Grading Duterte (2)

Rufa Cagoco-Guiam - @inquirerdotnet 08/02/2021

General Santos City—In last week’s column, I listed the fictional courses that President Duterte should be graded on since this is his last year as president. I have already given him a zero score for gender sensitivity…

Cebu City needs a command center — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the city would need a command center not just to address the pandemic but to address the many long term problems being faced in the city…

COVID-19 crises mgmt center, hotlines activated

Florence Baesa 03/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines —Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo ordered the activation of the city’s Coronavirus Disease ( COVID-19) Crises Management Center (CMC). Remollo, who is the chairperson of the COVID-19 Incident Command System, said in a…

Cebu Chamber calls for measures for gov’t, other sectors to meet 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) calls on business sector and government to implement ways to address adverse effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). In a position paper, CCCI cited the…

Authorities tap public’s help to find body of missing ‘bridge jumper’

Norman V. Mendoza 01/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents in coastal areas along the Mactan Channel are encouraged to report to authorities if they find any dead person in their areas. Nagiel Bañacia, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Lapu-Lapu…

Cebu PDRRMO gets P220M for 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will allocate P220 million of disaster management fund for 2020. Despite it’s downgrading, the  Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) saw an increase of P23 million in its current…

Teacher singing Disney movie song amazes students and netizens

Immae Lachica 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Teachers are known to be one of the best people to hone and develop our skills and talents. They are always there by our side whenever we need to go up the stage for…

36 complete course on threat management

Rhobie A. Ruaya 08/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Thirty-six individuals were feted in a graduation ceremony of the Explosive Ordnance Reconnaissance Agent (EORA) Class 43 “Lagablab” last Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Social Hall of Cebu Ports Authority. The 36 who came…

Council to create a solid waste management code for Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council plans to draft a solid waste management code that will serve as basis for future legislation and executive orders for the city government to adhere to when it comes…

Labella: P65M to spend on solving city’s garbage disposal problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the garbage of the city would be taken cared off despite the cancellation of the city’s contract with the Binaliw Landfill developer, ARN Central Waste Management…

LGUs urged to assess need to suspend classes; rough seas strand 300 passengers 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government units (LGUs) of the province of Cebu are encouraged to proactively assess their localities if there is a need for them to declare a suspension of classes due to the…

PDRRMO: State of calamity stays until weather condition significantly improves

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The declaration of a state of calamity in Cebu province due to the prevailing weak El Niño remains active despite the official start of the rainy season. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office…

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