Boniel refuses to enter plea to parricide

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/14/2018

Just-resigned Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel and two other suspects on Thursday refused to enter a plea on the charge involving the alleged killing of his wife. As part of the procedure, the trial court…

Resort turns over kitchen equipment to Lapu college

Nestle L. Semilla 06/09/2018

  About P2.3 million worth of kitchen equipment were turned over by the management of Mactan Isla Resort and Casino to the Hospitality Management Department of the Lapu-Lapu City College on Saturday. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza…

5 houses razed in Cebu fire

Benjie B. Talisic 05/15/2018

At least five structures were burned down in a fire that hit a residential area at North Road 6 St. in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Carreta past 12 noon. The alarm was received at 12:18 pm and was…

No price increase on vegetables amid summer

Nestle Semilla 05/09/2018

The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) director Salvador Diputado said that there has been no increase of prices of vegetables and crops in Central Visayas. Diputado added that most of the vegetables available in the…

Health department urges LGU participation in HIV awareness

Intern 05/08/2018

The Department of Health (DOH 7) Medical Officer Van Philip Baton urged Local Government Units (LGU) to join them in the Philippine International AIDS candlelight Memorial (PIACM) on Sunday (May 21). Baton, who is also the Program…

131 cases of measles recorded in Central Visayas

Futch Anthony Inso 04/17/2018

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has declared a measle outbreak in Negros Oriental due to the sudden rise of cases in the province. At least 131 cases of measles have been recorded by…

IS CEBU READY FOR CHINESE TOURISTS?

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/10/2018

The arrival of Chinese tourists in Cebu and neighboring areas in Central Visayas continue to increase, data from the Department of Tourism in the region (DOT-7) showed. However, given the influx of Chinese tourists, fueled by the…

Health risks

Editorial 11/16/2017

The deaths of the two infants who were brought to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) three days after they were administered vaccines at the Barangay Pajac health center in Lapu-Lapu City last week, however tragic,…

Health department orders probe

Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2017

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will investigate the death of two infants, who died three days after they received their immunizations at a health center in Lapu-Lapu City. “We will see if the…

Experts: Landslides to continue, ground to stabilize in 4 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2017

The landslides will likely continue for at least four to six months, the time estimated by experts for the ground in the affected barangays in Boljoon town to stabilize. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office…

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