Army reservist lawyer named most outstanding COVID-19 volunteer in Central Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) named a lawyer in the army reservist as the Most Outstanding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Volunteer in the region. This was part of the national…

RDC-7 appeals to Supreme Court to designate special courts for right of way acquisition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) is urging the Supreme Court to assign special courts in the region for handling expropriation cases for the Right of Way (ROW) acquisition of an…

Business groups support Project Balik Buhay 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Five business organizations express their support to the Project Balik Buhay eyed for implementation in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu on May 21, 2020. Their support is signified in a joint advisory to…

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…

Bridges, roads, drainage top RDC-7 infra projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/10/2017

To connect the islands of Cebu and Bohol, Bohol and Leyte, and finally, Cebu to Negros with the construction of three bridges are among the top priorities of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) under…

Cobonpue assumes new gov’t post

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/10/2017

EXPECT a more “casual” Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Visayas. As newly-appointed chairperson, internationally renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, took his post on Friday, Cobonpue said he wanted to do things more “casually” in his first…

Feasibility study on bypass road project OK’d

Dominic D. Yasay 12/13/2016

With the Regional Development Council’s (RDC) approval of the feasibility study on the proposed Mandaue-Consolacion-Liloan bypass road project, Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis “Luigi” Quisumbing expressed optimism that Mandaue will soon get rid of huge container trucks…

Cebu bizmen: Cebu-Bohol bridge will spur tourism, economic growth

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/07/2016

CEBUANO business leaders are looking forward to the planned Cebu-Bohol Friendship Bridge, a project which they said will help spur the economies of the two neighboring island-provinces. Gordon Alan Joseph, president of the Cebu Business Club (CBC),…

YOLANDA STATUS REPORT: More work to be done, 3 yrs after

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2016

Government agencies have completed 74 percent of all Yolanda rehabilitation projects in Central Visayas after three years, but an official of the regional National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-7) said a lot remains to be done. Based…

Governor Davide, Cobonpue among nominees for RDC chair, co-chair

Nestle L. Semilla 08/30/2016

THE Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) nominated six of its members for possible appointment by President Rodrigo Duterte as chairman and co-chairman of the council. During their full council meeting yesterday, the members nominated three…

Bo’s Coffee plans to buy coffee beans from Tuburan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/05/2016

OFFICIALS of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) are optimistic of the chances of coffee farmers in Tuburan town in midwestern Cebu of having a local coffee shop chain as the buyer of their coffee…

Binay promises to give Cebu P145B projects yearly if he wins

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/04/2016

IF VICE President Jejomar Binay becomes president, Cebu City will get P145 billion worth of projects every year, said Mayor Michael Rama. “When I have my president, my president will commit billions. I asked for a P145…

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