Smell from Inayawan garbage transfer station worries nearby residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Inayawan landfill in Cebu City is still closed in accordance with the writ of kalikasan issued by the Supreme Court (SC) for it, but the transfer station outside the landfill has already…

A smell of old days

Raymund Fernandez 12/11/2018

It is ironic that I should remember that smell now since December brings with it the pollens that give most of us in the family chronic Rhinitis such that we can hardly smell anything. There is a…

South Korea stinks, faces drainage woes

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net, The Korea Herald 10/04/2018

Seoul – The problem of malodor pollution in South Korea is beyond bearable limits and experts are urging the government to take measures. Chloe Choi, a Korean-British living in London, says she fears visiting her native South…

Bigger septic tank eyed to rid city jail of foul smell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/04/2018

A new and bigger septic tank will be installed at the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail (CCJ) to address the complaints of nearby residents regarding the pungent smell emanating from the penal facility. “Ang baho…

Residents complain on landfill’s smell

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2018

Over a year since a landfill started to operate at the junction of Barangays Punay and Tampaan in Aloguinsan town, residents living near the landfill and in surrounding barangays complain about the stench smell emitted from the…

2017 honor graduate gives back

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/22/2018

THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS She arrived with three boxes of pizza and a Black Forest cake. Regine Villamejor, University of San Jose Recoletos (USJR) 2017 Magna Cum Laude, visited Cebu Daily News in the afternoon of…

Sincerity

Raymund Fernandez, Used 10/24/2017

Used to be that only a few academics of a specialized knowledge in the fields of information and linguistics concerned themselves with signs and symbols, and how they worked in constructing meaning and the illusion of truth…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 09/11/2017

FOUL SMELL Netizens were wondering why a garbage truck owned by Barangay Tinago was parked along V. Sotto Street which residents claimed had been producing a foul smell for more than a week now. Jade Lataza wrote,…

‘WATCH OUT FOR OIL’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/08/2017

‘No fishing ban yet but waters already ‘smell of gasoline’ With 10 family members to feed, fisherman Julian Abapo has more than enough reason to be worried about another possible oil spill in the waters off Talisay…

Foul smell from overflowing septic tank adds to overcrowding woes of Cordova detainees

Norman V. Mendoza 02/23/2017

  Aside from staying in an overcrowded detention cell, 76 detainees are also enduring the foul smell of an overflowing septic tank there. Senior Insp. Clemente Ceralde Jr. of the Cordova police station said that some of…

Mandaue mayor: Report illegal dumping

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/10/2017

The city government of Mandaue is urging its constituents to be wary of any suspicious activity in their respective localities and immediately report it to the city. Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing said this is to prevent the…

The smell of home

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/10/2017

I tried to maintain a confident stance when I entered the Cebu Daily News building in the middle of an oppressive summer heat of 2006. I was one of the six Mass Communication students from the University…

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