1st batch of Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa beneficiaries arrives in Cebu

THE first batch of returnees under the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa BP2 Program for Visayas-Cebu Province has arrived in Cebu. Six families from Manila arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport last Nov. 12, 2021 under the first tranche of the BP2 Program, the National Housing Authority Central Visayas (NHA 7) announced on Friday, Nov. 19, […]

COA flags Mandaue’s 5,827 ‘ineligible’ SAP beneficiaries

MANDAUE City distributed a total of P34.96 million in financial aid under the National Government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to 5,827 “ineligible” beneficiaries, according to the Commission on Audit (COA). In its 2020 report, the state auditors said the City received P334,650,000 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on April 14, 2020, […]

More than 1K workers in Cebu, Bohol receive pay from DSWD 7

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7 said it has released about P2.9 million as payment for the 1,070 beneficiaries of its cash-for-work program of Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services-Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (Kalahi-CIDSS). The beneficiaries are from Medellin, Daanbantayan and Samboan in Cebu and Guindulman in […]

Court frees Corro from admin charges

THE Court of Appeal (CA)’s Cebu station has upheld its earlier decision exonerating former Daanbantayan mayor Augusto Corro from administrative charges relating to the distribution of assistance to Typhoon Yolanda victims in 2014. In a six-page decision issued on April 12, 2021, the CA-Cebu Station’s Special Former Eighteenth Division denied the motion for reconsideration (MR) […]