PRO-7 ready to give aid to affected regions by Ompong

Nestle L. Semilla 09/17/2018

Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), announced that the red alert status for typhoon Ompong has been lifted. He said that no casualty was recorded in Central Visayas during the…

Peso slides to 13-year low — the biggest drop in the region

Inquirer.net 09/06/2018

The peso dropped anew to its lowest level in almost 13 years as investors fled to dollar assets, spooked by the country’s record high inflation for August and aggravated by a broad emerging markets selldown around the…

No threats in Cebu amid Basilan bombing, says PRO-7

Benjie B. Talisic 08/07/2018

  Supt. Reyman Tolentin, spokesperson of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said the police have not monitored any imminent threat in the metropolis since the deadly bombing by suspected Islamic militants in Basilan province last…

Davide backs Cebu as lone federated region proposal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/29/2018

IF a federal form of government were to be implemented in the country, Cebu should be made an independent state to make Cebuanos fully enjoy the benefits of federalism, said Governor Hilario Davide III. Davide said he…

Duterte OKs bill creating Muslim autonomous region

AP 07/27/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants…

Record high temperature in Japan as heat wave grips the region

AP 07/23/2018

TOKYO — The temperature in a city north of Tokyo reached 41.1 degrees Celsius on Monday, the highest ever recorded in Japan, as a deadly heat wave gripped a wide swath of the country and nearby South…

25 Mahindra police cars in the region no longer usable

Nestle L. Semilla 07/17/2018

OF the 160 Mahindra police cars in Central Visayas, at least 25 are no longer usable. This was revealed by Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Sinas said that even…

Jails in Visayas region 800 percent congested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/09/2018

More and more people are locked behind bars as the government steps up its campaign against illegal drugs and other forms of criminality. Jail Chief Supt. Arnold Buenacosa, director of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology…

PRO-7 Director pushes to include Melencion in region’s most wanted

Benjie B. Talisic 06/07/2018

Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 Director, wants to elevate, Elmer Melencion, one of the suspects of the Buenavista mayor slay to become part of the region’s most wanted persons. Sinas will evaluate the investigation on the SITG…

Region 7 hails outstanding students

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/04/2018

Ten outstanding students from Cebu, Bohol and Dumaguete (Negros Oriental) were awarded as Central Visayas’ best in a ceremony held at the Skyhall of SM City Seaside Cebu on May 26. Awarded as the Ten Outstanding Students…

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