LTO-7: Over 4,000 get free driving courses in C. Visayas

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 4,766 people in Central Visayas got certificates from the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) for completing free theoritical driving courses from January to March 2024. LTO-7 Director Glen…

NNC-7: Stunting still a major nutrition issue in C. Visayas

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stunting remains the main malnutrition issue in Central Visayas, according to the National Nutrition Council in Central Visayas (NNC-7). In a press release, NNC-7 said there was a decrease in malnutrition cases in 2023,…

Rama cancels move order: OSCA to remain in same location

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) will stay where it is, next to the City Hall’s executive building and the Senior Citizen’s park. This decision comes after Mayor Michael Rama of…

How to get a passport: A first-timer’s guide

Pia Piquero 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Ever found yourself caught in the bureaucratic loop of needing a valid ID to get another form of ID? Imagine this, you need an ID to get another ID, but to get that first…

FACES OF CEBU: Dr. Juvel Ducay, 29, Miss Bantayan Island

Pia Piquero 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It was a sunny day in Bantayan Island in Cebu, and the rhythmic slapping of waves against the shore signaled only one thing for children: It was time to head to the beach…

Police to offer free rides in case of transport strike next week

Emmariel Ares 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In the event of a transport strike next week, the different police units in Central Visayas will deploy some of their vehicles to offer free rides to the public. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard…

Negligent parents of ‘rugby boys’ may be jailed, says Pelare

Emmariel Ares 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sanctions await parents of ‘rugby boys’ if proven that they neglected their children. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that neglect is punishable…

Tudela, 76 more brgys in Central Visayas now drug-cleared

Emmariel Ares 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tudela town in Cebu province was the most recent locality to be given a drug-cleared status by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing (ROCBDC). The 5th class municipality was the 9th…

Cebu weather: Fair and pleasant in the coming days, says Pagasa

Pia Piquero 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu weather will be fair and pleasant over the next five days, the state weather  bureau said on Saturday, April 13. The Pagasa Visayas Regional Services Division has forecasted that the Visayas, including…

Authority dispute between MCWD, LWUA deepens

Pia Piquero 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The interim board of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) faced a tough situation when they held their first meeting in the board room of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) on April…

HPG-7 to public officials: Detach sirens, blinkers from your vehicles

Emmariel Ares 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An official of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) has ordered local chief executives to immediately remove sirens and blinkers attached to their vehicles as they are no longer authorized to…

French national, Cebuana found dead inside tent in Bohol

Emmariel Ares 04/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A French national and a woman from Cebu were found dead inside the camping tent they set up at an empty lot of a private subdivision in Tagbilaran City, Bohol early Friday morning,…

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