Frasco says ‘heavy investment’ in tourism infrastructure will spur economy

Daniza Fernandez 06/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Incoming Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco said on Tuesday that “heavy investment” in infrastructure, especially to prop up tourism sites will buoy the country’s economy which was harshly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking on…

Sara Duterte spox warns DepEd suppliers, contractors of scammers

Neil Arwin Mercado 06/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The spokesperson of Vice President-elect Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio is warning the public against persons who claim to be connected with the office of the Vice President-elect and are collecting advance payments for projects of…

Christina Frasco named as new Tourism Secretary

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday, May 30 has unveiled more members of its Cabinet, including reelectionist Liloan Mayor Ma. Christina Frasco. In a press conference held in…

Inday Sara in Cebu for ‘official visit’

Morexette Marie Erram 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is in Cebu, sparking discussions and speculations on social media about her plans for next year’s elections. But according to Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco, Duterte…

President Duterte’s last Sona: Cebu benefited from Build, Build, Build’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is set to hold his last State of the Nation Address (Sona) tomorrow, Monday (July 25). And several officials here in Cebu are expecting the Chief Executive to lay bare…

Cebu mayors back Duterte’s ‘no vaccine, no classes’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu mayors are backing the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte against allowing the resumption of classes while there is no vaccine available for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, the leadership of…

Compound in San Vicente, Liloan ‘isolated’ after resident tests positive for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A six-house compound in Purok Proper II, Barangay San Vicente in Liloan town has been placed under “strict isolation” after a resident there, who just gave birth at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical…

Liloan mayor appeals: Practice faith ‘responsibly’

Rosalie Abatayo 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco  has called on the local Catholic Church to practice faith “responsibly” as the community continues to battle against the spread of  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Frasco uploaded a photo…

P15 million infra projects for top Suroy Suroy LGUs in Northern Escapade

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu provincial government is set to award P15 million worth of infrastructure projects to five local government units in northern Cebu after topping the ranking of host towns during the Suroy Suroy Sugbo…

Christina Frasco wins LMP national VP for Visayas

Rosalie Abatayo 11/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bringing the discussion of local autonomy in the national platform is a top priority for Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco after she was elected national vice president for Visayas of the League of Municipalities…

DILG to train neophyte mayors

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/08/2016

THE neophyte municipal and city mayors in Cebu province are going to attend a training on the basics of local governance. Jerome Gonzales, provincial director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), said they have…

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