Villar to DPWH-7: Widen Mambaling Underpass side roads before year ends

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Complete the widening of Natalio Bacalso Highway, especially along the Mambaling Underpass in Cebu City. This was the marching order of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar to the…

Typhoon Ulysses leaves P4.25-B damage to infrastructure –DPWH

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 11/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Damage to infrastructure caused by the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses has so far reached an estimated P4.254 billion, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Friday. “Ngayon po meron po kaming preliminary…

Road widening in N. Bacalso to continue after tree issues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) will proceed with the road widening at N. Bacalso National Highway after two months of hiatus following the refusal of the city…

Villar to focus on agriculture for her legislative agenda

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/20/2019

CEBU CITY—Reelected Senator Cynthia Villar again expressed disinterest in the position of Senate President and instead, preferred to continue focusing on agriculture for her legislative agenda. Villar was in Cebu Thursday to speak at the 14th National…

Villar: I don’t want to be Senate president but agri committee head

Futch Anthony Inso 06/06/2019

CARCAR CITY, Philippines — Reelected Senator Cynthia Villar reiterates that she is not interested in becoming the next Senate president in the incoming 18th Congress. “Sila lang naman yung nagsasabi na gusto kong mag-Senate president kasi nag-number…

Final, official count: Villar 1st, Binay 12th in Senate race

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Re-electionist Sen. Cynthia Villar topped the 2019 senatorial race dominated by administration-backed candidates as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) finished the counting of all votes for the midterm elections. The Comelec, sitting as the…

TUCP backs 12 Senate bets who will further workers’ agenda

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has announced on Tuesday, May 7, their endorsement of 12 senatorial candidates whom they believe can further their cause for the welfare of the labor…

Duterte okays franchise of Villar-owned telco, Streamtech

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the franchise of the Villar-owned Streamtech Systems Technologies Inc. to provide nationwide telecommunications services. The President signed Republic Act No. 11089 on Oct. 18, 2018, allowing Streamtech “to construct, install, establish, operate…

Villar: No rice shortage in PH; it’s all with traders

Inquirer.net 09/04/2018

SENATOR Cynthia Villar on Tuesday said she thinks there is no rice shortage in the country and that the rice that should have been in the market are just stocked in the storage of traders. “For me,…

INQUIRER.net apologizes to Villar

Inquirer.net 08/23/2018

INQUIRER.NET on Monday (Aug. 20, 2018) posted a story quoting Sen. Cynthia Villar as saying there will be no extension on the closure of Boracay Island. Thus, the reopening of the resort island, the senator said, would…

Villar: Coco levy fund bill gets bicam OK

Inquirer.net 08/01/2018

THE congressional bicameral conference committee has approved a bill that would create the coconut levy trust fund, Senator Cynthia Villar said on Wednesday. “Na-adopt ang Senate version and then it will be managed by a reconstituted PCA,”…

Villar: Help local dairy, cacao producers to improve yield

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

Senator Cynthia Villar said there is a need to focus on the development of cacao and dairy industries in Cebu and the rest of the country to encourage Filipinos to patronize local produce. Villar said that only…

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