PWD Mandaue City City Hall employee files complaint against Mayor Luigi Quisumbing

Futch Inso 01/30/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu – A Mandaue City hall employee who is a person with disability (PWD) lodged a complaint against Mayor Luigi Gabriel Quisumbing before the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas because of his reassignment.  Michael Pielago…

PWD job fair: A new hope

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/28/2018

Anpaul Hilongo had been on a quest for four months now. Hilongo, who just graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology last March submitted applications for various job positions in supermarkets, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies…

COMELEC to assist indigenous peoples, illiterates, PWD

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/07/2018

Comelec Provincial Election Supervisor Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano assures to give assistance to indigenous people, illiterate voters, and persons with disabilities (PWDs) on May 14 election. He said there are many indigenous people (IP) who are active…

Auto mechanic shot dead; personal grudge eyed as motive

Chris A. Ligan 03/02/2018

A person with disability (PWD) was shot dead a few meters away from his repair shop in Sitio Cahipa, Barangay Hipodromo in Cebu City on Friday dawn. The victim, Jesse Marie Ferrero, an auto mechanic, came out…

BFP-7 to prepare PWDs in case of fire

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/28/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) is planning to create a program to extend its Information Education Campaign (IEC) to persons with disabilities (PWDs). Fire Chief Insp. Noel Nelson Ababon, Cebu City fire marshall,…

PWD’s struggle and success

PR 04/02/2017

If you happen to visit the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) office in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, you have probably met or seen this guy in his wheelchair behind the cashier counter.…

Forum updates PWDs on their rights, benefits

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/18/2017

Groups of persons with disabilities (PWDs) from all over Cebu attended a forum on their rights, privileges and benefits at the Social Hall of Cebu City Hall last Friday. Dubbed “Ang Pagtambayayong Alang Sa Atong Kaigsuonang PWD…

DSWD-7 spearheads PWD summit

PR 03/09/2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) conducted a whole-day PWD Summit yesterday at the Montebello Villa Hotel in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Topics discussed were the 10 Point Agenda on persons with…

Taxi driver in trouble

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/29/2016

For allegedly insulting a couple, who are persons with disability (PWDs), a taxi driver is in trouble after the couple filed a complaint against him at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7)…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen shoot dead PWD in Mandaue

Lesley Cara Delos Santos, Norman V. Mendoza 12/29/2016

CEBU CITY–A 42-year old person with disability (PWD) was killed after he was shot by one of the four persons on board two motorcycles past 11 p.m. on Wednesday in Mandaue City, Cebu. Sergio Dean, who had…

Blind woman dies, another seriously injured in Apas fire

12/05/2016

A blind woman died and another one injured in an afternoon fire that hit a densely-packed community in Barangay Apas, Cebu City on Monday. Cebu City Fire Marshall Rogelio Bongabong Jr. said that Natividad Bacalan, 68, was…

Free medicines

Editorial 11/14/2016

On the surface, the plan to hire 600 job order workers to distribute medicines to Cebu City beneficiaries under the Osmeña administration’s Long Life Medical Assistance program looks to be redundant as argued by the Team Rama…

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