San Remigio provides shelter, food for stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The municipality of San Remegio in northern Cebu has provided temporary shelter to passengers, who were left stranded by the issuance of a gale warning on Sunday, December 1.  Read More: All trips…

Cebu PDRRMO gets P220M for 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will allocate P220 million of disaster management fund for 2020. Despite it’s downgrading, the  Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) saw an increase of P23 million in its current…

Edukasyon.ph officially opens its doors to Visayas

Rhobie A. Ruaya 08/23/2019

Consistent with its mission to empower more than 20 million Filipino youth to make choices in their education and their careers, Edukasyon.ph launched its Visayas operations on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the Bayfront Hotel Cebu. Edukasyon…

Lapu-Lapu representative Paz Radaza puts up assistance desk in front padlocked office

Rosalie Abatayo 08/13/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu — The personnel of Lapu-Lapu City Representative Paz Radaza set up an assistance desk in front of her padlocked office inside the Lapu-Lapu City Hall on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. The congresswoman’s office was…

Dino: There are enough funds for Malasakit Centers but …

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Malasakit Centers will not be affected by the closure of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gaming activities if the corruption investigation won’t take too long. This is according to Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino,…

PCSO-Cebu assures social services to continue despite betting outlets’ shutdown

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The social services of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) will continue despite the President’s announcement over a video broadcast on Friday evening, July 26, that all games sanctioned by the organization are…

Cebu City Legal Office to withdraw declaratory relief case from court

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office is preparing to withdraw the case of declaratory relief to void the 2015 sale of a 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) lot following the approval of the Cebu…

City Legal to COA: Probe Mayor’s Office’s ‘destruction’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The City Legal Office has requested the Commission on Audit (COA) to investigate the “destruction” of the Mayor’s Office by former Mayor Tomas Osmeña on June 28, 2019 or two days before he…

LGUs urged to assess need to suspend classes; rough seas strand 300 passengers 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government units (LGUs) of the province of Cebu are encouraged to proactively assess their localities if there is a need for them to declare a suspension of classes due to the…

Provincial Vet assures: No African Swine Fever in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Veterinary Office has assured that the death of the 12 pigs of a backyard hog raiser in Carcar City is less likely related to the African Swine Fever (ASF). Dr. Rose…

Chan, Radaza call on Año to give legal opinion on City Hall office dispute

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Both Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan and lone district Representative Paz Radaza have asked Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año to give a legal opinion on their feud over the authority to…

Withdrawal of declaratory relief petition on SRP lot sale to consortium mulled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal office is considering withdrawing from court the request of the previous administration to void the sale of the 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) to the SM-Ayala Consortium. According to…

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