Abellanosa to chair resources committee

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2018

A CEBU City lawmaker snagged the chairmanship of the House committee on natural resources in the wake of last month’s change of leadership in Congress. “To say that I was totally surprised is an exaggeration. It was…

China loans: PH natural resources as collateral?

Inquirer.net 03/07/2018

A maritime expert on Tuesday expressed alarm over a report in a state-controlled Chinese newspaper that the Philippine government would use natural resources as collateral for multimillion-dollar loans from China. If true, the arrangement would have serious…

New hopes for the New Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2017

On New Year’s Eve, the residents of Sitio Camp Franco in Barangay Lower Becerril, Boljoon town will no longer hear the loud bang of a metal ladle against a cauldron. Their gong-ringer Nenita Palador, who is known…

Experts: Landslides to continue, ground to stabilize in 4 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2017

The landslides will likely continue for at least four to six months, the time estimated by experts for the ground in the affected barangays in Boljoon town to stabilize. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office…

BFAR intensifies campaign to protect aquatic resources

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/24/2017

FISH CONSERVATION WEEK THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has intensified its awareness campaign on the protection of aquatic resources. During the celebration of the 54th Fish Conservation Week from October 16…

DepEd starts pooling resources to rebuild Marawi schools

Inquirer.net 06/27/2017

The Department of Education (DepEd) has already started pooling resources that could help it immediately rebuild schools in Marawi that have been ravaged by the ongoing conflict between government troops and Islamic State–inspired terrorists. On Tuesday, as…

The right thing to do

Nestor Ramirez 05/30/2017

Instead of the original proposal of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to cut all the 2,185 trees affected by the implementation of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and replace them with new ones, I am happy that…

VILLAGE CHIEF ARRESTED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Rene Alima 05/02/2017

Village officials are the first line of defense against the abuse of natural resources, but a municipal councilor-cum-barangay captain in Sibonga in southern Cebu now finds himself in deep trouble for allegedly violating forestry laws. Richie Fiel,…

BFAR spearheads campaign against illegal fishing

Edison Delos Angeles 03/12/2017

THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has partnered with the Central Command (Centcom), the Philippine Navy, Philippine Coast Guard and the different local government units in northern Cebu in the campaign against illegal fishing. Retired…

Photos of sea urchins trending on Facebook

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/06/2017

PHOTOS of abundant sea urchin posted in Facebook made a buzz online. The Mugstoria Facebook page showing photos of sea urchins gathering together in large numbers in the eight coastal barangays of Badian, particularly in Bato, Lambug,…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.