Region 7 marginalized sector solidifies support for Sotto’s bid

Doris C. Bongcac 10/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Multi-sector groups supporting the vice presidential bid of Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Friday expressed confidence they will grow in number in the coming days that aspirants begin showing their public service…

Mandaue City earns 97.5 compliance rating in barangay road clearing

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has garnered a 97.5 percent average rating in the compliance of a barangay road clearing order by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Mandaue City is next to Siquijor…

PDEA-7 personnel already 87% vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighty seven percent of the personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has already been vaccinated. Leia Albiar, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that this meant that an estimated 150 of…

Duque: ‘No improvement’ despite prolonged ECQ in Regions 7, 10

Neil Arwin Mercado 08/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — There seems to be “no improvement” in Central Visayas and Northern Mindanao despite the prolonged imposition of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the regions, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Monday. In an…

65.5% of Region 7’s medical workers fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19

Morexette Marie Erram 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than half of healthcare workers in Central Visayas have already been fully vaccinated, recent data from the regional health office showed. The Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported that, as of July…

11 most wanted individuals nabbed in CIDG-7’s weeklong SACLEO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 21  individuals, 11 of them considered most wanted, were arrested during the Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) conducted by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) from…

Mandaue City is first Region 7 LGU to receive Notice of Compliance

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City became the first local government unit in Region 7 to be awarded the Notice of Compliance for its Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP). Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Region…

DOH-7: No South African variant detected in Central Visayas yet

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There are still no confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients infected with the South African variant in Central Visayas, the regional health office reported. But health officials here discovered more patients…

5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Health officials in Central Visayas on Monday, March 1, 2021, confirmed that China’s Sinovac will be the first batch of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to arrive in Cebu. Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit…

DepEd-7 in favor of face-to-face classes but…

Futch Anthony Inso 11/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said it is in favor of allowing the implementation of face-to-face classes but only with a limited number of students and starting in areas with low risk…

COVID-19 cases in Region 7 breaches 6,000-mark

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The total confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Central Visayas has already breached the 6,000-mark, a report from health officials show. In its latest bulletin published late night on Sunday,…

DTI implemements price freeze to basic necessities in Region 7 due to COVID-19

PR 03/25/2020

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) informs all consumers and retailers that based on Section 6 of Republic Act 7581 as amended by RA 10623 otherwise known as the Price Act, prices of basic necessities in…

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