Mandaue City News
The regional offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) are trying to develop the Butuanon River to become a model of water bodies in response to the key programs of former Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff and now DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu focusing on water management, the clean water and air act, and solid waste management.
The Butuanon River lies along the boundary of Mandaue City and Cebu City.
Engr. William Cuñado, EMB-7 director, said during the Kapihan sa PIA yesterday that they are now in the p ...
A few years ago, a mountain of garbage, a muddy road and a foul smell marked the dumpsite in Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City.
At present, the area is a lot different from what it was before.
The city's plant nursery and several colorful flowers now occupy a portion of the land that was used to be the dumpsite. A day care center stands there.
These developments in the City's dumpsite form part of the local government unit's plan to make it an eco-park.
According to the Department of General Services (DGS), the eco-park will cover two hectares of the former dumpsite while the rest of t ...
Butuanon River Dredging Location. Aerial View over the mouth of Butuanon River, Pakna-an 6.5 ha Urban Poor Housing Subdivision, and Mandaue City Umapad Landfill.
The City of Mandaue was founded in April 7, 1521, when a "Cove of Cebu", called Mandawe, was sighted by a Spanish expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan. The "Cove of Cebu", which is located in the present Barangay Tipolo, became the host to the first facility in the country. Its establishment marked the origins of the industrialization of the country as it helped in the promotion and sustainability of the Acapulco Trade which took place at that time.
In 1571, Legaspi established the country's first dry dock complex on the shoreline of Tipolo, Mandaue, in order to hasten the colonization of t ...
Labeled as the "Furniture Capital of the Country", Mandaue City stands with God-given magnificence and pride. Mandaue City is well known for its numerous and cascading business establishments, enduring culture, artistry and of course, unique tastes of delicacies that is worth home bringing. With a travel of less than an hour from the Cebu City proper, time wont be a torrid torrent of boring episodes as one find itself venturing along one of the Philippines illuminated city.
So take a peek and enjoy the splendid drama of Mandaue City from small steps to gigantic dreams of progress.
The city of Mandaue and the festival is named after the vine (some say tree) that grew in abundantly in the shores of the Cove of Cebu. The cove was first sighted by Ferdinand Magellan on 7 April 1521 while in search for food and supplies. On the site a settlement was then built. The discovery of the cove, present day Tipolo, brought about the establishment of the first dry docking facility in the islands. In 1565, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi came back to the Philippine archipelago after almost 5 decades from the death of Ferdinand Magellan and built the Philippines' first dry dock in the shores o ...