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June 7, 2013


  • [PHOTO] MindShare Forum on K to 12 held
  • Central Visayas schools ready for K to 12
  • DOT to Cebu stakeholders: ‘Protect Filipino kids from sex tourism’
  • [PHOTO] DOT meets with tourism stakeholders in Cebu
  • Cebu gears up for launching of anti-child sex tourism drive
  • [PHOTO] DOT introduces Child Wise Tourism campaign to Cebu stakeholders
  • PSA: "Turn sex tourists into ex-tourists"
  • DTI-7 job opening for Web Designer, Manager
  • [PHOTOS] DOE holds Public Consultation on Renewable Energy Safety, Health, and Environment Rules and Regulations in Cebu

MindShare Forum on K to 12 held

DepEd Chief of Curriculum & Learning Management Division Dr. Luz C. Jandayan (w/mic) presenting the K-12 Basic Education Program during the CBE'S general membership meeting at Cebu Normal University (CNU) on May 31, 2013. (VVV/PIA Cebu)

Central Visayas schools ready for K to 12

By Ferliza C. Contratista


CEBU CITY, June 5 (PIA)--Schools in the entire Central Visayas are now ready for the full swing implementation of K to 12 program.


Dr. Luz Jandayan, Department of Education 7 Curriculum and Learning Management Division Chief, recently said that all the schools under the 19 school divisions in Central Visayas are ready for the K to 12 flagship strategy.


Jandayan was among the guests of the recent Mindshare session conducted by Cebu Coalition for Better Education (CBE) at the Cebu Normal University (CNU) participated in by more than 50 education stakeholders.


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DOT meets with tourism stakeholders in Cebu

DOT-7 Regional Dir. Rowena Montecillo (L) with Arlene Alipio (R) of DOT Manila facilitating the round table discussion attended by tourism stakeholder representatives in Cebu for the launching of Child Wise Tourism (CWT) program in Cebu in August. CWT is DOT's drive to combat child sex tourism in the country. (RMN/PIA Cebu)


Cebu gears up for launching of anti-child sex tourism drive

By Rachelle M. Nessia


CEBU CITY, June 6 (PIA) -- Tourism stakeholders in Cebu are preparing for the launching of the Child Wise Tourism (CWT) campaign, an anti-child sex tourism drive by the Department of Tourism (DOT).


Representatives from DOT’s partners in the public and private sector recently met to plot out activities to mark the launching in August.


DOT initially scheduled the Cebu launching in September to highlight the National Tourism Week celebration that month.


However, during the round table discussion held June 4 here, LapuLapu City Police Chief Col. Rey Lyndon Lawas said the campaign should be launched immediately.


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DOT introduces Child Wise Tourism campaign to Cebu stakeholders

Donald Balanhi of DOT Manila explaining DOT's Child Wise Tourism campaign to tourism stakeholders in Cebu. The campaign will launch in August in Cebu to raise public awareness and cooperation to the government's fight to combat child sex tourism. (RMN/PIA Cebu)


"Turn sex tourists into ex-tourists"

Department of Tourism is appealing to the public to immediately report to local authorities any suspicious behavior of tourists that might lead to the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Tourists who are child sex offenders often gain access to potential victims via tourist guides and drivers. Help stop child sex tourism and turn sex tourists into ex-tourists by reporting them to 0919-777-7377.


DTI-7 job opening for Web Designer, Manager

The Department of Trade and Industry Central Visayas Regional Office (DTI 7) welcomes job applicants to the position of Web Designer and Manager.


According to DTI 7, applicants to the Web Designer and Manager position must have the following qualifications:


* Graduate of BS Computer Science, Information Technology or any related course

* Work experience

* Able to provide DTI 7 with a portfolio of his / her work

* Good understanding of internet programming and scripting languages

* Proficient in Adobe CS and other main graphic design tools

* Knowledge of web standards

* Strong creative skills

* Good analytical skills

*Able to create web designs with or without supervision

*Can keep up with changes in technology


Those who qualify are advised to submit a letter of intent with bio-data to Regional Director Asteria C. Caberte, Department of Trade and Industry Central Visayas Office, Room 311, 3rd Floor, WDC Building, corner P. Burgos Street and Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City.


For inquiries, applicants may call the DTI 7 Human Resource Management Officer Rebecca Basilla at telephone number 412-1989 or 255-0036 local 402.


DOE holds Public Consultation on Renewable Energy Safety, Health, and Environment Rules and Regulations in Cebu

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DOT to Cebu stakeholders: ‘Protect Filipino kids from sex tourism’

By Rachelle M. Nessia


CEBU CITY, June 6 (PIA) -- Officials from the Department of Tourism (DOT) is urging tourism stakeholders in Cebu to help the government in its fight against child sex tourism.


DOT officials from Manila and in the region have met with partners from public and private sectors to appeal for their help in efforts to combat commercial sexual exploitation of children or CSEC.


“Our mandate may be to increase our tourist arrivals but it is not an excuse that we forget our responsibility to the children as well,” said DOT-7 Regional Dir. Rowena Montecillo during a round-table discussion held June 4 in Cebu City.


The activity, attended by representatives from various government and non-government organizations including hotels, travel agencies, and the academe, was held to plot out the launching of DOT’s Child Wise Tourism program in Cebu.


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