LPG costs dip; fuel prices also set for a rollback

Jordeene B. Lagare 10/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Consumers distressed by rising inflation are in for a double dose of relief as the cost of cooking gas has dropped while other fuel prices are poised to go down for a fifth time…

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in…

Gov’t urged to include electricity bills in relief program

Ronnel Domingo 04/20/2020

With electricity consumers given relief through a staggered payment of bills that accumulated during the enhanced community quarantine, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian is urging the government to include power bills in the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).Also, the consumer-welfare…

Withdrawal of declaratory relief petition on SRP lot sale to consortium mulled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal office is considering withdrawing from court the request of the previous administration to void the sale of the 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) to the SM-Ayala Consortium. According to…

Barug dad on petition for declaratory relief on SRP lot sale: Bound to fail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Partido Barug outgoing Councilor Joel Garganera said the Cebu City Legal Office filing a petition for declaratory relief to declare as void the Negotiated Sales on Installment executed on the South Road Properties…

Cebu City asks for relief donations for fire victims as most stores are on Christmas Day break

Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla 12/25/2018

The victims of the fire in Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu City may have to wait for a while before they can receive their first batch of relief goods.…

WELCOME RELIEF: PARTY AT NAGA EVACUATION CENTER

Zena V. Magto 11/10/2018

  No matter how small the help is, it will really go a long way to make people happy. As an old saying goes, birthdays are blessings that need to be shared. For Kate Uy Estrera, nothing…

Customs officials await order for their relief

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2018

Lawyer Elvira Cruz, district collector of the Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Cebu, said she will continue to report to her post until such time that a formal order is issued for the relief of all bureau…

BOC-7: Yolanda relief goods to be abandoned

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

The Bureau of Customs in Central Visayas (BOC) has declared the abandonment of shipments of at least four container vans filled with relief goods for typhoon Yolanda victims. Elvira Cruz, customs district collector, said the consignees reportedly…

BSP sees yearend in country’s inflation woes

Inquirer.net 09/18/2018

Some of the price increases that have pushed the country’s inflation rate to its highest in nearly a decade can be attributed to a weak peso, which has been on a downtrend since the start of the…

Trillanes fails to get relief from SC

Inquirer.net 09/11/2018

The Supreme Court denied Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s bid to stop the implementation of Proclamation 572. “The Court resolved to deny petitioner Senator Trillanes’ prayer for the issuance of a writ of preliminary injunction and/or temporary restraining…

Sinas orders immediate relief of Ronda police officers

Benjie B. Talisic, Gerard Vincent Francisco USJ-R Intern 09/06/2018

RONDA, Cebu—The director of the Central Visayas police ordered the immediate relief of the commander and all police officers of the Ronda Police Station who were on duty when its mayor was killed inside the municipal hall…

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