178K consumers now have water supply – MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More households and consumers now have water supply. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that at least 178,000 of its consumers now have running water, corresponding to 85 percent of its total…

MCWD chair: We lack gensets, we wait for Visayan Electric power

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is still lacking generator sets to power some of its pumps, which is why they can only wait for Visayan Electric’s reenergization to increase their output. Lawyer…

We need power – Cebu City Mayor Rama tells NGCP

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City needs power as soon as possible. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to hasten the rehabilitation of the…

Rama: National government aid must go directly to the barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is asking national officials to directly give the aid they plan to send to the barangays. He said that the city government is focused on road clearing and…

2 days after #OdettePH: Cebu still without power, water supply

Delta Letigio, Doris C. Bongcac 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu is still without water and power supply two days after Typhoon Odette hit this island province. Edna Inocando, spokesperson of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), said on Saturday morning, December 18,…

Cebu City to focus on rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis for return of fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be focusing on the rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling as the city continues to respond to the immediate needs of the over 4,000 fire victims. Rama…

Rama: Release financial assistance to Mambaling fire victims in 3 days

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama ordered the release of financial assistance for the fire victims in Barangay Mambaling within three days. The mayor said in a press conference on Saturday, November 27, 2021,…

Cebu City to donate goods to Catanduanes, other typhoon-struck areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is opening a drop off center outside the City Hall and other strategic areas in the city for those who want to donate food, water, medicine, hygiene kits, and…

Remember these do’s and don’ts when riding your bike

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 06/16/2020

Are you new to biking or relearning how to ride one since your last drive when you were eight years old with training wheels? Well, you better sharpen those riding skills because it seems to be the…

Health benefits of coconut water

Marc Cosep 04/03/2020

In recent years, coconut water has become a very trendy beverage. It’s tasty, refreshing and definitely good for you. What’s more, it’s loaded with several important nutrients, including minerals that most people don’t get enough of. Here…

New chairman shows the path forward for MCWD

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —With the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) facing supply shortage issues, the new board is poised to pursue several strategies to develop additional water sources.  The new chairman of the board, however, ruled out…

Yui, Japanese girl in Cebu with an amazing advocacy

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eula Arañez Co was buying a drink together with her friends in a drugstore chain along the bustling street of A.S Fortuna in Mandaue City when a Japanese girl caught her attention outside…

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