Siquijor ditches COVID vax card, tests as entry requirement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More provinces in Central Visayas have decided to do away with COVID-19 vaccination cards and RT-PCR tests as travel conditions. The latest to join is Siquijor after its Governor, Jake Vincent Villa, recently…

CV cops told to prioritize health, adopt change in lifestyle

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hypertension, diabetes, and fatty liver are some of the medical conditions affecting police personnel in Central Visayas. Police Colonel Jose Sales Jr., chief of Regional Medical and Dental Unit 7, is urging men…

DSWD-7 releases P94.6 million in educational assistance

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) targets to distribute educational assistance to about 5,000 students in the region during the last day of the payout for the cash…

Abellana Police Station commended for being ‘best police station’ in the region

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon passed a resolution commending the Cebu City Police Station 2 or Abellana Police Station after it was being recently proclaimed as the “Best City Police Station” in Central…

DSWD-7 receives 38,000 online applications for educational assistance in less than 24 hours

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) received about 38,000 online applications for educational assistance, in less than 24 hours since the regional agency reopened the online application for…

Inflation in Central Visayas jumps to 7.4%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas recorded its highest inflation rate last August, the Philippine Statistics Authority in the region (PSA-7) noted. The latest report from PSA-7 showed that inflation in the region reached 7.4 percent in…

DSWD-7 releases over P21 million in educational assistance last Sept. 3

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) provided educational assistance to a total of 7,665 students during its third payout last September 3, 2022. In a statement, the agency…

Filipino Martial Arts to form part of Cebu Heritage Tours soon

Doris C. Bongcac 09/04/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) will soon be integrated into the Cebu heritage circuits as an added attraction to tourists, the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) announced. Integration will start with the…

C. Visayas receives close to P5B in foreign pledges so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – During the first six months of 2022, Central Visayas received close to P5 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI), latest government statistics showed.   The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) recorded that foreign investments…

DSWD-7 reminds public of no walk-in application for educational assistance

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has again reminded the public that it will not cater to walk-in applicants for educational assistance in the region. In a…

DSWD-7 releases P10.5 M to indigent students in Central Visayas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD)-7 has released a total of P10,515,000 worth of educational assistance to 3,307 indigent students in the region. The data dated August 27…

PRO-7 notes drop in crime incidents

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7)  noted a drop in crime incidents in the region from January to July 2022 compared to the same period last year. PRO-7 director Police Brigadier…

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