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Bernaldez urged the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) to determine whether the contractor complied with the safety ... 45, of Pag-asa, Lutopan, Toledo City, all from Cebu province; Carlos Caliwa, 61, Manjuyod, Negros Oriental; and Crisenciano Silomen, 57, Kauswagan, ...
Edgar Alan Okubo, and PCSO Central Visayas Manager Engr. Federico Damole. Alegado suggested that STL operators must be compelled to secure a mayor's permit to allow Local Government Units (LGUs) to regulate them. Under the current set-up, the mayors are not given sufficient authority to ensure ...

... 2018 11:52 PM. THE military's Central Command said yesterday that it had not monitored any presence of the extremist group Isis operating in Central Visayas. ... He also said the Filipinos have become vigilant in monitoring terrorists after last year's sneak entry by Abu Sayaff bandits in Bohol province.
A HIGH-RANKING police official assured the public that Cebu and other provinces in Central Visayas remain safe from terrorists. “It's the same old news, but we are on top of the situation. There is no imminent threat in our region,” said Chief Supt. Robert Quenery, Police Regional Office 7 director. Cebu is ...
Du said Cebu is among the lowest in the provinces in terms of rice sufficiency level in Central Visayas at only 2.3 percent. ... Bohol province, considered as the “rice bowl” of the region, has a 93.3 percent rice sufficiency level. He said Cebu is more dependent on provinces such as Iloilo for rice. For now ...
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol-Around 30,000 sacks of rice from a National Food Authority (NFA) depot in Cebu City arrived at the Tagbilaran port on Wednesday afternoon. NFA-Bohol manager Maria Fe Evasco said the rice shipment was delayed due to port congestion and unavailability of a chartered vessel ...

“My question is, 'Why did they bring these sacks of rice to Iloilo and Leyte, which are rice-sufficient provinces? ... The daily price monitoring report of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) Agribusiness and Marketing Division as of February 8 did not report any increase in the prices of ...
Their favourite destinations outside of the capital city of Manila in Luzon Island are the island town of Boracay in Aklan, Western Visayas, and the island province of Cebu in Central Visayas. The tourism arrivals from the region only include the locals as the number of international tourism arrivals in the ...
The two regional nominees for Central Visayas are barangays Mayana in Naga City and Esperanza in San Francisco, Camotes Island, all in Cebu Province. According to EMB-7, the two were chosen upon initial validation of all qualified nominees by the LGUs. “The two barangays were initially chosen ...
31, only about 140,000 bags of NFA rice were available in Central Visayas. As a result, the NFA also had to stop supplying rice to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology for jails in Bohol province since Feb. 5, according to NFA provincial manager Maria Fe Evasco. —REPORTS FROM JOEY ...
MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers are contemplating a rationalized formula of revenue distribution to help ensure that poor provinces or regions do not get the raw end ... Similarly, the poor areas of Region 8 in Eastern Visayas may be grouped with the more economically strong Region 7, Central Visayas.
Ahmed Cuizon, regional director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB), said there are too many ... The LTFRB Central Office had reserved 500 TNVS slots in Cebu, but a group of TNVS operators in the province protested that it was not enough. The group ...
The private army and their patron who murdered Emelisa Badayos of Karapatan Central Visayas and peasant Elioterio Moises must face murder charges. Sad news came on November 26, 2017 about the Fact Finding Mission (FFM) at Bayawan, Negros Oriental, that resulted to the death of a colleague, ...
Meanwhile, the CPSC director is confident that the Cebu Province can improve its ranking in this year's Central Visayas Regional Athletics Association (CVIRAA) meet set on Feb. 24 to March 1 in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Last year, the Cebu Province was one notch lower from claiming the title, bouncing ...
THE Provincial Board (PB) is the legislative branch in the province, the governor is the executive branch. ... In his Seminars on Federalism, “Nene” Pimentel proposes for the State of Central Visayas 69 state legislators: three for each of the five provinces, three for each of the 17 cities, plus one for each ...
Cebu province secured a buffer stock of 108,761 bags of rice stored in eight different warehouses. This inventory prioritizes the needs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7), NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council) and affected local governments ...
12 visit will be the first in the province for this year, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino said in a press statement. Dino said the Malasakit Center is the President's ... An agreement was signed by chiefs of hospitals in Central Visayas last November. Among the signatories were St. Anthony ...

