Consolacion officials bent on realizing reclamation project

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A public hearing on the reclamation project in Barangay Tayud that was proposed by the local government of Consolacion was conducted at the amphitheater of the town’s municipal hall on Tuesday, June 14.…

Waterfront city in Mandaue seen to generate thousands of jobs in Cebu

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Thousands of job opportunities will be generated in Cebu especially in Mandaue City as a world-class waterfront city will soon rise in the City.  Mayor Jonas Cortes said the project that broke ground…

Tayud residents, fisherfolk grateful for ‘temporary victory’ vs Seafront City reclamation project

Doris C. Bongcac 04/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Residents and fisherfolk in Barangay Tayud in Consolacion town are happy that President Rodrigo Duterte heard their plea for the suspension of the proposed Seafront City Reclamation Project. But Anabella Pomento, president of…

Affected Cordova fisherfolk will have alternative livelihood – Mayor Sitoy-Cho

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor Theresa Sitoy-Cho assured fisherfolk that they would not be left behind with the reclamation development undertaken in the town.  Sitoy-Cho told CDN Digital that plans were underway for an alternative livelihood…

Alegado downplays rallies, says reclamation project is a go

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Despite the recent consecutive rallies against plans for a massive reclamation project in Consolacion town, Mayor Joannes “Joyjoy” Alegado said the implementation of the Seafront City reclamation project will proceed. Alegado said when…

Fishermen hold protest in Tayud: No to reclamation project

Futch Anthony Inso 11/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 100 fisherfolks and residents in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town in northern Cebu protested on Sunday morning, November 7, 2021, against the reclamation project that will be implemented by the municipal government…

Tayud folks turn to Archbishop Palma for help

Doris C. Bongcac 11/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu– Sectors that will be affected by the proposed 235.8 hectare reclamation project in Consolacion town have turned to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma for help. Residents, fisherfolks, motorcycle-for-hire drivers, vendors, and shipyard workers  in Barangay…

Tayud shipyard workers seek Duterte’s help to stop Consolacion reclamation project

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Over 2,000 shipyard workers in Barangay Tayud in the Consolacion town are asking  President Rodrigo Duterte to stop a plan to reclaim their shorelines. In a signed petition, workers said they will be…

Alagad Party standard-bearer eyes more inclusive developments in Consolacion town

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Alagad Party aspirants in Consolacion town have filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) on Friday, October 8, 2021, the last day of filing. Former mayor and incumbent Consolacion Vice Mayor Teresa “Nene” Alegado…

Dumaguete reclamation proponent: ‘No turning back’

Irma Faith Pal 08/30/2021

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines – A private developer is bent on undertaking the 174-hectare reclamation project in this city despite opposition from various groups who raised its devastating impact on the marine environment and the coastal…

Scientists warn vs ‘smart city’ reclamation in Dumaguete

Karlowe Brier 08/21/2021

DUMAGUETE CITY—An environmental scientist warned not only of coral reef destruction if the proposed 174-hectare reclamation project here would push through but also of its vulnerability to destruction by an earthquake. Dr. Janet Estacion, director of the…

An ‘eco-disaster’ waiting to happen

Crispin C. Maslog - @inquirerdotnet 08/13/2021

The editorial headline by the Philippine Daily Inquirer on July 22, 2021 said it all. The “monumental eco-disaster” waiting to happen is the P23-billion, 174-hectare reclamation project that the city of Dumaguete plans to build on the…

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