PWD groups join REV UP for Leni-Kiko

Doris C. Bongcac 05/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Members of the PWD sector have joined the Real Estate Volunteers and Urban Poor (REV UP) to show their support for the Leni-Kiko tandem. About a hundred PWD sector members committed to support…

Metro Cebu urban poor groups to join Leni-Kiko people’s rally in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 04/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Various urban poor groups in Metro Cebu are expected to join the people’s rally for Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan in Mandaue City this Thursday, April 21. In an advisory,…

Real estate players’, urban poor groups’ call: Affordable homes

Doris C. Bongcac 04/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A group of real estate professionals formed an alliance with marginalized urban poor groups in Cebu City as part of their concerted effort to selected a leader who is competent to address the…

Photo Gallery: Scenes from the Sitio Ponce 2 fire

Benjie Talisic 05/11/2019

LOOK: Scenes from the dawn fire that burned homes in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City earlier today, May 11. The hour-long fire was reported at about 4:15 a.m. and was raised to third alarm after…

Dawn fire burns homes in Sitio Ponce 2, Carreta

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A dawn fire burned homes in a thickly populated urban poor community in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City today, May 11. The fire alarm was reported at around 4:15 a.m. and…

Christmas with “Pundok Kadasig”

Nestor Ramirez 12/27/2016

The old adage that no one is too poor not to be able to give on Christmas became a reality among the shoe repairers and T-shirt printers along Junquera Street who are members of Kalambuan sa Junquera…

Land swap deal

Editorial 12/22/2016

When the Team Rama bloc in the Cebu City Council decided to review the proposed land swap deal between the city and province for settlers occupying province-owned lots under Provincial Ordinance 93-1, a lot of people thought…

The worrying trash at SRP

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/18/2016

When John (not his real name) bought his condominium unit at the South Road Properties (SRP) in 2010, he had high hopes for the area, believing that it would soon be the next big real estate destination…

PB to discuss committee report on 93-1 landswap

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/17/2016

THE committee on properties of the Cebu Provincial Board is set to present its report on Monday’s regular session, regarding the memorandum of agreement (MOA) signed by Gov. Hilario Davide III and Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Watching closely the Cebu City Council on 93-1 issue

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/15/2016

For more than ten long, agonizing years of waiting, the thousands of occupants of the lot covered by 93-1 finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel when Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu…

Land swap

Editorial 12/13/2016

With barely two weeks to go, the Cebu City Council may or may not approve the agreement signed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III that would finalize a land swap deal for occupants…

DWUP hopeful Duljo-Fatima fire victims can rebuild homes before Christmas

John Carlo Villaruel 12/07/2016

THE Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) is hoping that families who were affected by the fire in Barangay Duljo-Fatima last week can rebuild their damaged houses before December 25 so they can celebrate…

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