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Anti-graft court convicts Ace Durano; Gwen denies she’s behind it

THE Sandiganbayan has convicted former tourism secretary and Cebu gubernatorial candidate Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Durano for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act over the development of the tourism department’s wall-calendar project in 2009 that allegedly failed to undergo public bidding. But Durano, in a statement, said the Nov. 26, 2021 decision of the […]

Central Visayas 4th in number of unvaxxed persons in PH

CENTRAL Visayas ranked fourth among the 17 regions in the Philippines with the highest number of unvaccinated individuals eligible for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination as of Dec. 1, 2021. Data from the national Vaccines Operations Reporting System (VORS) relayed by the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) on Thursday, Dec. 2, showed that Region 7 has […]

New curfew for Cebu City

THE Cebu City Government has implemented new curfew hours starting Thursday dawn, December 2, 2021. Unlike the previous curfew hours that started at 11:30 p.m., it will now start at 12 midnight and run till 3 a.m. for adults, and run from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. for minors, according to a new directive issued […]

Booster shots rollout to start

THE national government will start the rollout of booster shots against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) for all fully vaccinated adults on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday. Individuals who were fully vaccinated with Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Sputnik V may receive booster shots at least six months after their […]

No RT-PCR test result, no work for unvaxxed workers by Dec. 4

WORKERS unvaccinated against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) who fail to show a negative RT-PCR test result will no longer be allowed entry to their workplaces starting Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, according to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. IATF chief implementer for the Visayas Melquiades Feliciano relayed this information to […]

LET topnotcher’s exam prep

VINCENT Casona Bayawa, 22, almost lost all his motivation to study for the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) Secondary Level after it had been postponed several times because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Bayawa, a Cebu Normal University alumnus, admitted that his motivation to study came back just a week before the examination. […]