Cebu City to implement 911 hotline program

Rosalie Abatayo 08/02/2018

Harold Alcontin, Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) operations head, said they are well-prepared for the possible occurrences of disasters in the city. Alcontin made a presentation of the city’s disaster management procedure and…

Two Koreas open hotline between leaders: Seoul

AFP 04/20/2018

The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders Friday, Seoul’s presidential office said, a week before a summit between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone. The line…

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…

MCWD’s new hotline now accommodates more callers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/13/2017

CONSUMERS of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) can now immediately access information like scheduled and emergency service interruptions, bill balances and status of applications through a simple telephone call. An interactive voice response (IVR) system has…

City Hall mulls new 911 emergency hotline

Inna Gian Mejia 07/11/2017

THERE is a need to unify the number to call during emergencies by using the 911 emergency hotline. In a press conference yesterday, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña noted that under the current setup, there are several…

Council to nat’l gov’t: Help us explain 911 to city residents

Nestle L. Semilla 08/11/2016

THE Cebu City Council is asking the different agencies involved in the new 24-hour hotline system to educate the residents of Cebu City about this. The council in a resolution said that putting up a 24-hour hotline…

Duterte eyes ‘anti-corruption’ hotline

Carmel Loise Matus 06/26/2016

CEBU CITY–President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has plans to put-up a hotline where the public can directly report to him corrupt practices of government employees and officials. Government employees, who know about their bosses’ involvement in corruption, can also…

‘I will get rid of all of them’ – Tommy O on drug dealers

Nestle L. Semilla 06/18/2016

The killing of drug dealer Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz by Cebu-based police operatives on Friday has sent ripples through Facebook as a wave of comments continued to flood the social media page of incoming Cebu City Mayor Tomas…

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