2022

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The election of a new representative for the lone district of Mandaue City can wait until the 2022 national elections. Provincial Board Member Thadeo Jovito “Jonkie” Ouano of the sixth district of…

Bill to make Mandaue City a lone district ‘good as signed’ — Sitoy

Rosalie Abatayo 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The bill that would make Mandaue City the newest lone district of Cebu province is good as approved. Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Secretary Adelino Sitoy, in a phone interview with CDN Digital…

Espina resigns; to give way to Cuenco

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Councilor Erik Espina will only hold office until January. Espina confirmed reports that he has tendered resignation to give way for the return of Councilor James Anthony Cuenco. Espina also said he will withdraw…

Doctor vs Gullas vs pastor in Cebu’s 1st district race

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/09/2018

Dr. Del Mar subs for Pederalismo bet for House seat in 2019 elections It will be a practicing surgeon and a pastor that will go up against Talisay City Mayor Eduardo Gullas for the first district Congressional…

7th district is pilot area for integrated area development

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/05/2018

  Cebu’s seventh district will be the pilot area of an integrated area development which functions like the Metro Cebu Development Council. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III on Monday signed a memorandum of agreement with Rep. Peter…

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