MCWD union gets new president

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Employees Union (MEU) has a new president. The MEU, which has 510 members who are regular employees of MCWD, held its election on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. They elected Sammy Suson as the new president. Suson defeated the incumbent MEU president Abigail Ameria, who in August 2022 led the […]

Series of “Overseas Talents’ China Visit to Shenzhen” Events Successfully Held

SHENZHEN, CHINA, Dec 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – A series of “Overseas Talents’ China Visit to Shenzhen” events were successfully held in Guangming district, Shenzhen from November 21 to 22. The events were co-organized by Shenzhen Center for International Exchange of Personnel. The events are hosted by the China Association for International […]

Payout for 1st batch of Tupad beneficiaries in Cebu City’s south district set on Dec. 1-3

AT LEAST 5,000 beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (Tupad) program in Cebu City’s south district will receive their payout on Dec. 1-3, 2022. This was announced by Cebu City South District Rep. Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. on Sunday, Nov. 27. “We are aiming that all the beneficiaries will receive their payout […]

Bangsamoro public works ministry: All hands, equipment deployed in storm-hit areas 

ALL available manpower and equipment have been deployed in Maguindanao and other areas in the Bangsamoro region affected by flooding and landslides since the weekend, the autonomous region’s Ministry of Public Works (MPW) said.   “In times of calamities like this, MPW is doing its best to help alleviate the situation. We utilize our people and […]

District, provincial hospitals in Cebu to undergo evaluation

ALL district and provincial hospitals in Cebu Province will undergo a three-month review and evaluation as part of the Provincial Government’s effort to improve their services. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced, through the Capitol’s official news portal, Sugbo News, that the move will assess the current condition of hospitals and find solutions to the problems that […]

MHI Group Delivers Two Large-Capacity Centrifugal Chillers for Singapore’s Marina Bay District Cooling System

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group companies – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (MHI-AP) – have jointly delivered two large-capacity centrifugal chillers for a large-scale district cooling system in Singapore’s Marina Bay as part […]

Union questions MCWD board of directors over ‘last minute’ accommodation of Casas’ application for assistant general manager

THE conflict between the employees of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and its board of directors continues to rear its ugly head.This as MCWD’s Employees Union (MEU) alleged that its board led by their chairman, lawyer Jose “Joey” Daluz III, manipulated its selection process to give favor to former Cebu City administrator Floro Casas […]

MCWD employees to board: Resign!

EMPLOYEES of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) have called for the resignation of its board of directors as they fear the privatization of the government-owned utility provider amid its poor corporate performance in the past two years.In a press conference at the Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City Thursday, August 18, 2022, the MCWD Employees […]

Zamboanga City mayor asks water district board members to resign as 1st step to resolving supply woes  

MAYOR John M. Dalipe has asked the top officials of the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) to immediately file their courtesy resignations as an initial step to addressing the city’s longstanding supply and distribution problems.    In a letter dated August 11 and made public through the city’s official Facebook page, Mr. Dalipe told the ZCWD […]