Fireworks-related injuries doubled in CV says DOH

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Fireworks-related injuries in Central Visayas have already doubled, the Department of Health (DOH)-7 said on Tuesday. Based on the data released by the health department, from December 21, 2022, to 6:00 a.m. of January…

Region 7 braces for possible increase of firecracker-related injuries

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As things gradually return to normal, local health officials in Central Visayas (Region 7) brace for possible increase of firecracker-related injuries. The regional Department of Health (DOH-7) is preparing for the upcoming Holiday season, particularly…

DSWD-7: Cebu Island has highest number of poor households in C. Visayas

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Cebu Island remains to have the highest number of poor households in Region 7 or Central Visayas. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7)  on Thursday, Dec. 1, launched…

53 Cebu-based cops under health evaluation – RMDU-7

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 53 Cebu-based policemen are currently under health evaluation because of their medical conditions. Police Lieutenant Colonel Joan Sia, assistant chief of the Regional Medical and Dental Unit (RMDU-7) said they are…

192 IP families may lose 4Ps benefits after being tagged as non-poor

Futch Anthony Inso 10/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 192 Indigenous Peoples (IP) families in Central Visayas, who were beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), were tagged as non-poor in the Listahanan 3 of the Department of Social Welfare…

3 most wanted individuals now in jail, says PRO-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Three most wanted individuals in the city and provincial levels have been put to jail. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) confirmed that they have arrested two of Cebu’s most wanted people in Cebu…

Close to 1M in Region 7 received booster dose

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials in Central Visayas still need to administer over 1 million booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of October 3, the Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported that close to…

90K 4Ps beneficiaries in Region 7 found to be ‘non-poor’, DSWD to reevaluate

Futch Anthony Inso 07/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 will reassess 90,000 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas after they were initially found out to be non-poor and were not listed…

Employment rate in Central Visayas jumps to 94.8%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of employed individuals in Central Visayas has improved as businesses gradually reopen and commercial activities resume two years since the pandemic occurred.  Based on recent data from the Philippine Statistics Authority…

Labor group: P31 minimum wage increase is insult to Central Visayas workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The labor group Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo-Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA Sugbo-KMU) said the P31 minimum wage increase is an insult to Central Visayas workers. On March 24, 2022, the Central Visayas…

Wage Board approves P31 increase for CV minimum wage earners

Futch Anthony Inso 05/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-7 has approved a P31 increase for all minimum wage earners across Central Visayas. This was confirmed to Cebu Daily News Digital by Joe Tomongha, labor…

Dengue cases in Central Visayas up by 287% with 31 deaths

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The increase in dengue cases is not only noted in Cebu City but also in the entire Central Visayas, data from local health officials showed. The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit here (RESU-7)…

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