The beauty in supporting small and local businesses

Immae Lachica 08/18/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Since everyone has been in home isolation for almost half a year (whew!) now, a lot of us have ventured into online selling. Yes. Small local businesses online is apparently the trend…

22 Tango initiates AMUMA: Homegrown music emergency fund

PR 05/26/2020

22 Tango Music Group, formerly known as 22 Tango Records, is reaching out to its community to ask for help. Musicians and production professionals are deeply affected by the COVID-19 crisis due to the cancellation of shows…

Ways You Can Support Small And Local Businesses Right Now

Marc Cosep 04/19/2020

These past few weeks, due to the increasing number of covid-19 cases, business establishments are forced to close to help encourage social distancing. While most are struggling to keep afloat,  others were forced to think of creative…

Like, Love, and Go Local at Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu

PR 02/11/2020

Fun and excitement resonate throughout the love month at Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu. Located right on the pulse of Cebu City, the award-winning hotel presents a series of enthralling promotions in February that are sure…

DILG Cebu chief vows to help brgys to comply with road clearing tasks

Rosalie Abatayo 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu province has promised to help barangays to comply with their agency’s order to take the lead in sustaining the road clearing efforts initiated…

House panel discreetly OKs reso extending terms of local execs, congressmen, senators

Pathricia Ann V. Roxas 12/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A committee of the House of Representatives has discreetly approved a resolution relaxing the economic restrictions in the 1987 Constitution and extending the terms of local government officials, congressmen and senators to five years…

Only 12 of PH towns, cities have complied with local speed limit

08/20/2019

CEBU CITY –– Only 12 out of the thousands of cities and municipalities in the Philippines complied with a national government memorandum to enact local speed limit ordinances in their areas of jurisdiction, a non-government organization said.…

Motor banca capsizes near Capitancillo Islet; PCG rescues divers, banca’s crew members

Doris C. Bongcac and Benjie Talisic 07/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Coastguard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) rescued 20 local and foreign divers and three crew members after the motor banca which they boarded capsized near Capitancillo Islet in Bogo City in northern…

DILG orders LGUs to stop giving permits to KAPA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government Unit (DILG) has ordered all local government units (LGUs) to stop giving permits to the KAPA Community Ministry International Inc. and to revoke existing permits In…

SaladStop! partners with local farmers as it feeds growing salad market in Cebu

Marc Cosep 05/30/2019

The shift of more people to a healthier way of living is also benefiting farmers as it opens a bigger market for their produce. Nana Hidalgo, SaladStop! Philippines merchandising head, said there is a growing market towards…

ALU-TUCP to back candidates with ‘heart’ for workers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Local and national candidates who champion policies for the workers’ welfare will most likely get the support of one of the largest labor unions in the country. But lawyer Nora Analyn Demeterio-Diego, Associated…

LGUs urged to actively identify projects for possible ADB funding

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Local governments in Cebu and other areas in the Visayas should be proactive in identifying projects for possible funding by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Kelly Bird, ADB country director for the Philippines, said…

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