CDRRMO eyes safety measures in Cebu City’s landslide, flood-prone areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the onset of the rainy season in Cebu, the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) are getting ready to respond to any possibility of flooding and landslides. Wesley Yñigo, CDRRMO…

Five more BOPK allies complain of harassment

Doris C. Bongcac 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least three more supporters of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) alleged that their homes were stoned during the weekend while two others said that they no longer feel safe because of…

MCWD’s mobile siphon tank now fully operational

Doris C. Bongcac 04/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mobile siphon tank of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) is now fully operational with a capacity to produce 1,200 cubic meters of water per day. But the water that it produces…

Mountain barangay gets power for 1st time

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/26/2018

Electricity reaches 40 houses in Sitio Lobres of Cebu City’s Barangay Tagbao At least 40 households in Sitio Lobres, Barangay Tagbao, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, now have access to electricity for the first time. This…

PDRRMO probes cracks in Tuburan mountain

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/11/2018

NOT wanting to suffer the fate of Naga City, local government units have gone conscious of risks surrounding their localities, an official of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) said Thursday. A team from…

Rare tamaraw found grazing on Oriental Mindoro mountain

Inquirer.net 10/02/2018

CITY OF CALAPAN — After decades of not being sighted in this part of Oriental Mindoro province, up to 30 tamaraws (Bubalus mindorensis), a critically endangered animal species, are grazing again on Mt. Gimparay in Naujan town,…

Crushed

Editorial 09/21/2018

As we write, rescuers are digging for survivors and for bodies of persons who remained missing after they and their homes were gobbled up by part of the mountains of Naga City, Cebu, on Thursday. In upland…

Two Koreas’ leaders in mountain show of unity

AFP 09/20/2018

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang’s negotiations with Washington. The North Korean leader on…

Police deployed to Cebu City mountain barangays to verify presence of goons

Morexette Erram 05/11/2018

Following reports of alleged goons sighted in the mountain barangays of Cebu City, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he will be asking assistance from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to deploy more law enforcers…

City govt distributes free water in Cebu mountain Barangays

Morexette B. Erram 04/26/2018

The Cebu City Government has started distributing potable water for free to mountain barangays in the city following the onset of the summer heat. In a press briefing today, Cebu City Department of Public Service (DPS) chief…

Keith DeFiebre cycling team’s Codoy, Barbalose win in Magsaysay Mountain Bike Challenge

James Savellon 03/19/2018

AFTER bringing home two gold medals from Negros Oriental last week, Keith DeFiebre cycling team’s Melvin Codoy and Nilo Barbalose titles anew, this time in the 15th President Ramon Magsaysay Sr. Mountain Bike Challenge on Mount Manunggal…

CUCC year-end race slated this Saturday

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 12/12/2017

  THE CEBU United Cycling Club (CUCC) will have its year-end mountain bike race dubbed as “Three Man Team Relay Race” in Talisay City this Saturday. Right after the 3rd Jodan/Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team XC Mountain Bike…

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