Labella assures displaced informal settlers in Lahug: We will provide assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella promised to provide assistance to the informal settlers of Sitio Avocado, Barangay Lahug, whose homes were demolished, so that they can start over in the relocation site in…

Samsam eyes removal of informal settlers from Bulacao riverbank

Doris C. Bongcac 06/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Some riverbank occupants in Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City may be asked to vacate their respective dwellings to allow the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to widen water outfalls…

SOLDIERS, KIN TO OWN LOTS AT LAST

Rosalie Abatayo 10/21/2018

After over two decades of waiting, some 4,000 residents in seven sitios in the periphery of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (Centcom) headquarters in Barangay Apas, Cebu City will soon cease to be called…

Clogging the waterways

07/11/2016

The July 1 downpour erased any lingering doubts that the El Niño dry spell is gone for now in a big way as darkened skies gave way to rain that, while welcomed as cooling relief by Metro…

Pro-poor groups laud moratorium on demolitions in Cebu City

Julit C. Jainar 05/24/2016

AT least seven pro-poor and militant groups lauded Cebu City Acting Mayor Margot Osmeña for suspending the implementation of all pending demolition orders involving vendors and informal settlers occupying public places and city-owned properties. Tadeo Navea, of…

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