BFP-7 to intensify fire prevention info drive

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Never forget to unplug your appliances and gadgets before leaving your house for work.” This is the reminder of Superintendent Randy Mendaros, Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) chief, as the…

Metro Cebu to bid farewell to love month with fair weather

Rosalie Abatayo 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos may enjoy the last days of February under the sun. Joseph Gerald Merlas, a meteorologist at the Mactan Station of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), said fair weather…

CV’s Quarantine Bureau: Mandatory health declaration checklist to all flights arriving in Mactan airport

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Futch Anthony Inso 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Quarantine in Central Visayas (BOQ-7) has expanded the coverage of the mandatory health declaration checklist to all flights arriving at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Dr. Terence Anthony Bermejo, BOQ-7…

BFP: Frasco’s dumptruck catching fire was an ‘accident’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nobody set fifth district Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco’s dump truck on fire. This was the findings of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in San Francisco town, Camotes Island on their investigation on…

BFAR-7: Damage caused by Ursula in fishery sector reaches P14.98M

Futch Anthony Inso 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has initially recorded P14.98 million worth of damage in the fishery sector due to Typhoon Ursula. BFAR-7 Public Information Officer Alma Saavedra…

BFAR-7 sets 3-month fishing ban at a portion of Visayan Sea

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) will implement a 3-month fishing ban at a portion of the Visayan Sea starting Friday, November 15. According to a press release from…

BJMP turns to Capitol for help as jail congestion hits 500%

CNU Intern Leeian Galariana, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP-) in Cebu has requested the provincial government to provide lots for the construction of jail facilities in the towns of Santander and Barili. Jail Superintendent…

Pagasa: Brace for more humid weather, high temperatures this week

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The state weather bureau on Thursday, June 13, warned the public to take extra precautions as temperatures are expected to continue to rise in Cebu this week. Nedz Salatrero, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and…

MGB-7 sends team to probe Sibulan tunnel collapse as rescuers recover one body

Futch Anthony Inso and Inquirer.net 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of Central Visayas (MGB – 7) deployed a team to investigate an alleged treasure hunting that went wrong in Sibulan town, Negros Oriental that resulted to three…

TD ‘Samuel’ continues to move towards the Samar-Leyte-Dinagat area

11/20/2018

Tropical Depression ‘Samuel’ continues to move west northwest towards Dinagat Island in Surigao and the Samar-Leyte area in Eastern Visayas and is projected to make a landfall in these areas by this evening, the state-run weather bureau…

Immigration bureau denies Sister Fox’s visa extension

Inquirer.net 09/16/2018

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has denied the request of Australian missionary Sister Patricia Fox for an extension of her missionary visa. In a two-page order signed on Thursday, Fox’s request for extension was denied by the…

Mandaue fire bureau conducts multi-fire exercise

Norman Mendoza 12/29/2017

The Mandaue City Fire Station together with the City’s Local Government Unit and volunteers from the Fire Brigade conducted a multi-fire incident drill in two barangay’s in Mandaue City. According to Mandaue City Fire Marshall Josephus Alburo,…

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