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OCD-7 to release additional cash aid for casualties

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  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 »

Another winless day

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Cviraa drops to 5th after another gold shutout San Jose, Antique — At the rate things are going, it will take a strong finishing kick if the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) is to achieve its lofty goal in the 60th Palarong Pambansa here. For the second straight day, Cviraa failed to win a […]

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

NBI nabs LTFRB-7 ‘fixer’

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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Monday arrested a man who misrepresented the Land Transportation, Franchising, and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) and allegedly demanded money from a public utility vehicle (PUV) operator with a promise to already release his franchise. Jessie Tabanao was arrested outside the LTFRB-7 office at the […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

8 Magis Eagles among 10 Visayas cagers to nat’l finals of Elite60

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EIGHT standouts from the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu led by the namesake of the consensus greatest basketball player of all time, are on their way to the MVP Sports Foundation Elite60 Developmental Camp in Manila on May 18 to 21. Michael Jhaye Jordan made it as finalist of the 16-under class along with teammates […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

P100,000

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An anonymous donor is giving a P100,000 reward, or a total of P800,000, for information that can lead to the capture of each of the eight Abu Sayyaf members believed to be trapped in areas around Inabanga, Bohol.  TAGBILARAN CITY — Someone is willing to give close to a million pesos just to ensure the […]

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

Sightings alert on

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THE Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) is verifying reports on the sightings on Wednesday morning of two pump boats with several men on board in the waters off Barangay Ocaña, Carcar City, 40.3 kilometers south of Cebu City. Commodore Pablo Gonzales, PCG-7 head, said he dispatched three sea vessels including one borrowed from […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

LPA threatens Holy Week break

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MANILA — A low pressure area (LPA) east of Mindanao is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday and bring rains in Eastern Visayas and portions of Southern Luzon over the weekend. In a press briefing on Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the LPA, that was, […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

ABU SAYYAF FOILED

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Inabanga, Bohol — It was a kind of firefight that residents like Julita Cenabre, in her 60s, never imagined would ever happen in their sleepy town of Inabanga in Bohol, 71 kilometers north of the capital Tagbilaran City. Yesterday, Cenabre trembled in fear as she held on to her three-month-old granddaughter at the elementary school […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

‘Bato’ confirms CV terror threat

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But describes police intelligence reports as ‘generic’   Following Sunday’s travel advisory from the US Embassy for American citizens to review travel plans in Central Visayas, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, on Monday, confirmed that terror groups were indeed planning to conduct kidnappings in Central Visayas. In a press […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Fake certificates of tribal membership discovered

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  The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has discovered a racket involving the issuance of fake Certificates of Tribal Membership (CTM) and its submission as part of the requirements for applications for fire officer. BFP Regional Director Samuel Tadeo said 136 “Muslim” applicants submitted fake CTMs. “We received verbal reports on this and we noticed […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »