Mandaue to use traffic cameras to catch violators

SOLVING the traffic problem will be among the key focus areas of new Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing. His administration will tap CCTV cameras for a no-contact traffic apprehension.

Newly-elected Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel “Luigi” Quisumbing’s administration will use traffic cameras to catch violators in the city. Quisumbing said in his 1st press conference as mayor today that strict implementation of traffic laws will start tomorrow, Friday. “We will be implementing the ‘no contact apprehension.’ That means, ma dakpan ka sa camera, padad-an ka…

Cebu News Digest for March 28, 2016: Ombudsman files raps vs. Osmena; Palma urges politicos to be humble; Tom O learns lesson from 2013 defeat

Tomas Osmena during the BOPK proclamation rally. (Photo taken from the official Tommy Osmena FB page)

This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, March 28, 2016. Tomas Osmeña faces criminal, admin raps FORMER Cebu City mayor Tom Osmeña is facing criminal and administrative charges for receiving two Chrysler Dodge Charger cars from Bigfoot studios in 2009. The Visayas Ombudsman charged Osmeña for violating the Code…

Cebu News Digest for Feb. 9, 2016: Traffic chaos due to bridge traffic; Rama returns after suspension; Cops ready to secure national bets

TRAFFIC DISASTER. Commuters spent hours on the road early this morning for trips that should take only minutes after DPWH decided to close half of the old bridge.

COMMUTERS in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue spent hours on the road today, the first working day after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) decided to close one lane of the old bridge. Complaints were rife on social media networks like Facebook and Twitter and over radio stations against the monstrous traffic jam that occurred because of the closure. Some commuters reported taking two hours to go to Mandaue from Lapu-Lapu.

Workers ask for P145/day salary increase in Central Visayas: Cebu News Digest – July 14, 2015

TOKEN INCREASES. The Cebu Labor Coalition accused the Central Visayas wage board of merely granting workers token pay increases. (Creative Commons Photo by Jocelyn Kelly)

A labor group filed a petition yesterday for an across the board P145 increase in the daily wage of Central Visayas workers. The Cebu Labor Coalition (CELAC) filed the petition with the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) 7. The wage board last increased salaries in Central Visayas in November 2014, according to a…

Cebu News Digest: April 6, 2015: 57 homes in Cogon Pardo lost to fire on Easter Sunday; Mandaue mulls trash collection at night

Mandaue City plans to do its garbage collection at night to escape the daytime heat and traffic.

On Easter Sunday, several families in Sitio Mansanitas, Barangay Cogon Pardo in Cebu City lost their homes to fire. Considering the heat, less traffic in the evenings and with most people at home after work, Mandaue City is planning of having garbage collectors do their daily rounds at night. Are you planning to buy a…

Cebu News Digest: Jan. 12, 2015: Cebu imploding from traffic mess, what can be done? Biz leaders want minimum PUJ fare cut to P6; BRT proponents study social impact

The failure to solve the traffic problem "driving Cebu City to the brink of economic stagnation," warned The Freeman. (Creative Commons Photo by Flickr user Chad M)

Traffic in Metro Cebu is getting worse and The Freeman has sounded a clarion call – the “lack of imagination and inspired leadership” in solving the city’s traffic problem is driving it “to the brink of economic stagnation.” Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president Teresa Chan, meanwhile, said the minimum fare should be…

City Hall reroutes traffic for Sinulog sa Kabataan-Lalawigan 2014

It’s the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan Saturday, January 11, and school contingents will go on a parade from Capitol to the Cebu City Sports Center using Osmeña Boulevard at 1 p.m. As a result, Citom and the traffic patrol group of the Cebu City Police Office will reroute vehicular traffic on the affected streets…