Rama allows school heads to implement localized class suspensions

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama issued on Friday, August 19, 2022, an executive order (EO) authorizing school heads and heads of higher educational institutions to suspend classes due to typhoons, flooding, other weather…

Cebu City launches Oplan Lista app to counter anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is taking seriously the issue of anomalous distribution of financial aid for Typhoon Odette, and the Disaster Council is launching a long-term solution to avoid any more irregularities in the distribution…

Cebu: A month after Odette’s fury

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cebuanos celebrated the Feast of Señor Sto. Niño on Sunday, January 16 in a whole, different way. It’s been a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai)…

Celebrating Christmas in the midst of calamities

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/27/2019

While people in other areas in the country greeted this year’s Christmas evening with great joy, many greeted it with great sorrow as typhoon Ursula devastated lives, houses and other properties. Ursula left Eastern, Central, Western Visayas…

Resiliency to calamities

Editorial 12/28/2017

If there is anything that the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, inculcated in us through his martyrdom which we will observe as a holiday tomorrow, it’s that we as a people have the capacity to endure…

Palma tells faithful to trust in God amid calamities

Chris A. Ligan 12/18/2017

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma officiated a dawn Mass in Carbon Public Market attended by market vendors, Barangay Ermita and local officials Monday. In his homily, Palma preached on trusting God amid calamities and trials. He cited…

Dep’t of Energy eyes tie-up with LGUs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/11/2017

POWER RESILIENCY PROGRAM THE Department of Energy is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas to come up with their own power resiliency program to address vulnerability to calamities. The energy department is looking into a…

Central Visayas GRDP grows faster at 8.8 percent

Vanessa Claire Lucero 07/30/2015

The Philippine Statistics Authority presented the economic performance of Central Visayas for fiscal year 2014. Central Visayas showed an increase in gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth from 7.4% in 2013 to 8.8% in 2014. Comparatively, the…

Hope remains amid calamities

Apple Ta-as 12/27/2014

“It is not just acknowledging the birth of Jesus into the world, but how he became and still is a symbol of hope that has carried the Cebuanos’ faith and the rest of the Filipinos in rising…

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