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Audit Team To Inspect Metallic Mining Operation in Cebu

Pursuant to the pronouncement for a comprehensive review of the mining operations, 16 audit teams were created to review the compliance of the country’s metallic mining operations. Each team is composed of technical representatives from the Bureau of Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), Environmental Management...

Woman Shot Dead in Lapu-Lapu City

LAPU-LAPU CITY - A 50-year-old woman was shot dead by two unidentified assailant Tuesday night in barangay Babag 1, this city. The victim, Luz Vensi was on her way home past 9 pm Tuesday after parking her vehicle across the street when the armed men...

Mandaue Fire Destroys 500 Houses

Mandaue Fire
More than 500 houses were totally destroyed in a dawn fire that licked through three densely populated villages in Mandaue City Saturday. The fire roused thousands of residents from their sleep past 1 a.m. Saturday and it took fire fighters more than three hours to...

PB Member Teddy Ouano Succumbs to Cancer

Teddy Ouano
The Province of Cebu has just lost a long-time public servant, following the demise of Cebu Provincial Board member Thadeo "Teddy" Ouano. Ouano, a member of a prominent political clan in Mandaue City, passed away at 5:55 pm Friday in his residence in barangay Opao,...

Central Visayas Schools Have Not Filed Tuition Hike Petition Yet

Not a single university or college in Central Visayas has filed a petition to increase tuition for the coming 2016-2017 school year, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) 7 announced. But that does not mean there will be no tuition increase in universities and colleges...

Tight Security for 51st IEC Concluding Mass at SRP

The Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 urged those who are attending the Statio Orbis, or the closing Mass for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to come two hours ahead of the 4pm mass because security will be tight during the event. The Statio Orbis,...

Up To 1 Million Expected to Attend IEC Culminating Mass in Cebu

The organizing committee of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) 2016 is expecting a crowd of 500,000 to 1 million to attend the culminating mass at the Statio Orbis in the South Road Properties (SRP). Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo, Secretary General of the IEC 2016,...

Cebu School Holiday During 51st IEC Gets Support

Private Catholic schools, colleges, and universities in Cebu are fully supporting the school holidays during the city's hosting of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in January. Auxilliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo, secretary-general of the 51st IEC, revealed that private Catholic schools in Cebu have already agreed...

DENR Reports Land Management Accomplishment

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has registered a 104 percent accomplishment in land records computerization and digitization or equivalent to 656, 246 encoded land records and 926, 580 scanned survey records and public land applications as part of the land...

Cebu City Extends Deadline for Payment of Business Taxes

The Cebu City Council has approved the recommendation of the City Treasurer to extend the deadline for the payment of business taxes without imposing further penalties to business owners. City Treasurer Diwa Cuevas revealed that her recommendation for the extension of the deadline for business...