DSWD-7 receives 38,000 online applications for educational assistance in less than 24 hours

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) received about 38,000 online applications for educational assistance, in less than 24 hours since the regional agency reopened the online application for…

DSWD-7 releases over P21 million in educational assistance last Sept. 3

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) provided educational assistance to a total of 7,665 students during its third payout last September 3, 2022. In a statement, the agency…

11 CPA maintenance and repair projects ongoing

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maintenance and repair projects worth P236 million are now being implemented by the Cebu Ports Authority (CPA). Ongoing projects include the repair and rehabilitation of the causeway and roro ramp at the Port…

Mandaue City wants to continue with flood control projects

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- Mandaue City plans to continue the clearing of informal settlers living within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek so it could resume with its flood…

Frasco: Danao City to get projects despite political differences with Duranos

Rosalie Abatayo 02/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Representative Vincent Franco Frasco has assured his opponents in the fifth district of Cebu that their political differences will not be a hindrance in the implementation of projects and the delivery of…

New BFAR regional director eyes more fisheries projects in Central Visayas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY—Putting up more fish hatcheries are among the projects that the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will be implementing with the assumption of Allan Poquita as the new regional director for Central Visayas. Poquita…

P1.4T worth of projects to be passed on to Duterte successor

Ronnel W. Domingo 01/17/2020

President Duterte will leave to his successor “an impressive P1.4 trillion worth of projects ready to be implemented” compared to just P50 billion at the end of Benigno Aquino III’s term, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez…

Cebu province to implement road projects in barangays

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/20/2019

CEBU CITY—Road projects and insurance coverage for barangay officials and employees were among the good news that Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia shared during the Barangay Captains’ General Assembly held on Friday at the IEC Convention Center in…

COA flags Capitol for delay in implementing P422-M worth of infra projects

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — State auditors have flagged the “undue delay” of the implementation of P422-million worth of infrastructure projects of the Cebu provincial government. In the Commission on Audit’s (COA) Annual Audit Report for 2018, the…

DOTr: 17 airport projects finished during first half of Duterte’s term

07/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 17 airport projects have been completed under the first half of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the DOTr said two new…

DepEd considering ban on ‘likes-based’ school projects

06/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday said it was “contemplating” banning giving outputs wherein the grades depend on the number of “likes” they would receive on social media. The Department of Information and…

LGUs urged to actively identify projects for possible ADB funding

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Local governments in Cebu and other areas in the Visayas should be proactive in identifying projects for possible funding by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Kelly Bird, ADB country director for the Philippines, said…

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