9-year-old kid from NegOr shows off skills in MTB Downhill Nationals 

11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Nine-year-old Christian Pallant Lorico from Negros Oriental is making waves online after his photo during the recently concluded PhilCycling Mountain Bike National Trials for Downhill in Danao City, Cebu went viral. Lorico, who competed in…

DepEd-7 endorses 440 schools for the expansion of limited face-to-face classes

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said he already endorsed 440 schools for the expansion of the limited face-to-face classes in the region. DepEd-7 Director Salustiano…

1.8 million unutilized COVID-19 vaccines in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health officials in Central Visayas continue to reassure the public that the region still has enough supply of COVID-19 vaccines amid a decline in the number of individuals getting jabbed daily. This after…

Rural folks in Negros town baffled by appearance of ‘ice foams’

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rural folks in a quiet town in Negros Oriental were baffled by the appearance of “ice foams” at a small stream in Barangay Nalundan in Bindoy town. In an interview with CDN Digital, Michael Bahande…

CV fisherfolks to receive fingerlings, propagules, fishing materials for BFAR-7’s 58th Fishcon

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and fisherfolks in Central Visayas can expect to receive bangus and tilapia fingerlings as well as seaweed propagules during the celebration of Fish Conservation Week. The weeklong celebration began on September 13,…

CIDG-7 warns public of investment scams during pandemic

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas is warning the public of investment scams and fraud that has victimized at least a hundred investors in the region during the pandemic. Police…

Palma supports Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to multi-billion reclamation project

Derycka C. Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma expressed support to the Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to the proposed 174-hectare reclamation project in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Archdiocese of Cebu is a suffragan of the Diocese…

Hospital queue grows longer, rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City worries EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is worried about the persistently increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the city. The city recorded 211 new cases on July 22, 2021, and the active…

CV on third wave of COVID-19 cases –DOH

Cebu City, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has confirmed that the rise in cases in the region has already constituted a third wave of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Eugenia Mercedes…

DSWD-7: Negros Or. town still has to release P3K pension to senior citizens

Futch Anthony Inso 06/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 has already completed the payout of  social pension for senior citizens in the entire region, except for the municipality of Sta. Catalina in Negros Oriental.…

Cebu-bound travelers from Bohol, Negros Island need RT-PCR, antigen test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Travelers from Bohol, Negros Oriental, and Negros Occidental will need to take a real time polymerase reaction test (RT-PCR) or a Rapid Antigen Test should they want to come to Cebu. Cebu Governor…

NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

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