Over 600 Black Nazarene devotees receive Red Cross assistance

Adrian Parungao 01/09/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross reported that as of 6 p.m. Tuesday, its personnel stationed along the route of the Traslacion 2024 for the Feast of the Black Nazarene attended to 643 individuals who required medical…

Bongbong Marcos: PH offers assistance to Japan after massive quake

Jean Mangaluz 01/02/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday offered assistance to Japan after it was struck by a massive earthquake on New Year’s Day. At least eight people were killed in a magnitude 7.6 earthquake that…

VP Sara Duterte leads programs in Naga City benefiting over 1,000 beneficiaries

Pia Piquero 12/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Vice President Sara Duterte on Friday, Dec. 8 led the distribution of assistance to more than 1,000 beneficiaries in Naga City. These initiatives, if not directly undertaken as landmark projects by the Vice…

499 Odette victims in Lapu-Lapu receive livelihood assistance from City Hall

Futch Anthony Inso 07/14/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A total of 499 women, mostly mothers, received livelihood assistance of P5, 000 each from Lapu-Lapu City Government. Councilor Annabeth Cuizon, chairperson of the Committee on Social Services of the Lapu-Lapu City Council,…

Increase in cash assistance for non-teaching DepEd personnel in Cebu City pushed

Wenilyn Sabalo 07/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros has proposed an ordinance increasing the cash assistance of non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Cebu City Division from P5,000 to P10,000. Hontiveros, who…

74,152 Pantawid beneficiaries in Central Visayas to exit program  

Futch Anthony Inso 07/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A total of 74,152 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas will exit the program this year. This was confirmed by Catherine Trapsi, social welfare officer IV and 4Ps Case Manager of the…

Cordova’s Animal Bite Center offers free anti-rabies injection to town residents only — Suan

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Animal Bite Treatment Center (ABTC) in Cordova town is open to accommodate even non-residents who are in need of assistance. But Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan said that they would only give free…

Ermita fire victims need hygiene kits, other assistance

Wenilyn Sabalo 04/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) head Dr. Ester Concha advises those who plan to donate relief packs and other assistance to the victims of a huge fire that hit…

Changing systems

Edilberto C. de Jesus - @inquirerdotnet 04/06/2023

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) offered welcome, timely support to current government efforts at “right-sizing” bureaucracy to improve public service. It announced that taxpayers can now file and pay their taxes in any accredited bank or…

As BRT construction disrupts PUJ operation, DOTr assures drivers, operators of compensation

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) team of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has assured affected operators, drivers, transport cooperatives, and corporations of social safeguards and mitigations for any income loss incurred with the…

DSWD-7 extends assistance to Negros Oriental shooting survivors and victims

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has extended a total of P513,224 in financial assistance to the survivors and victims of the shooting incident that killed Negros Oriental…

Delos Santos proposes creation of SAP to offer psychosocial support to students

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Mary Ann Delos Santos is proposing the establishment of a “Student Assistance Program” (SAP) to especially provide psychosocial support to elementary and junior and senior high school students here. The…

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