Candidates told to refrain from campaigning during Sinulog 

CEBU, January 11 (PIA) -- Anticipating the appearance of political candidates especially during the Sinulog highlight, which is the Mardi Gras on January 17, organizers of the annual event warned this early that this is prohibited. Ricky Ballesteros, executive director of the Sinulog Foundation, In... Read more

Cocobot among tops picks at Bohol fablab ideas inventions

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 9 (PIA) — A coco-bot and two more potential inventions were chosen as top products in the recently capped Bohol Ideas to Innovations (I2I) held at the Belian Hotel on January 8. Other than the coconut shell robot designed as an electronic tourist souvenir, judges inclu... Read more

Diverse activities for Sinulog 2016 festivities set 

CEBU CITY, January 9 (PIA) — It is going to be a feast of faith, arts and sports this Sinulog 2016. This is how Ricky Ballesteros, executive director of Sinulog Foundation Inc., describes this year’s overall celebration of the feast of the Patron of Cebu, the Sr. Santo Nino. For the religiou... Read more

Bottom-up budgeting to cover all barangays next year

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 8 (PIA) -- The government will expand the coverage of the bottom-up budgeting (BuB) program to cover 42,036 barangays nationwide starting next year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced yesterday. DBM Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad said that while ... Read more

Mountain bike fest race in Alicia now open for registration 

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 8 (PIA)—The rolling and challenging hills of Cambaol in Alicia town becomes the hub of extreme biking activities next week as the 66th Alicia Founding Anniversary Mountain Bike (MTB) Festival Race 2016 kicks off on Sunday January 17, 2016 at 1:00 PM. Not only giving heal... Read more

Cebuano News: Tagbilaran: P726 milyones napahat alang ni’ng tuiga

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 8 (PIA)—Dala sa napamaayo ug napaepisyente nga pagkobra sa buhisan, napun-an ang puhunan sa syudad ngadto na sa P725 milyones, alang sa dugang impreastraktura ug serbisyo.Kini maoy sinugatan nga taho ni Mayor John Geesnell Yap ngadto sa mga taga Tagbilaran, atul sa Kapiha... Read more

Tagbilaran City eyes P40M disaster evacuation center

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 8 (PIA) — Although visibly protected from potential deadly waves from tsunamis owing to its sheltered cove nature, Tagbilaran City is readying for a different kind of disaster and putting up evacuation centers is a priority this year.  City Mayor John Geesnel Yap, speak... Read more

Cebuano News: Bottom-up budgeting, ipakatap sa tanang barangay sunod tuig

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 8 (PIA) -- Palapdan pa sa gobyerno ang coverage sa programa niining bottom-up budgeting (BuB) nga ipakatap sa tanang barangay sa nasud sugod sunod tuig, matud pa sa Department of Budget and Management (DBM).Matud pa ni DBM Kalihim Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad, samtang ang tana... Read more

Cebuano News: Gun ban, ipatuman na usab sa Domingodungan sa pagsugod sa election period 

BOHOL, January  8 (PIA) -- Magsugod na ang election period sa Domingo, Enero 10, sinyales sa nagkaduol nga nasudnong piniliay sa Mayo 9 ning tuig ug sulod sa 120 ka adlaw, daghang probisyon ang ipatuman sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) apil na niini ang gun ban.Niining panahona, bawal ang pagd... Read more

Cebuano News: Geron, bag-ong commissioner sa Bureau of Immigration 

MANILA, January 8 (PIA) -- Gikumpirmar sa Malakanyang pinaagi ni Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa ang pagkatudlo ni Presidente Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino kang Atty. Ronaldo A. Geron Jr. isip bag-ong commissioner sa Bureau of Immigration (BI).Gihulipan ni Geron si Seigfred Mison nga gi-akusahan sa... Read more

KALSADA Program to be launched in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 7 (PIA) -- The P6.5-billion project dubbed as KALSADA, one of the biggest nationally-funded projects, will be officially launched here on January 8. Konkreto at Ayos na Lansangan at Daan Tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran (KALSADA) is an innovative devolution program that... Read more

Sinulog 2016 to kick off on January 8

CEBU, January 7 (PIA) -- A solemn mass will kick off the Sinulog 2016 at the Basilica Del Sto. Niño this Friday, January 8 at 2:30 p.m. to be followed right after with a launching parade to be participated by 16 contingents from various schools and universities clad in international costumes. Rick... Read more

Cebuano News: PAGASA, nipasidaan og mas init nga panahon sa mga mosunod nga buwan

MANILA, Jan. 07 (PIA)--Nipasidaan ang Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) og mas init nga panahon sa mga mosunod nga buwan tungod sa nasinating epekto sa El Niño phenomenon.Matud pa ni Dr. Flaviana Hilario, acting Deputy Administrator for Research ... Read more

Cebuano News: Andam ang gobyerno kun mo-grabe ang tensyon sa Saudi ug Iran - Palasyo 

MANILA, Jan. 07 (PIA)--Giseguro sa Palasyo ang kaandam sa gobyerno nga atimanon ang seguridad sa mga Pilipino sa Tunga-tungang Sidlakan kun mo-grabe pa ang sitwasyon didto tungod sa tensyon tali sa Saudi Arabia ug Iran.Matud pa ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Kalihim Sonny Co... Read more

IOM to continue Bohol quake core shelters aid

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 7 (PIA) – Coming in place to continue building core shelters for earthquake and Yolanda victims is the International Organization for Migration (IOM).  IOM has been among the international response organizations that accomplished beyond the usual expectations, completing... Read more