Cebu City to focus on rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis for return of fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be focusing on the rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling as the city continues to respond to the immediate needs of the over 4,000 fire victims. Rama…

Cebu COSAP to strengthen rehabilitation of drug users and pushers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There remains a lot to be done to address the drug problem in Cebu City. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7)…

3 City Hall employees to undergo rehab for drug use

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Office of the Substance Abuse Protection (COSAP) said that three regular City Hall employees have tested positive in the confirmatory tests for drug use.  Jonah John Rodriguez, the head of COSAP, told…

Labella, Cortes tell creekside dwellers: Help in Mahiga Creek rehabilitation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of government initiated clean-up drives are not enough to address the build-up of garbage at the Mahiga Creek. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella directed especially Mabolo barangay captain Frank Gajudo to…

Rehab of MCIA runway starts tonight

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The rehabilitation of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) taxiway is set to officially start at 9 p.m. today, April 8. Mary Ann Dimabayao, MCIA Public Affairs manager, said that asphalt overlay of…

Cenro ready to present final rehab plans of Inayawan Landfill to City Council

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 04/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) will be presenting the final rehabilitation plans of the Inayawan Landfill to the City Council on April 23. According to Nida Cabrera, Cenro head,…

Cebu City Council sets April 23 executive session to discuss Inayawan landfill rehab plan

Delta Derycka Letigio 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The approval of the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill rehabilitation plan was temporarily placed on hold after opposition Councilors demanded to first see the details of the proposal. “We are trying to approve the final…

Cosap considering property in Budlaan for drug rehabilitation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) is eyeing a city-owned property in the mountain barangay of Budlaan to become the site of the planned rehabilitation center for drug dependents. Garry Lao,…

DENR Undersecretary: Manila Bay rehab to take 7 years, to cost P47B

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/12/2019

SIARGAO ISLAND — The rehabilitation of Manila Bay would take seven years to accomplish and would cost around P47 billion, according to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Benny Antiporda.  “Based on the statement of…

‘Fish Right’ pushed to improve fish production in Negros

10/07/2018

THE dwindling supply of fish in some parts of Negros Island’s major fishing ground is now up for rehabilitation. Silliman University (SU), together with University of Rhode Islands and University of the Philippines (UP), are putting into…

CPDRC inmate dies after cardiac arrest

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/10/2018

  A 53-year-old inmate of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation (CPDRC) died of cardiac arrest on Friday dawn (August 10). CPDRC Warden Reynaldo Valmoria identified the inmate as Democrito Gallarde. The inmate was confined at the Vicente…

New PDEA-7 director to prioritize drug rehabilitation

Morexette B. Erram 08/08/2018

Lawyer Wardley Getalla, the new director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), plans to establish drug reformatory facilities in the region. Getalla said that arresting drug users and sellers is not enough to…

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