Comelec grants Marcos’ appeal to extend deadline to reply on DQ case 

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 11/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez said the poll body’s second division granted the appeal of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s camp to extend the deadline for the submission of their response to the…

Nietes to fight Jimenez of Dominican Republic in world title eliminator duel in Dubai

Glendale G. Rosal 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes will face world-rated Norbelto “Meneito” Jimenez of the Dominican Republic for a world title eliminator duel on December 11, 2021 at the Coca-Cola Arena…

Cebu marathoner Tabal on cloud nine after getting engaged to Navy boyfriend

Mars G. Alison 01/15/2021

TALISAY CITY, Cebu — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into the New Year, Cebu Marathon Olympian Mary Joy Tabal still has something to be thankful for as she received one of the best and priceless gifts in…

Learners’ deaths prompt DepEd-7 chief’s appeal

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) director has appealed to students or learners to seek the help of their parents or teachers if they have problems in answering their learning modules.…

25 private schools close temporarily in CV – DepEd-7

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) has already recorded 25 basic education private schools in the region that has temporarily stopped their operations for the school year 2020-2021. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez,…

DepEd allows extension of use of public schools for isolation centers in CV

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) has allowed the use of public schools as isolation centers up to August 15, 2020. In Resolution No. 18 released by the Regional Inter-Agency Task…

DepEd-7 firm on pushing through with CVIRAA meet

Futch Anthony Inso 03/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is firm on its decision to pursue the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) sporting meet on March 21 to 28, 2020, with or without…

Gwen, Local School Board’s next agenda: ‘Mass promotion policy’

Rosalie Abatayo 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The “unofficial mass promotion policy” of the Department of Education will be the next agenda for the Local School Board (LSB) in Cebu province. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia vowed that the LSB would review…

School heads reminded: Don’t let students skip classes to practice Sinulog dance routines

Futch Anthony Inso 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Students should not sacrifice their classes to practice for the upcoming Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade competition.” Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepED-7), gave this reminder to heads and teachers,…

DepEd: Congress, DepEd have power over curriculum, not Garcia

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Neither Governor Gwendolyn Garcia nor the Cebu Local School Board (LSB) has the power to impose the medium of instruction for public elementary and high schools in the province. This was the clarification…

Cops make ‘thrilling’ gift-giving through checkpoint in Cebu City

Rosalie Abatayo 12/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Having walked and pushed a wooden cart filled with coconut husks and buko juice for at least 3 kilometers, an exhausted couple got the shock of their lives when they were stopped by…

Amid reports of fake abductions, schools urged to implement preventive measures to protect kids

Futch Anthony Inso 12/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid reports about a white van abducting children that turned out to be hoax abductions and have proliferated in social media, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is encouraging school heads…

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