Cebu, Bohol universities and colleges to be added to government’s free education program

Futch Anthony Inso 01/22/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Three local universities and colleges (LUCs) in Cebu and one in Bohol may be able to offer free college education as they might be included in the free education program of the…

DOST pushes for the creation of Department of Culture and Arts

Futch Anthony Inso 01/22/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is pushing for the creation of a Department of Culture and Arts. “Pagkakaron, we are supporting a certain bill, debatehan pana, hopefully ma-pass and maybe…

NFA-7 considers reducing NFA rice allocation to traders 

Futch Anthony Inso 01/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Food Authority (NFA)-7 might reduce their allocation of NFA-rice to rice traders starting this year. “More on buffer stocking nalang mi, hilabi na in time sa calamities. But ang market, it…

Governor Davide welcomes back DA-7 to ‘DA Compound’

Futch Anthony Inso 01/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III welcomes back the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) to a province-owned lot in Barangay Guadalupe in Cebu City, which they were forced to leave eight years…

NTC-7 clarifies signal shutoff for Fiesta Señor, Sinulog celebrations

Futch Anthony Inso 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission in Central Visayas (NTC-7) clarifies that telecommunication companies (Telco’s) will only shutoff several cell sites in Cebu and Bohol and will not totally shutdown their signals on January 19…

Garma: Police to go after distributors of party drugs in Sinulog parties

Futch Anthony Inso 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Personnel of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)  will continue to intensify their anti-drug operations this week to especially deter the proliferation of party drugs in gatherings…

DOH-7: More firecracker, stray bullet victims this year

Delta Derycka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More Cebuanos welcomed 2019 with pain and fewer limbs, says the New Year’s Day Injury Surveillance Report of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) issued 11 a.m. today, January 1. DOH-7’s…

OMB fields volunteers to roam theaters to catch camcording

Futch Anthony Inso 12/26/2018

To ensure that no camcording activities will take place during the showing of Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entries which started last December 25, the Optical Media Board (OMB) deployed more than a hundred volunteers to different…

3 septic haulers from Bohol told to comply with DENR requirements or face closure

Futch Anthony Inso 12/23/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has warned three septic haulers operating in Bohol province to secure the required permits and comply with agency standards in their operations…

Most Filipinos no longer agree with vaccinations

Futch Anthony Inso 12/22/2018

Only 32% of Filipinos strongly agree that vaccines are important, a recent study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) after the controversy of the dengue vaccine “Dengvaxia” emerged in 2017, showed. WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization…

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