Biofence use seen to prevent garbage from flowing to sea

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/06/2018

The Cebu City Environmental and Natural Resources Offices (CCENRO) will be putting up biofences on rivers and creeks to prevent garbage from reaching the coastal area. CCENRO officer-in-charge Nida Cabrera, said that biofences are made of recycled…

Check capability of winning contractors to prevent delays

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/19/2018

DEPED TO DPWH Department of Education (DepEd-7) Regional Director Juliet Jeruta urged the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to consider the capability and capacity of contractors before awarding a school building project. Jeruta admitted that…

Community involvement sought to prevent fires

Benjie B. Talisic, Doris C. Bongcac 04/09/2018

MARCH FIRES On a normal day, in some of Cebu’s densely-populated villages, a passing fire truck with a loud speaker blurts out a public service announcement. “Ayaw i-overload ang inyong mga outlets. Bantayi ang inyong mga bata…

PNP urged to step up measures to prevent killings

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/27/2018

“Prevent crimes. If not, solve it.” This was the order of Chief Supt. Robert Quenery, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), to all police offices and units following the series of killings that…

Did Metro comply with regulations?

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 01/09/2018

I am not subscribing to the suspicion of many, especially irresponsible statuses in social media that the recent fire that gutted Metro Gaisano in Ayala was a case of arson in order to get the insurance money.…

Martial law Christmas

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/21/2017

Cagayan de Oro City—The last time I visited the City of Golden Friendship martial law was in effect but somehow, with the exception of the presence of mobile checkpoints, one could hardly feel any tension caused by…

FIRECRACKERS BANNED IN MANDAUE

Norman V. Mendoza 12/04/2017

Quisumbing: Prohibition meant to prevent fires, injuries during holidays For over 50 years, it has been a tradition of the family of Chinese businessman Siam Sy to explode long stripes of firecrackers every Christmas and New Year’s…

PNP readies signal jammers for Asean meetings in Bohol

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 04/18/2017

  The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has secured mobile phone signal jammers in time for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) trade ministers’ meetings which starts today in Bohol. But Chief Supt. Noli…

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