Tagbilaran-Cebu fastcraft boosts tourism with 22 daily trips

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 13 (PIA)--You are rushing for an important appointment in Cebu, but missed the boat? Don't worry, another one would be leaving less than an hour away. Considered as the most efficient support to Bohol's tourism industry by providing fast sea transport, fast ferri... Read more

Cebuano News: Suplay sa kuryente sa Leyte, Samar ug Bohol, sa Agosto pa mabalik

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 13 (PIA) -- Wala pa nabalik ang suplay sa kuryente sa tulo ka lalawigan sa Visayas base sa naunang estimated date of restoration kagahapon, Hulyo 12. Matud pa sa Department of Energy (DOE), daghang nagubang transformers tungod sa kusog nga linog nga nahitabo niadtong niaging... Read more

Cebuano News: Malakanyang, nanawagan sa publiko nga suportahan ang ‘E-Power Mo’

MANILA, July 13 (PIA) --Nanawagan ang Malakanyang sa publiko nga makighiusa aron magmalampuson ang programang ‘E-Power Mo’ ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte kalabot sa saktong paggamit sa enerhiya. Atol sa paglusad sa ‘E-Power Mo’ ug pagtambong sa Energy Consumers and Stakeholders Conference ... Read more

Siquijor congressman says ASEAN to boost revenue, tourism in the island

SIQUIJOR, July 13 (PIA) – Siquijor lone district representative, Congressman Ramon Vicente Antonio “Rav” Rocamora, recently lauded the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) for providing the people of Siquijor with crucial information on the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  I... Read more

Bohol eyes 2 power barges to deliver 64 MW of power

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 13 (PIA) -- It is all up to the local negotiators now to pull in time for Bohol to get its much needed power: this time from the power barges. Bohol officials have to turn a blind eye to oil-fired and diesel-powered generators to bring power back to houses. For the ongoi... Read more

NGCP assures 24/7 work to get partial power on Aug 1

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 12 (PIA) --The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is simultaneously working with other power stakeholders to come up with the most immediate and most sustainable soluition to the loss of power in at least three provinces caused by the Leyte earthquake. ... Read more

EMB-7 targets to issue 300 ECCs this year

CEBU CITY, July 12 (PIA) --- The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) -7 targets to issue around 300 Environmental Compliance Certificates (ECCs) for 2017. This was disclosed by Impact Assessment (EIA) Permitting Section Chief Engr. Mary Ann Bueno during the recent Kapihan sa PIA with the Depart... Read more

Cebuano News: Syudad mopalit 5 ka gen sets pagpadagan sa iyang panubig

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 3 (PIA)--Magdugang pa og palit og lima ka generator ang syudad sa Tagbilaran aron may magamit pagppadagan sa mga pumping units sa panubig niini. Kini maoy gibutyag ni City Mayor John Geesnell Yap atul sa hiniusang tigum sa City Peace and Order Council, City Anti Drug Abuse ... Read more

Cebuano News: BOHECO II makasuga kon  masulod ang Cebu supply

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 10 (PIA)--Hangtud nga dili makasulod ang supply sa koryente nga magagikan sa Cebu-Negros-Panay Grid (Cebu Supply) dinhi sa Bohol, hanap ang posibilidad nga makasuga ang mga konsumidor nga giserbisyohan sa Bohol Electric Cooperative II (BOHECO II). Kini maoy update nga gipah... Read more

Israel keen to form partnerships with PH businesses

CEBU CITY, July 10 (PIA) --- Israel hopes to form bilateral agreements with Filipino businesses and complement the country’s economy. Israel’s Ambassador to the Philippines Dr. Effie Ben Matityau acknowledged that the Philippines is a fast growing economy and has great potential to develop di... Read more

Foundation University to enhance grad school program, establish own school of governance

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 30 (PIA) – A member of Foundation University (FU)’s Board of Trustees (BOT) announced plans to enhance the university’s graduate school programs and a proposal to eventually develop FU’s own school of governance. FU Board Member Karen Villanueva was part of the univer... Read more

Former member of Aquino Cabinet joins FU’s BOT

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 30 (PIA) – Former Presidential Adviser on Environmental Protection Dr. Nereus “Neric” Acosta joins the Foundation University’s Board of Trustees (BOT). Dr. Acosta was formally introduced by university President Victor Vicente Sinco as the new member of the university ... Read more

Interagency coordination keeps Cebu ports safe

CEBU CITY, July 6 (PIA) --- Different stakeholders in coordination with the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) assured the public that they are taking solid security measures to keep port operations safe in light of present terrorism threats. Port Management Department Manager Oscar Lopez considers the Ce... Read more

DOH-7 holds free deworming in public schools, brgy health centers

CEBU CITY, July 6 (PIA) --- The Department of Health Region 7 (DOH-7) will hold deworming activities in public schools and barangay health centers for the entire month of July. Children aged 1 to 18 years old can avail of the free deworming tablets for free. Dr. Al Patrick Alajas, medical of... Read more

Barangays Dagbasan, Bugnay in Mabinay are now ZOD

MABINAY, Negros Oriental, July 7 (PIA) -- Far flung barangays  Dagbasan and Bugnay in Mabinay, Negros Oriental were recently declared Zero Open Defecation by Dr. Henrissa Calumpang, co-chair of the Zero Open Defecation Technical Working Group (TWG) in Negros Oriental. Members of the TWG composed... Read more