DENR-7 earmarks P20-M to protect Tanon Strait 

CEBU CITY, March 28 (PIA) -- Nearly P20-M have been earmarked by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) through the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) of Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) to protect and manage one of the country’s protected seascapes. “We are alloca... Read more

DENR-7 sets up emergency response team during Lenten break 

CEBU CITY, March 27 (PIA) -- Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) Regional Director Dr. Isabelo Montejo directed all his field officials in the three provinces to put up a skeletal force and a quick mobilization and response mechanism in case of emergencies during the Lenten br... Read more

DENR-7 urges public to support implementation of NGP  

CEBU CITY, March 27 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 urged the public to support the implementation of the national greening program (NGP) in this region as it would benefit the agricultural sector in improving the water yield of watersheds. Improving the water... Read more

Feature: Different women, same struggle

CEBU CITY, March 27 (PIA) -- Maricel (not her real name) woke up early that day.  She had to leave earliest while her common-law husband is still asleep, else she might earn herself another absence from work. She had enough reasons to be absent, looking at her swollen right eye, no longer black, li... Read more

Abuse among educated, professional women prevalent but unreported

CEBU CITY, March 24 (PIA) – Abuse among professional women is prevalent but are mostly unreported.  This was the statement of Rosemarie Salazar, focal person of the Women and Family Sector of Department of Social Welfare and Development  (DSWD-7), in the recently held Kapihan sa PIA-Cebu. Sa... Read more

Cebuano News: Pangabuso sa mga kababayen-ang propesyonal ubos tungod sa paghilom

CEBU CITY, March 24 (PIA) – Nagpabiling ubos ang kaso sa mga pangabuso sa mga babaye nga edukada o propesyonal tungod sa di pagtug-an niini sa awtoridad.Matod ni Rosemarie Salazar, ang focal person sa Women and Family Sector sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD7), nga daghan gihap... Read more

US volunteers perform surgeries in ‘Operation Blessing’

CEBU, March 23 (PIA) -- At least 57 volunteers comprised of doctors, nurses, and youth participants from the United States came to Cebu to provide medical services. The delegation came through Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines that conducted a five-day surgical mission in partnership with t... Read more

Cebu Capitol officials hold Halad program in Bantayan island 

CEBU, March 23 (PIA) -- Governor Hilario Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes Magpale spearheaded the distribution of rice for senior citizens in Bantayan Island including the islets of Kinatarcan and Hilantagaan on March 15 to 17.Thousands of senior citizens in Bantayan Island welcomed the distribu... Read more

Tuloy Ang Pagbabago campaign to be launched in Tagbilaran 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) will launch their Tuloy Ang Pagbabago campaign in Tagbilaran City on April 4, 2016. This after a pre-launch at the regional office in Cebu City on March 28 during the Monday convocation. Tuloy Ang Pagbab... Read more

Former Barili village chief receives cash as centenarian

CEBU, March 23 (PIA) --- Lolo Eusebio couldn’t contain his happiness upon learning that he will receive a cheque from the Cebu Provincial Government as an incentive for reaching the age of 100 and beyond. Representatives from the Provincial Social Welfare Development Office (PSWDO) personally wen... Read more

Army’s youth scholar, former communist rebel graduates

NEGROS ORIENTAL, March 23 (PIA) -- In the continuing effort of the Masaligan Battalion to advance peace through promoting education, one deserving youth scholar from a community formerly affected by Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CNN) in Siaton ... Read more

VAWC now a public crime, says family court judge 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 23 (PIA) — Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) is now considered a public crime.   Branch 37 (Family Court) Judge Maria Angelita Alcoran during her talk at the recent Multi-Sectoral Women’s Summit/ Forum and Workshop held in celebration of Women’s Month sa... Read more

DOH turns over TSeKap package to brgy health stations in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Janette Garin turned over yesterday the Tamang Serbisyo para sa Kalusugan ng Pamilya or TSeKap package to 418 accredited barangay health stations in Bohol. The TSeKap package contains digital blood pressure apparatus, non-c... Read more

14 employers pledge 217 employment slots for JobStarters

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 22 (PIA) --  A total of 14 companies have pledged 217 job slots for young jobseekers in a recent stakeholders meeting in the city. This ‘JobStart Philippines’ program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is a career coaching and skills training program intende... Read more

Cebuano News: Kampanyang “Tuloy Ang Pagbabago” ilusad sa syudad sa Tagbilaran sa Abril 4

TAGBILARAN CITY, Mar. 22 (PIA) -- Gitakdang ilusad sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII ang ilang kampanyang “Tuloy Ang Pagbabago” sa syudad sa Tagbilaran sa Abril 4, 2016.Apan una kining ilusad sa ilang rehiyonal nga buhatan sa Marso 28 atol sa ilang Lunes nga... Read more