Cimatu gives go-signal to start Cebu City public cemetery project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has given the green light for Cebu City to already start the establishment of a public cemetery in Barangay Sapangdaku. This after he inspected the properties located in Sitios…

Guba cemetery project public hearing set on July 15

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Does the end justify the means? This was the question raised by Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera over the controversy surrounding the construction of a new public cemetery in Barangay Guba during the…

DENR-7 to Cebu City: Explain cutting of trees in Guba

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has ordered a stop to the construction of a public cemetery in Barangay Guba, Cebu City until the city government has provided its plan to…

Cebu City records fewer COVID-19 cases on June 13

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in five days, Cebu City recorded less than 100 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on June 13, 2020. The city recorded only 73 new cases from 27…

Cebu City eyes Brgy. Guba as site for new jail project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/03/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is planning to build a new jail facility for male prisoners in a city-owned property at Barangay Guba. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella made this announcement during a…

110 SPED athletes to compete in Olympics for Special Children

Mars G. Alison 08/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 110 Special Education (SPED) athletes will be competing in the Olympics for Special Children, Saturday, August 17, 6 a.m. at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). The event will serve as a…

Stronger signal seen to uplift lives of residents in mountain brgys of Cebu City

PR 01/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Better connectivity means better lives for the residents of Barangays Guba and Bonbon in Cebu City, two mountainous barangays that now enjoy stronger cellular and data signal after Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) fired…

Tabal may race in two categories in the Southeast Asian Games

Mars G. Alison 01/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuano marathon Olympian and Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medalist Mary Joy Tabal could be aiming for two gold medals in the upcoming 30th SEA Games, which the country will be hosting this…

Globe Telecom setting up 5 cell sites in Cebu City mountain barangays

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Upland barangay Bonbon residents once found it difficult to get a cellphone signal until three days ago. Now, they enjoy improved network coverage because Globe Telecom started operations of its cell site located…

SMART’s bid to build cell sites in Binaliw, Guba, Bonbon okayed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2018

WANTING to address “dead spots” in the mountain areas of Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has announced the approval of the construction of cell sites in Barangays Guba, Binaliw, and Bonbon by telecommunication giant Smart. In a…

Tabal gets warm welcome in Guba, Liloan

09/08/2017

CEBUANA Olympian and Southeast Asian Games women’s marathon gold medalist Mary Joy Tabal visited her hometown in Barangay Guba, Cebu City, last Thursday to check on the progress of the members of her grassroots team. But what…

Villages lose P5M in crops

Inna Mejia 01/24/2017

Crop losses incurred by 13 mountain barangays in Cebu City have reached over P5 million with five hectares of farm land affected by last week’s downpour, the City Agriculture Office said yesterday. Asst. City Agriculturist Arleigh Gesta…

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