MCWD elects new top officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The board of directors from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has elected a new set of officers on Monday, February 17, 2020.  Former Cebu City Councilor and lawyer Jose Daluz III was…

DOLE-7 urges employers to implement new minimum wage 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — Employers in Central Visayas have to implement the new wage rates that took effect on January 5. Salome Siaton, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas,…

DOLE-7: Court orders status quo, not suspension, pending resolution of petition of Bohol biz groups

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY — The Bohol Regional Trial Court has ordered that a status quo on the minimum wage be maintained pending resolution of the petition of two business groups opposing the reclassification of Tagbilaran City. Salome Siaton,…

Gwen hikes Prov’l Board Members’ Local Assistance Fund from P5M to P10M in 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Each of the 17 members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan would already have P10 million of Local Assistance Fund (LAF), Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. This is twice the present…

Two Cebu graduates among topnotchers in Customs Broker Board Exam

Immae Lachica 11/26/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) Board has released the results of the recent Customs Broker board exams on the evening of November 25, 2019. Out of 2,900 takers, only 1,166 passed the exams.…

Cebuano graduate says topping Civil Engineering exams was ‘unexpected’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–For Lou Mervin Tristan Mahilum, topping the 2019 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination was unexpected. The 23-year-old Civil Engineering cum laude graduate from the University of San Carlos said he could not believe topped the gruelling…

Labella tells MCWD Board: Step down or face legal consequences

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has warned the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board of Directors that if they do not step down from their posts following their termination on October 15, 2019,…

MCWD chair speaks out: We are not at fault for water crisis

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), Joel Marie Yu, broke his silence on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, a day after Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella terminated the water utility’s Board of…

MCWD Board explains side to Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only four of five members of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) faced the Cebu City Council on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, during the council inquiry on the…

A son’s promise: The journey towards topping May 2019 CPA board exams

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A deathbed promise fueled his journey to success. Jacob Rizada, 22, was on his fourth year in college when he vowed to his father, Anecito, before he passed away that he would top…

How four USC law graduates top 2018 Bar exams

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Phiippines — Preparation, grit and perseverance, aiming to pass, and belief in the system and University of San Carlos in Cebu. These are the secrets of success of the four Cebuano topnotchers in the recent…

Barangay Alerto Pre-launch: Kids prepare for emergencies

PR 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Learning disaster preparedness can also be made fun. Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) through its Barangay Alerto 24 program came up with a board game that will teach disaster preparedness especially to…

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