Rama names new heads to replace those fired execs linked to alleged P240-M garbage mess

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Michael Rama has named new heads replacing the officials who were linked to the alleged anomalous P240-million garbage collection scheme. In a report from the Cebu City Public Information Office, Rama on…

Rama fires officials tagged in garbage collection mess

Morexette Marie Erram 12/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has relieved City Hall officials tagged in the anomalous P240-million garbage collection mess. Lawyer Collin Rossell, the mayor’s secretary, made this announcement during a press conference on Thursday,…

‘Unruly’ crowd, mess force closure of Christmas attraction at Quezon park

Delfin Mallari Jr. 11/29/2022

LUCENA CITY – Three days after opening to the public, the popular Christmas display at Perez Park here was temporarily closed after it drew a huge crowd of spectators, some of whom reportedly damaged the decor and…

CESET collects over 1000 tons of garbage from cemeteries

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environmental Sanitation and Enforcement Team (CESET) collected 1,063 tons of garbage from the 15 cemeteries in Cebu City beginning 6 am of November 1 until 1 am of November 2,…

Mandaue’s drainage master plan may be realized soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s drainage master plan may be fully implemented soon. This is after, the city got commitments from national agencies for additional funding for its drainage master plan. Architect Marlo Ocleasa, the City…

Mayor Chan proposes P2.8 billion annual budget for 2023

Futch Anthony Inso 10/12/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has proposed a P2.8 billion annual budget for 2023. This was confirmed by Councilor Annabeth Cuizon, chairman of the Committee on Finance in the city council. Cuizon…

City Council to DPS: Submit garbage truck inventory on or before Oct. 5

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has agreed to request the city’s Department of Public Services (DPS) to submit an inventory report of all the city-owned garbage trucks on or before Oct. 5, 2022. Councilor…

Public health networks condemn approval of Cebu City incinerator contract

09/23/2022

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines–Public health and environmental networks expressed dismay with the decision of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama to sign a joint venture agreement (JVA) with New Sky Energy that will hostage the city to a…

20 tons of coastal garbage collected in Lapu-Lapu coastal cleanup

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 20 tons of garbage were collected during the International Coastal Cleanup held in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jocelyn Abayan, environmental management specialist of the City Environment and Natural…

200 kilos of garbage collected in Ubay mangrove area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Environment and fisheries regulators here continue to remind the public to dispose of their garbage properly in order to prevent polluting seas and other vital ecosystems. Personnel from the Bureau of Fisheries and…

Cleaning up Cebu City: One mini-garden at a time

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a city the size of Cebu City with 80 barangays, preserving cleanliness in the surroundings ought to be everyone’s responsibility and not just the job of a select few. However, with over…

Coastal cleanup: Lapu-Lapu police collect nearly 200 kilos of garbage in Marigondon

Futch Anthony Inso 07/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 200 kilos of garbage were collected during the coastal cleanup and “scubasurero” initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Sitio Marbeach, Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu…

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