MCPO: Foreigners nabbed for malicious mischief in Mandaue are Chinese nationals

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/04/2019

“They are Chinese nationals and not Korean nationals.” The Mandaue City Police Office made this clarification on Friday,  January 4  about the nationalities of the two foreigners, who were arrested on New Year’s Day for malicious mischief…

CV police prepare for New Year

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 12/29/2018

THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is on heightened alert status, in preparation for the New Year celebration. Police Regional Director, Chief Supt. Debold Sinas said that the police in the province of Cebu, Bohol,…

Pagasa: Fair weather this New Year

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/29/2018

USMAN WEAKENS; SEA TRIPS’ SUSPENSION LIFTED Cebu will welcome New Year’s Day with cloudy skies with sunny periods as Tropical Depression Usman, the last weather disturbance to enter the country this year, weakened into a low pressure…

To attract more tourists, new visa policies needed — exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/17/2018

GMCAC OFFICIALS’ CALL If Cebu and the rest of the Philippines really want to have much more tourist arrivals, new visa policies should be instituted by the government including visa on arrival and electronic visas. This was…

CCMC gets brand new hospital beds from Chinese Consulate in Cebu

Morexette Erram 12/17/2018

The Chinese Consulate in Cebu turned over today (December 17) a donation of 110 hospital beds to the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Each bed is estimated to cost at least P25, 000 or a total of…

Central Visayas police on full alert status for the holidays

Benjie Talisic 12/15/2018

CEBU CITY Philippines – Chief superintendent Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), announced that all police units in the region will go on full alert status starting at 6 p. m.…

New Veco substation to address power demand in 2 Cebu towns

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/13/2018

THE Visayan Electric Company constructed a 12.5 megavolt ampere (MVA) substation at the municipality of San Fernando to meet the expected growing demand for electricity in the area. “We (Veco) basically built this because of the growth…

Japan’s new foreign worker status to focus on 8 countries including Philippines

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 12/13/2018

TOKYO — Foreigners granted a new residence status for workers with specific skills may initially be accepted primarily from eight countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, according to sources. To prevent financial exploitation by dishonest brokers,…

New Lapu-Lapu ferry service targets 100K MEZ 1 workers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/12/2018

Tardiness will become a thing of the past for employees at the Mactan Economic Zone 1 (Mez 1) and nearby companies as well as airline passengers based in Cebu City and in southern Metro Cebu. Commuters traveling…

COLONIA SETS NEW RECORD IN 67-KGS

Glendale G. Rosal 12/11/2018

6-in-1 National Weightlifting c’ships OLYMPIAN Nestor Colonia easily broke the record of fellow Philippine team lifter Jeffrey Garcia yesterday in the 6-in-1 National Weightlifting Championships at the SM Seaside City Cebu yesterday. But for the Zamboanga city…

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