OPAV wants giant billboards taken down as safety measure vs typhoon ‘Ompong’

Morexette B. Erram 09/13/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) has advised owners to roll down giant billboards in preparation for the entry of typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) into the country. In a statement sent to…

OPAV to inspect resorts in Bantayan, Camotes

Futch Anthony Inso and Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle Semilla 05/04/2018

Oslob town, which is famous for its whalesharks, may not be the only coastal town where illegal structures are built within the 20-meter easement zone. The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV), together with…

OPAV to businesses: “Comply with environmental standards or else”

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semillla 05/04/2018

Oslob may not be the only coastal town where there are illegal structures built within the 20-meter easement zone. Jonjie Gonzales, chief of staff of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas, said they are…

Osmeña to file case against OPAV’s brother in relation to city-owned condominium

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will pursue the filing of case again Allan Dino, brother of Officer of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Micheal Dino for failing to conduct a soil boring test before…

Tom urged: Seek OPAV, RDC-7’s help

Nestle L. Semilla 03/03/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is encouraged to seek the help of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) and the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) for the improvement of several roads…

OPAV honors Urduja volunteers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/11/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) honored volunteers, including four miners from Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC), who risked life and limb in a search and rescue operation in Biliran town shortly before Christmas…

Dino asks Malacañang to make October 26 a holiday for Cardinal Vidal

Morexette B. Erram 10/21/2017

As tribute for the late prelate, the Office of the Presidential Assistant of the Visayas (OPAV) eyes to declare October 26 a national holiday in commemoration of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. OPAV secretary Michael Dino…

Council seeks probe on cash aid programs

Margarette Managaytay 11/06/2016

THE Cebu City Council is seeking an investigation on confusing procedures of the city’s two programs City Hospitalization Assistance and Medicines Program (CHAMP), Burial Assistance Program and the Office of the Senior Citizens’ Affairs (OSCA). The Council…

OPAV to partner with Cebu private hospitals in the rehab of drug users

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/05/2016

    The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) is eyeing a partnership with private hospitals in the rehabilitation of drug dependents in Cebu. Presidential Assistant in the Visayas Michael Dino said the lack…

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