Cebu City continues to build more tombs amid drop in COVID deaths

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the significant drop in COVID-19 deaths in Cebu City, the city government has continued the construction of new tombs in the major cemeteries here. Councilor Jerry Guardo, City Council’s chairperson for infrastructure,…

Cebu City still awaits Archdiocese of Cebu approval on cemetery proposal

Dyrecka Letigio 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is still waiting for a response from the Archdiocese of Cebu over their request to build tombs in four major cemeteries in the city. The city government had asked…

Cebu City eyes DPWH-funded modular hospital in NOAH 2

Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City plans to put up a modular hospital at the NOAH complex in the South Road Properties (SRP).  Councilor Jerry Guardo said that the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central…

Cebu City Council pleads with DPWH again: Fix flooding in underpass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is once again pleading with the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to fix the flooding in the Mambaling Underpass. The underpass was the subject…

Mandatory helmets for e-bikers and e-scooter users pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is reviewing an ordinance that would make it mandatory for electronic bikers and electronic scooter users to wear helmets when traversing the streets. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the proponent of…

Bus driving through flooded street, damaging resto, bank prompts call for probe

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is calling for an investigation on a bus that drove at high speed through waist-deep floodwaters at General Maxilom Avenue creating a huge wave in its wake that…

Riprap wall collapses in Barangay Kasambagan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A riprap wall in Barangay Kasambagan in Cebu City collapsed due to a minor landslide on the evening of September 16, 2020 after the continuous rains brought by a strengthened Southwest monsoon. Councilor…

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 dad pushes for 3-meter easement in river settlements in Bonbon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo wants Barangay Bonbon to implement the three-meter easement policy for Mananga riverside settlements to avoid damage due to flash floods. Guardo said in a phone interview the reason…

Clearing of waterways in Cebu City’s south district starts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government on Wednesday, August 19, started the removal of structures that were encroaching waterways in at least three barangays in the city’s south district. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the City Council’s…

Guardo: Drainage in the city needs checking

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drainage in Cebu City needs to be rechecked as rains cause floodings in many lowland areas again. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of City Council’s committee on infrastructure, urged the…

Tuob kits worth P2.5M distributed to isolated patients

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has distributed P2.5 million worth of tuob kits to 1,000 isolated patients in the city since April 2020. Councilor Jerry Guardo revealed that all the 1,000 tuob kits the…

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