PRO-7 ready to give aid to affected regions by Ompong

Nestle L. Semilla 09/17/2018

Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), announced that the red alert status for typhoon Ompong has been lifted. He said that no casualty was recorded in Central Visayas during the…

Poe: Release calamity fund to affected food-producing regions

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe has asked government to speed up the release of calamity funds for typhoon-hit Cagayan Valley, to ensure that the region can “replant, rebuild, and restore its farm output and facilities.” “One-fourth of the corn…

Solon calls for price freeze in typhoon-affected areas

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

ANAKPAWIS Rep. Ariel Casilao on Friday urged Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to order a price freeze in typhoon-affected areas in Northern and Central Luzon instead of merely warning the public about possible price increases due to Typhoon…

Margot: Let people decide on Tomas-Duterte feud

Zena V. Magto 09/03/2018

  Let the people decide. Cebu City Councilor Margarita Osmeña said her husband, Mayor Tomas Osmeña, has not been affected by the tirades of President Rodrigo Duterte. The mayor’s wife said the Cebuanos know what kind of…

Ouano Avenue road works shift to southbound lane

Morexette Erram 07/12/2018

  The Ouano Ave., rehabilitation project is already 25 percent complete. DPWH – 7 director Ador Canlas told Cebu Daily News that they have started phase 2 of the project wherein three lanes of the southbound portion…

Cebu will not be affected by looming typhoon, says weather bureau

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/08/2018

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Weather Specialist Joey Figuracion said Cebu will not be affected by the looming typhoon Maria. Cebu, however, will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers due to…

Rice for RTD-affected farmers

Laksmi Cañedo CNU-Intern 06/09/2018

ASTURIAS Kilos of rice were distributed to at least 196 farmers in Asturias town. According to Jade Mesias, Asturias municipal agriculturist, farmers in Barangays Bago and Lunas, each received 20 kilograms of rice after their crops were…

196 farmers and families affected by rice diseases in Asturias

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/30/2018

At least 196 affected farmers and their families were affected by the rice diseases in Asturias town. The damage was also pegged at P2.1 million, said Asturias Municipal Agriculturist Jade Mesias. The two barangays in Asturias town…

Prices of veggies not affected

Nestle L. Semilla 05/09/2018

AMID SUMMER HEAT There has been no increase in prices of vegetables and crops in the Central Visayas amid the summer heat, according to the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7). In an interview with Cebu…

Barangay officials among affected residents in Ermita fire

Morexette Erram 05/07/2018

The fire that broke and devoured at least 90 houses in Sitios Kawit and Ermita Proper in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday dawn did not spare those that belonged to some barangay officials. The two-story house…

Facebook says 87M may be affected by data breach

AFP 04/05/2018

Facebook said Wednesday the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, as Mark Zuckerberg defended his leadership at the huge social network. Facebook’s estimate was far higher…

Metro Group lawyer assures affected workers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/08/2018

WITH the Metro Ayala Department Store building destroyed, the store management has assured the more than 500 affected employees that they would not be displaced. Lawyer Vincent Tomaneng, legal officer and spokesperson of Viscal Development Corp. of…

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