Dialysis patient is Medellin’s first COVID-19 case

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A dialysis patient from Barangay Kawit, Medellin has become the recent addition to the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the province and the first case in the second northernmost town in…

BFAR-7 hatchery in Medellin town destroyed by Ursula

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hatchery of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) in Medellin town was not spared by Typhoon Ursula. In a statement released on December 26, 2019, BFAR-7 said…

Medellin personnel, PNP return tortoise from Quezon Province

Doris C. Bongcac 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – – The municipality of Medellin in northern Cebu returned to sea earlier today, July 1, a young tortoise that was washed into the coastal areas of Barangay Daanglungsod. The tortoise was found with…

Gokongwei-led firm capable to carry out Kawit Is. project

Morexette B. Erram 11/01/2018

Cebu Citys tell courts: Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) is technically and financially capable to carry out an P18-billion project on Kawit Island that now forms part of the South Road Properties (SRP). The Cebu City Government,…

City Hall tells court UHRI is capable of implementing Kawit project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2018

The Cebu City Government has assured the court that Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) has the technical and financial capacity to undertake a P18-billion project. This was the city’s reply to the case filed by Busay…

TRO petition for Kawit Island project junked

Morexette B. Erram 10/11/2018

THE opposition councilors of the Cebu City Council are pinning their hopes on stopping the development of the eight-hectare Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) on their petition to nullify the resolution authorizing Cebu City…

Court junks TRO vs dev’t of Kawit Island

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/28/2018

But Barug dads pin hopes on another case to block P18-B project The Cebu City government is now hopeful and confident that developing the eight-hectare Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) will push through smoothly…

The Kawit Island deal

Editorial 08/27/2018

With the signing of the Kawit Island joint venture deal between the Cebu City government and Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI), there is little chance that the opposition bloc can stop the project other than a…

Opposition team says Kawit deal a “fundraising Project” for 2019 elections

Morexette B. Erram 08/16/2018

A fundraising project for the May 2019 elections? This was how members from the opposition United Barug Team Rama described the eagerness of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to sign the P18-billion Kawit Island development project with…

Kawit deal to hit snag snag ?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2018

Busay councilman asks court to stop city gov’t-UHRI JVA signing Developing eight hectares of Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) into an integrated resorts, called Isla dela Victoria, may be put to a halt once…

Council to deliberate on Kawit deal, landfill project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2018

The Cebu City Council will deliberate on the validity of the two resolutions covering the P18-billion Kawit Island development joint venture and the proposed Binaliw landfill project in their Tuesday session. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, earlier said…

Osmeña plans to revive Kawit joint venture

Morexette Eram 07/31/2018

Now that the administration bloc, Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) sits as the majority of the Cebu City Council, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to revive the P18-billion Kawit Island Project anytime soon. The Kawit joint venture…

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