After shutting down drug dens, what is next?

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Shutting down the operation of drug dens has been the focus of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in their campaign against illegal drugs. But what makes it different from…

DepEd-7: 24% of public school teachers, personnel fully vaxxed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) on Thursday, September 16, has reported that 24 percent of the region’s public school teachers and personnel have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. There are…

PDEG-7 intensifies monitoring of drug dens amid the pandemic

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Another law enforcement group in Central Visayas has intensified its monitoring of the rampant operations of drug dens in the region. The Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group in Central Visayas (PDEG-7) also…

Fully vaccinated vs COVID in Region 7 reaches 1 million

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas recently reached another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) reported that as of September 12, 2021, a total of 1,006,554 individuals in the region have…

CV fisherfolks to receive fingerlings, propagules, fishing materials for BFAR-7’s 58th Fishcon

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and fisherfolks in Central Visayas can expect to receive bangus and tilapia fingerlings as well as seaweed propagules during the celebration of Fish Conservation Week. The weeklong celebration began on September 13,…

Mute habal-habal driver, 5 others nabbed inside Cebu City drug den

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) dismantled another drug den on Friday morning, September 10, which resulted in the arrest of at least six individuals including a mute habal-habal driver in Sitio Plastikan,…

Law enforcers dismantle 26 drug dens in CV in eight months

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/09/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A total of 26 drug dens in Central Visayas were dismantled by the law enforcers from January to August 2021. Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas…

PDEA-7 chief: Drug sting in Central Luzon expected to cause dent in supply in CV

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/08/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The top official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) believes that the recent anti-illegal drug operations that led to the confiscation of 580 kilos of shabu in Central…

Local Delta cases in Region 7 reach 83 as WHO confirms community transmission

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health authorities in Central Visayas have already recorded a total of 83 local cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant as the World Health Organization in the Philippines (WHO – Philippines) declared on…

PDEA-7 personnel already 87% vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighty seven percent of the personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has already been vaccinated. Leia Albiar, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that this meant that an estimated 150 of…

14 police stations inaugurated in Central Visayas in 9 months

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In line with the modernization program of the Philippine National Police, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) inaugurated a total of 14 police stations from November 2020 to July 2021. These…

Cebu receives additional 50k doses of Pfizer vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu received an additional supply of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the spokesperson of the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC), confirmed to reporters that 50,310 doses of the mRNA vaccines arrived…

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