Mandaue City taps gov’t agencies to address flooding problems

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/23/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City is closely coordinating with some government agencies to help address the city’s flooding problems. The city has coordinated with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Office of…

‘Bayan Bangon Muli’ caravan launch in Compostela to bring free government services to the people

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The “Bayan Bangon Muli” caravan will be launched in Compostela, Cebu, on May 21, 2023, offering various government services for free. Compostelanhons and residents from neighboring towns in northern Cebu could avail of…

Father of Malasakit Centers visits VSMMC’s facility on its 5th anniversary

Futch Anthony Inso 02/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go visited the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, to join in the celebration of the VSMMC Malasakit Center’s 5th anniversary. Go was considered…

Lapu-Lapu mayor to OPAV Secretary: We need help on our ‘big ticket’ projects

Futch Anthony Inso 12/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is hoping that with the appointment of Terence Calatrava as the secretary of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV), the secretary can help…

More Metro Cebu pharmacies to serve as venue for booster shots soon– OPAV

Doris C. Bongcac 02/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More Metro Cebu pharmacies have joined the government’s “Resbakuna sa Botika” program and will soon serve as additional venue for administering booster shots. And instead of implementing the program separately, this will now…

Over 3k residents in Bantayan Is. got COVID vaccine jab

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In an effort to expedite the safe reopening of the tourism industry, more than 3,000 residents in Bantayan Island were jabbed with the COVID-19 vaccines. The government and private sector conducted a two-day…

Dino ‘glad’ with Duterte’s acceptance of nomination to run for VP

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/26/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) said he is glad that President Rodrigo Duterte accepted the “clamor of the people to sustain the…

Unified Cebu agrees to implement MECQ

Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All local government units (LGUs) in Cebu will be implementing the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) that the Interagency Task Force (IATF) has recommended here. The mayors of all LGUs met with Cebu…

RDC-7 appeals to Lapu-Lapu City: Reconsider realignment of Fourth Bridge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (IDC) is asking Lapu-Lapu City to reconsider its plans of realigning the original plans for the proposed Fourth Bridge connecting Mactan Island to mainland Cebu. During…

Dino to chief execs: Be patient, vaccines are coming

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential Assistant to the Visayas, Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino is urging the local chief executives in the Visayas to be more patient with the vaccines. Dino said that he will be lobbying for…

OPAV to Visayas LGUs: Follow Mandaue City’s example

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 04/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) is asking other local government units to emulate the example that Mandaue City showed during the conduct of its community vaccination program that…

Gov’t target: 100 frontliners from Visayas to be sent to NCR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local and national government officials are targeting to send a total of 100 health workers from Visayas to the country’s capital to help address the spike of COVID-19 there. On Wednesday, April 7,…

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