Adequacy, reliability, and cost

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 10/11/2022

What’s wrong with our infrastructure? It’s all about the three attributes in our title: we don’t have enough, it’s not reliable, and costs too much. And these hold true whether it’s electric power, water, transport, telecoms, or…

PDEA-7 tries to cut off another way for drug peddlers to deliver illegal goods

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas or PDEA-7 is trying to cut off another avenue of drug syndicates to move illegal drugs with the absence of human contact in the region,…

PB urged: Continue probe on Alcoy dolomite transport to Manila Bay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An assurance of compliance to mandated regulations should not end the investigation or probe on the transport of crushed dolomite from Cebu to Manila Bay. A climate justice group calls on Cebu officials…

Chan to Lapu firms: Provide transport to workers from Cebu City

Immae Lachica 06/27/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan was back at work last Thursday and one of his priorities was settling the confusion with the border controls. Since Cebu City is still under the enhanced…

MMDA: Commuters to blame for chaos

Dexter Cabalza - Inquirer.net 06/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The chief of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday blamed commuters for the chaos on the roads on Monday, when the government loosened coronavirus restrictions in the metropolis to allow more movement…

DOTr: Cebu’s BRT, cable cars, monorail system up and running in 2021 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — By 2021, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), cable cars and monorail that make up the Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) for Metro Cebu will be up and running. That is how the Department…

DOTr begins plans for monorail project in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has begun the plans for an Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) in Metro Cebu with the monorail as its backbone. DOTr Undersecretary Mark Richmond De Leon came to…

DOE to meet with Coast Guard and Marina to tackle issue on illegal transport of petroleum products

Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Energy in Central Visayas (DOE-7) will be meeting with maritime law enforcers to help them track down illegal traders of petroleum products in the region. This developed after a letter sent…

GMA seeks to improve ro-ro transport system

Ador Vincent Mayol, Rosalie Abatayo 02/18/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has sought to improve the roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) transport system, a project she spearheaded when she was president from 2001 to 2010. In a hearing held at the Cebu…

Transport group in Cebu eyes more protests against Train 2

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2019

  CEBU CITY — Expect more protests from the transport sector in Cebu at the start of 2019. Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide Cebu (Piston Cebu) chairperson Greg Perez told CDN Online that the…

Tugade: TWG to study feasibility of motorcycles as public transport

Inquirer.net 12/22/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has directed the formation of a technical working group (TWG) that would study the feasibility of using motorcycles as public transportation. The TWG, he said, will consist…

12 rescued after motorbanca capsizes

Futch A. Inso 11/27/2018

Daanbantayan rescue personnel fished 12 persons from Lapu-Lapu City from their municipal waters after the motorbanca which they boarded on their way to Samar capsized. The accident happened around 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the vicinity of…

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