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Rama’s b’day gift: Resume Carbon Unit II reconstruction work

October 28, 2012


CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday gave the contractor of the Carbon Market Unit II reconstruction project the go-signal to proceed with the project, which was ordered stopped 10 years ago. Rama led the groundbreaking ceremony signaling the start of the reconstruction a day before his 58th birthday. Rama said this was his gift to […]

Council told: Send report on anomalous barangay project to Ombud

July 1, 2012


by Doris C. Bongcac, Chief of Reporters   Nearly a year passed since a fact-finding committee released a report on their investigation of the alleged anomalous barangay projects worth P156 million that were implemented by E. M. Arante Construction. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama told 57 barangay captains who attended an agreement signing on barangay assistance […]

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 […]

Armed men nabbed before robbery

March 20, 2012


FOUR armed men were arrested by police just as they were about to rob a construction firm’s payroll in barangay Labogon, Mandaue City, last Saturday afternoon. Two of the suspects identified as Sesando Sullano Jr. of barangay Labogon, Mandaue City, and Adonis Sala of Consolacion town were arrested after they were spotted riding on a […]

World War II bombs discovered in SRP site

January 24, 2012


Workers of a private firm yesterday found 10 World War II vintage bombs during an excavation in the shores of Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City. A Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) police team accompanied by military personnel arrived at the scene at 2 p.m. and ordered the area sealed […]

Citom braces for construction of two flyover projects

August 26, 2011


Building two new flyovers means the Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) has to field more personnel in the area, which is staff they can’t afford yet. “That means another deployment of Citom personnel in the two areas . We don’t have the luxury of personnel. And when we fail to deploy, all the blame […]