City Hall wants P124M budget for garbage disposal

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña sought a P102 million budget that will go to outsourcing heavy equipment and dump trucks for the city’s garbage collection and disposal next year. The mayor also asked for P22 million in…

Garbage talk

Ricky Poca 10/31/2016

Today, Tuesday, is All Saints’ Day, when the Christian world usually pay their respects for their departed loved ones. Here in Cebu, all roads lead to our cemeteries as we pay our respects to our dearly beloved.…

Kids go trick-or-treating at Cebu City Hall

Morexette Erram 10/28/2016

Several Cebu City councilors adorned their offices with fake cobwebs, lights and pumpkins as they celebrated Halloween yesterday by inviting children for a trick or treat. Some of them started to assemble their gimmicks along the lobbies…

Hearing on TRO against dumpsite on Oct. 24

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/12/2016

The hearing for the issuance of a 72-hour temporary restraining order against the operation of the Inayawan dumpsite is scheduled on Oct. 24. Both the petitioner, who are representing the public affected by the operation of the…

No letup in waste segregation

Editorial 10/03/2016

The initial week-long assessment of Cebu City Hall that half of city residents were unable to practice waste segregation should not be used as an excuse to discontinue nor diminish it as a priority program to resolve…

Senior died at shanty near Inayawan

Dominic D. Yasay 10/02/2016

A SENIOR citizen was found dead inside his shanty near the Inayawan dumpsite at past 6 pm last Saturday. The 68-year-old identified as Angelo Badayos Cabrera died of an unspecified lingering illness, according to his caretaker Bernalie…

Court solution

Editorial 09/26/2016

The filing of the Writ of Kalikasan by Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera comes as the Cebu City government said it had complied with six of the 13 requirements set by the Department of Environment and Natural…

Objections to Inayawan dumpsite

Ricky Poca 09/12/2016

The problem with the Inayawan dumpsite has been with Cebu City residents for sometime that it was during the former administration of mayor Mike Rama that the city was threatened with a civil suit from environmentalists. Many…

Everyone should have road map to zero waste – Ramos

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Erram 09/07/2016

Those affected by the Inayawan Landfill can file administrative complaints against the Cebu City government if they feel that their right to a safe and clean environment is violated. According to Department of Environment and Natural Resources…

Cebu City Hall to tap emergency funds for landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/05/2016

CITY Hall’s executive department will tap into Cebu City’s emergency funds in order to cure defects at the Inayawan dumpsite and comply with environmental standards set by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management…

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