New PDEA-7 director to prioritize drug rehabilitation

Morexette B. Erram 08/08/2018

Lawyer Wardley Getalla, the new director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), plans to establish drug reformatory facilities in the region. Getalla said that arresting drug users and sellers is not enough to…

Cebu City to build first drug rehab center

Morexette Eram 08/04/2018

  The Cebu City government is planning to construct its first-ever drug rehabilitation center in Barangay Bonbon. COSAP director Garry Lao said they already sent a request to the Tourism and Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza)…

Parade kicks off National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

07/17/2018

Persons with disabilites (PWDs) from different Cebu City barangays convened at the Cebu City Hall for the 40th celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (NDPRW) on Tuesday afternoon (July 17). The week-long celebration aims…

DPWH-7 to fund rehabilitation of rivers to address Metro Cebu flooding

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/13/2018

  The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) is fast-tracking river improvement works to help minimize flooding in Metro Cebu. Engr. Earl Escanuela of the project monitoring management office-flood control management cluster said…

Mananga Bridge rehabilitation to start Friday

Rosalie Abatayo 04/26/2018

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will implement a full closure of the Cebu City-bound lanes of the 390-meter bridge following the rehabilitation and preventive maintenance of the third Mananga Bridge in the Cebu South…

DPWH to close Mananga bridge for rehabilitation

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) Second District Chief Engineer Leslie Anthony Molina pushes for a full closure of the city-bound portion of Mananga Bridge 3 for rehabilitation and preventive maintenance. Molina said that they…

Promoting rehabilitation of the differently abled through sports

Ray Charlie Diaz 03/02/2018

PADS wheelchair basketball Over 35 aspiring athletes participated in the Philippine Accessible Disability Services (PADS) Inc. Wheelchair Basketball Program at Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex (MCCSC). PADS Inc. Executive Officer John Paul Maunes headed the sports…

Hopes high for Butuanon River’s rehabilitation

Norman V. Mendoza 11/22/2017

There was indeed hope for the Butuanon River to be rehabilitated after environmentalist and former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez assessed the river’s current situation in a visit yesterday in Mandaue City. Various stakeholders from the Department of…

One more building with 30 stragglers to clear and it’s over

Inquirer.net 10/23/2017

MARAWI CITY – Just one two-storey building to clear out and it’s all over. Col. Romeo Brawner Jr., deputy commander of Joint Task Group Ranao, said on Sunday that the troops would “do everything to finish the…

Senators call for speedy Marawi City rehabilitation

Inquirer.net 10/16/2017

Senators on Wednesday lauded the combined efforts of the military and police in Marawi City, as the end of the months-long siege draws closer with the death of terrorists Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute. But after the…

60 inmates lose visitation rights

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2017

The management of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) ordered the suspension of visitation privileges of 60 inmates on Friday, a day after shabu was found from inside the detention cells that they occupy. Roberto…

Gov’t needs P1B for rehab of quake-hit areas in Leyte

USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/08/2017

Around P1 billion is needed to rehabilitate earthquake-stricken towns in Leyte province. The estimate is contained in a report by the members of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) team of the National Economic and Development Authority…

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