DTI takes steps to address shortage of surgical masks

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY—The lone producer of surgical masks in the Philippines has committed to increase their production to cope with the demand for their product. In a statement posted on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Facebook…

Danao City bulk supply soon to flow; Compostela barangays ready to accept water

PR 11/30/2019

The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and Danao City Government met with Compostela officials Thursday to finalize delivery points for the final pipeline that needs to be installed before the supply flows by the first quarter of…

New Capitol Site well to improve water supply in 2 barangays

PR 11/30/2019

HUNDREDS of residents in Barangays Capitol Site and Kalunasan will experience longer water service hours after the Metropolitan Cebu Water District’s (MCWD) private bulk water supplier commissioned its new well in Barangay Capitol Site yesterday, November 6,…

District hospital in Argao experiences understaffing due to ’employment issues’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A shortage of medical personnel is hounding the Isidro C. Kintanar Memorial Hospital (ICKMH) in Argao town, southern Cebu. ICKMH, a district hospital, serves the constituents of Argao and its neighboring towns…

Aboitiz Construction eyes various strategies to acquire skilled manpower

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Faced with shortage of skilled workers, Aboitiz Construction Inc. (ACI) has come up with various strategies on how they will address their manpower needs for their various projects. Albert Ignacio Jr., president of Aboitiz Construction,…

Cebu City’s Sambag residents get free water rations from MCWD

Zena V. Magto 04/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria Sandra Merida, 58, has not had running water in their home for almost five days now. This goes to majority of the residents living in Sitio Pailob, Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu…

… as he jokes: Rice shortage fault of drug addicts in rehab centers

Inquirer.net 09/27/2018

BLAME it on drug addicts, again. President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday shared a theory that the rice shortage in the country could have been caused by drug addicts in rehabilitation centers who now enjoy eating food. “Ngayon…

Villar: No rice shortage in PH; it’s all with traders

Inquirer.net 09/04/2018

SENATOR Cynthia Villar on Tuesday said she thinks there is no rice shortage in the country and that the rice that should have been in the market are just stocked in the storage of traders. “For me,…

Bohol experiences fish supply shortage- BFAR-7

Futch A. Inso 08/24/2018

  The province of Bohol continues to suffer from the expensive cost of fish in the market as a result of supply shortage. The Bureau of Fisheries and Acquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has noted a…

Unused classrooms despite shortage

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2018

SOME school buildings in Cebu province remained vacant despite completion, a report from the Commission on Audit (COA) stated. Amaryllis Villarmia, information officer of the Department of Education (DepEd) 7, said they are now coordinating with the…

CLASSROOM SHORTAGE WOES

MAO BA? 06/25/2018

The news about the prevailing issue on the insufficient number of classrooms in public schools in the entire region drew strong reactions from Cebuano netizens. This came after the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) admitted…

MCWD: Metro Cebu to face water shortage in 7 years

Doris Mae Mondragon and Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2018

Aside from the monstrous traffic, pollution, floods and an ever-rising crime rate, Metro Cebu will soon have to contend with another major problem — shortage of potable water. And this bleak scenario could happen as early as…

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