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…

Mandaue City Council seeks to recover foreshore land

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/18/2018

The Mandaue City Council has approved the recommendation of the Mandaue City Legal Office to nullify the sale of the 35,821-square-meter foreshore land property, and to recover the property in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. This was confirmed…

Possible new species of land snail and micro mollusk found in Cebu

DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Services 10/08/2018

The tiniest snail in the world might be located in the mountains of Argao, Cebu. This possible discovery is one of the accomplishments of the DOST-funded project, “Flora and Fauna Assessment Using Permanent Biodiversity Monitoring System in…

Proponents say aerial transit to complement land transportation

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/02/2018

Another mode of transportation has been proposed to lessen vehicle traffic in Cebu. Engineers Fortunado and her daughter Kim Sanchez introduced the Aerial Ropeway Transit (ART), a lesser known form of mass transportation during the 888 News…

An afternoon in the Land of Chocolate

Toni Pino-Oca 09/18/2018

NOTHING could have prepared me for the gastronomic experience that was La Tierra Del Chocolate, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa’s best kept secret that highlights and celebrates the distinct nuances of the Philippine cacao. A culinary journey…

Drugs, land dispute eyed in Oyao brod killing

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/31/2018

POLICE are looking at the drug and land dispute angles as possible motives in the killing of Paquito Oyao on Thursday, who is the third of the Oyao brothers to be murdered. Supt. Eloveo Marquez, Lapu-Lapu City…

Investor’s thrust: Projects in Cebu’s hospitality sector

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/31/2018

Homegrown developer, Duros Land, rides tourism wave: Breaks ground for Minore Center and Hotel project Responding to the growing tourism market in Cebu, more developers are pouring investments into hospitality-related structures. The latest homegrown developer to ride…

Drugs, land dispute eyed in Oyao’s slay

Fe Marie Dumaboc 08/31/2018

  Investigators of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office are looking into illegal drugs and land dispute as the possible motive behind the killing of Pacquito Oyao, one of the controversial Oyao brothers. Based on their investigation, Supt.…

The Kawit Island deal

Editorial 08/27/2018

With the signing of the Kawit Island joint venture deal between the Cebu City government and Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI), there is little chance that the opposition bloc can stop the project other than a…

DENR land records to go digital

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2018

ABOUT two million sheets of land records in the Central Visayas are set to be digitized in the next 18 months. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) announced yesterday that they will start with the…

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