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Polluter told: stop operations
THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 7 will issue an interim cease and desist order (CDO) to a Talisay City-based firm which was caught on video discharging red-colored wastewater directly to the sea in Barangay Dumlog.Talisay City Mayor Eduardo Gullas has ...
Talisay to issue cease and desist order against packaging firm
TALISAY City Mayor Eduardo Gullas has recommended the issuance of a cease and desist order (CDO) against a packaging firm based in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City after they were caught spewing their waste water off the village's coast a few ...
From 2 days ago
As fiesta flock grows, safety challenges rise
THE number of devotees and pilgrims attending the nine-day novena masses at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño probably exceeds a million people a day, an organizer of this year’s Fiesta Señor said on Wednesday, Jan. 16.With millions of devotees ...
From 3 days ago
Scavengers blamed for waste
THE Davao City Environmental Care Inc. (DCECI) claimed that scavengers, not they, were responsible for the hazardous and infectious wastes that were dumped near the Butuanon River last week.In his explanation letter addressed to Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing, DCECI ...
From 4 days ago
Patria’s fate sealed
Despite the opposition from heritage experts, officials of the Archdiocese of Cebu approved the demolition of the old Patria de Cebu.Heritage advocate Melva Java, an architect, told SunStar Cebu that the decision to finally demolish the Patria was approved by ...
From 9 days ago
Sandiganbayan denies ex-Naga Mayor's plea to junk evidence against him
THE Sandiganbayan's Sixth Division denied the motion for leave of court to file demurrer to evidence of former City of Naga mayor Valdemar Chiong over the alleged unlawful issuance of a mayor’s permit to a petroleum gas company back in ...
From 17 days ago
For fear of another Dengvaxia, fewer kids vaccinated in 2018
MORE than a year after the Dengvaxia controversy was brought to light, more parents in Central Visayas are refusing to have their children vaccinated, resulting in outbreaks of preventable diseases, such as measles, in some parts of the region.According to ...
From 21 days ago
Gwen seeks NHCP’s help to stop ‘Torre de Davide’
REP. Gwen Garcia (3rd district), who is running for governor, is asking the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to issue a cease-and-desist order against the Province to prevent it from implementing the P1.5-billion Capitol Resource Center project.In her ...
From 28 days ago
158 landslide survivors graduate from Tesda
ROMEO Visayas, 28, was sleeping inside his house with his family in Sitio Sindulan 2, Barangay Tina-an, City of Naga when he heard the earth rumble around dawn of Sept. 20.When he went outside, Visayas was shocked to find that ...
From 29 days ago
Inmates of Naga jail ‘not going anywhere’
THE more than 400 inmates of the new City of Naga Jail were ordered to evacuate as tropical depression Samuel approaches.The facility is located near a landslide-affected area.But instead of preparing to move out, they’re staying put.According to Senior Insp. ...
From 61 days ago