MCWD starts rationing water; Duterte supporters call critics desperate; Labor group calls for end of contractualization–Cebu News Digest for May 2, 2016.

Duterte backers call critics desperate With Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s representative and Sen. Antonio Trillanes’ face-off over the alleged billion-peso bank transactions of the Davao City mayor just hours away, a group of supporters of the fiesty mayor say┬áDigong’s critics are getting desperate and is calling for fellow Duterte-believers to back the mayor. The opponents are…

Cebu News Digest for March 7, 2016: Water crisis in Cebu; Solar eclipse visible on March 9; CDC seeks P8.9B projects

Here are the top news stories today, March 7, 2016. Another water crisis hits Cebu CEBU faces another water crisis as the Buhisan Dam is now down to almost 25 percent of its daily capacity. Metropolitan Cebu Water District production head Rebecca Husayan says Buhisan Dam, which use to produce almost 5,000 to 7,000 cubic…

Cebu News Digest: April 24, 2015: Underground pass on N. Bacalso Ave.?; Water supply critical due to dry spell

Shown on the map is the general area of the proposed underground pass on N. Bacalso Avenue.

To solve the worsening traffic in Cebu City, there are plans to build a P750-million underground pass on N. Bacalso Ave. It will be a four-lane pass for two-way traffic stretching 700 meters from Muslim Mosque on N. Bacalso Ave. to the corner of Cabreros St. Still in Cebu City, work on S. Osmena Blvd.…