Tag Archive | "Visayas"

'DI NAMAN DRUG HAVEN, TRANSIT POINT LANG' | C. Visayas police chief

'DI NAMAN DRUG HAVEN, TRANSIT POINT LANG' | C. Visayas police chief … CEBU CITY — Cebu is a transit point, not a haven, for illegal drugs, Central Visayas regional director Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino clarified after the regional office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency tagged the province as number one in … Full […]

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CEBU. Taken three days after the magnitude 7.2 quake that hit Bohol and Cebu last Oct. 15, this photo shows the makeshift Cebu City Medical Center facilities set up in the compound of the Bureau of Fire Protection. (Alex Badayos)

CCMC at BFP-Central Visayas building

CEBU. Taken three days after the magnitude 7.2 quake that hit Bohol and Cebu last Oct. 15, this photo shows the makeshift Cebu City Medical Center facilities set up in the compound of the Bureau of Fire Protection. (Alex Badayos) Full News here – Sun.Star – Latest Philippine Community News, Blogs, Multimedia

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P13 Cola for Central Visayas approved

Advance Options Attach image:  No CEBU CITY — Minimum wage earners from areas hit by calamities will not be covered by the region-wide cost of living allowance (Cola) that the Central Visayas wage board approved on Friday. Workers who will not report to work on a given day will also not be entitled to the […]

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Visayas City Comparison

I have a question…Why is living in the Cebu city area better than other provincial cities in the Visayas ? I have never lived in The Philippines but I think I could find everything I need in Dumaguete  … shopping, bars, restaurants, transport, schools. Perhaps cities like Tagbilaran, Iloilo, Bacolod would be the same. In day […]

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'Yolanda' barrels toward Visayas

'Yolanda' barrels toward Visayas ALL classes are suspended in Cebu today and tomorrow as the community braces for Yolanda, which threatens to be the most powerful typhoon to hit Cebu in 23 years. “I am suspending classes tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday in all levels in the entire … Full News here – Read more on Sun.Star

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Classes resume under tents for Central Visayas children

Classes resume under tents for Central Visayas children CEBU CITY — Hundreds of classes in Bohol and Cebu will resume under tents and other temporary shelter today, nearly three weeks after an earthquake damaged or wrecked classrooms in Central Visayas. About 804 classes in Cebu Province will be held in … Full News here – Read […]

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Dengue hotspot: Central Visayas

Dengue hotspot: Central Visayas For Phase 3 they conducted the clinical study in two areas in the Philippines namely in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City, and San Pablo, Laguna. A total of 3,500 Filipinos aged between two to 14 years old were tested with the vaccine. The subjects have … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Visayas Ombudsman to probe gov’t vehicle misuse

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas will look into reports that government-owned vehicles were used to ferry supporters of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to and from her prayer rally at the Capitol last Wednesday. Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol yesterday said graft investigators will determine whether there is basis to develop […]

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Tropical depression Auring hits Visayas, Northern Mindanao

A low pressure area spotted over Northern Mindanao has intensified into a tropical depression now named “Auring” by the state weather bureau Pagasa. Sea vessels bound for Bohol in Pier 1, 3 and 4 and ships in Naga City, north of Cebu that were bound for east and south are grounded, said Cebu Coast Guard […]

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Displaced persons in C. Visayas at 11-T after Pablo

THREE persons were killed in Cebu, part of the six fatalities of typhoon Pablo in Central Visayas. The storm displaced 11,000 individuals in the region, said local officials. “Our overall assessment is while the southern part of Cebu was affected, we didn’t suffer the same fate as the other places,” Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia told […]

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As “Pablo” barrels toward Visayas: Classes, sea travel suspended

With heavy rains expected to start pouring today, authorities have suspended classes and sea travel as Typhoon Pablo barrels toward the Visayas. Full News here – philstar.com – Cebu News

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Central Visayas on heightened alert for ‘Pablo’

EMERGENCY and disaster management groups in Central Visayas were placed on heightened alert for the arrival of tropical storm “Paolo” (international name Bopha) in the country. The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council met today to plan out contingencies for flood and landslide prone areas. As of 2 a.m today, Pablo is located 1,380 […]

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Team Suzuki-BMR riders dominate Visayas swing of 2012 RUGP Series

For a team made from “scratch”, Team Suzuki-BMR gallantly rose to the limelight as it clinched the overall championship of the 2012 Castrol Power 1 Regional Underbone Grand Prix (RUGP) Series recently at the Sugbu grounds in South Road Properties. Full News here – philstar.com – Cebu Sports

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'Ofel' Batters Visayas, Luzon

'Ofel' Batters Visayas, Luzon As of press time yesterday, three people — identified as 28-year old Jonrey Acaso from Southern Leyte, eight-year old Jonnie Ocson from Romblon, and 17-year-old Regil Sacan of Dumanjug, Cebu — were reported missing based on the report of the National … Full News here – Read more on Manila Bulletin

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Team Visayas falters host NCR dethrones Bisdaks in MLO National Finals

Team Visayas faltered their its bid for a four straight championship as they were dethroned by host National Capital Region (NCR) in the 4th Milo Little Olympics National Finals yesterday here at the Marikina Sports Park. Full News here – philstar.com – Cebu Sports

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