MGB-7 lifts suspension vs. quarry operations

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2018

Except for the operations of APO Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) in Naga City, Cebu which will remain suspended, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has lifted its suspension order against eight large-scale mining…

Study targets to minimize casualties in operations

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/05/2018

THE top official of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) believes that by conducting a thorough study of their targets, the police should be able to limit casualties during police operations. “Depende gyod na sa suspect na…

Chiong: City to cease Apo operations if law is passed to ban quarry in PH

Rosalie Abatayo 10/04/2018

The Naga City Government is willing to forego opportunities brought by quarry operations in their city if a new law is passed to ban mining activities in the country. In a report by GMA dzBB, President Rodrigo…

Bato: Bilibid inmates control drug operations in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Norman V. Mendoza 09/30/2018

Some inmates have already been segregated for close monitoring especially the foreign detainees, who are believed to be drug lords. Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said this in an interview…

Davide: Suspension of quarry operations only for 20 days

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/27/2018

Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III assured quarry operators that the suspension of their activities will not last for more than 20 days. Davide ordered earlier the suspension of all quarry operations last week after a landslide…

PUNISH THE GUILTY

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Futch Anthony Inso 09/25/2018

Environmentalists, relatives want guilty to be punished, demand stop to quarry operations in Naga; landslide death toll climbs to 60 Retribution. This was the demand of the families of those who perished in the massive landslide that…

Cebu City dads call for inventory of quarry operations in upland brgys

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2018

  Learning from the experience of Naga City, the Cebu City Council wanted to impose stricter regulation on all quarry operations in the city. Councilors passed a resolution by Councilor Dave Tumulak for the suspension of all…

Some Cebu areas susceptible to landslides host mining operations

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

MGB-7 GEOHAZARD MAP SEVERAL areas in Cebu province that are susceptible to landslides also happened to host mining operations. Data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7), an attached office of the Department of…

No survivors found, death toll rises to 29 Rains continue to hamper rescue operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

  Over thirty-six hours of search, rescue and recovery operations in the landslide area in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City have already yielded 29 dead bodies, saved 8 persons and left 41 individuals unaccounted. On…

ALQC: No quarry operations in Sitio Tagaytay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

The Apo Land and Quarry Corporation (ALQC) stood firm that they have not started any quarrying activities in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga. The corporation made this clarification amid allegations that the quarry operations in Sitio Tagaytay…

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