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Lapu-Lapu starts demolition of illegal structures along coastline

THE LAPU-LAPU City government started demolishing Wednesday, June 13, some 190 structures along the coastline facing Mandaue City for violation of the three-meter easement zone. The post Lapu-Lapu starts demolition of illegal structures along coastline appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJun 13th, 2018

Illegal coastal structures demolished

The city government of Lapu-Lapu has started tearing down structures that encroach the three-meter easement zone in coastal areas. Illegal coastal structures demolished Cebu City–The city government of Lapu-Lapu has started tearing down structures that encroach the three-meter easement zone in coastal areas. Source link: Illegal coastal structures demolished.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Duterte seeks help of village officials in government s war on drugs

LAPU-LAPU CITY- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday asked village chiefs here to help him in the fight against illegal drugs. The President said the support of barangay captains in the campaign i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Duterte seeks help of village officials in government’s war on drugs

LAPU-LAPU CITY-- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday asked village chiefs here to help him in the fight against illegal drugs. The President said the support of barangay captains in the campaign is crucial to solving the drug problem that has hounded the country for decades. "Kamo gyud ang makaputol ani. Layo ra kaayo mi sa taas. (You are ones who can end this problem on illegal drugs)," President Duterte said after he led the oath-taking of 3,013 barangay captains in Central Visayas at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday night. He reiterated his warning to village officials to stay away from the illegal drugs trade, saying that they will suffer the consequences of th...Keep on reading: Duterte seeks help of village officials in government’s war on drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Cleanup targets 2,518 illegal structures

CROWDED Tourists flock to the beaches of San Fabian, Pangasinan, where most illegal structures targeted for demolition are located. --WILLIE LOMIBAO DAGUPAN CITY -- Environment officials in Pangasi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Panglao local gov’t starts crackdown on illegal structures

BEACH RESORTS and other tourism establishments that are encroaching into the 20-meter easement area have until May 20 to voluntarily demolish their structures, after which the local government will undertake the clearing operations. Acting Municipal Administrator Weng Lagura said the Panglao municipal government would request for heavy equipment from the Bohol provincial government should there […] The post Panglao local gov’t starts crackdown on illegal structures appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Sweep vs coliform to hit 1,000 Mactan informal settlers

CEBU CITY---Communities of informal settlers that had mushroomed around the coastal areas of Lapu-Lapu City would be swept in the campaign to clean up waters off Mactan Island, Cebu, which an environmental agency said remained safe to swim in although with a high coliform content. At least 1,000 families would have to move out following an order by Mayor Paz Radaza of Lapu-Lapu City, where most resorts and hotels were located, to rid the area of structures built inside 3-meter shoreline easements. It came after the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), an agency under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), released findings that showed coliform level in Ma...Keep on reading: Sweep vs coliform to hit 1,000 Mactan informal settlers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

5 drug suspects slain

MANILA, Philippines — Police are eyeing illegal drugs as the motive for the killing of three men in Lapu-Lapu, Cebu on Thursday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

Task force starts inventory of creek settlers

THE Public Safety and Transportation Management Office-Task Force Anti-Squatting and Illegal Structures (PSTMO-TF ASIS) has started the accounting settlers along Budburan Creek, said Engr. Roberto Dumanil. Dumanil said the task force initiated the survey to determine the situation in the area after Mayor Jose Espinosa III asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) […] The post Task force starts inventory of creek settlers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Boracay crackdown costing DENR P9.5 million

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN -- Running after violators of environmental laws and regulations in Boracay is costing an initial P9.5 million in public funds from the Department of Environment Natural Resources (DENR) alone. DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones, the agency's spokesperson, said the amount includes only the projected expenses on surveys of illegal occupants, demolition of illegal structures, monitoring of the operation, measures to address problems on solid waste, and filing of charges against violators. This excludes travel and operating expenses of at least 120 DENR personnel from regional offices and bureaus of the central offices who have been deployed under a national ta...Keep on reading: Boracay crackdown costing DENR P9.5 million.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Major Boracay resort bows to DENR crackdown

  The owner of a controversial resort on Boracay Island on Friday agreed to voluntarily destroy illegal structures after Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu threatened to tear down part of the property.   Crisostomo Aquino, owner of Boracay West Cove resort, volunteered to demolish the structures he had built on top of rock formations and those not covered by a lease agreement with the government starting on Feb. 24.   Cimatu, who brought along a demolition team with him, rejected Aquino's request to complete the demolition on five rock formations in 30 days, saying he would return on Saturday to ensure the work was being implemented.   Two other...Keep on reading: Major Boracay resort bows to DENR crackdown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Court dismisses case vs city’s Muelle property

