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16 Others also acquitted:
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
After over a decade, the Sandiganbayan has acquitted former Lapu-Lapu City mayor Arturo Radaza and 16 others of graft charges over the alleged purchase of substandard and overpriced computers in February 2005.
16 others also acquitted: Sandigan clears Radaza of graft
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
After over a decade, the Sandiganbayan has acquitted former Lapu-Lapu City mayor Arturo Radaza and 16 others of graft charges over the alleged purchase of substandard and overpriced computers in February 2005.
P36 million worth of giant clams seized in raid
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
At least P36 million or 2,000 kilos of giant clams were confiscated while five people were apprehended in Barangays Catarman and Day-as, Cordova town, Cebu last Wednesday.
CA junks petitionto save roadside trees
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Court of Appeals in Cebu City has dismissed the petition filed by lawyer Benjamin Cabrido Jr. to stop the cutting, destroying, injuring or pruning of all roadside trees covered under what he claimed as an “illegal...
CENRO: No tree cutting permit for Carcar
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Community Environment Resources Office in Argao clarified yesterday that it has not issued a tree cutting permit in Carcar City, contrary to reports that have circulated.
Lima ang high compliance sa road clearing sa Sugbo
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Lima lang sa 53 ka Local Government Units sa Sugbo ang nakakuha og “high compliance” sa kamanduan sa Department of Interior and Local Government sa paghawan sa kadalanan.
DPWH exec: Cut trees down
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The chief legal officer of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas told legal officers of the agency not to be afraid to cut the trees covered by permits issued by the Department of Environment...
Road Clearing Order: Only 9% got high compliance rate
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Of the 53 local government units in Cebu, only five of them got high compliance rating of the road clearing order of the president, said the Department of Interior and Local Government.
Law students tapped to help decongest jail
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-7 and the University of San Carlos have inked an agreement to help decongest the overcrowded Cebu City Jail by fielding in volunteer law students to monitor the status...
Cebu City medium-compliant, not highly compliant in road clearing
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu City was rated as “medium-compliant,” not highly compliant as reported earlier, in the 90-day nationwide operation to clear the streets of local government units.
Raps await barangays that can’t sustain road clearing
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
With the nationwide road clearing operation generally “successful,” sustaining the effort now lies with barangay officials. If they fail to sustain the state of their streets, they will be sued admi...
Road clearing order: 7 Cebu LGUs fail
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Seven local government units in Cebu failed to comply with the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to clear their streets of obstructions.
DENR asked: Probe “leak”
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Climate and environment groups yesterday staged a rally at the Department of Energy-7 and Department of Environment and Natural Resources-7 to protest the recent coal fired power plant leaks in Barangay Bato, Toledo...
More trees cut down
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
At least six trees along the national highway in Naga City were cut yesterday to pave way for the government’s road widening project.
Environmental lawyer asks CA: ‘Stop tree cutting’
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Lawyer and environmental professor Benjamin Cabrido Jr. has asked the Court of Appeals in Cebu City to direct the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Department of Public Works and Highways to cease...
DILG to check compliance of LGUs on road clearing
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
As the 60-day ultimatum for road clearing ends yesterday, the Department of the Interior and Local Government will start to inspect the major city roads of the three highly urbanized cities in Cebu today.
Megaworld beach mall project to employ 1000
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A P1.5 billion 'beach mall' that will soon rise in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu is expected to generate 500 to 1,000 jobs and boost the local tourism industry.
Trees in Cebu City cut for DPWH road projects
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 14 trees in Cebu City are being cut to pave way for ongoing road widening projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) - 7.
Special Report: Lessons from a monster slide
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Everything about the Naga landslide is massive – the number of deaths, the area covered by the slide, the rehabilitation efforts required.
A year after killer landslide Naga: Rising from the rubble
by Grace Melanie I. Lacamiento - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
If there’s one day Constancia Campanilla couldn’t forget, it’s her 80th birthday celebration.
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