Search results for: Cebu City

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  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Government has bought five brand new heavy equipment units which will be used for the road repair schemes and the waterway dredging projects. Engineer Jose Marie Poblete, Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) chief, said that the equipment turned over to them by the supplier, Civic Merchandising Inc., includes two vibratory […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Council has declared the entire city under a state of calamity, following the flooding in many areas in the city on Thursday. The heavy rains starting Wednesday night and the flash floods prompted city official to suspend classes in all levels in both public and private schools Thursday. The declaration of a […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An official from the Cebu City Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Region 7 said that they plan to implement some P404.2 million worth of projects in the city this year. District Engineer Fernando Cruz said the projects include the P289.5-million concreting and widening of the Don Serging Osmeña Ave. which […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Government has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 on the status of some P1.15 billion worth of projects that it was supposed to have implemented last year. Engr. Oscar Abordo, Cebu City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) project evaluation officer, said some of these projects have already started, […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Cebu City Government has already started the P50-million dredging of five creeks and river catchments in the city and expects to finish…   By Princess Dawn H. Felicitas (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, January 24, 2012;

  • 22 January 2012

    The devastation left by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City has challenged Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to pursue the dredging…   (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, January 22, 2012;

  • 15 December 2011

    Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama dropped by the Office of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia last Tuesday afternoon to tap the Metro Cebu Development … By Jujemay G. Awit and Oscar C. Pineda (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, December 15, 2011;

  • 11 November 2011

    Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will again write to President Aquino, this time to call his attention to the need to remove the illegal …   By Justin K. Vestil and Princess Dawn H. Felicitas (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, November 11, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    The Cebu City Government inaugurated on Thursday four projects amounting to at least P25.5 million. The projects include the P12.5-million d… More info: sunstar [mappress] Source: sunstar, October 28, 2011;

  • 21 October 2011

    The Cebu City Water Crisis Management Team has recommended widening the existing creeks to solve the problem of floodings in the city… By Rene U. Borromeo (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, October 21, 2011;

  • 13 October 2011

    Since the Cebu City Government received high marks for its work on the environment, Mayor Michael Rama intends to spend the P2-million prize… By Jujemay G. Awit (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, October 13, 2011;

  • 12 September 2011

    Knee-deep water flooded the entire stretch of A. Soriano Street beside the White Gold department store at the North Reclamation Area… (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, September 12, 2011

  • 27 June 2011

    The Cebu City Government wants a dialogue with three establishments in downtown Colon St. so these will stop encroaching on the drainage…   More info: sunstar By Elly T. Bolonos and Jujemay G. Awit [mappress] Source: sunstar, June 27, 2011

  • 24 February 2011

    The Cebu City Government will be conducting a city-wide dredging of creeks and rivers, not just the Mahiga Creek. Using the P80.8 million of… (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, February 24, 2011;

  • 2 February 2011

    Not only families living on the banks and on Mahiga River will be affected by the clean up operations of the Cebu City government as a flood… (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, February 2, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    At least 1,200 families will be left homeless as the Cebu City government pursued its plan to clear out the Mahiga River of shanties and … By MARS W. MOSQUEDA JR. (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, January 31, 2011;

  • 27 January 2011

    The Mandaue City government is set to declare a state of calamity in barangays inundated by flashfloods last Tuesday, leaving 321 families… By MARS W. MOSQUEDA JR. (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, January 27, 2011;

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government has allocated $18.7 million for a development program at Naval Base Rafael Ramos in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, aimed to make the base accessible to the present and future frigates that will be acquired by the Philippine Navy (PN). Commenting the latest announcement, PN spokesperson Cmdr. Jonathan Zata said that the bidding process […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mandaue City has bought its first amphibious machine to dredge the silted Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, the SunStar Cebu reports.  According to Mandaue City Mayor, Luigi Quisumbing, this machine will go to any river or stream, but primarily in Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, without needing a place to park because it will […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Michael Rama, the Cebu City Mayor, is encouraging barangays to enlist volunteers to clean waterways and to be vigilant against flashfloods. Alvin Santillana, the head of City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council said: „The dredging of clogged creeks and esteros, and clearing of illegal structures is a temporary solution.“ According to, Mayor Rama reminded […]

  • 11 February 2011

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will finally implement the P580-million dredging project along the stretch from the Cebu International Port (CIP) up to Pier 1 in Cebu City. The project is intended to accommodate bigger (post Panamax) cargo vessels and international cruise ships. Carlos Co, a CPA commissioner representing the business sector, said once the […]

  • 2 April 2010

    The Cebu 3rd District Engineering Office, invites contractors to apply to bid for the Dredging of Sapangdaku River Basin in Sangi-Daanglungsod Toledo City ,Cebu.Major Activity on Dredging Works consist of 173,815 m3 material to be dredged in 270 calendar days for amount of approx… [mappress] Source:manilatimes,April 2,2010;

  • 3 July 2012

    According to, payments for projects covered by the Cebu City Government’s calamity fund last year might be delayed because the City Council decided “to lay on the table” a resolution seeking to charge P98,757,187.69 to the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s (LDRRMC) trust fund. The council said it wanted the LDRRMC to […]

  • 7 November 2011

    The Cebu City Government wants to be the one to remove the illegal structures in Mandaue City that are located on the banks of the Mahiga Cr… By Gerome M. Dalipe and Princess Dawn H. Felicitas (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, November 7, 2011