Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage collected in Cebu City’s quarterly clean-up

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage were collected from Cebu City’s major waterways during the city’s quarterly coastal clean-up on September 18, 2021. The Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) reported 27,150 kilos of garbage…

Cebu City DPS to call contractor to discuss Inayawan transfer station condition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) will be calling the contractor of the transfer station in Barangay Inayawan to discuss the sordid state of the area. This after a document surfaced…

‘Cheap shot move,’ Labella slams village chief over garbage issue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has slammed Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo for filing charges against the city government for the uncollected garbage in their barangay. The mayor and Department of Public…

Inayawan village chief files charges against Cebu City officials for uncollected garbage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo has filed charges of gross neglect of duty against Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and Department of Public Services (DPS) head, Lawyer John Jigo Dacua,  for failing…

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…

Labella to bottled water manufacturers: Put up recycling bins in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is calling on bottled water manufacturers to provide recycling bins around the city. Labella made the call after the Department of Public Services (DPS) collected a total…

DPS collects 140 tons of garbage since Oct. 13 flood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) collected 140 tons of garbage in their continous clearing operations since the flashfloods on Tuesday night.  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, head of the DPS, said…

Cenro, DPS clean up Mahiga Creek amid rains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Cenro) and the Department of Public Services (DPS) have cleaned up the Mahiga Creek on Saturday morning following the recent rains. Engineer Editha Peros,…

Dizon to DPS: Provide garbage collectors with PPEs, vitamin C

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City’s garbage collectors are not immune to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). With this in mind, Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking the Department of Public Services (DPS) to provide garbage collectors with personal…

DPS chief to loaders: Collect, don’t sort garbage or else …

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Garbage trucks will no longer be allowed to linger longer in a spot while collecting garbage at night, and loaders and collectors will not be allowed to sort trash while collecting them. Lawyer…

Night Market days are numbered — Market Authority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Night Bazaar or more commonly known as the Night Market may last only up to January 31.  Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said they would recommend to the mayor to…

150 bins to be placed along Sinulog routes — DPS

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) will be placing at least 150 bins at strategic areas along the Sinulog solemn procession and grand parade routes on January 18 to 19, 2020.…

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