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Capitol begins study on PPP proposal


CARMEN SANITARY LANDFILL PROJECT THE Cebu provincial government has convened a technical working group to discuss plans to open a sanitary landfill in the town of Carmen, northern Cebu under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement. The group is headed by Governor Hilario Davide III as chairman; while its members will include the provincial treasurer, the […]

Posted: May 8th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Crising’ wreaks P3.3M damage to crops in Carmen


DAMAGE to crops in Carmen town brought about by Tropical Depression Crising is initially assessed at P3.3 million. Ramero Pungtod, officer in charge of the agriculture office of Carmen, said nine barangays in the municipality incurred damage due to the effects of Crising. These include Barangays Cantumog, Ipil, Triumfo, Dawis Norte, Poblacion, Baring, Luyang, Cantipay […]

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

Guv’s Cup hoops resumes today; Carmen, Talisay host


THE Cebu Governor’s Cup 21-and-under Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament resumes today in separate venues. Three games will be held at the Carmen Municipal Gymnasium for the North Division matches, while a separate triple-header will be held at the Talisay Sports Complex for the South Division duels. In Carmen, Balamban goes up against Danao City at 5 […]

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

Man killed, wife injured in Carmen mishap


A SCRAP metal dealer died on the spot while his wife sustained multiple injuries after a motorcycle they rode in collided with a minibus in Carmen town, northern Cebu yesterday morning. Adoly Balayo and his wife Violeta, both in their 50s, rode a motorcycle with a side car locally called “tora-tora” when they collided with […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Same old problem


The downpour that occurred late last Saturday evening and the resulting fatalities came about mostly out of the public’s presumption that the rains won’t be as heavy as the state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) projected it would be. As per its announcement last Thursday, Pagasa spotted a low pressure […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

No room for complacency


The sad news of deaths in Carmen and Danao resulting from flashfloods in Cebu on Easter Sunday should be taken as another painful lesson in inculcating a mindset of resilience in the era of disasters in this most vulnerable country of ours. Of the five initially identified as victims, four were children, and one, a […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Floods claim six in Carmen, Danao City


CEBU CITY—Six persons were killed in floods in Danao City and Carmen town in northern Cebu on Sunday following heavy rains spawned by tropical depression “Crising.” According to Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) spokesperson Julius Regner, the five were washed away by floodwaters in Carmen town. They were Rowena Asenicion, 38, and her […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Capitol extends aid to abuse victims


Social workers will be sent to the towns of Catmon and Carmen in northern Cebu next Monday in response to the string of child abuse cases that occurred there. Hedda Largo, gender and development officer of the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC), said a 14-year-old girl was raped last Monday by a man who also victimized […]

Posted: March 30th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Rep. Durano named new education committee head


  Rep. Ramon “Red” H. Durano VI of Cebu 5th District was named as the new chairperson of the Committee on Basic Education and Culture of the House of Representatives on March 15 this year. With his appointment, Durano said, he wanted to focus on providing every Filipino student access to quality education. “I take […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Hospital ward undergoes face-lift


P5.8 M project will benefit residents of host barangays of Carmen Copper Corp. The Carmen Copper Corp. Hospital (CCC Hospital) will open its doors to indigent patients of the firm’s 17 host and neighboring barangays, once work on the renovation of the hospital’s charity ward will be completed within the year. According to Carmen Copper […]

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