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CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even as police and military authorities in Central Visayas and Negros Island Region(NIR) urged the public to stay calm […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

8 schools in Central Visayas ask for tuition fee increase


  Eight schools in Central Visayas applied for a tuition fee increase in all levels for the school year 2017 to 2018. Freddie Bernal, regional director of Commission on Higher Education (CHED-7), said of the eight schools, one is in Bohol and the rest are located in Cebu. “The schools that applied for tuition fee […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Police officer’s confiscated phone shows terrorist videos


SUPT. MARIA CRISTINA NOBLEZA A forensic exam on the cellular phone seized from Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza — the police officer caught in Bohol with a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb maker — showed that she kept videos of terrorist activities including how minors are trained to become future combatants. Supt. Royina Marzan Garma, head of […]

Posted: May 8th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

IN CENTRAL VISAYAS More underage girls pregnant


Pregnancies occurred in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda More girls as young as 12 to 13 years old are getting pregnant in Central Visayas, the regional Population Commission (PopCom) office said yesterday. Carl Dave Black Ang, PopCom-7’s population representative for Cebu and Bohol, said they were alarmed after learning about girls who got pregnant […]

Posted: May 6th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Central Visayas’ economy grew by 8.8 percent in 2016


Central Visayas registered a robust economic growth last year ending the year with P525 billion gross regional domestic product (GRDP), an 8.8 percent growth, sustaining its position as among the fastest growing region in the country. The services sector had the biggest contribution to the growth with 55.5 percent share. The Industry sector contributed 39.1 […]

Posted: May 4th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Crisis presents bigger, better tourism opportunities for Central Visayas


Abu Sayyaf in Bohol, the aftermath  Tell the truth. Show that Central Visayas is safe. This is one of the best ways to negate the negative impact of the Bohol clashes and travel advisories issued in the region, according to Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Cebu provincial tourism officer. He said the government can invite travel agents […]

Posted: April 30th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

OCD-7 to release additional cash aid for casualties


  THE Office of Civil Defense (OCD-7) in Central Visayas has announced that it will release financial aid to the families of those who died when Tropical Depression Crising hit northern Cebu last Easter Sunday. OCD-7 will release ten thousand pesos to the families of nine people who were killed by the raging flood waters […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

An ‘academy’ for drivers


Not many know that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is also in the business of training and retraining public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to become better in their profession. The initiative is called “Driver’s Academy,” a two-day session attended by at least 60 drivers that gives them lessons on values formation, customer […]

Posted: April 8th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

JUST IN: Camp Crame orders relief and transfer of high ranking police officials in Central Visayas to Mindanao


  Tagbilaran City Police chief and a senior police officer as well as former Central Visayas Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG-7) chief where ordered relieved from their posts and transferred to Mindanao by Camp Crame. Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad Jr., Bohol Provincial Police Office Director, confirmed the relief of Supt. Nichomedes Olivar as Tagbilaran City […]

Posted: April 1st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Ex-addicts eyed as K9 handlers


  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he plans to put up a facility where former drug dependents will be assigned as handlers of specially trained dogs at the South Road Properties (SRP). “I think it matches their character nga kulang sila sa pansin (that they want attention). They can smell another drug addict even […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »