Target: Visayas infra projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/14/2018

Aboitiz-Lopez firms’ tie-up Public and private infrastructure projects in the Visayas area are being eyed by the newly formed partnership of Aboitiz Construction Inc. and First Balfour. According to Aboitiz Construction President and Chief Operating Officer Alberto…

Basyang out of Visayas, moves towards Southern Palawan

King Anthony Perez 02/14/2018

In the latest weather bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issued at 8 a.m. today, only the province of Palawan, including Calamian and Cuyo groups of islands, has been placed under Storm Signal…

Basyang maintains strength as it moves over Visayas

King Anthony Perez 02/13/2018

Tropical depression Basyang, which has traversed the Surigao-Agusan del Norte area, is now over Bohol Sea, the Philippine Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported in its latest weather bulletin issued at 2 p.m. today. As of 1…

More Visayas, Mindanao provinces under storm signals as Typhoon Basyang nears

King Anthony Perez 02/12/2018

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils in Visayas and Mindanao are advised to take appropriate action as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) maintains its strength, moving towards the direction of Eastern Mindanao. Based on…

IS CEBU READY FOR CHINESE TOURISTS?

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/10/2018

The arrival of Chinese tourists in Cebu and neighboring areas in Central Visayas continue to increase, data from the Department of Tourism in the region (DOT-7) showed. However, given the influx of Chinese tourists, fueled by the…

340MW more for Visayas grid in ’18

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/14/2018

ABOITIZPOWER’S TOLEDO PLANT 90% done The Visayas area could expect additional power supply this year. AboitizPower is set to open its Therma Visayas Energy Project (TVEP), a 340-Megawatt thermal power plant in Barangay Bato in Toledo City…

Booming economy boosts employment in C. Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/26/2017

LABOR FORCE SURVEY Central Visayas registered a higher employment rate in October this year compared to the same period in 2016 on the back of a booming regional economy and burgeoning tourism sector. Cyril Ticao, regional director…

Visayas Open hopes to find future stars

Glendale G. Rosal 12/22/2017

  The search for the next Mary Joy Tabal and Hidilyn Diaz will start next year as the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will be holding the inaugural Visayas Open Tournament in seven key cities around the Visayas…

Cebu City heightens storm alert as TS Vinta nears Visayas

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2017

  AS Cebu City Hall prepares for expected strong winds and heavy rains as tropical storm Vinta made landfall, other agencies are also asked to stay on alert and do their part to mitigate the effects of…

Federalism movement gets boost in Visayas

Morexette B. Erram, PR 12/17/2017

NAMFED LAUNCHED IN CEBU Local officials, community leaders and leaders of various groups convened in Cebu City on December 9 to launch the National Alliance of Movement for Federalism Inc. (NAMFed) for the Visayas, an alliance advocating…

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