Rice farmers in region to receive financial assistance from DA

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Rice farmers in the region will receive financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) next month. DA-7 OIC Director Joel Elumba said about 93,000 farmers in the region will…

Siquijor opens borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for tourists looking to visit Siquijor soon. The Provincial Government of Siquijor on March 1 announced that they have reopened its borders to fully vaccinated tourists, two years after they imposed…

DOT to highlight CV’s outdoor activities, culture in travel festival

Doris C. Bongcac 02/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Outdoor activities such as paragliding, kayaking, scuba diving, mountaineering, trekking, trail-riding and the refreshing experience of the rich marine and terrestrial destinations here are among the key attractions that Central Visayas has to…

Mayor Chan thanks IATF for downgrading city’s status to Alert Level 2

Futch Anthony Inso 02/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has expressed his gratitude to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) for downgrading the city status to Alert Level 2 from…

Cebu Island remains under Alert Level 3 until February 15

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The entire Cebu Island will remain under the Alert Level 3 starting on Tuesday, February 1, and is expected to last until February 15, 2022. Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary Karlo Nograles, announced on Sunday,…

DepEd-7 endorses 440 schools for the expansion of limited face-to-face classes

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said he already endorsed 440 schools for the expansion of the limited face-to-face classes in the region. DepEd-7 Director Salustiano…

1.8 million unutilized COVID-19 vaccines in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health officials in Central Visayas continue to reassure the public that the region still has enough supply of COVID-19 vaccines amid a decline in the number of individuals getting jabbed daily. This after…

CV fisherfolks to receive fingerlings, propagules, fishing materials for BFAR-7’s 58th Fishcon

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and fisherfolks in Central Visayas can expect to receive bangus and tilapia fingerlings as well as seaweed propagules during the celebration of Fish Conservation Week. The weeklong celebration began on September 13,…

Siquijor opens Prov’l Teen Center, a first in Central Visayas

PR 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Siquijor teens now have more places to go to for help and advice on matters of the HEART with the establishment of its Provincial Teen Center in addition to the municipal teen centers…

CV on third wave of COVID-19 cases –DOH

Cebu City, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has confirmed that the rise in cases in the region has already constituted a third wave of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Eugenia Mercedes…

VisMin Super Cup COO apologizes to the people of Siquijor

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rocky Chan, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the ongoing Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, has clarified that they are not banning the entire province of Siquijor from the league but only the…

Expert says Siquijor LSI coming from Cebu City may have been in early stages of infection upon leaving

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The locally stranded individual (LSI) who recently went home to Siquijor from Cebu City and proved positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may have already been infected with the disease before the…

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