Ayala mall remains closed; Fix Metro’s cooling towers – BFP-7

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc 01/09/2018

  The Ayala Center Cebu mall will remain closed until it will be safe for the public to enter it. Jeanette Japzon, corporate communications manager of Cebu Holdings Inc., made this announcement on Tuesday amid the request…

Fire inspectors undergo ‘drug info gathering’ training

Fe Marie Dumaboc 11/21/2017

FIRE inspectors of the Bureau of Fire and Penology in Central Visayas (BFP-7) are taught how to recognize illegal drugs and equipment used in the production of illegal drugs. Fire Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, BFP-7 director, said…

Low pressure area to bring rains in Cebu, Visayas today

Fe Marie Dumaboc 11/16/2017

THOSE living in landslide and flood prone areas are advised to be more vigilant, cautious and alert as the weather bureau forecasts rains starting yesterday afternoon until today. Engineer Oscar Tabada, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services…

Palace: Still no work, no classes today

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Miguel B. Ermac, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza, Santino S. Bunachita 10/16/2017

With the transport strike hardly ever felt in Metro Cebu especially in Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Cebu cities, work and classes continue to be suspended after the Palace retracted its earlier statement of resuming work and classes today,…

More ambulances needed for Asean Bohol meetings

Fe Marie Dumaboc 09/09/2017

THE regional offices of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are preparing for another set of meetings by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in Bohol. Bohol province will host…

Pardo fire displaces 260 people

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Winston Ensomo 07/29/2017

  Two hundred sixty individuals were left homeless after a Saturday midmorning fire razed 33 houses in Upper Tabukanal, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City. This development increased the number of people displaced by separate fire incidents in Metro…

‘Family of drug suspects’ caught; minors rescued

Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/29/2017

For more than two years, a job order employee of the Consolacion municipal government, his wife and four children employed minors as drug couriers. Their days of dealing in drugs ended with a police raid in their…

Mandaue City College to limit student population to Mandauehanons

Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/20/2017

Starting next school year, the city government-run Mandaue City College will no longer accept students from outside the city. This decision was announced by Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing during his first State of the City Address…

Vis-Min exhibitors to join Sandugo Trade Expo in Bohol

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/06/2017

  An estimated 120 exhibitors from the Visayas and Mindanao are expected to join the Sandugo Trade Expo in Bohol from July 19 to 23. Regional Director Asteria Caberte of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7)…

Friends offer prayers at sea; spirit warriors ‘talk to Gisela’

Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/01/2017

Friends who consider themselves family of Gisela held a memorial service and a spiritual activity at the area where Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel was reportedly thrown at sea off the waters of Caubian Island in Lapu-Lapu…

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