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Frayed nerves, but no damage

September 2, 2012


Aside from rattled nerves, there was no major damage recorded in Cebu City in last Friday evening’s earthquake, said disaster response officials. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama visited AM radio stations to appeal for calm among city residents and to warn the public to watch out for aftershocks. He also ordered an inspection of all […]

Building of Calungsod templete in SRP begins

August 8, 2012


Construction has started for the templete or small temple for the Nov. 21 national thanksgiving Mass for soon-to-be-declared saint Pedro Calungsod. “This will become a historical place,” said Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, who led the groundbreaking rites yesterday at the South Road Properties (SRP), where the pyramid-like structure will rise. He said […]

Work on Horizons 101 condo resumes

July 28, 2012


CONSTRUCTION resumes in what would be Cebu’s tallest building after the Cebu city government lifted its cease and desist order for Horizons 101. The formal signing of the work contract with the general contractor will be held today. Taft Property Development Corp., developer of Horizon’s 101, has engaged DDT Konstract to build the 55- story […]

LTFRB 7 begs for lot to build office

July 4, 2012


THE Land Transportation and Franchising Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is thinking of transfering its office in Cebu City to a new location to stay away from fixers. They are still looking for a suitable area. “We are sharing the building with an insurance firm, a photocopying shop, and unfortunately, fixers,” lamented LTFRB-7 Regional Director […]

Guards surprise 2 workers in ‘pot session’ in Capitol

June 29, 2012


  TWO employees of the Cebu provincial government will be investigated after they were spotted in a “pot session” in their office close to midnight. Capitol security guards Rosalio Tigle and Roel Illustrisimo said they saw a male employee and his female companion taking illegal drugs inside the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) at […]


May 22, 2012


Kiosks, metal rails and picnic tables near the Kawasan Falls have been torn down and removed. But more than a month after Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia began the demolition of “illegal” structures near the tourist spot, two-story buildings used as overnight lodging houses beside the Matutinao River still stand. The buildings are operated by local residents […]

Horizons 101 restoration work ahead of schedule

May 18, 2012


“WE are four days ahead of schedule.” Horizons 101 Project Director Engr. Oscar Umali said repair work was half way done in the site where a slope protection wall of the condominium project collapsed last month. “We are already on day 34 of the 67-day 7-step restoration work,” Umali told Cebu reporters who were shown […]

Portion of wall collapsed; affected families told to evacuate

April 10, 2012


(Breaking) by Edison Delos Angeles, Correspondent About 10 houses are in danger of being damaged after a portion of the retaining wall for a condominium project along General Maxilom Avenue collapsed towards the excavation about 2 p.m. Affected residents in sitio Santa Teresita were advised to temporarily relocate for fear of a landslide following the […]

President’s sister turns over new classrooms in Cebu

February 11, 2012


    Presidential sister Pinky Aquino-Abellada said they wanted to focus on education to establish a strong foundation for the Filipino children. Abellada led the turnover of school buildings in barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City, yesterday afternoon. Abellada, one of the proponents of the Aklat Gabay at Pag-alaga (AGAP) Foundation, established last 2010 and […]