Removal of spaghetti, dangling wires in Mandaue continues

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 01/24/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City is currently prioritizing the removal of spaghetti-like and dangling wires along national roads, following the completion of clearing operations in the city core. Architect Florentino Nimor, the assistant city administrator, said…

TWG to monitor new cable installations in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/22/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A Technical Working Group (TWG) that will monitor new cable installations in Mandaue City will be created soon. Architect Florentino Nimor, the assistant city administrator, said that their current concern is the new…

Chan issues ultimatum to telcos, MECO to clear dangling wires; non-compliance means non-renewal of biz permits

Futch Anthony Inso 11/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has asked the city council to give the city the power to cut dangling wires and spaghetti wires without asking for any consent from telecommunication companies (telcos)…

Telcos, MECO given until Dec. 16 to address dangling wires issue or permits will be revoked

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned telecommunication companies or telcos and the Mactan Electric Company (MECO) that he would revoke their business permits if they would fail to address the problems of…

Mandaue City collects 700 kilograms of “dead” wires

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 700 kilograms of “dead” wires were collected from the wire clearing and bundling operation of Mandaue City and telecommunication companies. Engineer Marivic Cabigas, head of the Department of General Services (DGS) on…

Guardo on clearing all spaghetti wires by December 2022: ‘doable’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor and Committee on Infrastructure chair Jerry Guardo said Mayor Michael Rama’s challenge to get rid of all spaghetti wires in the city by December 2022, is “doable.” Rama, during a…

Mandaue to clear intersections of spaghetti wires in 2 weeks

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is targeting to clear and bundle the cable wires in the city’s 14 intersections within the next two weeks. Personnel of telecommunication companies continue to clear and bundle dangling and spaghetti…

Clearing, bundling spaghetti, hanging wires starts Sept. 19 — Mandaue exec

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/15/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The cable wire clearing and bundling in Mandaue City is set to start on Monday, September 19. Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, city administrator of Mandaue City, said that the S.B. Cabahug St. corner…

Mayor Cortes wants city’s spaghetti wires cleared through underground cabling

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes met with representatives of telecommunication companies, police, and traffic officials on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, to discuss how to get rid of the city’s dangling or spaghetti wires.…

Cebu City to raise height of utility posts on interior roads

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be raising the height of poles on the city’s interior roads as part of their continuous spaghetti wires operation. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the City Council’s…

Photo editor gives us a glimpse of Cebu City with no tangled wires

Immae Lachica 02/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— What would Cebu City look like with no tangled wires hanging from utility posts?  Dimple Navarroza, a photo editor based in Cebu City, gives us a glimpse of how the streets would look like…

Spaghetti wire bundling in Cebu City moves to southern thoroughfares

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the deadline of the spaghetti wire clearing looms on February 24, 2022, in time for Charter Day, the clearing of the wires has reached Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City. Councilor Jerry…

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