DSWD-7 belies claims of FB page: Agency is not offering scholarship grants

Futch Anthony Inso 08/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has cautioned the public against wrong information or fake news that has proliferated on social media, such as Facebook.…

Teachers in Tisa create FB page for co-worker suffering from breast cancer

Immae Lachica 09/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Every peso counts. This is the online plea of the friends and family of public school teacher Marife Cedron,42, who is suffering from stage four breast cancer. Cedron has been suffering from breast cancer…

A different kind of barter at the Cebu Barter Community

Immae Lachica 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Do you have items that you no longer use or haven’t used at all? You can have these items given to another in exchange for an item of your choice. This is how the Cebu…

Mayor Chan orders manhunt for fake news authors

Norman V. Mendoza 03/18/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Right after a group chat prank caused undue panic to Cebu City residents, it is now the turn of Oponganons to feel uneasy after a piece of fake news was posted on social…

Investigation to identify source of fake news almost complete

Calvin Cordova, Norman V. Mendoza 07/07/2017

The investigation meant to unmask the creators of the controversial Facebook page is 80 percent complete. Chief Insp. Leo Dofiles, head of the anti-cybercrime unit of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said they are…

Netizens urged to report fake Tommy O FB account

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/28/2016

A FAKE Facebook account, purportedly of Cebu City Mayor-elect Tomas Osmeña has recently been seen on the Internet and caught the attention of netizens because of the posts allegedly made by Osmeña. The posts, purporting to portray…

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