Barili water taps no longer run dry

PR 10/12/2018

With the presence of rivers and watershed areas in Barili town, southern Cebu, water is not a problem there. Yet, according to Magdaleno Bargamento of Kauswagan Water Services and Sanitation Cooperative (KAWSSCO), the coop could hardly provide…

Boat operators required to undergo drug testing

Norman Mendoza 10/03/2018

  The Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Office will require passenger boat operators and those who offer island hopping services, dive shops, water sports, and recreational activities to undergo drug testing. The requirement is intended to ensure the safety…

Senior citizen found dead in Naga City

Rosalie Abatayo 10/02/2018

Seventy-eight-year-old Esteban Paran was found dead inside his makeshift home in a secluded area of Barangay Cantao-an, Naga City on Tuesday (October 2). Paran stayed in the secluded area of Barangay Cantao-an to attend to his livestock.…

MCWD provides free water testing, offers water to Naga City evacuation centers

PR 10/01/2018

  Samples of water from sources used in the City of Naga’s evacuation centers yielded negative of contaminants. After reports of the presence of fecal coliform bacteria in the water available in Naga City’s evacuation centers, the…

UP college dean in hot water for anti-Duterte letter

Inquirer 09/19/2018

State U official: That is not allowed under existing laws An official of the University of the Philippines (UP) said he viewed with “serious concern” reports that the dean of the UP College of Engineering in Diliman,…

Give tax breaks to businesses that recycle water

Rosalie Abatayo 08/25/2018

MCWD URGES LGUS The Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) urged local government units to enact laws that would give tax incentives to establishments that recycle water. MCWD General Manager Jose Eugenio Singson Jr., in a statement said…

MCWD urges water users to ‘use only what they need’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo 08/25/2018

  As Pagasa confirms the increasing possibility of the El Niño phenomenon at the end of 2018, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) bares its sourcing plans to minimize the growing gap between the supply and demand…

Cebuanos told to brace for hot weather

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/24/2018

  Thursday’s temperature of 35.2°C was the hottest that was experienced in Cebu the last two decades. The heat index was recorded at 42°C at 2 p.m. of the same day (August 23). Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and…

Paknaan relocation site: Road, houses submerge in water due to high tide

Norman Mendoza 07/15/2018

  An estimated 50-meter stretch of concrete road has been submerged in seawater in a relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City, Cebu due to high tide at noontime today (July 15). The submerged road brought inconvenience…

Mabatid: ‘I was mistaken as an escort’

Morexette Erram 07/10/2018

“I am not a whore.” Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid made this statement in a press conference on Tuesday morning (July 10), slamming the hotel employee who mistook her for an escort. Mabatid found herself in…

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