Businessman offers P1M for info leading to arrest of 3 alleged ‘scammers’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu-based businessman, through his lawyer, is offering P1 million for information that can lead to the arrest of three people, whom the former claimed to have duped him of his money through…

PRO-7 notes drop in index crimes from Jan 1 to 25

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas noted a drop in crime incidents in the region from January 1 to 25, 2023. PRO-7 reported  208 incidents in the said period, which is 62…

Coast Guard suspends trips of small vessels in Central Visayas

Dale G. Israel - @inquirerdotnet 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Central Visayas suspended trips for smaller vessels after a gale warning issuance on Thursday over Cebu and the rest of the region. In an advisory, the PCG suspended…

PDEA-7 exec: Only 48% of CV barangays remains drug-affected

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that only 48 percent of the barangays in the region had remained drug-affected. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said this was…

E-sabong activities now in mountain areas in Central Visayas – Police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —After relentless operations against e-sabong in urban areas, police in Central Visayas noticed that e-sabong activities are now being conducted in mountain barangays. Police Brigadier General Jerry Bearis, director of the Police Regional Office…

Close to 1K drug surrenderees turn anti-illegal drug advocates in Talisay City

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to 1,000 former drug surrenderees in Talisay City are now members of the city’s Anti-Illegal Drug Advocates (AIDA). The advocates will be helping the police in implementing the city’s laws. They are…

Inflation in Central Visayas jumps to 8.5-percent in December 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Inflation, which measures the general increase of costs in basic goods and services, in Central Visayas jumped to an all-time high last December 2022. The region’s inflation accelerated to 8.5 percent in December…

2 PRO-7 generals, 28 colonels submit courtesy resignation

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 30 police generals and colonels in Central Visayas tendered their courtesy resignation on Friday, January 6, 2023. Police Brigadier General Jerry Bearis, director of the Police Regional Office in Central…

Gun ban in Central Visayas from Jan. 5 to 20 — PRO-7 chief

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will implement a 15-day gun ban in Central Visayas starting today, Jan. 5 as part of the security measures of the Fiesta Señor and Sinulog 2023. Police Brigadier General Jerry Bearis, chief…

Fireworks-related injuries doubled in CV says DOH

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Fireworks-related injuries in Central Visayas have already doubled, the Department of Health (DOH)-7 said on Tuesday. Based on the data released by the health department, from December 21, 2022, to 6:00 a.m. of January…

Many Grade 3 students in Central Visayas struggle with reading – DepEd

Nestle Semilla 01/01/2023

CEBU CITY—At least 75 percent of Grade 3 students in Central Visayas still do not know how to read or have low reading comprehension. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, regional director of the Department of Education in Central Visayas…

Cops on alert as CV residents welcome new year

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –At least 2, 000 policemen are now deployed in the different localities in Central Visayas to ensure peace and order and compliance with firecracker-related regulations during the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day…

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