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April 12, 2013


  • [PHOTO] Conversation between media and PRO-7
  • First leg of Mega Cebu Candidates Forum held
  • Regional winners of Gulayan sa Paaralan contest awarded
  • Feature: Building stories to inspire others to build lives
  • Do you see an illegal election poster on a tree or a wall?
  • [VIDEO] PIA's tribute to former Dir. Gen. Billy Esposo

[PHOTO] Conversation between media and PRO-7

PRO-7 Regional Operations and Plans Division Chief Senior Supt. Erson Digal (at the rostrum) giving election security updates during the forum between the Cebu media and the PRO-7 police officers at the Police Regional Office - 7 (PRO-7) on April 11, 2013. Top Police officers of Region-7 were the guest speakers headed by Police Regional Office-7 Director Chief Supt. Marcelo P. Garbo Jr (seated 3rd from left). The forum was moderated by Cebu Media Legal Aid Member Atty Eddie Barrita (seated 1st from left). (VVV-PIA Cebu)

First leg of Mega Cebu Candidates Forum held


By Juju Manubag-Empuerto


CEBU CITY, April 11 (PIA) --- The first round of the Mega Cebu candidates forum wrapped up with four mayoral candidates who showed up to present their platforms of government particularly their vision for economic growth for Mega Cebu.


Present during the forum held at the Cebu Cultural Center were mayoral bets for Carcar City, reelectionist Nicepuro Apura and Mariano Alegarbes; San Fernando mayoral candidate Lakambini Reluya; and First District Rep. Eduardo Gullas of Talisay City.


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Regional winners of Gulayan sa Paaralan contest awarded

By Juju Manubag-Empuerto


CEBU CITY, April 4 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Unit 7 (DA RFU 7) has awarded top three schools here for the different categories of the Gulayan sa Paaralan.


Around 1,100 schools from Cebu City and Cebu province joined the contest, said regional coordinator of the High Value Crops Development Program Nenita Seno.


The top three winners for the National High School category are Camotes National High School in Camotes Island, Arcelo Memorial High School of Liloan, and Kal-anan National High School of Tabogon. READ MORE


[PHOTO] Mega Cebu Candidates Forum 2013 First Round

A composite team from PIA Cebu Infocen, RAFI, Cebu Daily News, and youth groups live tweeting and documenting from inside the pit of the Cebu Cultural Center during the First Mega Cebu Candidates Forum held April 10, 2013. (VVV/PIA Cebu)

Feature: Building stories to inspire others to build lives


By Rachelle M. Nessia


The description "long and winding road" took on a new meaning for me when I covered the Bayani Challenge event in Brgy. San Miguel in the town of San Remigio, Cebu. Several things will actually take on a new meaning for me later on that day.


But let's start with the road to San Miguel.


San Miguel is a small, upland village spread out in the mountains of San Remigio. To get there, we had to navigate roads that looked more like forgotten trails. Our vehicle kicked up dry, hot dust as it delicately and bumpily navigated the narrow, rocky, and serpentine road.


At one point, there was nothing on both sides of the road but steep ravine. I closed my eyes, held on tight, and prayed for the best. The road, if it can qualify as one, is an experience in patience, faith, and knowing how many bumps your backside can take before you reach your tolerance level. READ MORE


[VIDEO] PIA's Tribute to former Dir. Gen. Billy Esposo

PIA's tribute to Billy Esposo

Do you see an illegal election poster on a tree or a wall? Complaint forms are available for citizens who want to take action at the Comelec regional office along Osmeña Blvd near the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño in Cebu City. (Source: Cebu Daily News)

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