Ordinary folks bear brunt of latest oil price increase

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/02/2018

Jeepney drivers, eateries and households — these are just some of the most affected sectors with the continued increase in oil prices. On its eighth straight week, oil companies have increased prices for diesel, gasoline, kerosene, and…

Teachers’ alliance calls for salary increase

Futch Anthony Inso 09/19/2018

  As the Department of Education (DepEd) celebrates the International Teachers’ Month, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers in Central Visayas (ACT-7) reiterated their call for the implementation of a salary increase for teachers.  Antonia Lim, union president…

Prices of poultry, veggies increase

Futch Anthony Inso 09/06/2018

CONSUMERS still reeling from the soaring prices of basic commodities need to tighten their belts even more after the Department of Agriculture (DA-7) found out in a price monitoring operation that the prices of several poultry products…

Groups push for increase in age for sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

CHILDREN’S rights organizations are pushing for the increase in the minimum age for sexual consent from 12 to 16 years old. This would mean that anybody who commits sexual acts with a minor below sixteen years old…

MCIAA expects increase of tourist arrivals in Bantayan

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/29/2018

Tourist arrivals in Bantayan Island would likely increase with the planned improvement of the provincial airport in Santa Fe town, Cebu. The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) took over the operation of Bantayan Airport since January.…

DOH-7 to procure more anti-rabies vaccines

Rosalie Abatayo 06/12/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) allowed the procurement of Human Anti-Rabies Vaccines (ARVs) not prequalified by the World Health Organizations (WHO). This recommendation stemmed from the announcement of DOH-7 their supplies of WHO-prequalified ARVs…

RTWPB-7 to decide on wage hike plea today

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

The Regional Wage Tripartite and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) is expected to decide on the amount of wage hike for Central Visayas today, June 11. This is the fourth deliberation conducted by the wage board over the appeal…

Senior citizens in Talisay City to enjoy increase in financial assistance

John Michael Aroa 06/07/2018

The Talisay City Council approves the P1,000-increase on the financial assistance for senior citizens. Now, senior citizens will receive P4,000 per year. [Refesh for more updates]…

Balacjoda asks LTFRB-7 to rule on P4 minimum fare increase plea

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2018

The Basak Lapu-laLapuity Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (Balacjoda) will ask the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) to speed up their decision for their P4 increase on minimum fare. Balacjoda Spokesperson Boboy Belarmino said that…

CV can expect a wage increase soon

Futch Anthony Inso 05/30/2018

A UNIFORM minimum wage throughout the country can only be done if Congress repeals Republic Act (R.A.) 6727 or the Wage Rationalization Act which created the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) and the Regional Tripartite Wages…

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