Cebu City monitors areas with most street kids

CEBU, Philippines — With the Yuletide season just around the corner, the recurring problem of children roaming around the Cebu City’s streets has surfaced anew. This prompted the Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) to monitor areas with high concentrations of street children. DSWS Chief Lea Japson said street children are often seen begging from motorists and …

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October 21-22, 2017 Hi brothers and sisters in Ch…

October 21-22, 2017 Hi brothers and sisters in Christ! Here are the powerpoint slides of last weekend’s sermon. Share to us how the Lord spoke to you through this message. We’d love to hear it! Also, feel free to share it in your timeline! God bless! Source: https://www.facebook.com/175438565845089/posts/1483536901701909

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CH to have 2 teams to address flooding

CEBU, Philippines — Two quick response teams will be created by the Cebu City government to clean up the drainage system as part of the city’s flood mitigation measure. Councilor Jerry Guardo said Mayor Tomas Osmeña has already approved, in principle, his proposal to create one team for the south district barangays and another one for the north. He said …

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Tom defends budget cut

CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña defended the significant cut in the budget for the registered senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and other groups. “Our budget is based on a very conservative study on what funds we are going to get for the year. I’m confident that we will get more. We will sell the three hectares that’s …

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Big waves topple stilt houses, hurts couple in Lapu City

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 AN elderly couple was injured after their house and two other structures were hit by big waves in Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City when a fast craft passed along the Mactan Channel yesterday morning. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Andy Berame said the residents of Purok Gemilina, Sitio Sperla, especially those living in stilt houses, …

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Drug store 'manufacturing' beauty products raided

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (Updated) — AUTHORITIES raided a drug store that allegedly manufactured unlicensed beauty products on Monday night, October 23, in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City, Cebu. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG) of Police Regional Office-Central Visayas personnel seized several tablets of Glutathione, Vitamin C and raw materials from American Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. …

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Vidal’s ‘grand send-off’

THREE cardinals and 20 bishops confirmed that they will be attending the burial of the late Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Thursday, church officials said. With the recent declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that Oct. 26 will be a holiday, the Cebu City government will deploy additional personnel to anticipate the sudden influx of people who will be attending …

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Agents support plan for Call Center City

CEBU, Philippines — At least 3,500 or 92.7 percent of the 3,800 call center agents expressed support for the establishment of Call Center City at South Road Properties. This was the result of the survey that Call Center Program Head Nanette Garong conducted to get the view of the agents about the project. Yesterday, Mayor Tomas Osmeña presented the result …

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