2 Alcoy detainees bolt jail due to ‘boredom,’ recaptured

Paul Lauro 01/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two detainees from Alcoy town in southern Cebu landed back in jail after escaping due to boredom. Police in Alcoy confirmed re-arresting on Tuesday, January 2 two Persons Under Police Custody (PUPC) who…

Alcoy mineral processing firm denies violating tax laws in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A mining processing firm based in Alcoy town in southern Cebu denied accusations that they have not paid taxes to the provincial government. The Philippine Mining Service Corporation (PMSC), in a statement issued…

Mining firm in Alcoy vows to pay P65 million in taxes to Capitol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mining firm in Alcoy town that sources dolomite promised to pay up to P65 million in taxes to the provincial government, the Capitol announced. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia met with officials of the…

Gwen to Alcoy mineral-processing firm: Pay your taxes or else…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/19/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has warned a mineral-processing firm operating in Alcoy town in southeastern Cebu, which was one of the sources tapped in creating the artificial dolomite beach in Manila Bay, to…

A lolo from Alcoy, Cebu celebrates his 100th birthday

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 10/03/2022

  CEBU, Philippines— A lolo from Alcoy, Cebu celebrated his100th birthday on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Centenarian Leodegario “Lolo D” Henson Labastida was born in Malitbog, Southern Leyte in the year 1922. Lolo D is a retired…

LTO-7 to have more district, licensing offices

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu will soon be getting two additional Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) district offices in Liloan and Alcoy which are seen to expedite the regional agency’s operations. LTO-7 Director Victor Emmanuel…

Alcoy reopens beaches to non-residents

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Starting Saturday, September 11, 2021, non-residents in the town of Alcoy in southern Cebu will now be allowed to swim and enjoy and bathe in all its beaches. Alcoy town Mayor Michael Angelo…

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National…

Capitol allows shipment of dolomite sand, pebbles for Manila Bay ‘white beach’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government confirmed that the “fresh dose” of dolomite sand recently poured into Manila Bay “white sand beach” came from Alcoy town. This after they allowed the shipment of dolomite sand…

Capitol to furnish Cimatu ‘full report’ on dolomite damage in Alcoy seabed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is expected to send the full and consolidated report of the environmental assessment made on suppliers and exporters of dolomite in Alcoy town to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu. Governor…

Cimatu awaits report on Alcoy dolomite mining

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he had yet to receive the report on the investigation on the alleged violations of the dolomite mining firms in Alcoy town, Cebu. It has been almost a…

Learners’ deaths prompt DepEd-7 chief’s appeal

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) director has appealed to students or learners to seek the help of their parents or teachers if they have problems in answering their learning modules.…

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