Full power restoration won’t be achieved by Jan. 31 — Visayan Electric

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to extensive damage in wirings and infrastructure in interior communities, power in Metro Cebu may not be fully restored by January 31. Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operating officer (COO) of…

Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Alegria is planning to develop a housing project for families displaced by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Alegria’s local government on Thursday, January 27 announced through social media that negotiations…

Odette survivors in Balamban receive P7.2M in cash aid from national gov’t

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Residents in Balamban who were severely affected by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) are expected to receive cash aid from the national government. The local government of Balamban announced that their municipality has received around…

Lapu-Lapu CSWDO urges council to approve AIP so cash aid for Odette victims may be released

Futch Anthony Inso 01/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) is urging the city council to pass the Annual Investment Plan (AIP) for the proposed annual budget so that they can utilize the donations…

Mandaue Hospital patients transferred to tents as repair work starts

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/26/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Patients at the Mandaue City Hospital were temporarily transferred to the tents outside the facility due to the ongoing repair work of the damaged parts of the hospital caused by typhoon Odette.…

Rama to City Accounting: Hasten obligating of budget to release P5K typhoon aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the City Accounting Department to hasten the obligating of the budget allocated for the P5,000 aid for structure owners affected by Typhoon Odette. Rama said the…

Oslob to reopen Sumilon sand bar, whale-shark watching to tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More tourist destinations in Cebu province are set to welcome back guests more than a month after they were closed due to Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). The local government of Oslob on…

Capitol releases P17M as incentives for police, soldiers, linemen 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government on Monday, January 24, has begun distributing the cash incentives they promised to police officers, soldiers, and linemen who helped in the post-Odette rehabilitation works. The Capitol on Monday…

Cebeco III: 80% of households reenergized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Electricity is back in more than 84,000 houses in midwestern Cebu, over a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) ravaged the province.  Power distributor Cebu Electric Cooperative III (Cebeco III) reported that…

Cebu receives aid from Chinese community

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Help continues to pour for Odette-stricken residents in Cebu province. The latest batch came from the Chinese community in Cebu.  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on January 18 personally received at least 2,000 sacks…

Pescador Island closed to public for 3 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Moalboal has decided to close one of its popular tourist spots for three months. The municipality on January 19 announced that Pescador Island will be temporarily closed for three…

Netizens react to ‘poging lineman’ viral photo

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/22/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A photo of a good-looking lineman from Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc. (BENECO) made rounds on social media as it sparked “kilig” and good vibes to netizens. According to LEYECO IV’s Facebook post, ‘Kuya J.’…

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