Why you should love the humble Kamunggay

Doris Mondragon 04/07/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu—Most people depend on vitamin pills sold in drugstores to combat vitamin deficiency or lower the risk of certain diseases, or to just be proactive about their health. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But did…

No price increase on vegetables amid summer

Nestle Semilla 05/09/2018

The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) director Salvador Diputado said that there has been no increase of prices of vegetables and crops in Central Visayas. Diputado added that most of the vegetables available in the…

‘Conservation should be included’

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/27/2017

THE plan to build economic zones (ecozones) in 17 possible sites in Cebu province should be in harmony with the country’s conservation goals. Provincial Tourism Officer Boboi Costas said that the plan is a brilliant idea because…

SRP TRUCK ACCIDENT

Lito M. Tecscon 12/04/2016

Cebu City traffic personnel push the truck loaded with vegetables, which fell on its side after a tire exploded as it was cruising along the South Coastal Road. Security and traffic personnel pick up the vegetables, which…

Stroke—how to prevent it

Alex Pacquiao 10/30/2016

STROKE is a sudden severe illness that attacks the brain. There are two basic types. Ischemic strokes, which account for about 80 percent of total strokes, happen when blood flow to a part of the brain is…

Vegetable production down in Dalaguete

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/04/2016

VEGETABLE production in Dalaguete town went down by 25 to 30 percent due to El Niño, leading to increases in the prices of vegetables, Dalaguete Mayor Ronald Allan Cesante said yesterday. Cesante said the gate price of…

‘Pahugyaw sa Kabukiran’ opens in Malubog

Nestle L. Semilla 06/07/2015

An agro-trade fair, Pinoy games and festival dance performances opened yesterday the first “Pahugyaw sa Kabukiran” organized by the Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC). Barangay chairman Elvis Narra of Adlaon, who is also the overall…

DA probes cause of livestock deaths

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/28/2014

The Dept of Agriculture in Region 7 has started collecting tissue samples of dead livestock Cebu’s mountainous barangays to check if they died of hypothermia. According to the National Meat Inspection Services – 7 Director Romeo Capa,…

Veggies supply runs low in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/27/2014

Pepe Bacus, a 39-year-old vegetable farmer of the mountain barangay of Gaas in Balamban town, is worried that he’ll have to wait until May rather than March to harvest his crops. “Harvest season is after every two…

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