CVIRAA organizers says City of Naga ready to host event

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on CVIRAA organizers says City of Naga ready to host event 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 28 — Organizers of the 2016 Central Visayas Athletic Association (CVIRAA) on February 7-13 said the City of Naga, some 21 kilometers south of Cebu City, is ready to host the regional sports event.

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2 men nabbed for gun ban violation in Cebu City

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 2 men nabbed for gun ban violation in Cebu City 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 11 — Two persons were arrested for violation of the election gun ban in a checkpoint in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City shortly after midnight on Sunday.

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Central Visayas targets 4.6-M tourist arrivals minus Negros Oriental

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Visayas targets 4.6-M tourist arrivals minus Negros Oriental 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — A tourism official assured that even without Negros Oriental, Central Visayas will still be able to sustain its tourism numbers.

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Central Visayas execs ready safe travel with ‘Oplan Ligtas Biyahe: Undas 2015’

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Visayas execs ready safe travel with ‘Oplan Ligtas Biyahe: Undas 2015’ 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 27 — Central Visayas officials ready to implement “Oplan Ligtas Biyahe: Undas 2015” to ensure the public of safe land and sea travel during All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

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Central Visayas wage board reaches consensus on PHP13 daily wage hike in Metro Cebu

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Visayas wage board reaches consensus on PHP13 daily wage hike in Metro Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 10 — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-Region 7 on Thursday reached a consensus on a PHP13 increase in the minimum daily wage in Metro Cebu, an official said.

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Central Visayas gets 3 of first 80 firetrucks BFP distributed nationwide

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Visayas gets 3 of first 80 firetrucks BFP distributed nationwide 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 10 — Central Visayas received three of the first batch of 80 brand new firetrucks the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) distributed nationalwide, an official said.

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INC cancels Cebu rally set Monday

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on INC cancels Cebu rally set Monday 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 31 — The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) cancelled a protest rally set Monday at the Plaza Independencia near the Cebu City port after its national leadership announced it is ending its nationwide protests that started Thursday.

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation delegates well-secured in Cebu, says police official

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation delegates well-secured in Cebu, says police official 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 31 — No incident that threatened the safety of delegates attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings here has so far been recorded, a regional police official said on Monday.

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ITCZ continues to bring rains over Visayas, Mindanao — PAGASA

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on ITCZ continues to bring rains over Visayas, Mindanao — PAGASA 

MANILA, June 16 — Most parts of Visayas and Mindanao on Tuesday will continue to experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains due to the presence of Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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President Aquino okays release of Php 2.2 B for gov't employees affected by ‘Yolanda,’ Bohol quake

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino okays release of Php 2.2 B for gov't employees affected by ‘Yolanda,’ Bohol quake 

MANILA, April 22 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the release of Php 2.259 billion in financial assistance to national government employees who were affected by Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol earthquake, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said on Wednesday.

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