Bail fund drive for Cebu8 temporarily suspended

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The donation drive to support the bail of the seven protesters and one bystander who were arrested at the University of the Philippines on Friday, June 5, 2020, were temporarily suspended due to…

Dino: There are enough funds for Malasakit Centers but …

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Malasakit Centers will not be affected by the closure of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gaming activities if the corruption investigation won’t take too long. This is according to Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino,…

COA tells Cebu province to return P40.7-M unspent PDAF

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  State auditors have directed the provincial government to seek authority from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to utilize the P40.7 million unexpended Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) for future projects otherwise,…

Exec: Non-release of mobilization fund won’t affect resource center project

CNU Intern Leeian Galariana, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The civil works of the 20-story resource center at the Capitol shall continue despite the Provincial Treasurers Office’s refusal to release the P194-million mobilization fund for the project. Provincial Engineer Hector Jamora, in…

Ermita officials to seek DILG advice on release of calamity fund

Rosalie Abatayo 02/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only two officials left in Barangay Ermita, acting Barangay Captain Efe Rupinta raised concerns on how to release the quick response funds for the over 2,000 individuals who were affected in Tuesday’s…

SK chiefs of Cebu City’s 80 barangays urged to tap P1M fund for their projects

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sangguniang Kabataan chairpersons in the 80 barangays of Cebu City are encouraged to tap the P1 million fund of the Cebu City government for SK projects of each barangay. Jessica Resch, SK Federation…

National Securities Commission formulates strategies to stop the use of drug money to fund campaigns

Delta Derycka Letigio 10/31/2018

Vicente Andamag, deputy director of the National Securities Commission said they are formulating strategies to stop the use of drug money to fund campaigns in the upcoming 2019 elections. Andamag said illegal drugs and corruption are the…

Australia sets up drought-proof fund

AFP 10/26/2018

Australia is setting up a billion-dollar fund to “future proof” the country against droughts, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Friday, as farmers struggle with a “big dry” forecast to continue for months. Eastern Australia has been hit…

Survivor starts fund raising drive

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/21/2018

  SHIELA Marie Panilag was not in their house in Barangay Tinaan in the City of Naga when the killer landslide devoured their community on Thursday morning. Although spared from imminent death, the 28-year-old could not rejoice.…

Poe: Release calamity fund to affected food-producing regions

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe has asked government to speed up the release of calamity funds for typhoon-hit Cagayan Valley, to ensure that the region can “replant, rebuild, and restore its farm output and facilities.” “One-fourth of the corn…

Mandaue City Government seeks to fund purchase of emergency equipment

Doris C. Bongcac 08/08/2018

The Mandaue City government plans to allocate P3.86 million from its share of Pagcor funds for the purchase of emergency equipment for the city fire department. But purchase will have to wait until such time that council…

Villar: Coco levy fund bill gets bicam OK

Inquirer.net 08/01/2018

THE congressional bicameral conference committee has approved a bill that would create the coconut levy trust fund, Senator Cynthia Villar said on Wednesday. “Na-adopt ang Senate version and then it will be managed by a reconstituted PCA,”…

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