DOT to launch faith-based tourism campaign this year

Morexette B. Erram 01/11/2018

With nine days left before the Sinulog Festival this year, the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) announced its plan to roll out a faith-based tourism campaign in the region. Shalimar Tamano, the newly installed acting…

DOH: Iwas Paputok campaign needs more improvement

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/03/2018

WHILE most firecracker-related injuries during the holidays involved people in urban centers, data gathered by the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) showed a need to improve enforcement of the firecracker ban in rural areas as…

By the book campaign

Editorial 12/21/2017

It would be wishful thinking to say that there are no “gangster cops” in Central Visayas, let alone Metro Cebu as what Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief, declared in…

Baby Lancers open PSSBC campaign with huge win

Jonas N. Panerio 12/16/2017

THE reigning Cesafi high school champions University of the Visayas Baby Lancers kickstarted their bid in the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship (PSSBC) on a triumphant note as they defeated the Mapua Red Robins, 89-78, yesterday at…

Naga, Bogo top LGUs in anti-drug drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2017

About 50 local governments and police units were given recognition during the annual Sugbo Kontra Droga (Sukod) ceremony by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) yesterday. In the city category, Naga City’s anti-drug abuse council (CADAC)…

Palma to accept ‘gov’t wisdom’ but calls for scrutiny, reflection

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 11/23/2017

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that while he will leave the anti-drug campaign up to the “wisdom of the government,” certain actions called for scrutiny, reflection and discernment. Palma was reacting to statements of President Rodrigo…

BSP intensifies info campaign on NDS notes

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2017

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)-Cebu Regional Office has launched an intensive campaign to inform the public of the extended deadline for exchanging New Design Series (NDS) banknotes, which lost their value in July this year. Lawyer…

Park by the Fort

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/27/2017

I recently started a museum-hopping campaign for my blog to get our three mutants out of the house and visit museums and galleries in Cebu which showcase part of their Filipino culture and heritage. We conquered Fort…

BFAR intensifies campaign to protect aquatic resources

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/24/2017

FISH CONSERVATION WEEK THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has intensified its awareness campaign on the protection of aquatic resources. During the celebration of the 54th Fish Conservation Week from October 16…

Opposition backs review of anti-drug campaign

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2017

SOME Barug Team Rama councilors supported yesterday the decision of Cebu City barangays to temporarily suspend the labeling of “drug-free” houses pending review. While they were mixed over the campaign initiated by Barangay Ermita, the opposition bloc…

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