THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Oriental turned over a Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CP-WASH) project to the Ramrod Agricultural Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Rampuco) in barangay Mabigo, Canlaon City last June 6.
WORK on the road concreting project in the busy Maximo Patalinhug Avenue, Lapu-Lapu City was suspended after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza refused to allow its completion.
By Doris C. Bongcac
THERE are cheaper and better ways to solve traffic congestion than building flyovers.
Even before the Palace invitation for a meeting on flyover projects with President Benigno Aquino III last year, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and flyover critics knew at the back of their minds that power politics was at play on a national level.
Raul del Mar, who’s gunning for reelection in Congress, is a patient man when it comes to his stalled flyover projects in Cebu City.
By Malou Guanzon-Apalisok
The construction of two flyover projects in Cebu City proposed by Cebu north district Rep. Rachel “Cutie” del Mar will push through. The pronouncement of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas must have hit multi-sectoral groups opposed to the plan like a thunderbolt because after it got stuck in the Regional Development Council, everybody thought the project will be placed in the backburner. Now it can be told; the lull didn’t mean that Rep. Del Mar stopped lobbying for the implementation of the two flyovers.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
About P1.2-million worth of property including project documents and engineering equipment were lost in Friday’s fire in barangay Tinago, Cebu City.
For not allocating the P400 million to Cebu City, Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district can be “guilty of treason”, Mayor Michael Rama said yesterday.
By Ador Vincent Mayol
They used to be hostile parties. A P400 million gift of infrastructure funds has changed that.
FINANCE officials of the Capitol will be grilled on the province’s expenditures, projects and assistance to other local government units (LGUs) in the coming days.
By Doris C. Bongcac
HOUSE owners and Raul del Mar yesterday exchanged mixed views in a dialog over the proposed roadwidening of MJ Cuenco Avenue in barangay Mabolo, Cebu City.
REPAIR work on the Marcelo Fernan Bridge is wrapping up today.
Forty-five cities and municipalities from the Central Visayas have inked a deal of acceptance for the implementation of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in their area.