Cebu City fires worry dads, call for fire drills, reblocking, implementing butane canister refilling ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More fire drills, reblocking of densely populated areas, and strictly implementing butane refilling ban. These are among the suggestions that the Cebu City’s opposition councilors are pushing to the concerned Cebu City offices…

San Remegio village chief jailed for operating a butane refilling business

Doris C. Bongcac 11/15/2018

A village chief from San Remegio town in northern Cebu was arrested by the police early on Thursday morning for allegedly operating an illegal butane refilling business. The arrest of Immie Sipalay, 43, was based on a…

Man arrested for refilling butane canisters

Benjie B. Talisic 10/12/2018

A 53-year-old man was arrested after he was caught refilling butane canisters with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Barangay Tubod, Minglanilla town, Cebu on Thursday afternoon (October 11). Police arrested Bebiano Sanchez, a resident of the same…

Butane refilling machines: Who stands to benefit from its release?

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 04/03/2018

In his explanation submitted to Gov. Hilario P. Davide III in reaction to this column dated March 7, 2018, questioning the release of confiscated Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling machines among other items that served as evidence…

Butane refilling machines also find their way out of Balili

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 03/06/2018

If you think that only concrete culverts are illegally brought out of the Balili property, think again. That’s because two sets of refilling machines for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), delivery trucks, canisters and LPG tanks also find…

Butane refilling ‘factory’ raided; 3 people nabbed

Rene F. Alima 05/20/2017

MINGLANILLA RAIDS Thousands of butane canisters, hundreds of tanks of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and butane refilling equipment were confiscated when authorities raided two warehouses which were used as a butane refilling “factory” in Minglanilla town in…

10 nabbed in raid on butane refilling plant

Intern 02/24/2017

Ten persons, including two 17-year-old minors, were arrested in a raid on a butane refilling plant in Talisay City, Cebu. The raid was conducted by a joint team from the Central Visayas regional offices of the Criminal…

Provincial Board to also ban refilled butane canisters

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/27/2016

CITING recent accidents, the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) may yet pass an ordinance banning the refilling of butane canisters as well as its transport and sale all over the province. The proposal by PB member Glenn Bercede,…

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