49 barangays, 1 town apply for drug clearing in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Forty-nine more barangays and one municipality in Central Visayas have applied for drug clearing assessment. These areas were from Cebu Province, Negros Oriental, and Bohol. If the applications of the 49 barangays and…

PDEA-7 warns public against person who claims to be fiscal, extorts money for dropping cases

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) warns the public against individuals, who introduce themselves as fiscals and extort money in exchange for the withdrawal of illegal drug cases. Leia Alcantara,…

Sirius Star Pilipinas ends 4th PH tour: Cheers from crowd buoy American ballers

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sirius Star Pilipinas comprised of American ballers has successfully capped off their “Fourth Philippine Tour” which ran from Sept. 23, 2022 to Oct. 3, 2022 around Visayas and Mindanao.  The team headed…

Fuel discount cards released to 971 farmers, fishers in Cebu – DA-7

Futch Anthony Inso 07/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has distributed on Friday, July 29, 2022, fuel discount cards to 971 farmer and fisherfolk beneficiaries from different local government units (LGUs) in Cebu. The…

PDEA-7 agents shut down Lahug ‘drug den’, nab 3 men, seize P68K shabu

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities shut down a suspected drug den in a barangay in Cebu City on Friday evening, March 4; arrested 3 drug personalities; and confiscated P68,000 worth of suspected shabu. Reynaldo O. Pantujan, 38;…

Capitol mulls buying gensets for all barangays in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is planning to purchase generator sets to be distributed to all barangays in the province. In a report by Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, Garcia announced during her…

Residents living near coastlines urged: Help PDEA-7 monitor areas for illegal activities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents living near the vast shorelines in the region are encouraged monitor their respective areas and report to authorities any possible suspicious activities there. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, made the appeal because this…

PDEA-7 to Cebu City brgys: Help us monitor transients in your areas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangays are encouraged to help monitor the activities of the transients in their areas, especially of their possible engagement in illegal drug activities. Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

Alcantara accident: Girl dead, 10 others hurt after van collides with motorcycle

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A family beach outing ended in tragedy when the van they were riding on collided with a motorcycle causing the death of a 14-year-girl and injury to 10 others in the early morning…

KCS Computer-Mandaue looks to bounce back

Glendale G. Rosal 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue City is seeking to bounce back from a loss when it takes on the Tubigon Bohol Mariners on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup at the Alcantara Civic…

Thursday games of Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup postponed

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pending the resolution on the issues surrounding the the controversial game between the ARQ Builders—Lapu Lapu City Heroes and the Siquijor Mystics in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, the management of the league decided to…

Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara 90% ready — hoops league exec

Glendale G. Rosal 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the tipoff draws near, the official venue of the much-awaited Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara town, southwestern Cebu, is nearing the completion of its big renovation. The sleepy coastal town will…

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