50 CV public schools recommended for implementation of limited face-to-face classes 

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Fifty public schools in Central Visayas were recommended by the Department of Education Region 7 (DepEd-7) to be included in the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, regional director of DepEd-7, confirmed…

DSWD-7: 5.3K families in CV graduate from Pantawid program

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 5,384 families in Central Visayas will graduate this year from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Shalaine Marie Lucero, DSWD-7 assistant regional director…

NMIS buries 2 truckloads of ‘contaminated’ dressed chicken in CV

Doris C. Bongcac 05/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Two truckloads of dressed chicken were disposed through burying on Thursday, April 28, after these were found to be contaminated. In a report, the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) said that the dressed…

Tourism industry workers urged to avail of CAMP cash aid

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has urged workers in the tourism industry to avail the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP). In a virtual press conference on Friday…

NSA-7: Central Visayas’ Gross Domestic Product declined in 2020

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/29/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of Central Visayas in 2020 declined to negative 9.9 percent, lower than the 6.2 percent the region posted in 2019. Based on the report by the Philippine…

Region 7 still needs to vaccinate close to 100k HCWs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas still needs to vaccinate at least 98,000 healthcare workers (HCWs), nearly two months since it started its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Based on the recent report made by the Visayas COVID-19 Vaccination…

DSWD-7 profiles more than 600k poor families in Central Visayas

Futch Anthony Inso 04/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has already assessed 1,012,513 families in Central Visayas of which 650,591 are considered poor based on their ongoing Listahanan 3 or the…

Region 7 to receive new batch of COVID-19 vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas is expected to receive another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines next week, the regional health office announced. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), confirmed…

CV gets 44K additional Sinovac vaccines, may start roll-out for seniors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has announced that the region is getting an additional 44,400 allocations of the Sinovac vaccine. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the chief pathologist of DOH-7, said…

Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination plan booklet that would guide local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas on the roll-out of the vaccines has been turned over to the mayors of the component cities and…

JCI Week launched; stronger members’ ties eyed

Marc Cosep 04/12/2021

In its commitment to foster stronger ties among its members, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Central Visayas launched JCI Week last April 11, 2021. The virtual launch kicked off the start of the week-long celebration, which is expected…

14K doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Cebu today

Futch Anthony Inso 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another batch of 14,400 doses of Sinovac Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have arrived in Cebu on Wednesday morning, April 7, 2021. This was confirmed by Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the…

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