THE Municipal Trial Court in Cities Branch 3 dismissed for lack of basis the civil case filed against the Iloilo City government pertaining to the demolition of illegal structures on its property on Muelle Loney-Ortiz Streets, City Proper. To recall, the city’s Task Force Anti-Squatting and Illegal Structures (TF ASIS) was accused of forcible entry […] The post Court dismisses case vs city’s Muelle property appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

Demolition at dairy farm pushes through

BAGUIO CITY — Department of Agriculture (DA) Cordillera Regional Exuecutive Director Lorenzo Caranguian revealed that they received a letter signed by an official from Malacañang ordering the agency to stop the on-going demolition of illegal structures within the 94-hectare property of DA at Dontogan Barangay of Baguio City at Mt. Sto. Tomas......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Ms. Universe parade postpones demolition of illegal structures in BIBAK lot

Ms. Universe parade postpones demolition of illegal structures in BIBAK lot.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 8th, 2017

PhilWeb buys two new e-Games sites

PhilWeb Corp. has acquired two new gaming sites operated by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) in Cebu City. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Tuesday, PhilWeb said its unit BigGame, Inc. purchased the PAGCOR e-Games sites in Consolacion and Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu from Golden Frontier Gaming, Inc. (GFGI). In exchange for […] The post PhilWeb buys two new e-Games sites appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

DILG Urges Newly Elected Brgy Captains to Be Vigilant, Committed to Service

Staying vigilant, maintaining proper coordination and commitment to service. These were the points that Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Eduardo Año highlighted in his speech during the recent Presidential Visit in Lapu-Lapu City. Speaking before a crowd of 3,000 newly-elected Punong Barangays of Central Visayas, Año emphasized that barangay leaders should realize […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Alden, kumasa sa eksenang laplapan at jacuzzi

kaya pala maagang lumipad pa-Cebu kahapon si Alden Richards kahit 5 p.m. pa ang Kapuso Fans Day niya dahil hinabol ang flag raising ceremony sa Liberty Shine sa Lapu-Lapu City to commemorate the 120th Philippine Independence Day. Si Alden din ang kumanta ng Philippine National Anthem kasama ang Cebu Choir.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Mactan-Cebu airport Terminal 2 inaugurated

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday led the inauguration of the newly built terminal of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in Lapu-Lapu City. Duterte unveiled the marker upon his arrival at the MCIA Terminal 2 and was given a tour of the facilities inside the airport. He was accompanied in the tour….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

60 people join ‘Paddle for the Planet’ to raise environmental awareness

LAPU-LAPU CITY --- At least 60 paddlers in Cebu joined in the annual "Paddle for the Planet" movement, a simultaneous global event aimed at raising environmental awareness and marine conservation. The Cebu event was organized by Island Buzz Philippines, a Cebu-based organization that promotes appreciation for water sports and activities. Buzzy Budlong, a renowned Visayan paddler and owner of Island Buzz Philippines, described the coastal clean-up event as a "very fun way" to give back oceans. "It was such a great experience to paddle around the mangroves since they are very important to our ecosystem," said Budlong, the first Filipino to sea kayak the whole 3,025 km length o...Keep on reading: 60 people join ‘Paddle for the Planet’ to raise environmental awareness.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

DENR: Almost all forestlands on Boracay occupied, have claimants

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN --- Almost all areas classified as forest lands on Boracay Island already have structures or are being claimed by private individuals, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). In a public hearing of the House committee on natural resources held here on Friday, DENR officials said removing illegal structures, including houses on wetlands, remained a key priority before the island could be re-opened to tourists. At least 895 illegal structures have been identified in forest lands, including in nine wetlands on the island. Of the number, 208 have been served notices of violation and notices to vacate. Under Presidential Procl...Keep on reading: DENR: Almost all forestlands on Boracay occupied, have claimants.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

12th Gabii sa Kabilin: History and Culture in the Old Days

Held every last Friday of May, The 12th year of Gabii sa Kabilin, commemorates the rich history of Cebu. On May 25, 2018, the 12th Gabii sa Kabilin was celebrated with the efforts of the Cebu City Government, Talisay City Government, Lapu-Lapu City Government, Mandaue City Government, and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018