Face-to-face classes can wait until Delta is out – Sen. Gatchalian

Futch Anthony Inso 07/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Although he advocates for the resumption of the face-to-face classes, Senator Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian is in favor of the continued postponement of the learning scheme. Gatchalian said that he just wants to be…

Full steam ahead for Suroy-Suroy Sugbo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It’s full steam ahead for the Capitol’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo program. This after the national government’s anti-COVID-19 task force allowed residents in the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring provinces to visit areas under…

Sotto, DOH-7 deny frontliners ‘coerced’ to go to NCR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of Central Visayas’ top health institutions denied that some medical frontliners from Cebu were coerced to go to Metro Manila. The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) issued a statement on April…

Manila has fallen

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 04/05/2021

I’m referring not just to the old city of Manila, but to the 16 cities of the entire Metro Manila area. From the vantage point of those who are in the provinces like me, the COVID-19 contagion…

DOH records 50 firework-related injuries, but notes 85% drop compared last year

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday noted that there were 50 firework-related injuries in relation to the New Year revelries, but noted that this number was 85 percent lower compared to last year’s…

COVID-19 cases in PH surpass 200,000-mark with 5,277 new infections

Katrina Hallare 08/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases surpassed the 200,000-mark after 5,277 new infections were recorded on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Based on the latest data provided by the Department of Health (DOH),…

MMDA: Curfew hours for Metro Manila lockdown; malls, establishments to be shuttered

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 03/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila will be placed under curfew from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. for the duration of the lockdown from March 15 to April 14, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Saturday.…

Sinas to introduce Voltes V, pursue ninja cops in next post in NCR

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Voltes V and ninja cops. These are not the characters from Japanese anime, but the first — Voltes V — is the concept taken from that Japanese anime series that Police Brigadier General…

Cviraa in danger of suffering its worst finish in Palaro

Calvin D. Cordova 04/27/2017

San Jose, Antique— Is the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) headed to one of its worst finishes in the Palarong Pambansa? Cviraa found itself in a precarious situation as it is stumbling to the finish line…

CitySavings honors teachers

PR 10/27/2016

City Savings Bank (CitySavings) simultaneously held the National Teachers’ Day celebration last September 30 at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City for public school teachers based in the National Capital Region and at the Ateneo de Davao…

LTO set to process five-year licenses for Cebu next month

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/09/2016

Motorists in Cebu and the rest of Central Visayas won’t have to renew their licenses for five years starting November 2. An advisory signed by Land Transportation Office (LTO) executive director Romeo Vera Cruz last week stated…

Rains to persist in Metro, nearby areas

08/28/2016

THE state weather bureau yesterday warned that rains would continue to persist in the National Capital Region (NCR) and nearby provinces due to the enhanced southwest moon (habagat). In its 10 a.m. advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

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