Albay declares state of calamity

Inquirer 01/16/2018

  LEGAZPI CITY — The provincial board of Albay has declared a state of calamity in the province due to the threat of eruption of Mayon Volcano. Board Member Joseph Philip Lee, head of the Committee on…

BFP-7 declares fire out

Nestle Semilla 01/08/2018

CEBU CITY—The fire that gutted Metro department store in Ayala Center Cebu has finally been put out, more than two days after the blaze broke out on Friday night. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, Bureau of Fire Protection…

Bali declares ‘garbage emergency’ amid sea of waste

AFP 12/28/2017

  Bali’s palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favorite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage. Plastic straws and food packaging are strewn between sunbathers,…

NORTHERN CEBU IN A STATE OF CALAMITY

Morexette B. Erram 12/18/2017

CAPITOL DECLARES Nine towns and one city in northern Cebu were placed under a state of calamity after Tropical Storm “Urduja” left some of their areas submerged in floodwater, damaged crops and infrastructures, left hundreds of tourists…

Duterte declares CPP, NPA as terrorist organizations

Inquirer 12/05/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a proclamation declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorist organizations. Anyone proven to be financing these groups would be held liable under the…

DUTERTE HONORS VIDAL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 10/23/2017

President declares Oct. 26 a nonworking holiday in Cebu to allow Cebuanos to attend Vidal’s interment Even in death, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal still played the role of a peacemaker. President Rodrigo Duterte put aside…

Martinez declares P20M net worth

Morexette B. Erram 09/26/2017

WITH a net worth of over P20 million, incumbent San Remigio town mayor Mariano Martinez is also part of the list of millionaire-mayors in Cebu. A report previously published by Cebu Daily News last September 24, pertaining…

DUTERTE DECLARES RELENTLESS WAR

Inquirer 07/24/2017

Once again, it was a tough-talking President Rodrigo Duterte who faced the nation, declaring “unrelenting war” and an uncompromising stance against illegal drugs, Islamic extremism and now against the communist-led rebellion, destructive mining operations, graft and corruption…

Palace declares June 26 a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Inquirer.net 06/16/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte declared June 26 as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of the Eid’l Fitr or end of Ramadan. The declaration was cited in the Proclamation 235 signed by the President on June 16. “The…

Malacañang declares April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day

Norman V. Mendoza 04/28/2017

The Office of the President has issued a  declaring April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day. In an interview, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza expressed her happiness over the new declaration which was signed on April 26, a day…

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