The number of young persons from different towns and cities in Cebu province who are using illegal drugs has increased. The Cebu ... Leah Quintana, the information officer of the DSWD in Central Visayas, meanwhile, stressed that while the DSWD assists in local drug rehabilitation activities, the primary ...
FROM CASINO TO JAIL. PO2 Cyrelle Bayate (left) of the Parian Police Station in Cebu City and Cordova Councilor Lemuel Pogoy, who were caught inside separate casinos in Cebu City and Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, cover their faces as they are escorted by their arresting officers to the Regional ...
The regions of Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, and Caraga and the provinces of Camiguin and Misamis Oriental will have cloudy skies with scattered rains due to the weather ... Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Region and Aurora province will have cloudy skies with scattered rains.
Central Visayas police honors slain SAF members ... A mass and a wreath laying ceremony were held at the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) on Thursday to commemorate the 44 ... PO1 Cempron was a native of Danao, Bohol province who made his home in Consolacion town, Cebu.
The Bicol region is among eight provinces –Cagayan Valley, Eastern and Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Davao, Aurora and Quezon – which will experience scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms, PAGASA said in its advisory. PAGASA warned residents in these areas to stay alert and be ...
State weather specialists said the regions of Cagayan Valley, Bicol, Eastern and Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Davao and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies. PAGASA warned concerned residents to stay ...
Negros Island and Iloilo are the remaining provinces in Western Visayas and Central Visayas that are yet to be declared insurgency-free because of the presence of communist rebels in the hinterlands. Dolina said he is bringing one Army battalion to Negros within this month and in early February.
The easterlies will continue to affect the eastern section of the country on Friday, the PAGASA reported in its early morning forecast. The regions of Cagayan Valley, Bicol, eastern and central Visayas, northern Mindanao, Davao and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered ...
Siquijor's Salagdoong forest reserve is one of the places to see in the island province. ... said they are working with the Cebu Provincial Government, Lapu-Lapu City Government and the Regional Tourism Offices of Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Central Luzon, and the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The 'Fisyalan' located at the Central Visayas Multi-Species Nursery Demonstration and Training Center, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources at Barangay Bentig, Calape, Bohol. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol). CALAPE, January 12 (PIA) -- In an effort to offer an alternative tour site to mall and resorts goers, the ...
Cebu and the neighboring provinces of Bohol, Siquijor and Negros Oriental in Central Visayas boast not only of world-famous eco-tourist spots and beaches but ... Archives from the Cebu Provincial Government revealed that there are at least 52 historical churches in the province, including those frequently ...
Orbeta said the initial investigation will be handled by investigators from Cebu City, Cebu Province and Central Visayas offices of the BFP. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, BFP 7 director, said the estimated damage is expected to rise, as his office has yet to obtain the affidavit of loss from Metro Retail Stores ...
The major economic drivers of Cebu and Central Visayas in 2017 like tourism, information technology-business process outsourcing and construction will ... to be completed in the middle of the year — the Mactan Cebu International Airport Terminal 2 project and the Panglao Airport in Bohol province.
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) implemented five road projects in Mandaue City and other areas in Cebu Province last year. The P484.909-million undertaking was broken down as P137.508 million for F.E. Zuellig Ave. in Mandaue City; P90.571 million for a flood-control structure ...
Ng said investors are becoming more bullish, particularly in the economy of Central Visayas and Cebu, amid all the noise that have disturbed the Philippines ... The MCCI president said Cebu would still maintain its status as a premier province but stressed the need for stakeholders to “get our act together to ...
Raymond Calderon (Cebu Province, seventh district) yesterday got their driver's licenses, which are valid for five years, from the Land Transportation Office (LTO)-Central Visayas. It took them only about five minutes each. Provincial Board Member Christopher Baricuatro was also issued his five-year ...
