DSWD-7 conducts revalidation of 4Ps members

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has started conducting household validation of the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The agency, in a statement, said its…

DSWD-7: 4,511 students in CV receive educational aid

Futch Anthony Inso 08/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 4,511 students in Central Visayas have received educational assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) during their payout on Saturday, August 20, 2022. This was confirmed…

DSWD-7 welcomes move to seek measures to sanction those accepting 4Ps cards as loan collaterals

Futch Anthony Inso 07/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) welcomes the request of the Regional Development Council (RDC) to seek remedial legislation or executive measures providing penalties for…

DSWD-7 execs, staff reminded: Treat clients with utmost respect

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) reminded executives and employees to treat clients and beneficiaries with ‘utmost courtesy and respect’.  Acting DSWD-7 director, Shalaine…

Consumers told: Brace for increase in energy consumption rates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, electricity rates in Metro Cebu are expected to rise.  Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operations officer (COO) of Visayan Electric, revealed that they…

DSWD-7: P2.1B still needed to cover cash aid for all Odette-hit families in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 03/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) would still need a budget of P2.1 billion as financial assistance, to cover all affected families that were devastated by super typhoon…

DSWD-7 logs 975K families in CV affected by Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 has already recorded 975,000 families in Central Visayas that were affected by Super Typhoon Odette. This was confirmed by Shalaine Marie Lucero, assistant regional director…

Fully restored power by end of January 2022 — Visayan Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will take until the end of January 2022 to light up Metro Cebu.  Visayan Electric said they would complete the rehabilitation of the electric line by January 31, 2022, in San Fernando,…

Visayan Electric: Power back in some Mandaue areas

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Power is back in some areas in Mandaue City. On Thursday morning, December 23, 2021, Visayan Electric President, Engineer Raul Lucero, visited Mayor Jonas Cortes to inform the mayor on the status of…

DSWD to devolve programs to LGUS starting 2022 – exec

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will start to devolve or decentralize its programs to the local government units (LGUs) starting next year. This was revealed by Shalaine Marie Lucero, DSWD-7…

DILG Cebu City: Only court can decide if Labella is still fit to serve as mayor

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a court of law or a court of general jurisdiction can decide if Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is still fit to function as chief executive. The Department of Interior and Local…

At least 30 electric vehicles expected to ply Metro Cebu routes in January

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — At least 30 electric vehicles are expected to be rolling out in Metro Cebu on January 2022, hoping to address the traffic situation and air pollution here. This after the Global Electric Transport…

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