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Health workers checking ‘meningo’ case in Danao


Health officials are doing a case follow-up in Danao City, 49.9 kilometers from here, after a man with meningococcemia died there last week.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

39 sacks of endangered trumpet shells seized in Cebu

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The Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force (CPAIFTF) confiscated 39 sacks of trumpet shells, locally known as “tambuli,” which are considered endangered species.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Malabuyoc’s hot springs

ONE OF THE pools at Mainit Springs in Malabuyoc town in Cebu province CARMEL LOISE MATUS/ INQUIRER VISAYAS

There is a new tourist attraction in this sleepy town, some 126 kilometers south of Cebu City.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

DENR rejects finding Cebu trees need not be killed

IT’S A SCENIC drive under the canopy of these trees in Carcar City, which would disappear should officials be allowed to cut the trees for a pork-barrel-funded road project. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas refused to accept a finding made by a tree expert who said 84 trees sentenced to die to give way to a pork-barrel-funded road-widening project in southern Cebu province need not be cut and should be saved.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

84 trees in Cebu can be saved, says tree expert

A SLIDE presentation by tree expert Dr. Roger Guzman shows a tree in Naga City cemented onto the pavement. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The 84 trees in two cities and one town in southern Cebu province earlier diagnosed by the environment agency as “diseased and rotting” can still be saved, according to tree expert Dr. Roger Guzman, retired forester and now executive director of the Philippine Federation for Environmental Concerns.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »