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,…

Tudela tops Pilar in Gov’s Cup hoop

Calvin D. Cordova 04/09/2017

Tudela got off to a winning start with a close 50-47 win over Pilar in the North Division of the Governor’s Cup 2017 Cebu Province Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament, which opened yesterday at the Cebu Coliseum. Ernie Belarmino…

Camotes Island now ‘free of drugs’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/16/2016

THE whole of Camotes Island is now drug free. That’s according to Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director Senior Supt. Eric Noble who said that the four towns of Camotes were the first municipalities to be declared…

YOLANDA STATUS REPORT: More work to be done, 3 yrs after

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2016

Government agencies have completed 74 percent of all Yolanda rehabilitation projects in Central Visayas after three years, but an official of the regional National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-7) said a lot remains to be done. Based…

Yolanda 3rd Anniversary: New homes, new lives

Nestle L. Semilla 11/07/2016

Three years after one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the planet smashed into the Philippines on November 8, 2013, thousands of victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Northern Cebu would still be without a decent…

Disaster office eyes PB

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/27/2016

THE Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) is considering asking the Provincial Board to create an ordinance encouraging all local chief executives to retain their town’s disaster responders despite their different political affiliations. Julius Regner of…

DTI allots P73M for ‘Yolanda corridor’ areas in northern Cebu

Dominic D. Yasay 10/26/2016

The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI 7) is earmarking P73 million next year to help more micro, small, and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in one city and 15 municipalities in Cebu that belonged to…

Danao is top LGU in active disaster management offices

Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2016

DANAO City leads the top five local governments with active disaster management offices, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management office (PDRRMO) said. Julius Regner of the PDRRMO said these local governments have disaster management offices that were…

Fishermen in Yolanda-hit areas get fishing boats

03/05/2016

FISHERMEN associations from the 16 municipalities hardest hit by typhoon Yolanda in 2013 finally saw the fulfillment of their dreams. After strong winds and storm surges battered their homes and fishing boats, they are back to fishing.…

Capitol food packs arrive in Pilar

Jhunnex Napallacan, Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/11/2015

Special permit for ro-ro  to ply Tudela-Pilar-Ormoc route Food packs arrived in Pilar, Camotes yesterday after the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) issued a special permit for a bigger vessel, a roll-on, roll-off vessel, of Jomalia Shipping Corp.…

Pilar running out of supplies

Jhunnex Napallacan, Melissa Q. Cabahug, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/10/2015

BAD weather has isolated  the remote island towns of Camotes in northeaast Cebu. With boat trips cancelled, the town of Pilar and parts of Tudela are running out of food and other supplies, said officials. This has…

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