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PCG to Penro: Clarify status of Oslob station ‘encroaching’ easement zone

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard District in Central Visayas wanted to clarify with Cebu Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) the status of their southern Cebu station in Oslob town that is said to have encroached the 20-meter easement. Lieutenant Junior Grade Erick Salcedo, the spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard […] The post PCG to Penro: Clarify status of Oslob station ‘encroaching’ easement zone appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMar 4th, 2020

Barangay hall, Coast Guard station, resorts encroach easement in Oslob

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Between 2005 to 2020, the shoreline of the four coastal barangays of Oslob town has slowly shrunk as structures mushroomed along the coast. Oslob, which is famous worldwide for its beaches and whale shark watching activities, is some 118 kilometers south of Cebu City. In the inventory of structures conducted by […] The post Barangay hall, Coast Guard station, resorts encroach easement in Oslob appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2020

PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Observe proper easement and remove structures encroaching on the 20-meter easement zone from the shores, which is considered ‘no build zones.’” This is the Cebu provincial government’s call to resort owners as the Provincial Board expressed support in a resolution to the action of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources […] The post PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Protesters in Lapu apprehended for violating health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–Five individuals who participated in a protest rally on Monday morning, November 30, 2020, near the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in barangay Pusok here were apprehended by policemen for violating health and safety protocols. Police Master Sergeant Dennis Singson, desk officer of Police Station 5, identified the apprehended individuals as Myra Opada, 36 […] The post Protesters in Lapu apprehended for violating health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

CEZA reports major infra projects status

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 28 (PIA) - - - The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) reported the status of its infrastructure projects during the last quarter meeting of the Regional Project M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Estero de Sunog Apog Pumping Station in Tondo, now operational

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) --The Estero de Sunog Apog Pumping Station along Hermosa St., in Barangay 183 Zone 2, Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila has successfully commenced operations on Tuesday, Octobe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to impose harsher measures. This was what transpired during a meeting Mayor Edgardo Labella called for owners of structures […] The post Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

Mandaue City wants to continue with flood control projects

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- Mandaue City plans to continue the clearing of informal settlers living within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek so it could resume with its flood control projects. With this, the city plans to file an appeal for consideration to the Department of Interior […] The post Mandaue City wants to continue with flood control projects appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes plans to meet with barangay captains (village chiefs)  to discuss the clearing of settlers living in “danger zones” or within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek here. Cortes believes clearing settlers from the danger zones can help address the […] The post Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Hand grenade found in vacant lot

A hand grenade was found wrapped in plastic and masking tape in a vacant lot in Malate, Manila on Friday afternoon. Police Station 9 of the Manila Police District said it received a telephone call regarding the grenade found at 2252 Leveriza Street in Barangay 715, Zone 78. The caller, who identified himself as Barangay […] The post Hand grenade found in vacant lot appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 12th, 2020

Consolacion cops back to patrolling coastal areas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Consolacion policemen are back to their usual patrols along the coastal areas of the town before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Police Major Verniño Noserale, Consolacion Police Station chief, said that that since the quarantine status last March, some of their usual patrols and inspections were not carried out as often as […] The post Consolacion cops back to patrolling coastal areas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2020

P130K shabu seized

Two workers were arrested by Batasan cops following an operation along Commonwealth Avenue on Sunday evening. The suspects were identified as Mojiahid Pingguiman, alias Moguia, 27, a carinderia crew from Sitio Bacood, Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City, and Michael Salilaguia, 35, security guard, from Barangay 650, Zone 68, South Harbor, Port Area, Manila. Station commander […] The post P130K shabu seized appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 10th, 2020

75-year-old tricycle driver killed in Santander fire

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Oslob Fire Station continue to investigate the fire incident that killed a tricycle driver in Barangay Looc, Santander town in southern Cebu, Sunday dawn. Fire Officer 1 Joseph Yongco their investigation seems to be leading to the possibility that Emelio Magalso was the one who started the fire […] The post 75-year-old tricycle driver killed in Santander fire appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2020

Metro Cebu to have cloudy skies this weekend – Pagasa

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Don’t forget to bring your umbrellas. The Mactan station of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that  light to moderate rains will be experienced in Metro Cebu areas this weekend as a result of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) that is now affecting parts of the country. “Naa […] The post Metro Cebu to have cloudy skies this weekend – Pagasa appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2020

Garcia, RIATF contemplating ways to ‘do justice’ Talisay’s reversal to MECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and the regional Interagency Task Force (RIATF) are considering steps to clarify the national Interagency Task Force’s decision to revert the status of Talisay City from General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ). Garcia, who met with Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas on Tuesday […] The post Garcia, RIATF contemplating ways to ‘do justice’ Talisay’s reversal to MECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

PEZA wants status quo on incentives

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority wants to keep the status quo on incentives being enjoyed by existing investors as it warned changes under the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises bill may make firms leave the country and move operations to neighbors in Southeast Asia......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Curfew violators yield shabu

Two men arrested by Manila Police on Monday night in Tondo for violation of the curfew were found to possess suspected high-grade shabu priced at P258,000. Presently detained at Police Station 1 are Manuel Casangkapan Torres III, 39, of Barangay 133, Balut, Tondo; and Justin Masangcay, 32, of Barangay 116, Zone 9, District 1, Tondo. […] The post Curfew violators yield shabu appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

QC stops MRT 7 for encroaching on park

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has ordered a cease-and-desist order on the above-ground construction of the Metro Rail Transit 7 Quezon Memorial Circle station pending talks with developer San Miguel Corp., contractor EEI Corp. and the Transport department......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2020

LIST: Batangas towns, cities where lockdowns are lifted as Taal down to Alert Level 3

MANILA, Philippines – With the downgrading of Taal Volcano's status to Alert Level 3 , marking a "decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption," the Batangas provincial government lifted lockdowns it earlier imposed on 12 cities and municipalities, or on their portions that lie within the volcano's danger zone. Residents of these places are now given ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2020

LIST: Areas tagged safe for return as Taal status downgraded to Alert Level 3

Phivolcs was careful to clarify, however, that the risk of volcanic eruption was still very much present. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2020

Opao police nab 2 drug pushers in separate buy-bust operations in Brgy Paknaan

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Two drug dealers were arrested in separate buy-bust operations past 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City. Arrested were Aldrin Sumosot, 45, and Rosmer Albano, 33, who are both residing at Zone Okra in Barangay Paknaan. Elements of the Opao Police Station led by Police Major Villacampa […] The post Opao police nab 2 drug pushers in separate buy-bust operations in Brgy Paknaan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2020