NQC unveils historical marker on Leyte island to commemorate 1st circumnavigation

Cebu City – The National Quincentennial Committee continues to commemorate the first circumnavigation of the world with the April 4 unveiling of the historical marker in Southern Leyte. Located at the Maasin City Bayview Park in Barangay Combado, Maasin City, the quincentennial marker will serve as a reminder of how Rajah Colambu of Limasawa helped […]

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NQC unveils Limasawa Quincentennial historical marker

Cebu City – Despite the rainy weather, the unveiling of the Quincentennial historical marker at the Limasawa, Southern Leyte pushed through. The National Quincentennial Committee, through Undersecretary Anthony Gerald Ybañez Gonzales of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas, together with other government officials unveiled the Quincentennial historical marker located at Municipal Grounds, […]

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Cebu, Central Visayas gets a share of 2nd batch of Covid-19 vaccines

Cebu City – Cebu will getting a total of 21,600 Covid-19 vaccines with the new arrival of the Sinovac and Astrazeneca vaccines in the country. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of Department of Health (DOH) in Region 7, made this disclosure during her daily briefing “Balitanghali” streamed live thru Project Balik Buhay and Office of […]

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OPAV, other gov’t agencies sign MOA with private firms for vaccination drive

Cebu City – The vaccination program in Cebu is expected to take off after companies agreed to become the government’s partners. The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV), the Inter-Agency Task Force Visayas and the Department of Health (DOH) Region VII signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Project Balik Buhay (PBB) […]

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EduAksyon sa Negros: Briones lauds Negrenses’ contribution to education

Cebu City – Citing Negros Oriental’s tradition of producing brilliant students and competent educators, Secretary of Education Leonor Magtolis Briones paid tribute to its contributions to education during her virtual visit to the province. “For such a small island, for such a small province, the magnitude of our contribution to education has been very immense. […]

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MPTC to light up crosses towering over Cebu, citing Christianity’s 500-year reign in the country

Cebu City – Timed with the epic celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines, eight 40-meter-high crosses are rising 100 meters over the Mactan Channel and most of Cebu City in April this year. The observance harks back to that memorable event when Christianity was first introduced to Cebu by the planting of […]

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CLDF donates rt-PCR machines to Siquijor province, DOH-7

Cebu City – The Cristina Lee Dino Foundation (CLDF), through the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV), donated on Monday two reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (rt-PCR). The two rt-PCR machines were for the use of Siquijor province and the Department of Health Region VII (DOH-7) regional office. The additional machines will further […]

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Health experts optimistic on start of COVID-19 vaccination: PH on the road to herd immunity

Cebu City – As the country officially starts its COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, officials and health experts in Cebu have expressed their optimism towards the economic revival and gradual achievement of herd immunity in the Filipino population. Dr. Van Philip Baton, medical coordinator for infectious diseases at the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), […]

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SAAD program turns low income Bohol fishers into self-sustaining group

Cebu City – A fisherfolk association in Bohol province is expected to earn more than its usual profit after it received another livelihood intervention from BFAR’s Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) program. The Bongbong Tree Planters Association (BTPA) from Ubay town, Bohol was recently granted with one unit tilapia floating cage and 10,000 tilapia […]

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Additional slots open, TDC in LTO 7’s DEC now for FREE

Cebu City – Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec announces additional slots for the Theoretical Driving Course in the region’s Driver’s Education Center. Likewise, the regional office is now working with the Central Office to secure regular funding for the DEC, not just to offer TDC but also the Practical Driving […]

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