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Sept. 6, 2013


  • DOJ to hold outreach program in Alegria, Cebu
  • Cebu City to hold Mega Jobs Fair on Sept. 7
  • Kapihan sa PIA Cebu forum on Generics Awareness Month
  • Red Cross commends SMART for initiatives in Cebu
  • MGB-7 issues anew landslide, flood threat advisories
  • Tax Watch
  • Cebu information officers meet in Talisay City
  • Public, private partners to fight hunger
  • DA-7, Cebu hold rice cooking contest

DOJ to hold outreach program in Alegria, Cebu

BY: RACHELLE M. NESSIA


CEBU CITY, Sept. 3 (PIA) --- The Office of the Provincial Prosecutor (OPP) in Cebu will hold a two-day outreach activity in Alegria town to mark the 116th anniversary of the Department of Justice (DOJ).


The outreach will be held at the Batong Malunhaw Municipal Resort, Alegria on Sept. 27 from 1:30 to 5:30 in the afternoon, and on Sept. 28 from 9:00 in the morning to 4:00 in the afternoon. READ MORE


Cebu City to hold Mega Jobs Fair on Sept. 7

BY: RACHELLE M. NESSIA


CEBU CITY, Sept. 3 (PIA) --- The Cebu City government will hold its 64th Mega Jobs Fair on Sept. 7, 2013 at the Cebu City Sports Center.


At least 61 local companies and agencies are expected to participate in the jobs fair.

The activity will start at 8:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.


A press release from the Cebu City Public Information Office listed the following participating companies and agencies: 1 & 1 Internet Philippines, AAI World Logistics, Accenture Incorporated, Adelphi Service Corporation, Aegis People Support, Asiawide Refreshment Corporation, Budget Builders Incorporated, Cebu Belmont Incorporated, Cebu Mitsumi Incorporated, Cebu Progress Commercial, Cebu Sendai Motors, Central Lumber Corporation, Dunkin Donuts, Equal Bright, Euro P2P Direct Selling Incorporated or Lux Marketing, Fast Cargo Logistics Corporation, Filinvest, Fooda Saversmart, Forbeslux International, Gaisano Brothers Merchandising Incorporated, Gaisano Grand Group of Companies, Geltech Hayco, Ginebra San Miguel, Granduke Lending Corporation, HR Smart, Innoland Group of Companies, Insuphil Industrial Corporation, International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, John Clements, Kudo Support, Magic Melt Foods Incorporated, MDC, Metro Gaisano, Metro Wear, Monde Nissin Corporation, Philippine Prudential Life, Primary Homes, Primary Properties, Primary Structure, Prime Asia Pawnshop Incorporated, Primeworks Building Solutions Incorporated, Prince Warehouse Club Incorporated, Sarossa, Savi, Sea Olympus, Secret B Hair and Nail Salon, SM Department Store, SM Hypermarket, SM Supermalls, SM Supermarket, SMCC Philppines, Sunpride, Support Save Solutions Incorporated, Suyen Corporation or Bench, Sykes Asia, Taking You Forward, Universal Feedmill Corporation, Virginia Foods Incorporated, Vivo Sugbu Incorporated, Web Express, and Wilkris Appliance Corporation. READ MORE


Kapihan sa PIA Cebu forum on Generics Awareness Month

Officials from Department of Health Region -7 led by Regional Director Dr. Jaime S. Bernadas (upper-left) answer questions from Cebu media during the press conference on the observance and awareness of Generics Law or Republic Act 6675 at the Narra Conference Hall, DOH, Cebu City on September 4, 2013.


Red Cross commends SMART for initiatives in Cebu

BY: FERLIZA C. CONTRATISTA



CEBU CITY, September 4 (PIA) --- For the support it has shown to the various initiatives of Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) in Cebu, Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) received a Diploma of Service from PNRC.


In a press release sent to Philippine Information Agenccy-Cebu, PNRC commended SMART for supporting the different initiatives of PNRC in Cebu City and the Eastern Visayas Regional Blood Center Cebu chapter. READ MORE

"Shoulder to shoulder, we will overcome any challenge. Together, let us steer our ship of state towards peace and prosperity." President Benigno S. Aquino III, in a speech during the 115th anniversary of the Navy, May 21, 2013

MGB-7 issues anew landslide, flood threat advisories

BY: JUJU MANUBAG-EMPUERTO


CEBU CITY, August 27 (PIA) --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7, issued anew landslide and flood threat advisories to 134 newly-elected and re-elected city and municipal mayors, including the four provincial governors in Region 7.


MGB-7 Regional Director Loreto B. Alburo said they sent out a reiteration on the geohazards threat advisories to all local chief executives (LCE) in Central Visyas region to familiarize them with the findings and the geohazards maps resulting from the geohazard mapping and assessment program. READ MORE


September 9 (Monday) is a Non-working Holiday in Cebu to commemorate the 135th Birth Anniversary of the late President Sergio Osmena Sr.

Cebu information officers meet in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, September 3 (PIA)--- Local information officers in Cebu held another productive session in Talisay City as they geared up for the biggest info sharing activity in the region this November.


Members of the Cebu Association of City and Municipal Public Information Officers (CAOCAMPIO) held recently their monthly meeting hosted by Talisay City at their People’s Hall. READ MORE


Public, private partners to fight hunger

BY: JUJU MANUBAG-EMPUERTO


CEBU CITY, September 4 (PIA) --- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) inks a memorandum of agreement with Julie’s Franchise Corporation in an effort to fight hunger and assist the government’s Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP).


DSWD7 information officer, Kerwin Macopia said Julie’s Franchise Corporation will donate to DSWD P2. For every loaf of ‘Bayan’ sliced bread sold from January to December 2013. READ MORE


DA-7, Cebu hold rice cooking contest


CEBU CITY, September 4 (PIA) --- The Department of Agriculture (DA-7) capped the Nutrition Month celebration in the province with a cooking contest at the Cebu Provincial Capitol grounds.


The cooking contest was held in collaboration with Cebu Province of Cebu and participating local government units (LGUs). READ MORE


PUBLIC ADVISORY: The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) serves notice of the scheduled shutdown of the following transmission facilities: Date: 7 September 2013 Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM Affected Distribution Utility: *Portions of Cebu II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CEBECO II) franchise area Reason: Maintenance activity at Daanbantayan substation Normal operations will immediately resume after work completion. NGCP customers and the general public are advised to take the necessary preparations and precautions for this scheduled interruption. (NGCP)

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