Jails in Visayas region 800 percent congested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/09/2018

More and more people are locked behind bars as the government steps up its campaign against illegal drugs and other forms of criminality. Jail Chief Supt. Arnold Buenacosa, director of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology…

PRO-7 Director pushes to include Melencion in region’s most wanted

Benjie B. Talisic 06/07/2018

Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 Director, wants to elevate, Elmer Melencion, one of the suspects of the Buenavista mayor slay to become part of the region’s most wanted persons. Sinas will evaluate the investigation on the SITG…

Region 7 hails outstanding students

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/04/2018

Ten outstanding students from Cebu, Bohol and Dumaguete (Negros Oriental) were awarded as Central Visayas’ best in a ceremony held at the Skyhall of SM City Seaside Cebu on May 26. Awarded as the Ten Outstanding Students…

338 schools in region not ready for school start

STC INTERN 05/29/2018

BARELY a week before classes start, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced that at least 338 public schools in Central Visayas are not fully ready to welcome back their students. DepEd acting Regional Director Dr. Juliet Jeruta…

Region can’t send food packs to Albay due to scarcity of NFA rice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/20/2018

THE Visayas Disaster Response Center (VDRC) has turned down the request for food relief for the victims of Mayon volcano in Albay, due to the scarcity of National Food Authority (NFA) rice in the region. VDRC Supervising…

Azkals fall in FIFA World Rankings

Ray Charlie Diaz 12/22/2017

  THE ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) released the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) world rankings last Thursday with a disappointing result for the Philippine Azkals, dropping to second from being top-ranked last month among Southeast Asian…

Consumer goods prices stable in CV stable — Neda-7 chief

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/05/2017

  Despite movement in consumer prices nationwide, the prices of goods in Central Visayas remained unchanged in November this year. According to a report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), regional inflation for November 2017 was recorded…

US supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korean region

AFP 11/03/2017

  United States bombers accompanied by Japanese and South Korean warplanes flew a mission in the South Korea region on Thursday amid high regional tensions, the US Air Force said. Two supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers took off…

More region’s cops to be deployed

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2017

AT least 1,000 police officers and force multipliers will be supported by the Regional Public Safety Battalion, who will be deployed to make sure that the peace and order during the All Souls’ Day celebration are maintained.…

Negros Island Region no more

Inquirer, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/09/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order (EO) revoking the creation of the Negros Island Region (NIR). Duterte signed EO 38 on Monday, revoking EO 183 issued during the Aquino administration, which created the Negros Island…

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