Politics and scandal

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 09/15/2021

Politicians live in glass houses. When one of them starts to throw stones, as the President has been doing to distract the public from the current Senate blue ribbon committee investigation into the acquisition of overpriced medical…

13K tons of garbage collected in Cebu City’s ‘biggest’ coastal clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fourth Cebu City-wide coastal and riverside clean-up collected a total of 13,000 tons of garbage in the four-hour activity conducted by various groups on June 19, 2021. Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson…

Matimco House of Wood opens 11th showroom in Cebu

12/22/2020

With the aim of providing relevant and innovative wood products and services in Cebu, Matimco, Inc., one of the most trusted and largest company in the wood industry in the Philippines, opened its 11th showroom in Cebu…

Wood gatherer arrested for drug-peddling

Benjie B. Talisic 11/08/2018

A man was arrested for drug-peddling after the Guadalupe Police’s drug enforcement unit conducted a drug-bust operation on Thursday, November 8, evening at the Barangay Sapang Dako, Cebu City. The suspect was identified as Rolando Hayag, a…

Ollywood Trading introduces newest products

Majarly Enjaynes 10/23/2017

WOOD Plastic Composite and The Engineered Herringbone Oak Tree are the newest wood flooring that Ollywood Trading has introduced last August. The Wood Plastic Composite is made out of a mixture of wood and plastic that makes…

Dispose wood chips, Guizo folks ask City Hall

Cris Ligan, Norman V. Mendoza 07/11/2017

About 600 residents of Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City, signed a petition asking for the disposal of 2,500 tons of wood chips stored at a warehouse, saying it poses a fire hazard and is a source of pollution…

Knock on wood

Radel Paredes 07/01/2017

If necessity is the mother of invention, then poverty would be its father. The lack of resources forces people to find creative solutions to certain problems, to make do with whatever is available and to try to…

Wood chips from Korea to be auctioned off

Dominic Yasay 02/17/2017

The 2,500 metric tons of wood chips, which came in with the shredded plastic wastes from South Korea, will be auctioned off by the Bureau of Customs. BOC-Cebu together with the Mandaue City government and the shipper…

Two Cebuanos finish in top 10 of Albaño Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 11/30/2016

TWO WOODPUSHERS from Cebu landed inside the Top 10 of the open division of the Mayor Jojo Palma and Atty. Titing Albaño Cup in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur last weekend. The two were Edsel Montoya and Rommel…

The ‘dying’ bamboo trade

Morexette Erram 10/16/2016

Once a week, before a streak of sunlight touches the asphalt sidewalk of Gorordo Avenue, a mini-bus unloads more than 30 freshly harvested poles of bamboo from Cebu City’s hillside barangays Bacayan, Sirao and Talamban on the…

Man faces raps for hitting child with nail ridden wood

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/22/2016

A 39-year-old man is now facing child abuse charges after allegedly hitting a 10-year-old boy with a nail ridden wood. Raymund Morales of Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City has been charged with violating Republic Act 7610 or…

Dawn fire damages furniture manufacturing plant

Norman V. Mendoza 08/12/2016

  A wood furniture manufacturing plant at Sitio Ibabao in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City was gutted by fire past 1:00 a.m. Friday. Lapu-Lapu City Fire Central Department received the fire alarm at 1:48 a.m. which was later…

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