4 tons of garbage collected from Mahiga Creek

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around three to four tons of garbage were collected from portions of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 18, when the entire country conducted a nationwide clean-up efforts. In a post on social…

The magic of Mandaue City’s Green Corridor

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — It was once an area swarming with informal settlers and unsightly garbage. But with dogged determination by the Mandaue City Government, sitio Mahayag in Barangay Subangdaku near the Mahiga Creek has been transformed…

Girl, 3, falls into Cebu City creek, found dead after getting carried away by onrushing water

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 3-year-old girl died after she was carried away by the onrushing water of Mahiga Creek in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City shortly before 4 p.m. today, August 9. Ramil Ayuman, officer in charge…

Affected residents complain they were not informed

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Housing Urban and Development Office (HUDO) has demolished 22 structures in sitios Mahayag and Mahusay along the Mahiga Creek in Barangay Subangdaku here on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The HUDO…

Mandaue moves Mahiga Creek clearing to January 2021

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/22/2020

MANDAUE CITY Philippines – The Mandaue City demolition team has moved the clearing operation at Mahiga Creek to January next year. The road clearing operation was originally scheduled for last Friday, December 18, 2020, but was postponed…

Cenro, DPS clean up Mahiga Creek amid rains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Cenro) and the Department of Public Services (DPS) have cleaned up the Mahiga Creek on Saturday morning following the recent rains. Engineer Editha Peros,…

Cimatu leads MOA signing for Mahiga Creek rehab

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, the city governments of Cebu and Mandaue, and private groups including the Archdiocese of Cebu, signed a one-year memorandum of agreement on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, for the drafting…

Mandaue to tap barangays in helping monitor and enforce off-limits on rivers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government will be tapping the help of its barangays to monitor several of its tributaries which have been declared off-limits to the public. This was just some of  Mandaue City…

Labella, Cortes tell creekside dwellers: Help in Mahiga Creek rehabilitation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of government initiated clean-up drives are not enough to address the build-up of garbage at the Mahiga Creek. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella directed especially Mabolo barangay captain Frank Gajudo to…

Cortes, Labella lead Mahiga Creek clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella led the clean-up of the Mahiga Creek this morning, September 14. The two officials met at the Subangdaku bridge that serves as…

Cebu environment office expects challenging Mahiga Creek clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is expecting the clean-up for the Mahiga Creek to be challenging, even if both cities of Cebu and Mandaue will be working together. The scheduled clean-up…

Cebu Cenro needs help cleaning up Mahiga Creek

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is calling on volunteers and establishments to help them in the clean up of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, the…

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