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Temporary South Bus terminal set up at SRP to fetch IEC delegates


THE management of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) said they will temporarily transfer their operations to the South Road Properties this week. “Mu-transfer ta parehas gihapon sa Sinulog to give way sa closing mass sa IEC (We will transfer to the same location during Sinulog to give way for the IEC closing Mass next […]

Posted: January 25th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

CSC sets offsite exam application processing


THE Civil Service Commission in Central Visayas (CSC-7) has scheduled offsite exam application processing for the upcoming eligibility examinations on April 17. The offsite exam application processing will be held in Bogo City on Feb. 16, Danao City on Feb. 17, Mandaue City on Feb. 18 and the University of San Jose-Recoletos on Feb. 19. […]

Posted: January 19th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Visitors wowed by Sinulog

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Visitors from Metro Cebu, around the country and from other countries around the world dropped by Cebu City to join residents in celebrating the annual Sinulog yesterday. Sergio and Osea Herodias of barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City watched the Sinulog Grand Parade outside Camp Sergio Osmeña in Osmeña Boulevard carrying the porcelain Sto. Niño image they […]

Posted: January 18th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Paying homage to the Holy Child

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Some devotees dress their children as Niños, ask for success, good health Two Cessna planes flew over yesterday’s fluvial procession along the Mactan Channel and dropped flowers on the galleon carrying the images of the Sto. Niño and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Dr. Jovenal Toring, president of Indiana Aerospace University (IAU), said he and […]

Posted: January 17th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

CSC to dismiss drug users in public service


THE Civil Service Commission in Central Visayas (CSC 7) said during its Regional Advisory Council meeting yesterday that they will dismiss government employees who tested positive for drug use. Acting CSC 7 Director Ariel Bacatan said they will follow Republic Act 9165 also known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 in imposing sanctions on […]

Posted: January 15th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

MCWD gets equipment worth P33M


The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) turned over P33 million worth of equipment to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) yesterday. Renato Mercado, MCWD  board of directors chairman, said that the two mobile siphon filtration tanks (MSTs) and one sand washer will benefit their 2.5 million consumers. MSTs are truck-mounted equipment that can produce 7 […]

Posted: January 14th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

24 of over 5K children in Central Visayas test positive for autism


TWENTY-FOUR out of the more than 5,000 children in the Central Visayas tested positive for autism. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) said a study on the prevalence of autism among children aged 18 to 36 months is being conducted. “We have screened 5,272 children in the region and 24 of them […]

Posted: January 13th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Public urged to buy only DOH-sealed iodized salt


THE National Nutrition Council in Central Visayas (NNC 7) is urging the public to buy only those iodized salt with a Department of Health seal. “Incorrect intake of iodine may lead to mental retardation and goiter,” regional NNC coordinator Parolita Mission said. Mission said the NNC 7 now monitors the level of iodine concentration in […]

Posted: January 13th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Labella questions Batiancela’s relief

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AMID preparations for two big events in the city, the PNP headquarters relieved Senior Supt. Marciano Batiancela, Jr. as officer-in-charge of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and replaced him with Senior Supt. Benjamin Santos, Jr. effective January 9. Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, regional directorate chief of staff, said Batiancela will continue to head […]

Posted: January 11th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Outstanding barangay officials awarded


The Cebu Provincial government and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) held the awarding ceremonies last Friday for the annual Ten Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year (TOBOY) Award. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said she was proud that seven out of eight major awards were given to female barangay officials. “I am very […]

Posted: January 10th, 2016 in Community | Read More »