UC import Tosh Sesay: ‘Despite the pain, I’ll give my best to help team secure the win’

Brian J. Ochoa 11/14/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—African student-athlete Tosh Sesay is all fired up after being cleared to play for the University of Cebu (UC) in their semifinal matchup with defending champion University of the Visayas (UV) on Thursday, November 14,…

With 3 pork brands positive for ASF, Cebu stays firm on banning pork products from Luzon

Rosalie Abatayo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —— There will be no let-up in Cebu’s African Swine Fever Task Force monitoring and operations against pork products from Luzon and the 22 ASF-affected countries. Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy, provincial veterinarian and the…

UC’s African student-athlete on sharing talent to Cebu’s kids: It was great putting a smile on those kids’ faces

Immae Lachica 10/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—University of Cebu’s foreign student athlete Mohamed Tosh Sesay is having a blast in his stint with the Webmasters in the Cebu Schools Athletics Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) men’s basketball tournament. He’s not just having fun…

DVMF reminds public: It’s safe to eat local pork

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is reminding the public that it’s safe to consume local pork products despite the confirmed entry of the African Swine Fever (ASF) in the…

ASF Task Force: P470K worth of pork, pork products burned

Rosalie Abatayo 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The African Swine  Fever (ASF) Task Force of Cebu Province disposed of over P470,000 worth of pork and pork products coming from countries that have reported cases of ASF On Thursday afternoon, September…

Provincial Vet assures: No African Swine Fever in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Veterinary Office has assured that the death of the 12 pigs of a backyard hog raiser in Carcar City is less likely related to the African Swine Fever (ASF). Dr. Rose…

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…

DA-7: Central Visayas still safe from African swine fever

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Agriculture (DA-7) Regional Executive Director Salvador Diputado assured hog raisers that various agencies continue to be vigilant to prevent the entry of African swine flu or fever (ASF) in Central Visayas.…

Hog raisers assured: Strict measures done to prevent swine fever’s entry in CV

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hog raisers have no cause for alarm over possible entry of the African swine fever (ASF) in Central Visayas, the Department of Agriculture said in a statement posted on its Facebook account. However,…

Canoy to face South African champ

Glendale G. Rosal 11/26/2018

JOEY Canoy, a former Rex Wakee Salud (RWS) and Flores Boxing Gym stalwart in Cebu who is now fighting under General Santos City’s SanMan Promotions, will put his skills to test anew when he fights South African…

Tepora KOs South African foe

Glendale G. Rosal 09/23/2017

    Jhack “El Capitan” Tepora of the Omega Boxing Gym knew it would be difficult to come out victorious if his bout against South African Lusanda Komanisi went the distance and to the scorecards. So, the…

IN LOVE WITH CEBU

Glen Dale Rosal 09/11/2017

South African IBO world light flyweight champion Budler loving Cebu’s weather, people Two-division world champion and current IBO world light flyweight champion Hekkie “Hexecutioner” Budler is so far enjoying his stay in Cebu City. Budler, a native…

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