DENR to households: Use bleaching solution to fight COVID-19

Katrina Hallare 03/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday urged the public to disinfect their households with the right proportion of bleaching agents as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of COVID-19.…

A smart way to look for someone in the crowd when there’s no cellphone signal

Immae Lachica 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The cell signal shut off every Sinulog Festival affects a lot of people. The decision to shut off cell signal is done for everyone’s safety, so there’s really no need to be angry about it.…

WALKING: A TRAFFIC SOLUTION

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/04/2018

NEDA commissions a study on the impact of pedestrianizing parts of downtown Cebu City Walking could be the most practical solution to Cebu City’s traffic woes and could boost economic opportunities. National Economic Development Authority in Central…

PRO-7 is first in crime solution efficiency

Nestle L. Semilla 10/20/2018

DESPITE the spate of mostly unsolved killings in Cebu, the regional police office still ranked first in crime solution efficiency in the whole country. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, the director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

PRO-7 tops crime solution efficiency rankings

Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2018

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) ranked first in crime solution efficiency in the Philippines. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, the director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that he received the report…

Metro Cebu’s traffic solution: Mass Transit (Part 3)

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/24/2018

Untangling the Gridlock If there is an obvious solution to the traffic problem in Metro Cebu that urban planners, traffic experts, local officials, and the private sector could agree upon, it would be the urgent need for…

Faith, community-based rehab programs solution to drug problems, says Palma

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2018

The country’s drug problem may be solved not by violence but through spiritual enlightenment, faith and a solid support group. So was the message of Archbishop Jose Palma as he celebrated mass for the over 500 recovering…

Bizmen main concern: Solution to Metro Cebu’s traffic woes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/22/2018

Traffic, the war on drugs and federalism. These three topics top what some Cebu business leaders expect to hear from President Rodrigo Duterte as he delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) today. These are also…

NEW TRAFFIC SOLUTION

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2018

Counterflowing now a no-no on N. Bacalso Ave. Apparently, deploying additional enforcers to help man the traffic in areas near the Mambaling underpass in N. Bacalso Ave., is not enough to ease the congestion there. So, Cebu…

Renewable energy: A naturally brighter solution

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/21/2018

Based on data from the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office, the total production capacity of the Cebu Sub-Grid for both renewable and traditional power supplies, currently stands at 1,062.3 megawatts (MW). Majority of Cebu’s power…

‘STOPPING BRT NOT SOLUTION’

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

The business sector is pushing for the implementation of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on one condition: widen the roads affected by the project. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) issued a statement on…

Number coding scheme seen as solution to address Metro Cebu’s traffic gridlock

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/13/2018

Capitol’s Focal Person on Traffic Management Jonathan “Joy” Tumulak recommended to establish a number coding scheme among private vehicles. The scheme will limit the number of vehicles which will be allowed to travel on a specific day.…

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