50 tons of blockage removed from Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has cleaned up and unclogged the downstream of the Butuanon River at the boundary of Barangay Paknaan and Umapad in Mandaue City. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the chief of…

Community group takes on solid waste management of Carbon Market Complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A community-based group from Mandaue City is taking on the solid-waste management implementation at the Carbon Market Complex in Cebu City through a partnership with the vendors there. Members of Lambo Carbon, a…

Mandaue Disaster Risk Reduction office gears up for rainy season, La Niña

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDDRMO) continues to prepare for the rainy season, especially after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) released an advisory that La Niña…

Mandaue barangay desilt drainages for rainy season

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To prevent flooding, a barangay in Mandaue City has already started cleaning the drainages within its jurisdiction. Personnel from Barangay Centro headed by its barangay captain Ignacio Cortes II have cleaned the drainage…

43 dengue cases recorded in Mandaue in 1st quarter of 2022

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 43 dengue cases during the first quarter of the year. Percy Mendoza-Pongasi, CHO dengue coordinator said most of the cases involved kids. She added that…

3,000 tons of stinking post-Odette garbage permeate ‘unbearable’ smell in Barangay Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Inayawan have raised concerns about the unbearable smell they have been experiencing in the past days. Gea, whose family lives near Ocampo Drive, told CDN Digital that it has been…

Cebu City’s WTE JVA now up for Swiss Challenge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for Cebu City’s controversial waste-to-energy project (WTE) proposal is now up for Swiss Challenge. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader of the Cebu City Council, told CDN Digital…

Cebu City to hold Environment and Solid Waste Management Summit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City plans to hold an Environment Summit from March to April 2022 to discuss the solid waste management plan of the city. The Commission on Audit (COA) has repeatedly reminded the city…

WTE, power plant not the solution to Cebu City’s power, garbage woes – Dizon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Spending millions on the installation of a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility and a city-operated power plant will not necessarily address Cebu City’s garbage and power woes. This is the reason why Councilor Alvin Dizon…

Cebu City shifts clearing ops to mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The road network in Cebu City’s urban areas are now back to normal and the city government will start focusing its clearing operations in the mountain barangays. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson for…

Rama to continue Labella’s 10-point agenda

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will continue the projects that Mayor Edgardo Labella has started in his term as Rama assumes the full powers as chief executive over the prolonged leave of…

Groups urge Comelec to implement measures for 2022 post-election cleanup

Jigger Jerusalem 10/03/2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines — Several environmental groups have sent a letter appealing to the Chairman Sheriff Abas of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to initiate pro-environment measures ahead of the 2022 elections. Among…

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