Cebu City to prioritize typhoon rehabilitation over COVID threat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will prioritize typhoon rehabilitation over the threat of the Omicron variant. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Michael Rama following his meeting with officials of the Cebu Provincial government, Mandaue City,…

Cebu’s ‘heritage of heroism’ driving province’s rehab work, Davide says

Peter L. Romanillos 08/10/2014

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III cited Cebu’s “heritage of heroism” as  the driving force behind massive efforts to recover  from last year’s earthquake and supertyphoon Yolanda. Speaking in last Friday’s Gabii sa Sugbo banquet, Davide said “Cebu’s…

Shelter after the storm

Editorial 01/15/2014

Providing northern Cebu residents ravaged by supertyphoon Yolanda with roofs in time for the Christmas season was an astute move on the part of Gawad Kalinga and its partners in Islands Souvenirs and the LH Foundation. Someone…

Hard look at CICC beyond repair work

Editorial 01/14/2014

The amount isn’t exorbitant, but P160 million to repair and improve the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) is still large enough for the budgets of both the Cebu provincial government and the Mandaue City government to accommodate.…

DOT program raising funds for Yolanda rehab

01/13/2014

For every peso local tourists shell out, part of it will go to rehabilitating areas destroyed by typhoon Yolanda’s onslaught in the Visayas. This is the new approach being spearheaded by the Department of Tourism (DOT) to…

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