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CEBU’S 1ST TOLL EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado declared that the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway or CCLEX will soon boost Cebu’s road network capacity. In his inspection at the project over Mactan channel, Mercado commended the efforts of the local government units of Cebu City and Municipality of Cordova which entered into Public-Private Partnership […]

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PRC SENDS HELP TO ‘ODETTE’-HIT BOHOL, CEBU

Senator Dick Gordon sent relief goods to families affected by the recent supertyphoon Odette in some parts of Visayas and Mindanao in an effort to spread hope to them and rebuild their lives with dignity. Gordon assured that the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) he chairs will continue to assist the most vulnerable residents in Ubay […]

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CEBUANOS TO RECOVER FROM ‘ODETTE’: PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan is confident that Cebuanos will bounce back from the devastation of Super Typhoon Odette, as he called on national agencies, civic organizations, and the private sector to help the province. Pangilinan said that he received a word from a close friend who told him that the province faced similar devastations in the […]

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CEBU COMMUNITY BAGS UN BEST TOURISM VILLAGE AWARD

With tourism promotion among local communities bearing fruit, a local suburb bagged the Best Tourism Village Award from the United Nations World Tourism Organization.  Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat expressed her elation with the latest development, recognizing the “remarkable work” of the local community in Bojo, Aloguinsan, Cebu through the Bojo Aloguinsan Ecotourism Association or BAETAS […]

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ISKO MORENO TO TURN VISAYAS INTO ECONOMIC HUB

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso promised to strengthen local infrastructure to empower the Visayan economy. In an interview after meeting with Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, Domagoso said building new infrastructure such as bridges, road networks, and railways can lead to the emergence of new economic hubs outside Luzon.  Moreno said he […]

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ISKO MORENO REACHES OUT TO 2ND BIGGEST PH COOP

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno drew praise from entrepreneurs and cooperative members in Cebu after being the first presidential aspirant to reach out to the country’s second largest cooperative.Around 50 representatives from various cooperatives in the country attended the assembly at the meeting hall of the Cebu CFI Cooperative. The Cebu CFI Cooperative was started by […]

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GET PEOPLE’S PULSE ON ISSUES – ISKO MORENO

Despite being one of the top performing aspirants in recent presidential surveys, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso said he is more concerned about people’s issues than their political preferences.In a press conference in Moalboal, Cebu, Domagoso said he has been going around the country and visiting ordinary Filipinos from different sectors for that purpose. “Are […]

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HERITAGE ZONES IN ILOCOS, CEBU GET SENATE OK

Concerned with the conservation and preservation of a city in Cebu and a municipality in Ilocos Sur, the Senate approved on third and final reading two local bills declaring them as heritage zones. Approved were House Bill Nos. 5644 and 7927. The measures seek to declare Carcar City in Cebu and San Vicente in Ilocos […]

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750 CEBU FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSING – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in coordination with the National Housing Authority and local government officials, turned over a total of 750 permanent housing units to qualified beneficiaries in Bogo, Cebu last September 27, 2021, as part of the housing commitment of Task Force Yolanda which Nograles heads. The free housing distribution was done through a […]

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CEBU TOURISM WORKERS 51% VAXXED – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism’s (DOT) push to vaccinate tourism frontliners in Cebu continue to gain traction, following the inoculation of 7,764 tourism workers, or 51.89% percent of the 15,257 target. Of its initial 1,062 target, Mandaue City already provided shots for 647 tourism workers, translating to 60.92 percent vaccination rate, while Lapu-Lapu City inoculated 82.70 […]