Central Visayas drug busts: P9.2-M ‘shabu’ seized from 7 arrested suspects

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 1.4 kilos of ‘shabu’ worth P9.2 million were confiscated in seven buy-bust operations in Central Visayas in a span of 12 hours.  A total of seven suspected drug personalities were also…

Thirsty Football Cup: 2,600 footballers to compete in Feb. tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 2,600 players will strut their wares in the upcoming 17th Thirsty Football Cup from Feb. 10 to 12, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) pitch.  After the Jan. 25,…

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…

Zac Mansing: Volunteer on a wheelchair

Doris C. Bongcac 12/12/2022

MANDUE CITY, Cebu — Zacarias “Zac” Mansing Jr., 48, has lived the last 10 years of his life on a wheelchair. He became paralyzed from his chest to his feet after he figured in a vehicular accident…

Degamo says no to NIR proposal, international airport in Bacong

Doris C. Bongcac 12/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –- Officials of the provinces of Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental had united to ensure the creation of the Negros Island Region (NIR), Bohol Gov. Aristotle Aumentado, who is also the chairperson of the…

Senate panel OKs creation of Negros Island Region

Daniza Fernandez 12/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Five measures seeking the establishment of the Negros Island Region were approved by the Senate committee on local government on Monday. The panel, chaired by Senator JV Ejercito, passed Senate Bill Nos. 126, 89,…

RMFB-7 on full alert status after ambush of Army intel officers in NegOcc

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Mobile Force Battalion in Central Visayas (RMFB-7) is on full alert status following the death of two Army intelligence officers, who were ambushed by unknown assailants on Thursday, Nov. 24, in…

100 barangays to undergo deliberation for drug-clearing in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 100 barangays in Central Visayas will undergo a deliberation on Monday, Nov. 21, for drug-cleared status. Forty-seven of these barangays are from Cebu province, 45 were from Bohol, 7 in…

CIDG-7 nabs 4 Most Wanted Persons for sexual assault

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7)  nabbed four Most Wanted Persons for sexual assault. These individuals were arrested during operations conducted from October 31 to November 6,…

Firefight between police, suspected rebels reported in Guihulngan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) confirmed that a firefight between police officers and suspected members of the communist rebels occurred last Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. …

DSWD-7 assists 250 individuals stranded in Cebu City ports due to Paeng

Futch Anthony Inso 10/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has assisted 250 stranded individuals in different ports in Cebu City due to Tropical Storm Paeng on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. The…

Tanjay LGU worker nabbed with P68K ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A utility worker of the Tanjay City Hall in Negros Oriental was nabbed with at least 10 grams of suspected shabu worth P68,000 when agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

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