DOH-7 reports rise in firecracker injuries during Christmas, New Year’s Eve celebrations

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported an increase in firecracker-related injuries in the region as people were already allowed to resume Christmas and New Year’s Eve gatherings. In a report…

15 fires destroy P17.5 million worth of properties in December in Cebu City — CCFS

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 15 fires were logged in December 2022 in Cebu City that destroyed an estimated P17.5 million worth of properties. This is based on the records from the Cebu City Fire…

The year that was: 5 people who hogged the headlines

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 12/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines—It’s been a colorful and remarkable year for good and bad news, including those that fall in between. But in over 300 days, some stories are more controversial than others. As we turn the page to…

CCTO warns motorists of possible heavy traffic at SRP on Wednesday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has cautioned motorists of possible heavy traffic at the South Road Properties (SRP) for the “Jesus Reigns 2022” celebration on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. In a social…

2022 Bar exam question on seafarer’s disability benefits claims

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 11/22/2022

Can a seafarer be entitled to compensation for disability benefits if he finished his employment contract? This is one of the questions included in the 2022 Bar Examinations for Labor Law and Social Legislations. Marino, a seafarer,…

Groundbreaking for CCLEX-Guadalupe ramp set on Nov. 8

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Works for the planned Guadalupe access ramp to the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) will soon start as the Cebu City government announced on Thursday, October 27, 2022, that the groundbreaking for the project…

Kalag-Kalag 2022: Mayor Rama allows mass and religious activities inside Cebu City cemeteries

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Holy masses and other religious activities are now allowed to be celebrated in chapels and within cemeteries in Cebu City during Kalag-Kalag 2022 celebration. This instruction is among the specific guidelines contained in…

LTO-7 launches “Oplan Byaheng Ayos” for Kalag-Kalag 2022

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) is preparing its personnel for the “Oplan Byaheng Ayos” that it will launch in time for the observance of the “Kalag-Kalag” on November 1 and…

Tops Lookout temporarily closes starting Oct. 21

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tops Lookout in Cebu City will be temporarily closed to the public starting on October 21. Its management said in a statement, they needed time to introduce some improvements into the property that…

Friday flooding swept away 12 houses in three Cebu City barangays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 12 houses in three different barangays were swept away by floodwaters caused by heavy rains that poured over parts of Metro Cebu last Friday, September 9, 2022. The downpour that…

DSWD-7 releases over P21 million in educational assistance last Sept. 3

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) provided educational assistance to a total of 7,665 students during its third payout last September 3, 2022. In a statement, the agency…

DSWD postpones scheduled educational assistance payout in Mandaue City this Saturday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The scheduled payout for the educational assistance on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in Mandaue City will not push through. This is according to the letter sent by the Department of Social Welfare and…

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