Central Visayas: Inflation rate for April 2024 steady

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7) reported a consistent inflation rate in the region for the month of April 2024. During the inflation report on Wednesday, May 15, PSA-7 Director Ariel…

Fourth most wanted for murder in Central Visayas nabbed in Negros Oriental

Emmariel Ares 05/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A woman tagged as the Top 4 Most Wanted for Murder in Central Visayas was finally apprehended by law enforcement units in Purok 3, Brgy. San Miguel, Bacong, Negros Oriental on early Thursday…

19 drug dens in CV shut down in a span of 4 months – PDEA-7

Emmariel Ares 05/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 19 drug dens from all over Central Visayas were successfully shut down by authorities in a span of 4 months. Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

CV records ‘fastest growing economy’ among all regions in PH

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has bested the 17 regions in the country after being named the “fastest-growing” economy based on the 2023 data of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). It also remained the fourth-largest contributor…

PRO-7 to probe if part of P13B Batangas shabu is for Region 7

Emmariel Ares 04/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is probing whether a portion of the P13 billion Batangas shabu was on its way to Region 7.  On Monday, April 15, authorities manning a…

Tudela, 76 more brgys in Central Visayas now drug-cleared

Emmariel Ares 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tudela town in Cebu province was the most recent locality to be given a drug-cleared status by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing (ROCBDC). The 5th class municipality was the 9th…

CV cops to boost anti-criminality operations this summer

Emmariel Ares 04/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Central Visayas will implement a more aggressive approach against all criminal activities, especially illegal drugs, during the summer months. This was according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, the spokesperson…

Holy Week drugs: CV police seize P39.3M in illegal drugs

Emmariel Ares 04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Holy Week drugs worth P39,370,368 were seized by Central Visayas police who also apprehended 1,296 suspects during this period. According to data from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), this accomplishment…

Holy Week 2024: Central Visayas police on heightened alert

Emmariel Ares 03/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Security personnel in Central Visayas are now in a heightened alert for the coverage of the week-long celebration of the Holy Week from March 24 to 30, 2024. This was according to Police…

PDEA-7: No marijuana-flavored vapes in Central Visayas

Emmariel Ares 03/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No marijuana-flavored vapes have been monitored so far in Central Visayas, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the region, said. This was according to Intelligence Agent IlI Jonar V. Cuayzon, chief of the…

PRO-7 on Holy Week 2024 security: We are ready

Mark Bandolon 03/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) assured that their 6,000 personnel are ready for Holy Week 2024. They will be deployed starting Sunday, March 24. “I would like to assure everyone that…

P22M worth of ‘shabu’ seized during 3-day SACLEO in Central Visayas

Mark Bandolon 03/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P22 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated by authorities during a 3-day Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) in Central Visayas. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, spokesperson of the Police…

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