Magsayo to dedicate world-title fight to typhoon-ravaged Bohol

Dale Rosal 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Unbeaten Boholano  Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo said he is dedicating his fight against reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. to the province of Bohol, which was among those greatly affected by…

Higher power bills await Bohol folk

Leo Udtohan 01/12/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Philippines — Residents of Bohol have been warned of a possible “bill shock” as the island province started drawing electricity from expensive power sources in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), which…

Residents of San Isidro, Ubay, Bohol on Odette: A learning experience

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A learning experience. This was how some residents of Barangay San Isidro in Ubay town in Bohol province described their experience with super typhoon Odette. “Di gyud lalim nga bagyoha. Mao na karon…

Bohol residents get more aid

Doris C. Bongcac 01/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More help has arrived for the province of Bohol. Governor Arthur Yap said in a social media post that a donation of 40 generator sets and assorted solar lamps are scheduled to arrive…

Cop to face criminal raps over road incident that killed two people in Bohol

Leo Udtohan 12/14/2021

TAGBILARAN CITY — Charges of reckless imprudence resulting in double homicide, multiple physical injuries, and damage to properties will be filed against a police officer who hit several vehicles that killed two people and injured several others over the…

Suganob, foe pass weigh-in for Friday’s Kumong Bol-anon 2 war

Glendale G. Rosal 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Boholano prospect Regie Suganob and his opponent Jerome Baloro hurdled the official weigh-in for their International Boxing Federation (IBF) youth junior flyweight title showdown in the main event of “Kumong Bol-anon 2” tomorrow, Friday,…

DepEd-7 endorses 440 schools for the expansion of limited face-to-face classes

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said he already endorsed 440 schools for the expansion of the limited face-to-face classes in the region. DepEd-7 Director Salustiano…

Tepora faces new foe in Dec 17 comeback fight

Glendale G. Rosal 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world featherweight champion Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora needs to change his gameplan after his opponent, Ryan Maano was replaced for their December 17, 2021 bout in Bohol.…

Red tide still detected in parts of Bohol, Leyte, other areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Zacarian Sarao 11/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said red tide toxins remain detected in shellfish harvested in some areas of Bohol, Leyte, and a few other provinces in Visayas and Mindanao, warning against…

Moreno to boost Cebu tourism by building bridges that connect neighboring provinces if elected president

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another presidential aspirant is planning to boost Cebu’s tourism industry if elected president in next year’s polls. Incumbent Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said he will build bridges that would connect…

Pregnant woman jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge, lands on passenger ship

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A woman died after she jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Wednesday noon, October 20, 2021, police said. Cebu Daily News Digital is withholding the identity of the…

1.8 million unutilized COVID-19 vaccines in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health officials in Central Visayas continue to reassure the public that the region still has enough supply of COVID-19 vaccines amid a decline in the number of individuals getting jabbed daily. This after…

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