Cebuana trans beauty queen fights for gender sensitivity in the workplace

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As she competes in her second beauty pageant, Julie Yap, 28, is determined to raise awareness on gender sensitivity in the workplace. “This is a movement that we really seek opportunities for our…

DOH-7 shares tips on how to avoid getting typhoid fever

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the recorded cases of typhoid fever in the province, particularly in Barili, Cebu, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), shared basic tips on…

RDC-7 to LGUs in CV: Make comprehensive airport safety, security measure

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7) has enjoined concerned provinces and highly urbanized cities in the region to pass a comprehensive airport safety and security ordinance. Gordon Alan Joseph, the chairperson of…

Rama: 500 City hall casual, JO workers no longer have to report starting July 1

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Michael Rama announced on Monday morning, June 27, 2022, during the City Hall flag raising ceremony that the contracts of 500 casual and job order employees will no longer be…

RDC-7 to 12 Metro Cebu LGUs: Enter into MOA for policy enforcement of water sourcing, utilization

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7), last June 23, 2022, adopted a committee resolution enjoining 12 local government units (LGUs) in Metro Cebu, identified as critical areas, to enter into a memorandum…

Libreng Sakay extension for select provincial buses in CV ended on June 25 – LTFRB-7

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no more Libreng Sakay for selected provincial buses and routes in Central Visayas as of Saturday, June 25, 2022.  This was after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in…

RDC-7: 42,000 metric tons of crops lost to Super Typhoon Odette

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 42,454 metric tons of crops were lost when Super Typhoon Odette hit Cebu and other parts of the Visayas and Mindanao on December 16, 2021. This was according to the first…

Health of typhoid fever patients in Barili, Cebu ‘significantly improving’ — PJ

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu 3rd district Rep. Pablo John Garcia shared in a social media post Saturday night, June 25, that the health condition of patients with typhoid fever in Barili town is now “significantly improving”…

RDC-7 to support, help update DTI-7’s eFactbook, digital source of info for investors

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7), during its Second Quarter Full Council Meeting last June 23, 2022, have agreed to support the dissemination and regular updating of the eFactbook or the…

Barili waterworks systems lack DOH permit: Cebu PHO

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) has advised the management of the waterworks systems in Barili, Cebu to comply with the operational requirements of the Department of Health (DOH). In a recent inspection,…

Cebu-Toledo Wharf Road unpassable due to collapsed road

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7), has announced on Saturday morning, June 25, 2022, that motorists are temporarily prohibited to pass the road along the Cebu-Toledo Wharf Road…

98 cases of typhoid fever, 3 deaths reported in Barili, Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 98 cases of typhoid fever and three deaths were reported in 24 barangays in Barili town in southwestern Cebu. In a social media post Friday night, June 24, 2022, Deputy…

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