Bohol Gov suggests tax exemption on products, establishments affected by COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/28/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Bohol Governor Arthur Yap suggested the implementation of tax exemptions of some products and establishments related to tourism affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) threat. Yap made his suggestion, during the Regional Development Council…

Regional planning and development (Part 2)

Fernando Fajardo 11/27/2019

Put into law in September 24, 1972 through Presidential Decree (PD) No. 1, the Integrated Reorganization Plan (IRP) of the Executive Branch of the Government brought many changes in the conduct of governance in the country. Among…

Commuter options and the RDC–City Hall tug-of-war

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/05/2018

Even before the Uber-Grab merger occurred, I had an inkling of what would become of the popular network service ride app after securing a ride in one of their member taxis a few days ago. Before the…

Osmeña slammed RDC-7 for “achieving nothing”

Morexette B. Erram 03/22/2018

For Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the scorecard of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC – 7) is but a blank sheet of paper. This was the mayor’s response to criticisms posted by RDC-7 Infrastructure…

Osmeña slams RDC on barred traffic projects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña slammed the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) following reports that the latter barred the projects proposed by Cebu City North District Rep. Raul Del Mar during their conference last Friday,…

Del Mar storms out of RDC meeting but vows to get Congress’ approval

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/16/2018

AFTER PROPOSALS WERE EXCLUDED FROM PAPs When members of the Regional Development Council (RDC)-7 refused to outright endorse around P16 billion worth of underpass projects pushed by Cebu City North District Rep. Raul Del Mar, they had…

Del Mar will not attend RDC meetings after ‘walkout’ incident 

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/16/2018

Cebu City North District Rep. Raul Del Mar expressed that he does not have any plans on attending future meetings of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7). This statement came after he walked out of…

Deferment

Editorial 03/05/2018

The Regional Development Council (RDC) plan to defer the P711.8 million underpass project along UN Avenue in Mandaue City may carry some weight but it’[s ultimately public sentiment and the Mandaue City government that should decide whether…

Tom urged: Seek OPAV, RDC-7’s help

Nestle L. Semilla 03/03/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is encouraged to seek the help of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) and the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) for the improvement of several roads…

Negros Oriental’s return hailed by RDC

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/26/2017

SIQUIJOR — Negros Oriental officials were warmly welcomed in yesterday’s Regional Development Council (RDC-7) to signify the province’s return to Central Visayas. Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and fellow provincial officials attended the council meeting at the…

RDC pushes for ten priority projects for Central Visayas

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/10/2017

CEBU CITY–The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Visayas has endorsed 10 priority projects for the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor and Negros Oriental to the national government. But the biggest will be the projects under the…

RDC 7 okays Mandaue-Consolacion-Liloan bypass project

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/16/2016

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council-Infrastructure Development Committee (RDC 7-IDC) has approved the Mandaue-Consolacion-Liloan bypass road project seen to decongest traffic along the northern highway in Cebu. National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-7) Regional Director Efren Carreon…

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