Capitol departments receive new vans

Morexette B. Erram 08/11/2017

EIGHT departments of the Cebu Capitol now have brand new utility vans. The Cebu Provincial Government purchased eight brand new Toto vans with a combined sum P6.4 million last July. The ceremonial turnover of the vehicles to…

Capitol extends aid to abuse victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/30/2017

Social workers will be sent to the towns of Catmon and Carmen in northern Cebu next Monday in response to the string of child abuse cases that occurred there. Hedda Largo, gender and development officer of the…

Conference highlights aftercare services for victims of abuse

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/09/2017

The latest data from the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) shows an increasing number of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) victims, rescued victims and survivors being sent to school, according to Governor Hilario Davide III yesterday in…

Cordova residents urged: Help us stop cyberpornography

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/09/2016

VICE Gov. Agnes Magpale is calling on residents of Cordova town to help the provincial government combat the menace of cyberpornography. “Please help us. Report to us any instances of cyberpornography, and I assure you that your…

Capitol to roll out scholarships in Sept.

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/09/2016

ABOUT 70 handicapped, abused, marginalized and children of dysfunctional families will soon be included in a college scholarship program to be sponsored by the Cebu provincial government. Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said her office convened the…

Capitol scholarships open for children of pushers, users

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/18/2016

A PROPOSED ordinance that would grant college scholarships to handicapped, marginalized and poor students will also include children of self-confessed drug users and pushers who surrendered to the police. The proposed ordinance dubbed as “Paglaum (Hope) Scholarship…

PWC intensifies info drive, pushes good values in kids

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/12/2016

The Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) is intensifying its programs aimed at inculcating good values in schoolchildren; and information campaigns in communities to raise awareness on the correct response when confronted by  instances of abuse and violence against…

Magpale not averse to US bases in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/18/2016

CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said she sees nothing wrong with the government allowing US military bases in Cebu if it would really be “for the good of the country.” Magpale, co-chairperson of the Provincial Women’s Commission…

Cebuana rescued from sex trade in Manila

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/11/2016

Cecilia (not her real name), a mother of nine, believed her 17-year-old daughter was going to Cebu City to work when she left their home in Poro, Camotes Islands last month. Little did she know that Ashley…

Law enforcers taught how to handle cybercrimes

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/23/2015

Perpetrators beware. This was the warning issued by Cebu City Prosecutor Lolita Lomanta after a three-day workshop on  cybercrime for  law enforcement agents in Cebu province. “We want to warn perpetrators that we are going after them.…

2ND RETIREE CAUGHT IN BOGO

Apple Ta-as 06/29/2015

US pensioner is second arrested for trafficking in June The parents of a 17-year-old girl saw nothing wrong with her staying with a 67-year-old American retiree in his bungalow home in barangay Odlot, Bogo City in northern…

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