13K tons of garbage collected in Cebu City’s ‘biggest’ coastal clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fourth Cebu City-wide coastal and riverside clean-up collected a total of 13,000 tons of garbage in the four-hour activity conducted by various groups on June 19, 2021. Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson…

Guardo seeks P200M budget for drainage projects to mitigate flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The continuous flood problems most Cebu City barangays face during the rainy seasons is a cause for concern and needs urgent solution. This was the statement of Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo in…

Cebu City to lead province-wide clean-up on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be leading a province-wide coastal and riverways clean-up on Saturday, June 19, 2021.  According to Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson of the CMTF, the…

In Photos: Danao City DRMMO monitors water level in rivers

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Disaster personnel in Danao City inspected the different rivers in their area on Monday morning, January 11, 2021, following the issuance of an orange rainfall warning by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical…

Coastal clean-up drive for 13 areas in Cebu City starts at dawn on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be conducting another clean-up drive in seven major coastal and river mouth areas in Cebu City on Saturday, December 5, 2020 dawn. The task…

Ad hoc committee formed to study encroaching structures in Cebu City waterways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of an ad hoc committee that would study how to remove the obstructions along waterways here. The mayor released Executive Order No. 101, which…

OBO identifies 83 structures along Cebu City riversides violating 3-meter easement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Building Official (OBO) here has identified 83 establishments violating the three-meter easement policy along major waterways in the city. The OBO conduced an inspection on October 19 and 20, 2020,…

63 persons rounded up for violating the no-swimming policy in Metro Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 63 persons were arrested today, April 12, 2020, by the police in Cebu City, Talisay City, and Lapu-Lapu City, for swimming in public and private beaches and pools in relation…

Labella wants other Cebu City rivers tested for poliovirus

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the other rivers in the city to be tested for poliovirus after the Department of Health (DOH) revealed that Butuanon River tested positive for the virus.  In a phone…

15 young trees to be cut along Lahug and Tejero Rivers for desilting

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 15 young trees needs to be cut along the Tejero and Lahug Rivers to give way for the desilting and river widening project of the Department of Public Works Highway in Central Visayas…

Clippers give Rivers 900th victory

11/09/2019

LOS ANGELES—The Clippers were kings of the fourth quarter. Portland star Damian Lillard lost his crown, at least for a night, anyway. Lou Williams made a go-ahead jumper with 58 seconds left, then added a three-pointer and…

Labella to meet brgy chiefs to discuss ways to stop dumping wastes in creeks, rivers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is set to meet with barangay captains Tuesday, August 20, to discuss how to stop the dumping of wastes into the city’s creeks and rivers. On Saturday, August 17, the mayor,…

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