Campaign for safe return of in-person classes kicks off in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local government officials here have partnered with the U.S. government to promote the return of safe in-person classes.  The BidaKid campaign kicked off on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at the Ayala Center Cebu. The initiative…

Cebu City mulls workshop for schools selected to return to F2F

Morexette Marie Erram 03/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government is mulling to conduct a workshop for schools selected to proceed with face-to-face classes. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) met with representatives from the Local School Board and USAID on…

Cebu City exec: 13 mountain barangay schools gear up for face-to-face classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd) are preparing for the return of face-to-face classes in the mountain barangays in Cebu City. Councilor Joel Garganera,…

Lapu, USAID ink MOA for establishment of community-based drug rehab program

Futch Anthony Inso 06/03/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday afternoon, June 3, 2021, for the establishment of a Community-Based…

IACAT seeks higher conviction rate for sex traffickers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that they recorded an increase in convictions related to human trafficking in the country from 2018 to 2019. Lawyer Yvette Coronel, deputy executive director of the…

‘Intensify marine protection’

Marian Z. Codilla, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/16/2015

Environment advocates called on government to intensify efforts to ensure marine protection after 137 tons of sea  shells were seized in Olango island last week. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) retrieved 24,468  seashells of…

Scientist: Reclamation projects to worsen fisheries problems

Marian Z. Codilla 06/16/2015

CORON, PALAWAN – National scientist Angel Alcala said reclamation projects would only worsen the decline of fish catch and strain the livelihood of municipal fisher folk. “Reclamation is generally bad. When you reclaim an area, you convert…

US turns over feasibility study on water supply project to Tacloban

PR 06/10/2015

AS part of the US government’s continuing commitment to help the people of Leyte recover from the destruction caused by typhoon Yolanda, the United States Embassy Manila turned over to Tacloban City the Rapid Feasibility Study for…

DOH sets forum on tropical diseases

PR 06/08/2015

THE Department of Health (DOH), with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will host the fourth national Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) stakeholders forum on June 24-25 at the Marco Polo Plaza in Cebu City.…

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