PhilHealth-7 paid P52M for COVID-related coverages – report

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Health Insurance Incorporation in Central Visayas (PhilHealth -7) has released at least P52 million as payment for medical services related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a government report said. The…

Secure permits for wildlife, public told

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/09/2016

Possession of wildlife as small as tarantulas and lovebirds should be covered by permits, the regional Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said last week. Forester Ariel Raca, acting chief of the DENR’s enforcement division, said…

LGUs told: Set up early warning system

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/28/2016

LOCAL governments in Cebu should set up a reliable early warning system to better prepare their constituents in dealing with natural calamities, the regional Department of Science and Technology (DOST-7) said yesterday. In yesterday’s Kapihan sa PIA…

CCPC to local gov’t units: Have speedy system to release info

Dominic D. Yasay 09/22/2016

The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) yesterday took a step to reinforce the freedom of information order to help Cebu journalists gain easier and faster access to government information and transactions. The CCPC, during its 44th quarterly meeting…

25K students enrolled in senior high school in Cebu

Margarette Managaytay 08/31/2016

ABOUT 25,724 students were enrolled in senior high school in Cebu, exceeding the provincial Department of Education (DepEd) target of 22, 000. In a forum by the Philippine Information Agency, DepEd senior high school coordinator Isaiah Wagas…

Ample power assured for APEC meetings

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/17/2015

Representatives of the Department of Energy (DOE) and Visayan Electric Co., Inc. (Veco) yesterday assured that Cebu will have adequate power supply during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings from August to October this year. Engineer Saul…

60-year-old man dead after being hit by govt vehicle

Apple Ta-as 05/12/2015

A 65-year-old man died after he was hit by a government-owned vehicle along the national highway of sitio Buntol, barangay Montañeza, Malabuyoc, Cebu last Sunday morning. SPO3  Mario Paler, deputy chief of Malabuyoc Police, said the victim…

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