Teachers, farm kids attend writing workshop

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/01/2017

  DAS,Toledo City — Public elementary school teacher Migthylyn Agustines and four pupils of the Himatugan Elementary School walked by foot, crossed two rivers, rode motorcycles and a jeepney to reach Toledo City proper to attend the…

Police seize P2.8M marijuana in Danao City farm

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima, Winston Ensomo 08/27/2017

ABOUT P2.8 million worth of marijuana was uprooted from a half-hectare farm, while the man who cultivated the plants was arrested by police in Barangay Langosig, Danao City, at past 9 p.m. last Saturday. Chief Insp. Gerard…

Electrician died at work in pig farm

Rene Alima 07/26/2017

A NEWLY hired electrician died as he tried to fix some wiring at the piggery farm in Barangay Uwak, Asturias town at 7 pm last Tuesday. Asturias police identified the 42-year-old victim as Ramil Taghoy, a native…

Bogo farmers receive farm inputs

PR 06/15/2017

The Agriculture office of the City of Bogo provided farm production material inputs to eight farmer associations in the city last Wednesday as part of its continuing efforts to boost the agricultural sector. Bogo City Mayor Carlo…

Sergio’s Farm shows the way

Jessie D. Campos 04/01/2017

Engr. Paul Revalde’s personal commitment to plant organic fruits and vegetables stemmed from his father who died of lung cancer several years ago. “Ang akong papa biktima sa (My father fell victim to) lung cancer due to…

Province gears up for El Niño

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/15/2017

WITH El Niño forecasted to occur around July of this year, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) is now taking steps to prepare the local government units against the possible effects of the dry…

No freebie for big bizmen

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/21/2017

Group: Free use of irrigation facilities should only be for small farmers While small farmers in Cebu welcomed initiatives of the present administration to make true President Duterte’s campaign promise of free irrigation, they said not all…

Politics and El Niño: The heat rises

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/03/2017

(PART 2) Following months of heated political bickering, One Cebu gubernatorial candidate Winston Garcia conceded defeat to re-elected governor, Hilario Davide III a day after the May 9 elections. Results later showed that Davide garnered 616,381 votes…

Honor keeps this farming family going

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/20/2016

Balamban, Cebu– Located 64 kilometers west of Cebu City, the town of Balamban is largely known as the shipbuilding capital of the Philippines. But within its rugged mountain terrain and threatened forest cover lies a landmark about…

Capitol turns over P6M abattoir equipment

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/22/2016

MORE than P6 million worth of abattoir equipment were turned over to 34 local governments in the province on Monday morning. Gov. Hilario Davide III, Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Rose Vincoy and some Provincial Board (PB) members led…

Vegetable beauty may only be skin deep

Frauline Maria Sinson 07/23/2016

You go to the market to buy vegetables and you come across two eggplants: a smooth and pretty-looking one and another with pockmarks on its skin. Which one would you buy? Instinct usually tells you to grab…

CIDG uproots 250 marijuana stalks, nab three in Toledo City

Chito O. Aragon 07/20/2016

OPERATIVES of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) uprooted 250 marijuana stalks at the mountain barangay of Toledo City. They also arrested three suspects identified as Ronnee Bacon, Alejandro Abadiano and Anastacio Cabigas. Bacon and Abadiano…

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