Alert up in Central Visayas

Benjie Talisic 08/07/2018

BOTH the police and military were placed on heightened alert in the wake of the recent bombing in Basilan province, Mindanao. Supt. Reyman Tolentin, information officer of the Police Regional Office, said their heightened alert status followed…

The Cebu-led Central Visayas economic performance

Fernando Fajardo 08/02/2018

With almost 70 percent of the Central Visayas Gross Domestic Product (GDP) coming from Cebu, it is safe to say that the region’s economic growth is Cebu-led. Last year, the Central Visayas GDP increased in real terms…

Rebisco V’balL LEAGUE Central Visayas qualifiers set

Ray Charlie Diaz 07/21/2018

VOLLEYBALL teams of girls 18 and Under in Cebu will get a chance to once again play in the national stage with the Rebisco 18 and Under Girls Volleyball League (RVL) 2018 to hold two of its…

Central Visayas GDP is 69 percent from Cebu

Fernando Fajardo 07/19/2018

There were errors in my article last week. This is the corrected version of the article which I overhauled as a whole in view of its importance in helping us gauge the real size of the economy…

Minimum wage in Central Visayas to be adjusted in August

Futch Anthony Inso 07/18/2018

Minimum wage earners in Central Visayas will already receive the adjustments on their daily wages ranging from P10 to P20 starting on August 3 after the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) in Manila approved the increase.…

Lepto cases on the rise in Cebu, Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/10/2018

AS THE rainy season continues, the health department warned the public against wading in floodwater to avoid contracting leptospirosis, a disease caused by bacteria from rat waste. At least eight persons died out of the 50 reported…

LTFRB 7: No provisional fare hike for Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2018

THE minimum fare for Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs) in Central Visayas remains at P6.50, a Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB -7) official told commuters on Friday. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon clarified that the P1…

CHEd-7 approves 12 percent tuition hike in Central Visayas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/17/2018

THE COMMISSION on Higher Education in Central Visayas (CHEd – 7) has approved an average of 12 percent tuition increase for first year level in some private higher education institutions (HEIs) in the region. CHEd-7 Director Dr.…

New Central Visayas minimum wage rate unfair to labor

Fernando Fajardo 06/14/2018

The regional tripartite productivity and wage board (RTPWB) just announced an increase in the minimum wage rate of P20.00 pesos per day for Class A areas and P15.00 for Class B, C, and D areas. Class A…

Niece accuses police officer of rape

Nestle L. Semilla 06/08/2018

A 20-year-old woman filed rape charges against her uncle who is a police officer on Thursday. The woman said her uncle allegedly raped her twice last month. Her uncle was also relieved immediately. CCPO Director Senior Supt.…

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