Cebu City allocates P3.2 million for informal settlers along major riverways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The river widening and deepening projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) has a bigger chance of being implemented sooner after the Cebu City Council finally approved…

Guadalupe River’s rehabilitation continues with Cenro’s lead

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The move to rehabilitate the Guadalupe River continues with the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Centro) working on final preparations to conduct another clean-up drive on Saturday, August 17. Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, head…

Tom keeps promise, releases last set of 44 vehicles to 25 barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The last set of city-owned vehicles to be donated to the barangays in Cebu City has been approved by the 14th Cebu City Council in their last session on Tuesday, June 25. Forty…

Cenro chief expects to collect more than 20 tons of garbage in March 9’s Lahug River cleanup

Delta Derycka Letigio 03/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 20 tons of garbage are expected to be collected during this day’s, March 9, cleanup of the Lahug River. Nida Cabrera, Cebu City Environment and  Natural Resources Office (Cenro) head, said…

State of Calamity declared in four barangays in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council has declared a state of calamity in the six fire-stricken sitios in four barangays here. In a special session on Monday, February 8, 2019, the city council declared state of…

Slippery suspect nabbed in Tinago bust; P279K shabu seized

Benjie B. Talisic 01/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Cebu Province police officers netted an estimated P14.6 million of suspected shabu on Wednesday, January 30, their Cebu City counterparts also arrested a slippery drug suspect and confiscated an estimated P279,000 during…

CRIMES ON THE RISE?

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/08/2018

With 47 days left before Christmas, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak expressed alarm over the series of robberies that led to the death of at least four people within a span of one month. The recent fatality…

‘2 cops talked to mayor inside his cell before he was killed’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Robert Dejon 11/09/2016

Palo, Leyte — Minutes before Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. of Albuera town, Leyte was killed, two members of the raiding team went inside his cell and talked to him. Inmates in the adjacent cell were transferred to…

USC eyes Tejero Creek for rehab

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/07/2016

The Tejero Creek in Cebu City had been identified as a pilot area by the University of San Carlos (USC) for its Metro Cebu Rivers and Creeks Rehabilitation Program. USC is partnering with the US-based DOW Chemical…

New Tinago village chief sworn in

06/30/2016

Barangay Tinago now has a new chief after its former chairman Joel Garganera got elected to the City Council. Rafael Briones was sworn in by Garganera at the City Hall office of the Association of Barangay Councils…

Council tells utilities: Explain unresolved ‘spaghetti wires’ problem

07/15/2015

THE Cebu City Council wants the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) to explain the existence of dangling wires and defective posts within the city. The call came after last week’s incident…

Boy died, girl injured in electric post collapse

Chito O. Aragon 07/08/2015

A boy died and another girl was injured when an electric post fell near them while they were at a barbecue stand in barangay Tinago, Cebu City at 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday. Ralph Bureros, and Desiree Ambros,…

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