PH to send 584 athletes, 161 officials to SEAG

Dale Rosal 01/21/2022

  The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) slashed the initial 627-athlete delegation for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam this May to 584. The updated number of athletes vying…

Shaina Magdayao shares COVID-19 story in an Instagram post

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 01/20/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Shaina Magdayao revealed in an Instagram post on Thursday, January 20, 2022, that she recently contracted COVID-19. The actress uploaded photos of her in a yatch as she shared her story to the Instagram world. Shaina…

25 arrested in Region 7 for gun ban violation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 25 individuals in Central Visayas were arrested for allegedly violating the ongoing gun ban in relation to the upcoming May 2022 elections. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said…

In Cebu City, 732 new cases in 1 day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City, on January 19, 2022, broke its own record in the number of new cases registered in a day.  This after the city logged 732 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according…

Rebuilding assistance for badly hit Odette survivors in Cebu province increased to P8,000

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has increased the allocation of rebuilding assistance they will give to residents who lost their homes due to Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that…

#OdettePH: Cebu 5th district localities send aid to Alegria

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Help continues to pour for Odette-stricken areas in southern Cebu a month since the typhoon battered the island province. At least 50 disaster and rescue personnel from seven localities in Cebu’s 5th district…

Mandaue residents partially affected by Odette receive aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government has distributed aid of rice and drinking water to houses partially affected by super typhoon Odette. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the city…

Sheryn Regis and girlfriend Mel De Guia get couple tattoos from Whang-Od

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/19/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Cebuana singer Sheryn Regis and her girlfriend Mel De Guia got matching couple tattoos from the country’s  oldest mambabatok, Kalinga’s Whang-Od. Regis shared some snaps of them getting a tattoo on Instagram and captioned her…

Gwen to mayors: Vax cards are not mandatory

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed mayors of municipalities and component cities in the province not to leverage COVID-19 vaccination cards as a prerequisite.  Garcia on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, issued Memorandum No.…

In Cebu City, vax cards required to enter indoor spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Individuals unvaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter indoor spaces and other enclosed establishments here. This after the Cebu City Government will be requiring vaccination cards from people planning to enter and…

Dimples Romana gives daughter her first home keys

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 01/18/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Dimples Romana’s eldest and unica hija Callie has started to live an independent life. Dimples gifted Callie with her first personal space “to live in for a few months to practice” before she leaves for Australia…

DOE-7 reminds authorized refilling plants not to engage in illegal trade 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The regional director of the Department of Energy in Central Visayas is reminding owners of authorized refilling plants on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, to comply with the requirements in refilling canisters.  Attorney Mark…

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