Report about hard lockdown for 3 days not true – Ferro

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no truth about the circulating rumor or report about a three-day lockdown, which is said to be implemented before the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) of Cebu City will be lifted. Police…

Año denies reports entire Central Visayas on ECQ

Consuelo Marquez 06/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Friday clarified that the whole Central Visayas was not placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), saying that only Cebu City is on a strict coronavirus lockdown. “Hindi yan totoo.…

S. Korea reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

04/30/2020

SEOUL — South Korea on Thursday reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19, all of which were imported from overseas, marking the first time in 75 days that zero local community infections were reported. The total number…

China reports just 3 new virus cases, no new deaths

04/27/2020

BEIJING — China reported just three new coronavirus cases Monday, and no new deaths for the 12th day in a row. A total of 723 people remain hospitalized and just under 1,000 were being kept in isolation…

Anti Cybercrime Unit: Stop sharing and posting unverified COVID-19 news 

Alven Marie Timtim 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Regional Anti Cybercrime Unit in Central Visayas (RACU-7) is again reminding the public not to share and post unverified information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This developed after a Facebook post went viral…

China reports 508 more virus cases, 2,663 total deaths; S. Korea cases soar to 893

02/25/2020

BEIJING – China reported 508 new cases Tuesday in an outbreak of a viral illness that has spread to the Middle East and Europe. Few commuters ride in an almost empty subway train in Beijing, Monday, Feb.…

South Korea reports 161 new virus cases, bringing total to 763

02/24/2020

SEOUL, South Korea  — South Korea on Monday reported 161 more cases of a new virus that has spread rapidly around a southwestern city, bringing the nation’s total to 763 cases a day after the president called…

China reports 150 more coronavirus death; toll now at 2,592

02/24/2020

BEIJING, China – China’s death toll from the new coronavirus rose to 2,592 on Monday, after the National Health Commission reported 150 more fatalities, all but one in the epicentre of Hubei province. Monday’s death toll was…

Hong Kong reports 1st nCoV death

02/04/2020

BEIJING – Hong Kong on Tuesday reported its first death due to the 2019 novel coronavirus after-  a man who had traveled from the mainland city of Wuhan that has been the epicenter of the outbreak. The…

Climate change could turn oceans from friend to foe, UN report warns

09/20/2019

PARIS — Global warming and pollution caused by humanity’s carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth’s oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark United Nations report to be unveiled next…

Cebu City voter turnout drops: Comelec says ‘fear’ prompted some voters to skip Monday’s polls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fewer voters went out to cast their votes in Cebu City in Monday’s election. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, chairman of the City Board of Canvassers and the Cebu City north district election officer, said…

TALISAY OFFICIALS DRUG PROTECTORS?

Benjie Talisic and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2018

Police looking into reports that these officials get protection money from drug lords Some elected officials in Talisay City, southern Cebu were reportedly under the payroll of different drug groups. This was the intelligence report being validated…

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