Ensuring your CSR programs have impact

Inquirer.net 07/19/2019

Although most companies regard corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a way to enhance their public image, we must be reminded of what CSR is supposed to be: to take responsibility for the company’s effects on the well-being…

DENR-7 officials, employees told to implement river rehab programs

Doris C. Bongcac 11/26/2018

Taking their cue from Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, officials and employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) are now finalizing their rehabilitation plans to ensure that rivers in the region are…

DOH cites Lapu health programs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/25/2018

LAPU-Lapu City Hall bagged six awards including the Most Outstanding Local Government Unit for Local Health System given by the regional Department of Health (DOH-7) last Nov. 15. Acting City Health Officer Dr. Agnes Cecile Realiza said…

CCDC wants council to allocate funds to improve security programs in city

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

  The Cebu City Development Council has proposed to the City Council to allocate P211-million worth of funds to augment security in Cebu City. This formed part of the proposed Annual Investment Plan (AIP) of the city…

Long-term programs for agri sector, not cap on rice prices

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/29/2018

CEMVEDCO PREXY’S VIEWS The government should provide programs that will support the agriculture industry in the long term as a way to stabilize the prices of rice and by imposing a cap on rice prices. Erwin Goc-ong,…

Faith, community-based rehab programs solution to drug problems, says Palma

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2018

The country’s drug problem may be solved not by violence but through spiritual enlightenment, faith and a solid support group. So was the message of Archbishop Jose Palma as he celebrated mass for the over 500 recovering…

Schools told to offer programs on cybersecurity

Rosalie Abatayo 08/16/2018

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Cyber Bureau urged higher education institutions to offer programs on cybersecurity to address the projected demand of cybersecurity professionals in the coming years. Genalyn Macalinao, cybersecurity policy head of…

Cebu Sk Federation President to focus on sports, livelihood programs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/21/2018

Sports and livelihood are among the programs that the newly elected Cebu Province SK Federation President Jericho Rubio will highlight for the youth during his administration. The 18-year-old SK Federation President visited the Office of the Governor…

Samboan to upgrade roads, homestay options for tourists

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/17/2018

Capitalizing on the influx of tourists in Cebu, the southern town of Samboan is working on upgrading their road networks and training personnel to keep up with international standards. Vice Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr. said they hope…

Gov’t urged: Provide programs for rescued cyberporn victims

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Benjie B. Talisic 06/10/2018

THE government is encouraged to provide programs for children rescued from cyberpornography operations. Lawyer Noemi Truya-Abarientos, litigation and advocacy coordinator of the Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB), made this call amid the latest arrest of a pregnant woman…

DSWD-7 to bar politicians from joining agency programs – Macapobre

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has warned candidates in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections against the use of agency programs for the advancement of their candidacies. DSWD-7 Director Evelyn…

Local tourism execs: More programs from DOT’s new chief

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/09/2018

WITH Cebu and Central Visayas’ tourism efforts gaining ground over the past several years, local stakeholders hope for more programs from the new leadership of the Department of Tourism (DOT). The Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants Association of Cebu…

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