Megawide promises to fix drainage, road network, and police outposts in Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the developer tasked to modernize the Carbon Market, promised to fix the infrastructure problems in Cebu’s largest market. Lyds Eco, the operations director of the Cebu to the World project…

Cortes to Mandauehanons: Throw garbage properly, help us solve flooding problem

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes is appealing to the Mandauehanons to help the city government in declogging the drainage to ease flood problems in the city. Cortes made the appeal after he…

Gullas says DPWH currently working on drainage system to address flooding problems in Talisay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2020

Talisay City, Cebu—Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas is urging the public to be patient as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continues to work on improving the drainage system that would help address the…

Cebu City solons want to focus on drainage following flash floods

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s two House representatives want more focus on drainage projects following the death of three people during an unexpected flash flood on October 13, 2020. South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa will…

Mango Avenue flooding, flash flood deaths draw concern of Cebu City government

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The flooding along General Maxilom Avenue, also known as Mango Avenue, in Cebu City on Tuesday night, October 13, 2020, has become a cause of concern for the Cebu City government.  Couniclor Jerry Guardo, the…

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…

Cebu City Legal Office forms team for Kinasang-an flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) is forming a team of three lawyers to look into the long-time flooding issue in Sitio Paradise 3 in Barangay Kinasangan here.  City Legal Officer Rey Gealon told CDN…

Osmeña calls for a moratorium on Pope John Paul II Ave. drainage work

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/01/2018

MOTORISTS plying through the uptown barangays of Lahug, Apas, Mabolo, Luz, and Kasambagan in Cebu City can expect a slight improvement in traffic flow along Pope John Paul II Ave. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña called for…

Tomas orders moratorium on Pope John Paul II Avenue drainage project

Doris C. Bongcac 11/29/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to suspend implementation of the drainage improvement project along Pope John Paul II Avenue in Barangay Mabolo until after…

Cebu City sets up hotline for complaints on flooding, clogged drainage

Morexette B. Erram 04/08/2018

The Cebu City Government is eyeing to put up a hotline for complaints to address floodings and clogged drainages in Cebu City areas. Since the city government created Task Force Menos Baha last week, Cebu City Councilor…

Cebu City Government to create task force focused on de-clogging drainage

Nestle L. Semilla 04/08/2018

Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo said that he proposed to create a quick response team focused on de-clogging and de-silting and cleaning maintenance of the city’s drainage. The said that Mayor Tomas Osmeña approved his proposal of…

No charges against contractor in Talisay drainage project

Futch Anthony Inso 02/06/2018

The family of a 29-year-old engineering graduate who fell into a hole and died afterward decided not to pursue charges against the contractor of the drainage project. “Filing a case is a hassle and we cannot afford…

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