Minglanilla police: No more crowds in Campo 7, 8

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The areas in Barangay Campo 7 and 8 of Minglanilla town in southern Cebu were already cleared of gathering crowds this Saturday, September 19, 2020. Unlike the last weekend, where policemen from Minglanilla…

Only 93 out of 107 policemen from Regions 6 and 8 can go home

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only 93 out of the 107 augmented policemen from Regions 6 and 8 will be able to go back to their posts this evening, August 31, 2020. This, after three personnel — one…

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in PH soar to 8,488; total recoveries up to 1,043

Darryl John Esguerra 04/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The total number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country reached 8,488 on Thursday, with recoveries from the respiratory disease now over a thousand. The Department of Health (DOH) reported 276 new cases…

COVID-19 cases in PH now at 8,212; over 1,000 recover

Daphne Galvez 04/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Forty-eight more people recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as the number of cases surpassed 8,000 on Wednesday. The total number of recoveries are currently at 1,023. The Department of Health (DOH) also recorded…

Phivolcs monitoring possible magnitude 8 tremor after quake swarm off Surigao del Norte

Inquirer 04/29/2019

We have to be prepared always, says Phivolcs director MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it continues to monitor a possible magnitude 8 earthquake following the more than 600 aftershocks connected to a…

8 Films for Metro Manila Film Festival 2018

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/20/2018

Day, Filipino moviegoers will be in for a treat as they line up for the film/s of their choice at the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018. They can take their pick from this year’s genres: comedy, horror,…

8 rescued from human trafficking at Naia

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Filipinos leaving for Cyprus guised as tourists were saved by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) from suspected human trafficking at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Saturday, the agency said Monday. The…

Japan’s new foreign worker status to focus on 8 countries including Philippines

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 12/13/2018

TOKYO — Foreigners granted a new residence status for workers with specific skills may initially be accepted primarily from eight countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, according to sources. To prevent financial exploitation by dishonest brokers,…

Employers told to observe special non-working holiday pay rules on Dec. 8

Doris C. Bongcac 12/04/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7) is asking employers to observe the pay rules that apply on December 8, 2018 (Saturday) that has been declared a special non-working holiday in commemoration of the…

LTO: Number 8 car plates illegal

Inquirer.net 11/17/2018

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has not yet issued No. 8 protocol plates for lawmakers in the 17th Congress, rendering the use of No. 8 plates illegal, an LTO official said yesterday. LTO Law Enforcement Service Director…

8 families, evacuees, lose homes to Naga fire

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/29/2018

Their homes were spared by the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, more than a month ago, but on Monday (Oct. 29), the houses of eight families, temporarily displaced by the landslide, were lost to…

High food prices tagged as poor families’ inflation hits 8%

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

FOR AUGUST High food prices pushed up inflation among the country’s poorest families to 8 percent year-on-year in August, the government reported Monday. The rate of increase in prices of basic goods among those belonging to the…

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