JICA offers P1B grant to MCWD for waste water treatment facility

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is offering a P1 billion grant to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) for the putting up of a modern wastewater treatment facility in Cebu City. MCWD…

PROBE warns sidewalk vendors: Repeated violations mean stall removal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team warned sidewalk vendors who will repeatedly violate guidelines that they will lose their stalls. This was the agreement of the PROBE team…

Van driver killed in Mandaue vehicular accident

Mary Rose Sagarino, Paul Lauro 02/18/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—A van-for-hire driver died when the van he was driving crashed into a passenger bus along an intersection at the North Reclamation Area in barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City early Thursday morning, February 18, 2021. Traffic…

IN PHOTOS: CNBT to start ‘partial’ operation at SM City Cebu parking area on Oct. 12

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Preparations for the soft-opening of the Cebu North Bus Terminal (CNBT) at its new location at the outdoor parking area of the SM City Cebu are now underway. On Friday, October 9, tents…

Cebu City Quarantine Center now DOH-accredited

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The still-unused P100 million Cebu City Quarantine Center at the North Reclamation Area has finally been granted the license to operate by the Department of Health (DOH) Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) Hospital…

NRA quarantine facility to open on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s awaited quarantine facility at Block 27, North Reclamation Area (NRA) will finally open on Saturday, April 25, 2020. The facility was promised to be finished in 10 days, but it took…

Villa: We need more space for COVID-19 patients

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu City Health Officer Daisy Villa said that it is ideal for the asymptomatic patients of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be isolated from the community. However, at this point, there is simply not…

Labella plans to name one Cebu street after Xiamen City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella plans to name one of the streets at the North Reclamation Area after Xiamen City of China. Labella was in a five-day trip to Xiamen City from September 6 to 11…

Two injured in Carreta fire

Benjie B. Talisic 02/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two construction workers were injured in a fire that gutted their bunkhouse and two other structures  in North Reclamation Area (NRA), Barangay Carreta, Cebu City on Thursday afternoon, February 21. Fire Chief Inspector…

Creative solutions to garbage woes

10/31/2018

When it comes to reducing Cebu City’s garbage volume and to a larger extent Metro Cebu’s mounting garbage woes, sometimes it’s the small, yet eventually effective solutions that often carry the day and pose potential for resolving…

A decade of growth: Turning NRA into a center of business

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/17/2018

How a mall helped Mandaue, Cebu’s industrial capital, to become a place for commercialism The 200-hectare Mandaue North Reclamation Area is indeed moving forward to become the thriving central business district of Mandaue City, a city that…

12th University Run set on August 20

Caryll Arcayan 08/09/2017

  Cebu Doctor’s University Hospital (CDUH) and Run for Sight Foundation will hold the 12th University Run on August 20 at North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City. The run is a tribute to the late Dr. Potenciano Larrazabal…

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