BREAKING: COVID-19 deaths in PH now at 17

Daphne Galvez 03/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Three more individuals who tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have died, bringing the total of deaths to 17 as of 12 noon Wednesday, the Department of Health (DOH) reported. The DOH also…

PNP seeking 17,000 new recruits this year

Melvin Gascon 01/04/2020

The Philippine National Police announced on Friday that it was looking for 17,000 new applicants for the service. Acting PNP chief Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa said the National Police Commission and the Department of Budget and Management…

DepEd-7 to probe ‘rape incident’ involving minors

Futch Anthony Inso 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) will conduct its own investigation on the rape incident in the town of Minglanilla, where the alleged suspect and victim are both minors.  Based on…

17 suspected human trafficking victims rescued at Mactan-Cebu airport

Krissy Aguilar 10/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have rescued 17 suspected victims of human trafficking at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the Bureau of Immigrations (BI) said Monday. The BI said the victims were intercepted on October 16 and 17…

Panelo: ‘Dirty work’ tag in arrest of Satur, 17 others ‘baseless’

Inquirer.net 12/02/2018

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo belied the accusations of “dirty work” in the arrest of former Bayan Muna Representative Satur Ocampo and 17 others in Davao del Norte. Panelo noted that the case of Ocampo and the others…

9TH SM2SM Run set for February 17

Glendale G. Rosal 11/25/2018

ONE of Cebu’s cash-rich running events, the annual SM2SM Run, which is on its ninth year, is set on February 17, 2019. The race will once again start and end at the SM Cebu City north open…

17 squads vie in CIBPOVC

Julia Garcia 08/11/2018

SOME 17 teams will begin their campaign in the biggest annual Cebu Inter-BPO Volleyball Cup (CIBPOVC) which kicked off yesterday at the Cebu City Sports Center. The eight-weekend long tournament officially started with a parade along Osmeña…

Global Filipino Schools program reaches all 17 regions in PH

PR 07/31/2018

Around 214 schools across the 17 regions in the Philippines, latest of which are those in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), are being equipped with information and communications technology (ICT) tools and methodologies on 21st-century…

Laos dam disaster kills 17, several others missing

AFP 07/25/2018

The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after a dam collapse led to flash floods in southern Laos, as two South Korean firms involved in the hydropower project said damage was reported at least 24 hours…

NBI rescues 17 human trafficking victims

Inquirer.net 06/26/2018

Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation-International Airport Investigation Unit (NBI-IAIU) rescued 17 female victims of human trafficking, including six minors, in Indang, Cavite last Friday, June 22, 2018. NBI-IAIU conducted an investigation upon receiving information from…

Mandaue City police arrest 17 for loitering

Norman Mendoza 06/20/2018

About 17 persons were caught for loitering and 143 were issued warnings while 36 minors were rescued by Mandaue City police on Wednesday. Senior Supt. Roberto Alanas, Mandaue City police chief, said they started arresting “tambays” (loiterers…

Cebu City Dragonboat Festival set June 16-17

Ray Charlie Diaz 05/21/2018

More than 20 teams from the different regions are expected to compete in the first-ever Cebu City Dragonboat Festival on June 16-17 at the seas off Il Corso, Citta de Mare at the South Road Properties (SRP).…

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