Residents of Loboc town in Bohol province wade through a flooded street as Tropical Depression “Agaton” dumped heavy rains in the Visayas. —LEO ... NDRRMC said 1,435 families remained at 55 evacuation centers in the Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions.
Cebu City – The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Visayas started the rollout of printing and the release of driver's license cards with a five-year ... offices in Carcar, Danao, Toledo in Cebu province and Bayawan City district office in Negros Oriental, and at the DLRO Robinsons in Dumaguete City.
Raymond Calderon (Cebu Province, seventh district) yesterday got their driver's licenses, which are valid for five years, from the Land Transportation Office (LTO)-Central Visayas. It took them ... Pulga said that there are eight LTO offices in Central Visayas that would issue driver's license cards. These are ...
“However, they did not prosper in Bohol and the rest of the provinces in Central Visayas because the anti-insurgency campaign movement of the region is tightly packed at the 'Purok' level system,” Medel added. The Bohol Peace Model is an acknowledged working mechanism against insurgency and ...
Agaton also displaced thousands and knocked out the electricity in Negros Oriental and Aklan provinces and parts of Cebu province. A number of flights were ... More than 3,000 people were stranded at ports in Northern Mindanao, Eastern Visayas and Central Visayas. Once a tropical storm warning signal ...
Quiblat said these would show that the main track of the LPA is along northern Mindanao, but its radius being at 250 km could still affect Cebu province and other parts of Central Visayas. “But the danger is if the LPA will deviate from its path and landfall in Samar or Leyte instead, because it will directly pass ...
DSWD-7 regional director Evelyn Macapobre told members of the media that the 4Ps has 4.4 million beneficiaries nationwide of which 286,787 are in Central Visayas, which covers the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor. According to Macapobre, aside from the 4Ps, the department also ...
With the breakup Negros Occidental province was returned to Western Visayas (Region 6) and Negros Oriental province to Central Visayas (Region 7). Government offices that were set up in the NIR were also disbanded. Tourism in Western Visayas continued its spectacular growth, bannered by ...
PAGASA also warned that scattered to widespread rains are expected in Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Davao, and Northern Mindanao ... light to heavy rain on Thursday to the regions of Bicol, Mimaropa, and Calabarzon, as well as the provinces of Aurora and Quezon, including Polillo Island.
Cebu City – The number of visitors to Central Visayas fell to just 2.98 million in the first half of 2017, a record decline of 3.85 percent from the 3.10 million ... Initial data from DOT showed that from January to June this year, Cebu province had the highest visitor count in the region, which saw 2.25 million ...
Presidential Assistant Michael Lloyd Dino said the food packs are part of the 20,000 total food packs intended for the families affected by tropical storm Urduja in Biliran Province. Dino said the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is sending the food packs by batches since rains and ...
CEBU, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas has started to pull out the controversial Dengvaxia vaccines from different city health offices and rural health units in Cebu province. DOH-7 Director Dr. Jaime Bernadas said the directive from Health Secretary Francisco Duque was to ...
Out of the total HIV cases in Central Visayas as of June 2017, the province of Cebu accounted for 3,665 cases and 219 AIDS cases. Bohol followed with 153 HIV cases and 27 AIDS cases. Negros Oriental registered 84 HIV and 15 AIDS cases, while Siquijor had six HIV cases. “Cebu province—including ...
Cebu and the neighboring provinces of Bohol, Siquijor and Negros Oriental in Central Visayas boast not only of world-famous eco-tourist spots and beaches but also of ... We've been pushing that before, with our tours like Suroy-Suroy Sugbo highlighting old churches in the province,” said Magpale.
Metro Cebu's BPO workforce alone already employs 140,000, not only from Cebu but also from neighboring provinces and regions. Central Visayas welcomed 5.95 million tourists in 2016, up by 29.17 percent from 4.6 million in 2015, encouraging more developers to put up more hotels and resorts in the ...
Senior Superintendent Angelito Dumangeng (left), the Police Regional Office-Central Visayas Chief of Directorial Staff, and Senior Superintendent Jonathan Cabal (right), ... POLICE officials said no major incidents happened during the Christmas celebration in Cebu and other provinces in Central Visayas.
Other regions in the top 5 in the third quarter of 2017 were NCR with 3,050, or 8.5 percent of constructions; Region 7, or Central Visayas with 3,038, or 8.4 percent; and Davao region with 2,711, or 7.5 percent of the total. “At the provincial level, the top 10 provinces in terms of the number of construction ...


 

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