Classes in Central Visayas suspended from Jan. 24 to Jan. 31

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Central Visayas, all classes in the region are suspended starting today, January 24 until January 31. The Department of Education in the region (DepEd-7) issued…

In Central Visayas, DTI issues notices to 16 price freeze order violators

DORIS BONGCAC 01/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 16 establishments in Central Visayas were issued Notices of Violation (NOVs)  while 84 others were sent Letters of Inquiries (LOIs) for their failure to comply with the Price Freeze Order and…

1 Cebu-based establishment pays fine for ‘Price Freeze Order’ violation

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Of the four establishments in Cebu that were issued with Notice of Violations by the Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) last January 14, only three appeared to the Pre-Adjudication…

Despite rapid rise of COVID-19 cases, hospitalization rate remains low in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu is not as alarming as it may seem as hospital utilization rate on the island remains low, according to Doctor Mary Jean Loreche, the chief…

Day 1 of Election Gun Ban: No major crimes reported in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No major crimes were reported in Central Visayas during the start of the implementation of the election gun ban on Sunday, January 9, until early morning on Monday, Jan. 10. Police Brigadier General…

Election gun ban starts: PNP, Comelec, AFP conduct joint checkpoints

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are now more visible especially at night. This is because of the implementation of the election gun ban that officially started on Sunday, January 9.  The gun ban will continue until June…

Odette leaves P3.3B agri damage in Central Visayas…and counting

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/06/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The damage to agriculture brought by super typhoon Odette in Central Visayas has now reached P3.3 billion. Joel Elumba, Executive Director of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7), said this…

No Omicron detected in Region 7 yet as samples sent for sequencing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Health officials in Central Visayas urged the public to brace for the highly transmissible Omicron variant even if it has not yet been detected here.  An official from the Department of Health in…

Cebu pork producers assure public there is enough supply, no price increase

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the destruction brought by super typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) and the Holiday season, pork supply in Cebu remains sufficient. This was the assurance made by the Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative…

DSWD-7: Over P30M relief goods distributed in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The national government continues to send relief aid to areas in Central Visayas affected by Typhoon Odette.  The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the region (DSWD-7) said that as of December…

#OdettePH: 338 passengers, 302 vessels stranded in Central Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 338 passengers and 302 sea vessels are currently stranded in the different ports in Cebu due to Typhoon Odette. Storm Signal Number 1 has been raised in the Island of…

PRO-7 readies support force in preparation for TS Odette

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 231 Reactionary Standby Support Force (RSSF) will be deployed to provinces in Central Visayas that will be affected by the Several Tropical Storm Odette. Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO-7) director…

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