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OBO stresses safety with 400 new buildings under construction in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) issued 467 building permits and 328 occupancy permits as of November 12, 2020, since the start of the year amid the pandemic. Architect Florante Catalan, Cebu City’s building official, said this number would show the success of the online permit application that […] The post OBO stresses safety with 400 new buildings under construction in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 12th, 2020

Construction of socialized housing for Mandaue’s fire victims to start this year

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The construction of phase 1 or building A of the proposed mid-rise socialized housing in sitio Maharlika, Barangay Tipolo, here, is set to start this year. Ibañez said the socialized housing project will have a lot area of 8,230 square meters with four mid-rise buildings with provisions for parking, open areas, […] The post Construction of socialized housing for Mandaue’s fire victims to start this year appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Davao condo completes seismic upgrades

Verdon Parc’s drop-off point along Ecoland Drive, Davao City. (Photo from DMCI Homes’ Verdon Parc) DAVAO CITY – Seismic upgrades on the four buildings of Verdon Parc, DMCI Homes’ condominium project here, have been fully applied, implemented, and completed to raise the safety of the structures and meet current building standards. The DMCI Homes’ construction […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Labella orders assessment of SRP viaduct safety amid reports of falling debris

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered an assessment of the safety of the South Road Properties (SRP) viaduct after complaints about falling debris allegedly from passing trucks or from the ongoing construction in the area. Two individuals have filed a complaint at the Abellana Police Station and the Cebu City […] The post Labella orders assessment of SRP viaduct safety amid reports of falling debris appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Cebu City Construction Sector to Improve Safety Against COVID-19

After following reports of the increased transmission of COVID-19 among construction workers, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is looking for more effective ways of battling COVID-19 in the construction sector. EOC head and Cebu City councilor Joel Garganera said that recent reports of the increase of transmission among construction workers were alarming, and finding ways […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Commercial complex to replace Bogo City’s old transport terminal

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The old transport terminal in Bogo City in northern Cebu will soon be converted into a commercial complex to accommodate businesses that are expected to help spur the city’s economic activities. The P38.8 million project will consist of three commercial buildings that will be constructed at the parking area that was […] The post Commercial complex to replace Bogo City’s old transport terminal appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

In Photos: Cebu City gov’t rescues over 200 street dwellers

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City government on Sunday night, February 21, rescued more than 200 street dwellers and provided them with temporary shelter to ensure their safety from threats brought by Tropical Depression Auring. Ramil Ayuman, in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), said that among those rescued were […] The post In Photos: Cebu City gov’t rescues over 200 street dwellers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

CCLEX completion now at 68.21%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is now more than halfway to being passable to motorists. In the regular update given by the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC), they said that the completion of the project is now at 68.21 percent, while the construction progress is now at 59.68 percent. […] The post CCLEX completion now at 68.21% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Police eye revenge, love triangle as possible motives in Daanbantayan killing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Revenge and love triangle are two possible motives that Daanbantayan police are looking into for the killing of Roland Conde, 20, a construction worker, in Proper 2, Barangay Agujo, Daanbantayan, Cebu around 6 p.m. on February 15.  Conde was shot three times inside his home by an unknown assailant. Police Senior […] The post Police eye revenge, love triangle as possible motives in Daanbantayan killing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

LTO extends deadline of February registration of vehicles

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has extended the registration of vehicles with license plate numbers ending with the number “2.” “In view of the continuing enforcement of the nationwide community quarantine and health and safety protocols due to COVID-19 pandemic, it is hereby directed that the validity of registration of […] The post LTO extends deadline of February registration of vehicles appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Lapu mayor creates composite team to monitor bars, restos

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has created a composite team that will monitor establishments, such as karaoke joints, bars, and restaurants to ensure that health protocols are being followed. Health and safety protocols include the 50 percent venue capacity and the serving of only two bottles of beer. Chan said […] The post Lapu mayor creates composite team to monitor bars, restos appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Lapu-Lapu to convert another building of LLC to isolation facility

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will open another building of the Lapu-Lapu City College (LLC) to be converted into an isolation facility as the number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city increased anew. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office, said that currently, the city occupies two buildings of […] The post Lapu-Lapu to convert another building of LLC to isolation facility appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

CCMC 2nd, 3rd floors may open in a month

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) will soon open the second and third floors in approximately a month. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said this as he shared updates about the ongoing construction of the interior rooms of the hospital’s two floors. Casas said in a phone conference on January 28, […] The post CCMC 2nd, 3rd floors may open in a month appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2021

Arrest quarantine violators — Chan orders Lapu police

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify their patrol activities in public places and to strictly implement the health and safety protocols amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. In a public address through his Facebook page, Chan instructed the PNP […] The post Arrest quarantine violators — Chan orders Lapu police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aiming for the long-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to be partially operational this 2021. In doing so, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a ‘round-the-clock’ construction of the project’s components. “The transport chief ordered the Cebu BRT project management team and the other concerned […] The post Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

Cebu City library to prioritize entry of clients who wanted to do research

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The management of the Cebu City Public Library said in a Monday morning (January 25, 2021) advisory that they will prioritize the admission of those who wanted to use their books and other library materials for research. “We advise students and reviewees to just stay home as part of safety measures,” […] The post Cebu City library to prioritize entry of clients who wanted to do research appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

Delivery truck drivers reminded to secure their cargoes to avoid accidents

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- All delivery truck drivers who would pass through Mandaue City are advised to properly secure their cargoes to avoid untoward incidents. This after, about five boxes of nails fell off from a delivery truck carrying construction materials going to Cebu City on Wednesday night, January 20, 2021, along Ouano Avenue in Mandaue […] The post Delivery truck drivers reminded to secure their cargoes to avoid accidents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not prohibit the holding of parties and events in the city, especially during the Fiesta Señor celebration on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Chan said that he will not prohibit parties as long as organizers will comply with the health and safety protocols, such […] The post Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Megawide to develop Cebu Carbon Market

Megawide Construction Corp., the listed engineering and construction company, is investing P5.5 billion to develop the Cebu Carbon Market, the oldest and largest farmers’ market in Cebu City......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Megawide allots P5.5b to rebuild Carbon market

Megawide Construction Corp. said Monday it teamed up with the local government of Cebu City for the P5.5-billion modernization of the Cebu Carbon market......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Biz leader cautions Labella against going back to GCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Businessmen are asking Cebu City officials to ensure the strict implementation of health and safety protocols to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease instead of entertaining the possibility of reverting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). Felix Taguiam, president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), said that placing […] The post Biz leader cautions Labella against going back to GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021