DA 7 to ‘restock’ livestock in Yolanda-hit areas in north Cebu

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA 7 to ‘restock’ livestock in Yolanda-hit areas in north Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 2 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 7 is set to implement a restocking of farm animals in super typhoon Yolanda-hit areas in northern Cebu this year to fully restore the people’s means of livelihood and the economic activity in the area.

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3.4M tourists visit Central Visayas from Jan.-Nov. 2014

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3.4M tourists visit Central Visayas from Jan.-Nov. 2014 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 28 — A total of 3.4 million tourists arrived in Central Visayas from January-November in 2014, the latest available data released by the Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 said.

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Sinulog organizers discourage contingents from using huge props

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sinulog organizers discourage contingents from using huge props 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 22 — The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), lead organizer of the annual Sinulog grand parade in Cebu City, has discouraged contingents in future Sinulog grand parades from using huge props that may affect the production value of their performance.

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Tabal leads Cebuano runners in Hong Kong marathon

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tabal leads Cebuano runners in Hong Kong marathon 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 19 — Cebuana running queen Mary Joy Tabal will gun for her second straight crown, this time in the 21K division of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon on Jan. 25.

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House okays bill hiking VSMMC’s capacity to 1,200 beds

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on House okays bill hiking VSMMC’s capacity to 1,200 beds 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Jan. 11 (PNA) — The House of Representatives has passed a proposed bill seeking to increase the bed capacity of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), the biggest state-run hospital in this city.

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Cebu City to get P1.6B worth of projects from 4 national agencies this year

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu City to get P1.6B worth of projects from 4 national agencies this year 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 8 — Some P1.6 billion worth of projects will be implemented in Cebu City this year by at least four national government agencies.

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Cebu City to give P1.8M to 6 LGUs affected by 'Seniang'

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu City to give P1.8M to 6 LGUs affected by 'Seniang' 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 8 — The Cebu City government has allocated P1.8 million financial assistance to local government units (LGUs) affected by typhoon Seniang last December 30.

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