LTFRB-7 launches more modern jeepneys, tourist transport services

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) launched on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, a total of 30 additional modern public utility jeepneys (MPUJs) and 15 tourist transport services (TTS)…

E-bike driver beaten to death by fellow driver in Talisay City

Paul Lauro 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jealousy is one of the reasons authorities are looking into in the killing of an electronic bike (e-bike) driver by a fellow driver in Talisay City early Wednesday morning, February 8, 2023. Police…

Caindec files 13 cases against two motorcycle dealerships in VisMin

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The director of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has filed a total of 13 cases against two major motorcycle dealerships in the Visayas and Mindanao for their alleged involvement in…

2 Filipinos hurt in Turkey after massive earthquake — DFA

Daniza Fernandez 02/08/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Two Filipinos in Turkey were hurt following the massive earthquake that jolted the foreign nation. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) issued the remark on Tuesday evening, noting that the individuals are currently fine.…

Syria newborn pulled alive from quake rubble

Agence France Presse 02/08/2023

JINDAYRIS, Syria — Extended family members pulled a newborn baby alive from the rubble of a home in northern Syria, after finding her still tied by her umbilical cord to her mother, who died in Monday’s massive…

Cebu City OBO chief to permit applicants: Transact and pay online

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebuanos no longer have to physically visit the Office of the Building Official (OBO) at the Cebu City to apply for permits and make the corresponding payments. Architect Florante Catalan, the OBO head, said…

‘Gulay bouquets’ blossom in time for Valentine’s Day, courtesy of community pantry organizers

Beatrice Pinlac 02/08/2023

MANILA, Philippines — With February 14th fast-approaching, a creative gift-giving solution for lovers – and a practical help for farmers amidst the economic crunch – has been proposed: vegetable bouquets. Ana Patricia Non, the founder of the…

3-day warehouse fire in Parañaque leaves P525-million damage

John Eric Mendoza 02/08/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A three-day warehouse fire in Parañaque — which started on Sunday and was put out on Tuesday — left around P525 million in damage, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). Apart from the massive…

600 former illegal drug users now Anti-Illegal Drug Advocates in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 600 former illegal drug users are now Anti-Illegal Drug Advocates (AIDA). These individuals underwent spiritual and basic training from the local police to enhance their self-discipline. They also underwent and…

Marcos urges public: Don’t delay, pay taxes now

Daphne Galvez 02/08/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday urged the public “to pay the correct amount of taxes on time” to support the country’s economic recovery and expansion.taxes At the launch of the Bureau of Internal…

Lapu OFWs benefit from Halad Pagpangalagad

Futch Anthony Inso 02/07/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More than 2,000 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families have benefited from the “Hatod Pagpangalagad” initiated by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)-7 at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City on…

OBO head: Existing buildings in Cebu City ‘structurally sound’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Office of the Barangay Official (OBO) head Architect Florante Catalan assures the public that all buildings in the city are “structurally sound.” This he said after a powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake…

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