Davide urges Alegria officials to help guard town’s treasures

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/21/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III has instructed local officials in Alegria to closely monitor the gas and oil exploration in the town and make sure environmental laws are followed. “The local government unit (LGU) should constantly monitor…

Use oil, gas revenue to fuel town’s growth, Duterte tells officials

Marc Eric Cosep 05/19/2018

President President Rodrigo Duterte called on officials of Alegria town in southern Cebu to plan the municipality’s development amid the imminent launching of oil and gas production in one of their barangays. Clad in dark polo shirt…

Ties in some towns to be resolved by coin toss

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/15/2018

Candidates in at least seven barangays in Cebu will have to toss a coin in order to determine who among them shall sit as village officials. Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano said the practice of…

Study: 13 Cebu towns rich in live hard corals

Nestle L. Semilla 05/09/2018

Thirteen towns in Cebu province are among the 32 areas in Central Visayas to have been found by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) to have abundant live hard corals. Lorenz Gideon…

Tacloban City, Leyte towns observe Earth Hour

Inquirer.net 03/25/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Earth Hour was observed in this city Saturday night as homes, businesses and government offices turned off power to join the global awareness campaign about climate change. Christopher Garcia, institutional services division head of the Leyte…

Tourist Info Centers in Cebu towns, cities – Costas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/19/2018

TOURIST Information Centers will be set up at every town and city of Cebu Province, which is part of the Oplan: Bantay Turista of the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO). Joselito “Boboi” Costas, PTO head, said that…

2 persons found dead in different towns in Cebu

Rene Alima 03/16/2018

Two men were found dead in the towns of Consolacion and Sibonga, Cebu on Thursday. In the mountain barangay of Papan in Sibonga town, 80-year-old Virgilio Quinto was found lifeless at around 8 a.m. It was Vicente…

Gov’s Cup volleyball in Cebu north towns

Ray Charlie Diaz 03/09/2018

Volleyball action goes to the northern towns of Cebu for the resumption of the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission’s (CPSC) Governor’s Cup Volleyball Tournament today. At the Carmen Municipal Gym in Carmen town, which is around 42 kilometers…

AGATON’S FURY

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2018

Heavy rains triggered floods, landslides in 7 southern towns, 1 city; 2 deaths reported Mary Flor Basadre-Quirante was trembling as she was packing her things inside her devastated house in Barangay Looc, Malabuyoc town, about 137 km…

Four Zamboanga del Norte towns under state of calamity

Inquirer 12/26/2017

  ZAMBOANGA CITY — Four towns in Zamboanga del Norte had a declared state of calamity due to heavy damages brought about by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta, an official said Tuesday. Praxides Rubia, the Zamboanga del Norte…

Capitol pushes purok system in towns

Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/11/2017

THE provincial government is stepping up its campaign to mobilize barangays in towns and cities of Cebu to adopt the “purok (neighborhood/zone)” system to deal with natural and man-made calamities. Baltazar Tribunalo Jr., head of the Provincial…

Capitol donates equipment, services to seven towns

Morexette B. Erram 09/18/2017

ABOUT P3.3 million worth of services and equipment for health, farming and fishing were donated to more than 1,000 beneficiaries in several towns of southern Cebu today. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale…

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