12K Central Visayas drivers qualify for fuel subsidy

Rosalie Abatayo 08/10/2018

Outgoing LTFRB-7 Director Ahmed Cuizon said he already submitted to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) a list of 12,000 beneficiaries who qualified of the government’s fuel subsidy program. LTFRB-7 is only waiting for the distribution of cash…

Toledo plant to add 150 MW to Visayas grid before year end

Futch Anthony Inso 07/25/2018

A new power plant that will provide an additional 150 MW to the Visayas grid will be operational in September at the earliest or before this year ends, the Department of Energy (DOE) regional office said. DOE…

PRO-7: ’25 police cars in Central Visayas are defective’

Nestle L. Semilla 07/17/2018

  Of the 160 Mahindra police cars in Central Visayas, at least 25 are no longer functioning. This was revealed by Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). An inventory of…

Cebuanos to expect localized thunderstorms during the weekend

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/12/2018

Those who plan outdoor viewing of the Pacquiao-Mattysse fight are told to anticipate a sunny weather with isolated rain showers due to localized thunderstorm during the weekend. Weather Specialist Jomar Eclarino said the Low Pressure Area (LPA)…

COA: ‘P165 million worth of school buildings in Cebu still unused’

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2018

  Several school buildings in Cebu have remained unused and unoccupied, according to The Commission on Audit in Central Visayas (COA-7). These buildings are located at the national high schools in Bantayan, Daanbantayan, Talisay City, Argao, and…

Visayas Open 2nd leg winners bared

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2018

THE second leg of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Visayas Open capped off successfully in the City of Naga, south Cebu over the weekend. The PSC Visayas office revealed the winning athletes in the karatedo, air rifle,…

‘Gardo’ enters PAR; monsoon rain forecast in Luzon, Visayas

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Inquirer.net 07/09/2018

Typhoon Gardo has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) early Monday. Parts of Luson and Visayas will experience monsoon rain enhanced by the typhoon, said Jhomer Eclarino, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)weather specialist.…

Visayas Open introduces pentathlon by offering new sports

Glendale G. Rosal 07/08/2018

THE second of the eight legs of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Visayas Open held in the City of Naga, southern Cebu, over the weekend introduced open water swimming, air rifle shooting, and fencing aimed at encouraging…

RTWPB-7 to decide on wage hike plea today

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

The Regional Wage Tripartite and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) is expected to decide on the amount of wage hike for Central Visayas today, June 11. This is the fourth deliberation conducted by the wage board over the appeal…

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…

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