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Taal Victims Receive New Homes from DHSUD

Almost 200 families displaced by the eruption of Taal Volcano have found new homes at a government resettlement area in Ibaan, Batangas. Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo D. Del Rosario said that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the awarding of the housing units for free. “The President will give out […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News1 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Urban poor agency to sue LGUs that allow demolitions

The Presidential Commission on Urban Poor on Sunday said it will file charges against local government officials who approved illegal demolitions and evictions......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Your dream house in a few clicks

It is apparent that the Philippines is a favorite among investors today. Construction is booming, especially in urban Manila. This is attributed to the growing purchasing and spending power of many Filipinos. As such, many are on the lookout for the best deals for their dream homes. Buying it, however, can be tedious. Those considering […] The post Your dream house in a few clicks appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Del Rosario Vows Affordable, Resilient Housing Units for Pinoys

Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario has vowed to provide low-cost housing projects to all Filipinos, serving with integrity and corrupt-free businesses. Marking the first founding anniversary of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) on February 14, del Rosario said the department seeks to produce more affordable, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News

Better days ahead

Lost in all this inquiries into the concession agreements of Maynilad Water Services and Manila Water Co. is the fact that Metro Manila has the lowest water rates compared to other urban centers in the country and even to other big cities in the Asia Pacific region......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceFeb 7th, 2020Related News

Moscow named Europe s worst city for traffic congestion

Looks like, despite the latest upgrades to Moscow's road system, the city is still running behind other European capitals, in terms of urban congestion. At least this is what the latest Traffic Ind.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

Iranian Flight to Return Students from China Tomorrow

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian deputy minister of roads and urban development said a special flight will be operated on Tuesday to fetch Iranian students stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 4th, 2020Related News

Iranian Flight to Return Students from China Tomorrow

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian deputy minister of roads and urban development said a special flight will be operated on Tuesday to fetch Iranian students stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 4th, 2020Related News

Ortigas project driving 8990’s P20-B revenue goal 

Listed mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. expects the initial turnover of four residential buildings in its large-scale development, Urban Deca Ortigas, to drive its P20 billion revenue target this year. 8990 chairman, Mariano Martinez, on Monday said turnover for the four buildings equipped with 3,800 units, which is projected to generate an estimated P9.5 […] The post Ortigas project driving 8990’s P20-B revenue goal  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

Ortigas housing project nears P20B sales goal

Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings, Inc. targets an initial turnover of four residential buildings in its large-scale development, Urban Deca Ortigas, late this year that will drive its P20-billion revenue target. 8990 chair Mariano Martinez said the turnover of the four buildings composed of 3,800 units, projected to generate an estimate P9.5 billion in sales, […] The post Ortigas housing project nears P20B sales goal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

Coastal villages in tourist-popular Moalboal eyed for reclassification

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government announced that they, and other government agencies, were planning to reclassify several areas in another tourist-popular town in southern Cebu. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Capitol was planning to reclassify several coastal villages in Moalboal town in southwestern Cebu from rural to urban. This means that […] The post Coastal villages in tourist-popular Moalboal eyed for reclassification appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 2nd, 2020Related News

Timely words

  WORD of the day: Lockdown. As applied to Taal, Wuhan, and more places around the world. “Lockdown” does not appear in my old and battered dictionary, though the book is of millennial vintage. Thanks to frequent usage, no one who can put together vow­els and consonants need consult a dictionary to know what a […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2020Related News

Amid confirmed novel coronavirus case, PH gov’t asked to provide assistance to poor communities

“President Duterte must have a sense of emergency on this matter and refrain from his business as usual, nonchalant attitude.” By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A day after the Department of Health confirmed the Philippines’ first ever case of novel coronavirus, an urban poor group called on the government to provide due… The post Amid confirmed novel coronavirus case, PH gov’t asked to provide assistance to poor communities appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2020Related News

Not over yet: Phivolcs says magma around 5 kilometers below Taal crater

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) maintained Alert Level 3 for Taal Volcano on Thursday, January 30, saying that there continues to be movement of magma underneath. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum Jr explained in a hearing of the Senate committee on urban planning, housing, and resettlement that they again recorded what is ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2020Related News

Construct Cebu City subway

  IN a Tempo column (2 decades ago), I expressed future concern over Cebu City experiencing a build-up in trash, flooding, deteriorating air quality, pollution, worsening traffic, and run-away urban development. The idyllic soul of Cebu fading, eventually surrendering its bucolic spine to a replicated capital of congested malls, condominiums, and high rises as modality […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2020Related News

Oslob wants Tanawan whale watching reclassified to ‘urban’ area; abandons plan to limit no. of tourists per day

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The municipality of Oslob is looking into reclassifying the area of Barangay Tanawan, which is known for its whale shark watching activity, into an “urban” area from its current “rural” classification. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr., in an interview at the Capitol on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, said the move was in […] The post Oslob wants Tanawan whale watching reclassified to ‘urban’ area; abandons plan to limit no. of tourists per day appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2020Related News

Pinsan ni Honeylet ipinuwesto sa DHSUD

ITINALAGA ni ­Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte si Melissa Avanceña Aradanas, pinsan ng kanyang partner na si Honeylet Avanceña, bilang Assistant Secretary ng Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD)......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2020Related News

MinDA pushes for Palafox plan as input to Metro Davao dev’t

DAVAO CITY -- As the proclamation creating the Metro Davao Development Authority (MDDA) awaits the President’s signature, local governments can already start laying out programs aligned with the Metro Davao Urban Masterplan crafted by architect Felino A. Palafox, Jr., the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 27th, 2020Related News

Condo tower in Davao owned by Consunji firm unsafe, residents told to vacate

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Jan) – The Office of the City Building Official has ordered residents of Toledo Building of the three-tower condominium development, Magallanes Residences of the Consunji family-owned DMC Urban Property Developers Inc. (DMC-UPDI), to vacate within five days after inspectors discovered major structural cracks on the beams caused by a series of […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2020Related News

LOOK: Eyed relocation site for Taal evacuees in Ibaan, Batangas

BATANGAS CITY, Philippines – Constructed between 2016 to 2017, Sea Breeze Residences located in Barangay Talaibon in Ibaan town in Batangas is a housing project of the National Housing Authority (NHA).  It has gone unnoticed until Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario mentioned it as a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2020Related News