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…

Policeman dies in second ambush, ‘girlfriend’ injured in Barili attack

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Master Sergeant Raymund Zozobrado has already cheated death in April 2018 when he survived an attempt on his life. But the 40-year-old active police officer was not as lucky on Saturday morning,…

Senior citizen nabbed with P3.4M worth of shabu in Dumaguete

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Anti-narcotics agents in Central Visayas confiscated P3.4 million worth of illegal drugs from a senior citizen in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency here (PDEA-7) reported conducting a buy-bust operation…

Researchers make 1st documented sighting of Bryde’s whale in Tañon Strait

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A team of researchers documented the first sighting of Bryde’s whale in Tañon Strait. The whale was spotted off the seawaters of Vallehermoso town in Negros Oriental by experts who were doing the…

Guihulngan cops continue to pursue 10 suspects tagged for May 14 killings

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental are intensifying their manhunt operations against the 10 identified suspects, who were allegedly responsible for the killing on Friday, May 14, of five alleged government informants…

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