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Smart backs nationwide quake drill

Smart Communications provided emergency communications support at the recent National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) in Cebu City. During the simulated 7.2-magnitude earthquake situation held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command and Capitol Social Hall in Cebu City, Smart deployed its multi-equipment on wheels with provisions for free calling, charging stations and satellite […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Confab to upgrade teaching capacities of media educators

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OFFICIALS of the Philippine Association of Communication Educators Inc. (Pace) and the Cebu Association of Communication Educators (CACE) are inviting media educators, communication researchers and journalism students to join the 2017 Communication and Media Studies Conference (CMSC), which will be held today and tomorrow at the University of San Jose-Recoletos. The theme of this year’s […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

City Hall to reward Badjaos who collect floating debris

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‘Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko’ program The Cebu City government is planning to expand its “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko” program to include the Badjaos in the reward system. John Paul Gelasque, assistant head of the Department of Public Services, said he already met with the three leaders of the Badjao community in Barangay Mambaling last Monday […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

200 young Oponganons get free circumcision

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NEARLY 200 young boys benefited from the free circumcision initiated by the Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan at their office compound last Saturday. The beneficiaries were also given free medicines and ice cream after the circumcision. Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan collector Gerry Campo said the beneficiaries came from Barangays Ibo, Agus and […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Holy Land relics on display in SM

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THE first ecumenical and biblical exhibit of the Sacred Relics invades SM City Cebu. The Tour of Holy Land Relics is an exhibit of the sacred relics of our Lord Jesus, Biblical Saints, and Stones from the Holy Sites. This tour of the relics provides an amazing experience to all those who wish to experience […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Community | Read More »

3 Toledo City barangays get health aid

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Residents of Barangays Cabitoonan and Awihao in Toledo City are now getting better services from their village health centers, which recently received new facilities and equipment from AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas Inc. (TVI). AboitizPower constructed a health center for Cabitoonan and donated equipment to enable the facility to handle basic medical care and childbirth. Barangay […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

2-day activities for Earth Day Cebu start tomorrow

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WITH the advocacy of providing a healthy lifestyle and greener environment, the organizers of Earth Day Cebu are spearheading the “Pag-amuma sa Inahang Kalikopan (Care for Mother Earth)” on April 21 to 22, 2017 at the University of the Philippines Lahug Campus, Cebu City as part of a series of events in celebration of Earth […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Poquita is new BFAR regional director

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ALLAN Poquita is now the regional director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7). Poquita told Cebu Daily News yesterday that his appointment was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte last week. “I am waiting for Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol for the oathtaking,” he said. Poquita previously held the position of […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Comelec urges youth to register for SK polls

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Deadline for voter registration is on April 29 With only a few days left before the registration deadline, the Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is urging the youth to register for the upcoming October 2017 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec-7 Assistant Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin said during the Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Tourism caravan moved to later date

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SUROY-SUROY SA CAMOTES ISLAND The Camotes leg of the Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo has been moved from the first week of May to the third week of next month “We have postponed it due to time constraints,” said Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, who clarified that finances is not the reason for the postponement of the Suroy-Suroy […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Community | Read More »