Local election officers given until Jan 31 to submit list of members of electoral boards 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/09/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Election Officers (EOs) from the local government units (LGUs) of Cebu have until January 31 to submit their initial list of  members of the electoral boards (EB) to the provincial office of…

Cebu is Pilot site for Local Government Integrity Circle

Rosalie Abatayo 12/03/2018

The Cebu Provincial government will be the pilot site for the implementation of Local Government Integrity Circle (LOGIC) Network, a mechanism to promote integrity among its offices. Floriza Alpuerto, head of the Provincial Investment and Promotion Office…

Furniture sector turns to local market amid export slowdown

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2018

The furniture export industry has been facing a slow decline in the past decade, but the local market is getting stronger. This was the view of Jim Cassels, marketing manager of Furniture City, who has been in…

Taiwan votes in local polls amid pressure from China

AP 11/25/2018

Taipei, Taiwan — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections yesterday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island’s powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai’s…

Local rice retailers worry about SRP on rice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/15/2018

RICE retailers are worried of poor sales due when the suggested retail price on rice products will be implemented in Central Visayas. Rice retailer Maribeth Cabahit, 43, said most of her customers would want to buy rice…

Aboitiz hackathon helps boot up local tech talents

PR 11/13/2018

The Philippines’ digital community, seen as an emerging growth sector, is getting a significant and innovative boost with the first-ever Decode Tomorrow: The Aboitiz Future Challenge Hackathon. The two-day hackathon, held from November 10 to 11 at…

San Remigio and Sogod receive seal of good local governance

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/10/2018

  Two towns in Cebu receive the ‘seal of Good Governance’ from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). The municipalities of San Remigio and Sogod were cited for their exemplary brand of service which covers…

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…

HELPING LOCAL WEAVERS, MUSIC, EDUCATION FOR THE YOUNG AMONG Binibining Cebu 2018 QUEEN’S ADVOCACIES

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/20/2018

AFTER being named as Cebu’s newest queens, Binibining Cebu 2018 winners are now ready to start their reign. Binibining Cebu 2018 Steffi Rose Aberasturi of Mandaue City will focus on her advocacy of helping local weavers. “It…

Police to conduct ‘profiling’ of local candidates

Nestle L. Semilla 10/16/2018

THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will begin to conduct its profiling of local candidates for next year’s elections as soon as the period of filing Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) ends today, October 17. “We…

Local police ready to face Senate probe

Nestle L. Semilla 10/13/2018

POLICEMEN in Central Visayas are ready to face senators should a Senate inquiry on the spate of killings in Cebu push through. Supt. Reyman Tolentin, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that…

Integrating with the local community

Sofia Aliño Logarta 10/10/2018

Working with young people whose interests tend towards themselves and their small world can be quite a challenge in Araling Panlipunan (Social Studies). There has always been the effort to make topics real and closer to them,…

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