Central Visayas delegates ready for Palarong Pambansa campaign

Glendale G. Rosal 04/13/2018

AFTER arriving in Vigan, Ilocos Sur last Monday, the 669-strong Central Visayas delegation is now eager to start its campaign in the 61st Palarong Pambansa which will officially open tomorrow at the Quirino Sports Complex. They endured…

CCPO to join govt’s campaign against recruitment of youth in rebel groups – Devaras

Benjie Talisic 04/03/2018

THE PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) will now be helping the military deter the possible recruitment of minors in Cebu City to join the New Peoples Army (NPA). Superintendent Ryan Devaras, Chief of the Investigation and Detective Management…

Wellness campaign for BPO workers launched

PR 02/01/2018

Healthcare company Johnson & Johnson (Philippines) Inc. and the Department of Health (DOH) launched Voice Your Care, an advocacy driven campaign dedicated to promoting health and wellness within the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector of the Philippines.…

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…