Sirius Star Pilipinas ends 4th PH tour: Cheers from crowd buoy American ballers

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sirius Star Pilipinas comprised of American ballers has successfully capped off their “Fourth Philippine Tour” which ran from Sept. 23, 2022 to Oct. 3, 2022 around Visayas and Mindanao.  The team headed…

Namnadol to enter PAR by Thursday night or Friday morning; may turn into a typhoon 

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Namnadol is seen to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Thursday night and may strengthen into a typhoon, the state weather bureau said. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Inday now a typhoon, may enhance southwest monsoon

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 09/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines – “Inday” (international name: Muifa) has now been upgraded from a severe tropical storm to a typhoon, and it may enhance the southwest monsoon or “habagat,” said state meteorologists on Saturday. While it is not…

Pagasa: Fair Thursday weather in most parts of PH even as ‘Inday’ enters PAR

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Fair weather will prevail in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday, despite the entry of Tropical Storm Inday into the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), according to the…

Sunny Sunday to prevail in Cebu — Pagasa

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/26/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even though Metro Cebu is experiencing rains on Friday, August 26, 2022, which is seen to last until Saturday, August 27, the island can still expect longer ‘sunny’ weather this Sunday. Jhomer…

US gov’t invites students from Visayas to join edufair

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 70 participants are expected to join in an educational fair slated this Saturday, August 27, at a hotel in North Reclamation Area (NRA), Cebu City. The United States Embassy in Manila announced…

AKG-7, CCPO investigating use of ‘recycled’ photos of kidnapping on social media

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities here clarified that there were no verified kidnapping and attempted kidnapping  in the Visayas, particularly in Cebu City, to date. Police Lieutenant Zosimo Ravanes Jr., deputy officer of the Anti-Kidnapping Group Visayas…

Poverty seen from below

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 08/13/2022

The scale of poverty as seen from below, by the people, is very much larger than as seen from above, by the bureaucracy. Nearly half of household heads in the nation rate their families as Mahirap (Poor),…

VISCOM lauded for successful anti-insurgency campaign, disaster response

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines applauds the significant accomplishments of the Visayas Command in its various campaigns. Now the challenge is how to sustain their gains…

Tropical depression maintains strength, rain expected in parts of S. Luzon, Visayas

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 07/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Rains are expected in parts of Southern Luzon and the Visayas as Tropical Depression Ester maintained its strength while its movement partially slowed down on Friday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).…

Pagasa: Rain expected in parts of Southern Luzon, Visayas due to LPA

Daniza Fernandez 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A low pressure area (LPA) will bring scattered rain showers to parts of Southern Luzon and the Visayas on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported. The LPA was traced some 455…

Palarong Pambansa VisMin Cup hopes to mine future boxing superstars

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup opened on Tuesday at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) with the hopes of discovering the country’s next boxing superstars. A total of 80 boxers from eight…

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