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151 new ‘Matikas’ privates reinforce E. Visayas

The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army produced another 151 new soldiers during the closing ceremony of Candidate Soldier Course ‘Matikas’ Class 633-2020 at the 8ID Grandstand on August 4, 2020......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsOct 27th, 2020

More cops to be deployed to Cebu City to help reinforce ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 106 policemen are expected to arrive in Cebu City on Friday, June 19 to provide additional manpower in enforcing quarantine protocols here. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO – 7), announced that policemen from Western Visayas and Eastern Visayas […] The post More cops to be deployed to Cebu City to help reinforce ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

DepEd expects 2.4 million enrolled learners for school year 2019-2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is expecting  between 2.3 million to 2.4 million learners to be enrolled in kindergarten, elementary and high school in various public and privates schools in the region. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, assistant regional director of DepEd-7, said the region has recorded a total 417,000 […] The post DepEd expects 2.4 million enrolled learners for school year 2019-2020 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

WVMC gets upgraded facilities, equipment

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - - The bed and service capabilities of the Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) based in this city got a timely boost in the light of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVI.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Labella to face Beltran’s complaints in ‘proper forum’

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that he will face the complaint filed by Cebuana artist, Maria Victoria Beltran over his alleged consent for the mass gathering conducted by the Edlab Riders, a group of supporters, on November 8, 2020. Beltran asked the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas […] The post Labella to face Beltran’s complaints in ‘proper forum’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

DOLE-7 has disbursed P25M for displaced workers under Bayanihan 2

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Around 5,131 workers in Central Visayas who were displaced and temporarily laid-off due to the impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), have already received the P5,000 financial assistance under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measure Program (CAMP)-Bayanihan 2. According to Luchel Taniza, information officer of DOLE-7, the agency has already disbursed a total […] The post DOLE-7 has disbursed P25M for displaced workers under Bayanihan 2 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Amihan to bring cool mornings in Luzon, Visayas — Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or amihan is currently affecting the weather in Luzon and Visayas, while the tail-end of a frontal system is affecting the eastern section of Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Tuesday. According to Pagasa weather specialist Meno Mendoza, these are the only weather systems […] The post Amihan to bring cool mornings in Luzon, Visayas — Pagasa appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Manhunt ongoing for masterminds of credit card phishing in Cebu City 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another fraudulent activity in Cebu was recently reported before authorities, and this time, it involved credit cards. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is conducting a manhunt against two individuals suspected of perpetuating a credit card phishing scam.  They were identified as Jimboy Ramos and Juliet Bayato.  Ramos […] The post Manhunt ongoing for masterminds of credit card phishing in Cebu City  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

DOH-7 to Cebu City: Stricter enforcement of health protocols, not border controls

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is not recommending for Cebu City to implement stricter border controls as a way to prevent another surge of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH-7 spokesperson, said they had been advising officials in the city government to strictly […] The post DOH-7 to Cebu City: Stricter enforcement of health protocols, not border controls appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Ferro: PRO-7 can possibly have new RD by December

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Could there be a new director for the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) before 2020 ends?  Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro in a press conference on Monday, November 23, confirmed to reporters that he received verbal orders from Camp Crame, the headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP), […] The post Ferro: PRO-7 can possibly have new RD by December appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

First OTOP Hub in Region 8 sheds light to MSMEs disrupted by the pandemic

Eastern Visayas’ first One Town One Product (OTOP) Hub has opened at the midst of the pandemic bringing light to local producers of the region as their products will be marketed through the hub......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Sinas wants rebel groups in Central Visayas eradicated

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police General Debold Sinas, the newly appointed chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), wants all rebel groups operating in Central Visayas eradicated. Sinas said that the fight against insurgency is among the priorities of the PNP under his leadership.  Putting an end to armed struggle is as important as their […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

4ID holds a 2-day 2020 Public Affairs workshop via zoom

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 21 (PIA) - The 4th Infantry Division kicked-off the first of its two-day 2020 Public Affairs seminar workshop for Visayas, EASTMINCOM, and WESTMINCOM leg at Camp Evangelis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

Kaso ng mga namamatay dahil sa COVID-19 sa Eastern Visayas tumataas

PALO, Leyte – Bagamat tumataas ang mga bilang ng mga gumagaling sa coronavirus disease sa Eastern Visayas, patuloy ding dumarami ang mga namamatay dahil sa COVID-19 sa rehiyon kung saan pumapalo ito ng isang kaso kada araw sa buwan ng Nobyembre. Base sa datos mula sa Department of Health regional office noong 21 Nobyembre, umabot […] The post Kaso ng mga namamatay dahil sa COVID-19 sa Eastern Visayas tumataas appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

Cebu will have fair weather this weekend –Pagasa

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sunny skies will prevail over Cebu this weekend, from November 21 to November 22, the state weather bureau announced. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan) said there are no major weather systems affecting Cebu and most parts of the Visayas. “We will have generally fair weather […] The post Cebu will have fair weather this weekend –Pagasa appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

12.5K more ‘Yolanda’ houses for Eastern Visayas

MORE HOUSING UNITS. A “Yolanda” resettlement site in Tanauan, Leyte. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexie Nograles, Task Force Yolanda head, said Friday (Nov. 20, 2020) a total of 12,508 additional housing units for the super typhoon’s victims will rise in Eastern Visayas. (PNA photo by Gerico A. Sabalza) TACLOBAN CITY – A total of 12,508 additional housing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

NEDA: WV agriculture, fisheries strong despite pandemic

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 20 (PIA) - The agriculture and fisheries sectors of Western Visayas have remained strong amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the National Economic and Devel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

PSA to tackle WV economic performance

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 20 (PIA) - - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 6 will apprise the public on the overall regional economic performance of Western Visayas for 2019 during the Regional Disse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

Govt s COVID-19 response helps business sector

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Nov. 20 - Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)-Western Visayas governor Ronald So said that some businesses on the brink of closing operation were able to sustain o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

DOLE-6 provides financial assistance to OFWs

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 20 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Western Visayas has provided financial assistance to displaced land-based and sea-based Filipino workers in the region,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

BFAR-7 burns seized fishery products from China

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two confiscated boxes containing allegedly imported fishery products from China without any importation and local transport permits, have been disposed by burning today, November 19, 2020. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) through the Fishery Inspection Quarantine Service disposed the confiscated fishery products at the BFAR-7 […] The post BFAR-7 burns seized fishery products from China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020