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CENTRAL Visayas is still far from hitting its vaccination target of 50 percent of the people eligible for booster shots against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) within the first 100 days of the Marcos administration.President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. assumed office on June 30, 2022.As of August 11, 2022, only 20.02 percent or 695,971 individuals 18-59 years old had received the first booster dose, data from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) showed.Central Visayas has 3,476
We all undergo some transformations in life. I have been having (?) interactions with some whose lives metamorphosed successfully.The Filipinos are indeed “pliant like bamboos.” So versatile, that they can blend easily with any culture shift from one job or lifestyle to the other. Their success stories are as writer Jose Garcia Villa delineated in his short story, “footnotes to youth!”“In My Diary” has recorded a few of them.
After a record hike in fuel prices in Bangladesh sparked protests around the country, a video was viewed thousands of times in Facebook posts that claimed it showed transport leaders beating up an energy ministry employee. However, the footage has circulated in news reports about a scuffle at a council meeting for a Hindu ceremony. AFP did not find any reports about an attack on an energy ministry employee.The video, which shows a group of men punching another man, was viewed more than 9,000 tim
THE Cebu City Government is eyeing to construct rainwater impounding facilities as a possible solution to the city's flooding problem during heavy rains.Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairman of the committee on infrastructure, told SunStar Cebu on Sunday, August 14, 2022, that research is now being conducted to determine feasible areas for the proposed project.The water that will be stored in the facility can be sold to the Metropolitan Water District (MCWD) for processing to make it potable, he said
PRIVATE structures along the Kinalumsan River remain a hindrance in the ongoing clearing operation of the Cebu City Government.Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairman of the committee on infrastructure, told SunStar Cebu on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the City Government are expediting legal remedies for the demolition of these structures.According to Guardo, the private properties range from small lot parcels to big warehouses that are located in
THE seawaters off Cordova town are no longer suitable for swimming as they did not pass the water quality check conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) three weeks ago.This was what Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan said during his speech following the flag-raising ceremony outside the Municipal Hall on Monday, August 15, 2022, that was live-streamed on social media.“Ang coliform nga supposedly 100 below aron makaligo ang atoang mga turista ug mga taga-Cordova, ang
MEMBERS of the Parian Police Station arrested three persons in different operations on Saturday night, August 13, 2022.They first arrested Jerome Alburo, 38, and his live-in partner Hilda Cullamat, 47, outside a boarding house in Barangay Parian, Cebu City past 7 p.m.They recovered several sachets of suspected shabu from the suspects during the buy-bust. They also found an unlicensed .38 revolver in Alburo’s possession.According to police, Alburo and Cullamat do not live in the neighborhood, but
A 39-YEAR-OLD company driver and his cohort were arrested for allegedly peddling drugs in Barangay Poblacion in the northern town of Liloan, Cebu on Saturday morning, August 13, 2022. Master Sergeant Kenneth Perocho, investigator of the Liloan Police Station, identified the suspects as Alvin Viageador, a resident of Barangay Poblacion, and Wilfredo Bibanco, his fellow driver from Barangay Yati. Police, in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Visayas, found the two men
TWO bodies were discovered in different parts of Cebu City on Saturday, August 13, 2022.Around 3 p.m., operatives of the Mabolo Police Station responded to an alarm that a body of a dead man was found on 1528 Lower Torralba Street in Barangay Apas.Based on the initial investigation of Patrolman Alvic Salimbot, the body belonged to 45-year-old Francisco Dela Cerna, who was renting a room in the area.The other tenants in his boardinghouse noticed a foul smell and reported it to police.When police
A TOTAL of 1,235 private employees have received assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE 7) through the agency's Single Entry Approach (SEnA) program in the first seven months of 2022.DOLE 7 Officer-in-Charge Regional Director Lilia Estillore said in a conference with employers that for the month of July alone, they assisted at least 129 workers who filed a request for assistance (RFA) for allegedly not receiving the benefits that they were entitled to.Mos
THE drainage project along the routes of the Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Lapu-Lapu City had been completed prior to the triathlon event last Aug. 7, 2022.This was what Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan told SunStar Cebu days after the event.All the lanes, particularly those in Barangays Mactan and Maribago, were passable, he said.“We pressured the contractor to finish the project as it had been delayed for almost a year. That’s why it was already finished before the triathlon,” the mayor
THE Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd 7) is now going full blast in its preparation for the opening of classes a week from now, or on August 22, 2022.DepEd 7 Director Salustiano Jimenez told SunStar Cebu on Monday, August 15, that all the teaching and non-teaching personnel, including other stakeholders, are now doing their best to prepare the schools to ensure the safety of the students.While he admitted that some of the schools in the region lack classrooms, Jimenez assured tha
MORE than 4,000 scholars of the Cebu City Government received their cash allowances Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at the Cebu City Sports Center.The City Government released a total of P6.7 million worth of allowances that can be used by the students for their school supplies, transportation expenses, and boarding house rentals.City Treasurer Mare Vae Reyes told SunStar Cebu that 4,136 scholars are currently studying at the University of Cebu and received financial assistance from the City.Reyes also e
A FARMER died during a beach outing in Barangay Tajao, Pinamungajan, Cebu on Sunday, August 14, 2022.Executive Master Sergeant Peter Cuanso, chief investigator of the Pinamungajan Police Station, identified the victim as Renario Abiso of Purok Mahogany, Barangay Punod, Pinamungajan.Cuanso said the incident happened around 12:30 p.m., but it was only reported to the station at 1:20 p.m.According to Gena Mazo, Abiso’s niece, her uncle was sitting on the shore while they were unloading things from
A SPORTS utility vehicle (SUV) caught fire along the national highway in M. Dela Victoria Street, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City, on Monday evening, August 15, 2022.Firemen responded to the area after receiving the fire alarm at 7:06 p.m.The fire was totally extinguished at 7:13 p.m.Cebu City Fire Investigator Fulbert Navarro said that faulty electrical wirings might have caused the fire that damaged the SUV vehicle Hyundai Sta. Fe owned by a certain Jesus Lozano.But he said they still have to check
There is a disconnection between theory and practice, principles and experiences of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management (CCA-DRRM).The gaps are crucial as Filipinos, along with other citizens in the world, grapple with extreme weather on earth.“Extreme weather” refers to phenomena that is unusual or severe for a particular place or time.However, the recent flash floods submerging many communities in Cebu after either heavy rains or successive days of constant rai
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama is now back in City Hall after “investment begging” in Metro Manila while handing out cash aid to earthquake-affected towns in northern Luzon last week.During the flag-raising ceremony Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, Rama said he visited several businessmen as well as President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to ask for funding for the completion of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC).The mayor also announced that the city government handed over P50 million to 11 local government units