Five dead in Naga City landslide

Doris Mondragon, Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/20/2018

Five persons were confirmed dead after a landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu at past 6 a.m. on Thursday (September 20). In a dyAb interview, rescuers identified the fatalities as Beatriz Hope Echavez,…

Teachers’ alliance calls for salary increase

Futch Anthony Inso 09/19/2018

  As the Department of Education (DepEd) celebrates the International Teachers’ Month, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers in Central Visayas (ACT-7) reiterated their call for the implementation of a salary increase for teachers.  Antonia Lim, union president…

Transportation directors urge public to avoid Angkas, habal-habal drivers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/11/2018

The regional offices in Central Visayas of Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) urged passengers not to patronize Angkas and other motorcycle ride-hailing services such as those offered by ‘habal-habal’ drivers…

Cebu prepares for potential super typhoon Ompong

Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/11/2018

Local disaster management units and local government units (LGUs) in Cebu are preparing for Typhoon Ompong, which is likely to develop into a “super typhoon”. Baltazar Tribunalo, chief of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office…

Prices of poultry, veggies increase

Futch Anthony Inso 09/06/2018

CONSUMERS still reeling from the soaring prices of basic commodities need to tighten their belts even more after the Department of Agriculture (DA-7) found out in a price monitoring operation that the prices of several poultry products…

PHO probes Carcar prov’l hospital over death of infant

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2018

THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) is investigating the Carcar Provincial Hospital amid allegations that the staff there were negligent resulting to the death of an infant. Dr. Rene Catan, PHO chief, said that they got wind of…

PHO investigates alleged malpractice, negligence of Carcar hospital staff

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2018

  The Provincial Health Office (PHO) is now investigating Carcar Provincial Hospital for negligence and maltreatment affecting a pregnant patient, which also resulted to the death of the patient’s newborn child. Dr. Rene Catan, PHO chief, said…

LTO-7 calls attention of erring motorcycle dealers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/04/2018

The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO – 7) will issue subpoenas to three motorcycle dealers in Cebu for releasing unregistered motorcycle vehicles to their clients. LTO-7 regional director Victor Caindec said that their office has…

DepEd alarmed over use of minors in drug trade

Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2018

  A TOP education official expressed alarm after hearing reports that some minors in Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, were being used by drug traders in their operations. But Dr. Juliet Jeruta, regional director of the Department of…

DepEd Cebu launches new records system

Futch Anthony Inso 08/30/2018

THE Cebu Provincial Schools Division has launched the Records Management Information System (RMIS), an internet dependent system that contains information such as personal data of teachers, service credits, leave credits, service records generation, eRecruitment, and other relevant…

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