Cebu City mayor to DPWH: Stop cutting our trees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella does not want any more trees to be taken down following the cutting of five trees along M. Velez Street here last September 21, 2019.  This was his pronouncement following…

Two fire incidents hit Cebu City in span of two hours

Jhunnex Napallacan 01/12/2016

Fire fighters in Cebu City had to deal with two fire incidents that broke out in the city in a span of two hours. The first happened at 8:33 a.m., which damaged an apartment building at M.…

Court delay stalls M. Velez project

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/07/2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City District Engineering Office has asked the Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) to speed up the judicial approval of the agency’s contracts with settlers along M. Velez…

Tree saved from DPWH project is ‘biggest’ Narra by roadside in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/29/2014

It was about to be cut down last summer by a public works contractor to widen lanes in M. Velez Street in Cebu City. Instead, the old Narra, one of seven roadside trees across the west wing…

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