Cebu declares 60 more barangays as drug-cleared

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/19/2018

CEBU Province yesterday declared another 60 barangays as drug cleared. Borbon town has the highest number of new drug cleared barangays at 18, followed by Tabogon with 17, Alegria with nine, Oslob and San Fernando with four,…

Comelec declares end of election period

Inquirer.net 05/21/2018

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has formally ended the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. In a statement on Monday, the poll body said that the ban on bearing, carrying and transporting of firearms and other deadly…

Tagle declares May 20 to 31 as days of prayer amid ‘crisis of truth’

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has declared May 20 to 31 as days of prayer, fasting and action “for the truth and common good.” Tagle sent a letter to all of Manila’s parishes where he lamented…

Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay

Inquirer.net 04/26/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity in Boracay following its total closure for six months. He signed Proclamation No. 475 placing the villages of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag and Yapak under state of calamity. Duterte has…

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…

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