May 2022 inflation rate in Central Visayas at 5.3% — PSA-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While the rest of the country saw an increase in inflation rates, it was the opposite for Central Visayas.  The regional bureau of the Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7), in a…

DOLE’s CAMP 2, 3 beneficiaries told to claim cash aid before June 30

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Beneficiaries for the second and third tranches of the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) have until June 30 to claim their share of the financial assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment…

Employment rate in Central Visayas jumps to 94.8%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of employed individuals in Central Visayas has improved as businesses gradually reopen and commercial activities resume two years since the pandemic occurred.  Based on recent data from the Philippine Statistics Authority…

PDEA-7 to ‘drug peddlers’: Stop selling drugs in CV or you will get caught

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drug personalities, who are trying to regain the sales that they lost at the height of the pandemic, should think twice about selling illegal drugs in Central Visayas especially in Cebu City because…

Rama: Prolonged Alert Level 1 will eventually lead to relaxed mask policies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City would remain under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month, Mayor Michael Rama said that mask restrictions would eventually be eased. In a short press conference on June…

DOLE-7 reminds employers to follow new minimum wage rates in the region

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) urged employers to comply with new approved wage rates in Central Visayas as it will continue to conduct compliance inspection. In a statement…

Business sector begins implementation of P31 wage hike

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The business sector begins today, the implementation of the P31 per day wage increase that the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) has approved. In Class A local government…

P15.1M suspected shabu seized in Central Visayas over the weekend

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P15 million worth of suspected shabu was seized in Central Visayas during the conduct of the Simultaneous Enhanced Managing Police Operations (SEMPO) over the weekend. Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo…

70% in Central Visayas inoculated against COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has already vaccinated 70 percent of its target population against COVID-19, a year since the vaccination campaign rolled out.  In a recent press conference, the Department of Health in Central Visayas…

Measles also on the rise in Central Visayas 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has urged parents and adult guardians to ensure their children has completed their inoculation schedules, particularly against measles. This after the regional health office observed an increase…

Lechon downs several individuals in CV

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The delectable lechon (roasted pig in English), like any other food, must be handled properly, health officials here urged the public. This after the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported…

PRO-7 chief backs DILG’s ‘no CCTV, no business permit’ policy

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has expressed his approval of the need to require all business establishments in the region and the rest of the country…

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