Cordova mayor orders probe on expired goods found in evacuation center

Futch Anthony Inso 07/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan ordered an investigation on the expired goods that were found stocked at the Cordova Evacuation Center in Barangay Gabi. The evacuation center was managed by the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction…

Trash-talking Casimero shows soft side, distributes goods to needy townmates

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero has been known on social media as a tough-talking, foul-mouthed, flamboyant boxer. The three-division world champion proved on Tuesday, September 28, that he too has a soft and…

Get vaccinated, get discounts soon in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To encourage residents to get inoculated against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has proposed to ask the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) to let establishments provide discounts…

‘Barangayanihan’ stands open in Cebu; cops eye stronger community ties

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police stations in Cebu Island  have opened yesterday, April 30, and today, May 1, their Barangayanihan, a sort of community pantry, to strengthen their rapport in their respective communities. In Cebu City, a…

Olango Island stores agree to provide goods to typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 02/19/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government has made arrangements with some stores in Olango Island, to allow those who will be affected by Tropical Storm Auring to take goods worth P1,500 to be paid by…

Cebu City assures unimpeded entry of farm goods from Dalaguete

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City assured the public that essential goods such as farm goods from Cebu’s vegetable capital, Dalaguete town, could enter the city unimpeded. Cebu City Spokesperson Rey Gealon said that Executive Order No.…

Cebu Barter Community happy to go beyond just bartering in Cebu

Immae Lachica 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu Barter Community (CBC) is the fastest online growing community here in Cebu. This Facebook group lets you barter your things with whatever you desire or whatever you find useful from other members. Bong…

Cargo drivers told: Drop off your goods in CSBT or else face non-renewal of cargo passes

Rosalie Abatayo 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Vehicles delivering produce and catch from the towns in Cebu province may face non-renewal of their cargo passes, which allows them to cross borders, if they continue to drop off their goods at the…

Pork producers seek uniform guidelines on transport of essential goods such as pork products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s a need for uniform interpretation of guidelines for delivery vehicles transporting essential commodities at border checkpoints. Rolando Tambago, president of Virginia Farms Inc. and of the Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative (CeVIPPCO),…

LOOK: Lizzo helps pack goods for Australia bushfire victims

Ryan Arcadio 01/10/2020

Singer-songwriter Lizzo took some time off from her performances in Australia to pack goods for those affected by the ongoing bushfires in the country. The American artist performed at the iconic Sydney Opera House earlier this week,…

DHL’s new A300 aircraft to service VisMin regions in PH

Marc Cosep 11/13/2019

DHL Express has officially inaugurated its first Airbus A300-600 freight aircraft dedicated to servicing the Visayas and Mindanao regions in the Philippines. The inbound aircraft traverses the Hong Kong-Manila-Cebu route which arrived two hours earlier than commercial…

ASF Task Force reminds public: Pork products from Luzon still banned in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province’s task force against African Swine Fever (ASF) is back at reminding stores and traders that all pork products from Luzon are banned from entering the province. Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Mary Rose…

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