NAGA LANDSLIDE UPDATE: Cimatu order relief of four MGB-7 officials, suspension of Apo Land’s quarry operations, ECC

Ador Mayol, Morexette Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 09/21/2018

Four officials from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB -7) are ordered relieved by the Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu following the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, south Cebu. During…

CEBU PRESS FREEDOM WEEK: New CFBJ officers take oath 

Rosalie Abatayo 09/19/2018

The new set officers of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ) took their oath during their general assembly on Wednesday (September 19).  Mitchelle Palaubsanon took over Elias Baquero as president of the federation. Baquero served as…

Magpale seeks reelection

Rosalie Abatayo 09/19/2018

  Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale has changed her mind.  The province’s second top official said she will seek reelection in next year’s polls.  She cited “loyalty to the party and the Cebuanos” as reasons behind her…

NBI-7 arrests 14 persons for allegedly operating illegal lottery

Rosalie Abatayo 09/18/2018

  The operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) arrested 14 persons for allegedly operating an illegal lottery in the towns of Asturias and Tuburan, Cebu.  NBI-7 Acting Director Dominador Cimafranca said their…

Davide creates Provincial Price Coordinating Council

Rosalie Abatayo 09/18/2018

  Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III has issued an executive order creating a provincial price coordinating council.  Lawyer Orvi Ortega, provincial legal officer, said the move was intended to address the increasing prices of basic commodities…

Davide to meet with DTI to address increasing prices

Rosalie Abatayo 09/17/2018

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III will meet with officials of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to discuss measures in mitigating the effect of increasing prices. Davide said he will also meet with bus and minibus…

P200M budget okayed for disaster mgmt body

Rosalie Abatayo 09/14/2018

PROPOSED ALLOCATION FOR 2019 The Cebu Provincial Development Council has approved the proposed P200-million budget of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) for 2019 during their meeting on Friday, September 14. The amount…

Davide: Dad will not be lured into politics

Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

FORMER Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. is not running for a senate seat. Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III dismissed reports that his father, the former head magistrate of the Supreme Court, will be seeking a seat in…

Father not keen to join politics, says Governor Davide

Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

  Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III dismissed speculations that his father, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., will run for a Senate post under the opposition bloc. Davide said the former chief justice is not a politician…

Sinas: Only ‘few’ cops do not support Duterte

Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

  Despite numerous operations and programs, Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), admitted that the police continue to struggle in the campaign against illegal drugs. Officials of the police…

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