Oceana lauds coastal mayors for campaign vs illegal commercial fishing

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local chief executives in different coastal municipalities, including those in Cebu, continue to protect their marine resources from illegal commercial fishing, according to Oceana. In an emailed press release, Oceana, an international non-government organization, lauded…

DOH extends polio campaign until April

Renzo Acosta 01/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) announced Monday the extension of its Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) campaign in Mindanao and Metro Manila until April this year. In a statement, the DOH said the reason…

LOOK: A smart anti-cheating campaign in Bayawan City

Immae Lachica 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cheating is not good at all. But no matter how we keep saying that, reality is, people still get tempted to cheat. Especially during examinations. But a teacher from Bayawan City, Negros Oriental came…

Eradication of marijuana plantations in Balamban a tough fight – Binghay

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The proliferation of marijuana plantations in the municipality of Balamban in midwestern Cebu dates back in the 1980s. Mayor Alex Binghay said that he and other past mayors have been talking to farmers…

DOTr launches information awareness campaign on rights of sea passengers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched Thursday morning (September 5) an information awareness campaign on sea passengers. Aside from DOTr, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and the Philippine Coast…

Cebu City government to clean up Pasil Fish Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to conduct a regular cleanup campaign for the Pasil Fish Market in order to maintain its cleanliness. Lawyer Floros Casas Jr., Cebu city administrator, said Mayor Edgardo Labella’s…

Cebu City BFP eyes fire prevention info drive in barangays

Benjie Talisic 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fire volunteers will soon implement an information drive in barangays to make the public aware about fire prevention. SFO1 Romeo Birao of the Bureau of Fire Protection in Cebu City told CDN Digital…

Cebu Landmasters names actor Ian Veneracion as brand ambassador

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Actor and performer Ian Veneracion is the face of the Cebu Landmasters Inc.’s campaign dubbed as “Live Extraordinarily.” CLI has chosen actor Ian Veneracion as the brand ambassador for its new marketing campaign that features…

#DigitalLiteracyGoals: Facebook launches ‘Digital Tayo’ to train 1M Filipinos by 2020

PR 04/28/2019

Facebook in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and civil society partners launched ‘Digital Tayo,’ a nationwide digital literacy program that aims to develop…

DOE Visayas promotes use of small LPG cylinders instead of butane canisters

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Energy Visayas Field Office calls for a more aggressive campaign on the use of certified LPG cylinders instead of the butane canisters. Jose Rey Maleza, DOE Visayas field office officer-in-charge, told dealers…

Palma to politicians on Holy Week campaigning: Keep activities morally clean

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those politicians who can’t spare the Holy Week for their campaign should at least keep their activities decent and morally clean. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged candidates for the upcoming May 2019…

Bets from Barug, BO-PK heed Comelec’s call to remove illegal posters

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two candidates from rival political parties in Cebu City have heeded the Commission on Election (Comelec) request for assistance to remove illegal posters. One of them is Barug PDP Laban candidate…

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