Capitol gives P1.95 million financial assistance to Cordova’s Dinagat Festival

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government has extended a total of P1.95 million in financial assistance to Cordova’s 2022 ‘Dinagat’ Festival. According to a statement on the Provincial Government’s official news and information platform on…

Prices of sugar skyrocket in Mandaue City

Maru Rose Sagarino 08/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Prices of sugar have increased at the Mandaue City Public Market. The price of the 1/4 kilo of brown sugar is now P18 to P21 from P15 to P18 weeks ago while a 1/4…

Cities share best practices during first day of LCP national convention in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first of the three-day League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) convention in Cebu City, scheduled from August 16 to August 18, 2022, became an avenue for city mayors to share with…

Mandaue eyes full implementation of drainage master plan to address flooding

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City wants to fully implement its drainage master plan. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday afternoon, August 15, called for a meeting with the heads of the City Engineering’s Office, City Planning and…

Work related grievances likely motive behind killing of hotel and casino engineer

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are now looking into work-related grievances as the possible motive behind the shooting to death of a hotel and casino engineer on Monday evening, August 15, 2022. The shooting happened inside the…

PHL’s top economic movers pledge P800 million for CCMC’s completion

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About P800 million worth of development funds will soon be poured for the completion of some floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). This is the collective amount of pledges or “donations”…

POPCOM: Population of Pinoy kids down, elderly up in last 20 years

PR 08/16/2022

CEBU, Philippines — The population of young Filipinos appears to be trending significantly lower in recent years, while that of the elderly has been expanding, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) noted on Friday. The agency…

Rama secures P575M pledge for five socialize housing units from country’s top investors

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s four-day “investment promotion” in Manila yielded about P575 million worth of pledges for the construction of at least five medium-rise buildings (MRBs) for the City’s socialized housing project. The amount…

Can’t control ‘ukay-ukay’ imports? Tulfo proposes legalizing it for taxes

Daniza Fernandez 08/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Raffy Tulfo on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, proposed that “ukay-ukay,” or imported second-hand garments, should be legalized instead of banned so that government could derive income from such imports. Tulfo made the proposal as…

PRO-7 chief orders probe over killing of RMFB personnel in Negros Oriental

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has ordered the Bayawan City Police Station in Negros Oriental to conduct a hot pursuit operation against the perpetrators who shot…

BFP-7 bags awards in National Fire Olympics 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7)  bagged several awards during the recently concluded National Fire Olympics 2022 in Davao City. BFP-7 topped three out of four activities in…

73 minors rescued for violating curfew in Talisay City

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventy-three minors were rescued during the first night of implementation of the curfew for minors in Talisay City. Most of these rescued minors were found staying and playing inside computer shops, said Police…

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