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Pag-Ibig Fund to sponsor wedding of 100 members

The Pag-Ibig Fund is sponsoring around 100 couples’ tying the knot this Valentine’s Day in their third annual free mass wedding, dubbed as “Libreng Kasalan, I Do. I Do.”

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pre-Bar review set to start

THOSE preparing for the bar examinations on October can start as early as April this year.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Taiheiyo’s goat-raising project yields 84 offspring

A GOAT-RAISING livelihood project initiated by Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc. and materials supplier Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC) four years ago in the hinterland barangay of Bugho in San Fernando town, southern Cebu has yielded 84 offspring and 12 new beneficiaries.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PhilHealth: Premium hike covers those earning P8K, informal workers, OFWs

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) clarified that only members belonging to selected sectors have been affected by the adjustments in premium contributions, contrary to some reports in the media.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pinoys in US launch Yolanda relief drive

The Filipino United Network – USA, a non-profit humanitarian foundation in the United States, has launched its Fund for Hope drive to help care for the devastated victims of supertyphoon Yolanda. The group has so far netted P1 million since its relief campaign started. The donation, coursed through the Commission on Filipinos Overseas’ Linkapil (Lingkod [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

RAFI to provide bancas to affected fishermen in northern Cebu

THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) has responded to the call of the Cebu Provincial Board to provide pumpboats (motorized bancas) to the fishermen whose livelihood were affected by supertyphoon Yolanda. RAFI is now finalizing the proposal to donate pumpboats to the affected fishermen from the coastal areas in northern Cebu. The giving of boats [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Book Share to start next week

THE Reading Ruffolos (www.readingruffolos.com), an advocacy and legacy blog started by Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, will be hosting the first ever “Book Share” on Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the American Corner Library of the University of San Carlos (USC) on P. Del Rosario Street, Cebu City. Book Share is a platform for people from [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Asia’s nightingale sings for Tacloban

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought music to supertyphoon Yolanda survivors in Tacloban a few days before Christmas.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Group plays Santa for Ormoc kids

The Larrazabal Eye Group headed by Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III organized a Christmas Mission last month in barangays Biliboy, Naungan and Tambulilid in Ormoc City, Leyte. The group’s volunteers, wearing Santa hats, distributed 2,000 gift packs to the children from the three barangays, among the areas severely hit by supertyphoon Yolanda last Nov. 8. [...]

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Storytelling, songs for young evacuees

A STORYTELLER, a singer and a city official were among the partners of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), who in their own little way, became healers themselves. The three well-known personalities helped the DSWD heal the wounds of the typhoon survivors. Mary Melody Remorca, a storyteller from Manila, immediately headed to Cebu [...]

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Workers affected by typhoon can file compensation benefits

LABOR Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, chair of the Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC), is encouraging employees and their dependents who were affected by the devastation brought by supertyphoon Yolanda to file their Employees’ Compensation claims. Baldoz said the EC benefits include loss of income benefits, medical services, career’s allowance, rehabilitation services, and death with funeral benefits, which [...]

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Social worker draws strength from kids

A patient, nurturing, and compassionate nature makes Helen Abella a near-perfect candidate for motherhood. God, however, had other plans for her. Though childless, Abella serves as a second mother to children of the landfill community in barangay Inayawan, Cebu City. Abella supervises pre-school activities for 90 children, aged two to five years old, under the [...]

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Kapwa extends aid to typhoon victims

After the widespread devastation brought by typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, hundreds of thousands of families were left homeless, hungry and sick.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »



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