More funds poured into Siquijor Airport

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The upgrading of the Siquijor Airport continues to get funds from the national government. Additional funding of P450-million was released by the national government to extend the runway of the airport equivalent to…

City dad calls on equal chance for Carbon Market development contenders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Leah Japson is urging the city government to provide an equal chance for the two contenders for the development of the Carbon Market. Multibillion conglomerate Megawide and local community cooperative…

Megawide proposes multi-use, mid-rise complex for Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Megawide Construction Corporation bared its plans for the development of the Carbon Market here, for its proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the city. This comes two days after the CFI Community Cooperative released its…

Forests, pandemics, and money

Rodel D. Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 10/11/2020

The warning signs are everywhere. In the pursuit of “development,” humans have radically modified the natural world. Among the worst affected are the planet’s forest ecosystems. The world has lost about 40 percent of its forests since…

China’s vaccine development enters phase 3 trial

06/26/2020

BEIJING — China reached an important new level of vaccine development with the start of the phase three clinical trial of an inactivated vaccine candidate against COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. It is the…

MCIAA breaks ground for second runway

Norman Mendoza 01/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has broken ground today, January 14, 2020, for the construction of its second runway. The 2.5-kilometer parallel runway costs P2.1 Billion while its electrical installation costs P500…

Capitol’s relief goods for Mindanao earthquake victims still undelivered

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The relief goods collected by the Capitol for the earthquake victims in Mindanao have not reached their beneficiaries since the start of the donation drive over two months ago. The Cebu provincial government…

DSWS: Operation Second Chance needs more social workers, psychologists

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) said that the Operation Second Chance would need additional social workers and psychologists to handle the children in conflict with the law (CICL).…

Promoting child development through Ayala Center Cebu’s Kiddo

Marc Cosep 07/06/2019

  Healthy physical and interactive activities among children can offer great developmental benefits that will help them academically and socially. Interacting with friends in a new environment can also teach them to appreciate each other’s talents and…

Over 17K newly elected, reelected officials to undergo DILG training

Doris C. Bongcac 05/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is now preparing to train a total of 17,754 government officials who were elected for the first time or given a fresh mandate during…

Health research, innovation confab to encourage medical research

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Central Visayas Consortium for Health Research and Development (CVCHRD) is set to hold a two-day health research and innovative conference next month. Medical research will take the center stage at the 2019 Central Visayas…

More construction-related skills course needed in PH

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—With the continued shortage of construction workers in the Philippines, technical schools should offer more courses on construction-related skills. Engineer Peter Paul Dy, chairperson of the Regional Technical Education and Skills Development Council (RTESDC), called…

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