Watch poverty, not economic growth

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 05/21/2022

Social Weather Stations has just issued the first report from its April 19-27, 2022 survey: “43% of Filipino families feel Poor; 34% feel Borderline Poor, 23% feel Not Poor,” www.sws.org.ph, 5/18/22. It is the 133rd Self-Rated Poverty…

SFI accepts challenge of grander Sinulog at SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) is committed to fulfilling its dream of staging a grander Sinulog 2023 after two years of no physical festivals since the pandemic began. Reelected Cebu City Mayor Michael…

What is a waterspout & how do they form? 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in Cebu City woke up to something unusual on Tuesday morning, May 3.  Just off the coast of the South Road Properties (SRP), a rare weather phenomenon occurred while most people were…

Amalfi ready to welcome new residents

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Filinvest Land Inc.’s plan to expand one of its flagship projects is now underway.  FLI announced that it is set to welcome more residents at City de Mare as its luxury, mid-rise residential…

Banning of political events in Plaza Independencia: A solution or an excuse?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Plaza Independencia or Independence Park is among the civic spaces in Cebu City where the public can freely conduct activities. It is one, if not the largest park in the city and has…

Rama wants Sinulog 2023 to be held at SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he wants to move the 2023 Sinulog Festival to the South Road Properties (SRP) in 2023 should he be elected as mayor again next month. In a…

CCTO warns of heavy congestion at SRP during BBM-Sara grand rally

Doris C. Bongcac 04/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Motorists are advised to avoid use of the Cebu South Coastal Road on Monday, April 18. Heavy traffic volume is expected in the area starting at 1 p.m., the official start of the…

Cebu City Disaster Council pushes for temporary evacuation site for displaced residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Council is proposing a temporary evacuation site for displaced riverside residents at the South Road Properties (SRP). Disaster Risk Reduction chairperson, Lawyer Gerry Carillo, told CDN Digital they would…

Rama wants SRP loan repaid before term ends

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants the loan for the South Road Properties (SRP) paid off before this political term ends. The mayor has made a marching order to the finance departments of…

Rama outlines plans for Cebu City in the remaining 5 months of his term

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama revealed his plans for Cebu City in the remaining five months of the mayoral term he took over after the death of Mayor Edgardo Labella. Rama said that…

Central Visayas Food Terminal to be established at SRP

Delta Letigio 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A food terminal will be established at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City.  The city government broke ground the P14 million project on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, two days before the Cebu City…

Rama assures Cebu City residents: SRP loan to be fully paid this year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Rama promises that the remaining balance of the South Road Properties (SRP) loan will be fully paid this year. This was his statement in a press conference on Monday, February…

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