Calamity state for two sitios

CEBU, Philippines – The two sitios hit by huge fires in Cebu City and Mandaue City last Monday afternoon have been declared under a state of calamity. In Cebu City, the city council placed Sitio Mahayahay 2 in Barangay Calamba under a state of calamity due to the fire that destroyed 218 houses, leaving 309 families affected. The declaration allows …

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In determining simple majority: VM excluded from count

CEBU, Philippines – Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, the presiding officer of the Cebu City Council, should not be included in the count to determine the Council’s majority bloc, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said. DILG issued the opinion upon the request of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) following shifts of political allegiances among city councilors. Councilors …

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NNC 7 promotes nutrition in school

Paul James Gregory Entis with his mom IN celebration of the Nutrition Month, the National Nutrition Council (NNC) said it is coordinating with the Department of Education in its campaign to stop the selling of junk food in schools. NNC 7 Director Dr. Parolita Mission said that junk food is making students overweight and obese. In order to get rid …

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We just heard Pastor Jerry Marcellino preached at …

We just heard Pastor Jerry Marcellino preached at Session 1 of Missions Conference 2017 entitled “Christ’s Reception of All Nations: The Foundation of World Missions” from Psalm 2. Stay tuned on our ongoing live coverage. :) #MissionsConference2017 Source

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The Payout for Patience Devotional by John Piper …

The Payout for Patience Devotional by John Piper “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive.” (Genesis 50:20) The story of Joseph in Genesis 37–50 is a great lesson in why we should have faith in the sovereign future grace of God. Joseph …

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Cebu City youths join DA’s farmers training

CEBU, Philippines – More than a hundred youth in Cebu City have participated in the recently concluded Binhi ng Pag-asa training caravan of the Department of Agriculture. Binhi ng Pag-asa targets to train at least 9,000 youth beneficiaries from around 300 cities and municipalities nationwide. The program aims to train young people on hands-on farming in vegetable production, livestock and …

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Police guarding borders vs ‘rebels’

CEBU, Philippines – The Police Regional Office-7 yesterday assured all borders are being guarded the suspected rebels who ambushed and killed six policemen in Negros island and fled to undisclosed directions Friday last week would not be able to reach other provinces in Central Visayas. A social media post by a page of a local government unit of Bohol allegedly …

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Some 300 houses lost in twin blazes in Cebu, Mandaue

FIRE struck Sitio Baho, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City yesterday, affecting 274 families and 1,221 individuals. The fire alarm was received at 12:14 p.m. and was declared a general alarm at 1:39 p.m. by Bureau of Protection (BFP) 7 Chief Samuel Tadeo. “We had a hard time fighting the fire because the houses were close-packed, the wind was strong and our …

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