Public schools in Cebu conduct simulation, orientation before start of face-to-face classes

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only a week left before November 15, several public schools in Cebu province have conducted simulation exercises for the resumption of limited face-to-face classes. One of them was Pilar National High School,…

Pilar mayor changes stand: Cemeteries will remain closed on Nov. 1 and 2

Futch Anthony Inso 10/31/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cemeteries in the municipality in Pilar town will be closed on All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 respectively. This developed after Mayor Manuel Santiago of Pilar …

Medcerts only for Pilar-bound travelers from Leyte

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government has dropped swab tests as travel conditions for travelers from Leyte bound for Pilar town in Camotes Island. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in a memorandum she issued and signed last…

Two farmers nabbed for allegedly raping mentally-challenged girl

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two farmers, who were wanted for raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl on March this year, were arrested today, July 16, in their house in one of the towns in northern Cebu. Noriel…

Frasco files bill for proposed Camotes Cebu Domestic Airport

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourists and residents may soon be able to access Camotes Islands by plane, cutting off the long travel time from mainland Cebu to the island group in Cebu’s northeast. Cebu fifth district Representative…

Two Cebu towns complete SAP payout to family-beneficiaries

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two municipalities in Cebu have already completed the payout of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) emergency cash subsidy for the family-beneficiaries in their respective areas, the Department of Social Welfare and Development in…

Ursula damages Daanbantayan’s LDRRM office, causes power interruption in northern Cebu towns

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Not even the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of the Municipality of Daanbantayan escaped the wrath of Typhoon Ursula.  As of 11 p.m., the Cebu Provincial DRRM Office reported that the Daanbantayan…

Pilar scores 2nd win in 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament

Jonas N. Panerio 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Pilar basketball team gave its home fans something to cheer for as they nipped Poro, 75-72, in the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in a…

Four more towns, one city in Cebu province set to declare state of calamity due to effects of El Niño

Zena V. Magto 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five more local government units of the province of Cebu are set to declare a state of calamity in their localities due to the effects of the weak El Niño in their areas.…

How acting helped Cebuano DJ and actor cope with depression

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Anthony “Choi” Uy’s bad experiences during his younger years made him suffer depression for a year. That was back in 2012 when Uy refused to go out and interact. But Uy found hope when…

The Candidates: Pilar, Camotes Island

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/25/2018

Gerly Cotimar Age: 20 Town: Pilar (Camotes Island) Course: Business and Accountancy Major (University of Cebu) Titles: Miss Pacific Mall 2017, Miss Masbate 2016, Miss Barili 2016, Miss Yuletide Model 2016, and Miss Getafe Bohol 2015 GERLY…

Barangays in Pilar town to be declared as ‘drug free’

Rosalie Abatayo 05/08/2018

All of the 13 barangays of Pilar town in Camotes will be declared as drug cleared. This makes Pilar the second LGU in the province to be categorized as drug cleared, next only to Bogo City. However,…

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