Ahong says opposition wants to make his administration look bad

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan believes that the opposition in the city council wants his administration to look bad, especially as the 2022 elections draw near. Chan made such a statement after he accused…

FDA to online traders: Don’t overprice products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will crack down on online selling platforms selling emergency medical supplies above the price ceiling set by the Department of Health. The FDA has directed its inspectors and regulatory enforcement…

PRBU-7 starts cleansing retired cops’ pensioners list

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Retirement and Benefits Administration Unit in Central Visayas (PRBU-7), has started accounting the police retirees in Cebu, today, March 9, 2020. According to Police Master Sergeant Ronald Rosello, the new mechanism…

Pagasa: Clear skies, calm seas for Sinulog activities

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who will be out for the Sinulog activities over the weekend will have to keep a bottle of water close by. This is the state weather bureau’s advice to the public as…

PCG to fishermen, sailors: Monitor weather, don’t sail if sea is unfavorable

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) is encouraging fishermen and sailors to prepare for the incoming Tropical Depression (TD) that is expected to pass through the region by Christmas. The Philippine…

Two more typhoons may visit PH before yearend — Pagasa

Rosalie Abatayo 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, CEBU Philippines —— At least two more typhoons may visit the country before the year ends. Joseph Gerald Merlas, a meteorologist in the Mactan Station of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa Mactan),…

Pagasa: Fair weather expected on Ironman race day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for the triathletes and their fans: Fair weather is expected on Sunday, August 11, which is the race day for the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3. — a race that will include…

Fr. Rudy Romano remembered on 34th year since his disappearance

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Warm and caring person” This was the description of 81-year-old Paul Rodriguez, one of the colleagues of the late Fr. Rudy Romano. Rodriguez, together with the Redemptorist community, gathered and remembered the disappearance…

Pampi assures local meat products safe; FDA told: Be specific on recall orders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. (PAMPI) assured the consumers that locally-produced processed meat are safe from consumption and does not contain meat from African Swine Fever (ASF) infected countries. In a…

CentCom, PRO-7 confident People Power won’t happen in Duterte’s term

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7)  and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Central Command (CentCom) are convinced that another People Power is not likely to happen during President Rodrigo…

Palma: SONA a rehash piece minus the cursing

Futch A. Inso 07/27/2018

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma described President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a “rehash” of his administration’s programs that thankfully had no cursing and was straightforward. “The usual, drugs, fight against corruption and poverty,…

DOH-7 to procure more anti-rabies vaccines

Rosalie Abatayo 06/12/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) allowed the procurement of Human Anti-Rabies Vaccines (ARVs) not prequalified by the World Health Organizations (WHO). This recommendation stemmed from the announcement of DOH-7 their supplies of WHO-prequalified ARVs…

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