Rehabilitation of Agaton-struck barangays in Cebu City begins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rehabilitation of TD Agaton-struck barangays is expected to start soon after the Cebu City Council granted Mayor Michael Rama’s request to declare a state of calamity. However, the City Council only declared 35…

Farmers on top of to-do list of senatorial bet, former DAR chief Castriciones

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones vows to support farmers, which is part of his priorities in running for a senatorial position. Castriciones, who graced the blessing and ribbon cutting…

Secretary Dar: PH will have enough rice supply until March 2021

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Department of Agriculture projected that the country would have a 94-day rice buffer stock would continue by the end of December 2020. “We would like to inform the public that based on our…

Hope amid the crisis

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/02/2020

    So, this is how it feels to be in a wartime mode — each day of the COVID-19 crisis brings uncertainty coupled with hope that the nightmare will soon end. We offer our condolences and…

DA to act against those who overprice farm, fishery products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY—Happy days will soon be over for those who sell farm and fishery products at unreasonably high prices. This after the Department of Agriculture has assured that they will take action against those people. In a…

DAR to distribute Boracay agri land to legit local beneficiaries

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

THIRTY-ONE families will receive less than eight hectares of agricultural land in Boracay island, a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official said Tuesday. Environment Undersecretary Jonas Leones said that from the initial 150 hectares, the…

DSWD aid for kin of jailed drug surrenderers unused

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/11/2016

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is asking its central office to redefine or revise its guidelines in extending assistance to affected families whose kin are drug surrenderers who are in jail.…

Legarda to PH gov’t: Ratify Paris climate accord

11/04/2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda has renewed her call for the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying the country has nothing to lose “but everything to gain with it.” In particular, Legarda urged all concerned…

NegOr government agencies group sets benefit run

PR 09/27/2016

THE Government Agencies’ Association of Negros Oriental (Gaano), in partnership with private organization Live Again, will spearhead a bloodletting and anti-dengue awareness campaign dubbed “Dugo Ko, Gasa Ko Fun Run” on October 16 at the Freedom Park…

DAR turns over tractor to Bogo farmers to increase production

PR 06/19/2015

THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a brand new tractor worth P3.9 million to Anonang Norte Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (ANARBA) in Bogo City, northern Cebu to improve their agricultural production. Dr. Antonio del…

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