Work on 3rd Cebu bridge starts

An artist’s perspective of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (Contributed photo) Construction works for the third bridge connecting mainland Cebu to Mactan Island kicked off in a ceremony held last 05 July 2018. The implementation of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), an 8.5-kilometer toll bridge and road project, will be undertaken by the Metro Pacific Tollways Corpthrough a joint venture agreement between the company, and the Cebu City and Cordova local government units. Present during the ceremony were Cebu City Mayor […]

NEDA 7 staff lands 5th in 2018 EnP exams

Seven personnel from National Economic and Development Authority 7 passed the recently concluded Environmental Planners (EnP) Licensure Examination, with one of them landing in the top 10. Cornelio Guantero, Jr., a Senior Economic Development Specialist from the Policy Formulation and Planning Division (PFPD), placed fifth after garnering an average of 81.35. Other NRO 7 staff who took and passed the EnP exams are: 1. De la Rosa, Cheddie, Supervising Economic Development Specialist; Project Development, Investment Programming and Budgeting Division (PDIPBD) […]

PH’s ‘most beautiful’ airport terminal opens in Cebu

Aside from spiking passenger capacity, the opening of the new Mactan-Cebu International Airport passenger terminal building is seen to strengthen Cebu’s position as one of the country’s strongest economies. (Contributed photo) The new Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Passenger Terminal Building 2 was inaugurated last 07 June 2018, three weeks before the facility opens to passengers of international fl ights on 01 July. President Rodrigo Duterte, who led the unveiling of the marker of the new facility, described it as the […]

RDC 7-endorsed container port project gets funding from South Korea

Congestion and other constraints in the existing port area in Cebu City (above) are among the concerns that would be addressed once the New Cebu International Container Port project is completed. The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 welcomes the $172-million funding extended by the Export-Import Bank of Korea for the implementation of the New Cebu International Container Port (NCICP) in Consolacion town. “We are pleased with the development, as this would address the congestion issue at the existing port. Once […]

RDC 7 forms Committee on Culture, Values and Creative Industries

ALL FOR CULTURE AND ARTS. The RDC 7 Special Committee on Culture, Values, and Creative Industries, led by NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon (4th from left) during its first meeting last 22 May 2018. The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC VII) created the Committee on Culture, Values and Creative Industries (CVCI) by virtue of RDC Resolution No. 9 (s. 2018). It was formed to collaborate with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in implementing […]