Soon-Ruiz wants P500K incentive for drug cleared barangays to be used for livelihood of drug warriors

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City wants its P500,000 incentive for barangays declared drug cleared to be used to help drug warriors find a livelihood. On Monday, July 11, the city council during their regular session, passed…

KAABAG Mandaue turns discarded tarpaulins into school bags

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — In its desire to help people in need as well as the environment, KAABAG Mandaue has converted the tarpaulins used during the recent elections into bags. KAABAG Mandaue which is a sectoral organization…

Affected Cordova fisherfolk will have alternative livelihood – Mayor Sitoy-Cho

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor Theresa Sitoy-Cho assured fisherfolk that they would not be left behind with the reclamation development undertaken in the town.  Sitoy-Cho told CDN Digital that plans were underway for an alternative livelihood…

Tumulak sees no need placing Inayawan in state of calamity, barangay to help waste pickers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s committee chairperson for disaster risk reduction and management, does not see any reason to place Barangay Inayawan in a state of calamity or emergency. Tumulak…

98 drug surrenderees in Sudlon 1 graduate from rehab program

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 98 drug surrenderees from Barangay Sudlon 1 graduated from the drug rehabilitation program initiated by the City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) on Saturday, May 15, 2021. COSAP head John…

30 displaced workers in Lapu receive free bikes from DOLE-7

Futch Anthony Inso 12/08/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Some 30 displaced workers in Lapu-Lapu City received bicycles from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This is under the Free Bisikleta (FreeBis) program of the agency,…

Cebu City’s displaced workers urged to join DOLE’s BKBK livelihood program

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents who lost their sources of income due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) are encouraged to join the Barangay Ko Bahay Ko (BKBK) program of the Department of Labor and…

Connectivity aids Bantayan delicacy trade 

PR 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bantayan Island in Cebu is known for its fine, white-sand beaches and clear waters, and also for buwad, or sun-dried salted fish, better known as daing or tuyo in other parts of the Philippines. Fishing is the…

CCLEC to Cebu City fishermen: Third bridge construction won’t affect livelihood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) assured fishermen in Cebu City that their livelihood won’t be affected by the construction of the third bridge. This they said after the Nagkahiusang Mananagat sa…

De Leon: Signal jammers, livelihood for the poor may help gov’t win war on illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Installing signal jammers in jail facilities and providing livelihood to the poor and underprivileged sectors of society are ways that could help the government win the war on illegal drugs. Police Regional Office…

Taal folk ready to leave Volcano Island for good

Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 01/16/2020

  TALISAY, Batangas, Philippines — Once Taal Volcano has calmed down, residents of Volcano Island say they will accept the “painful” reality of leaving their communities for good. According to islanders interviewed by the Inquirer, they are…

DOLE-7 releases P1.2M livelihood assistance to senior citizens group, others in Cebu 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY—Senior citizens in Cebu province are among the beneficiaries of the livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7). In an emailed press release, DOLE-7 disclosed that some senior citizens from…

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