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Two barangay chairmen and other government employees are accused of approving unqualified beneficiaries
Policemen, who man the checkpoints, are also among the 71 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Lapu-Lapu City in Central Visayas
The Army says the soldiers wanted to check if the victims were still alive and to secure intelligence equipment
Sister sorority UP Stella Juris says there is 'no place to justify nor tolerate any malicious conduct...allegedly committed by certain individuals who were identified as members of UP Scintilla Juris fraternity.'
(3rd UPDATE) Now head of the National Irrigation Administration, retired general Ricardo Visaya tells Camp Crame to 'stop covering up [for] their abusive men'
'Deployment will be temporarily held in abeyance until issues and concerns are settled with all concerned physicians and other stakeholders,' says DOH-Western Visayas Director Marlyn Convocar
The suspension will last for two weeks, says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
DOH says with the record number of fresh cases, the total of infections reported on Saturday was 943. Half of these confirmed cases, or 448, come from Central Visayas.
The DOH says, Region VII, which includes the province of Cebu, 'is still under GCQ, except for Cebu City, which is under enhanced community quarantine; and Talisay City, which is under modified ECQ'
The 14 lawmakers say Eastern Visayas was free from coronavirus cases for weeks until the 'Hatid Probinsya' program was implemented
The UP Visayas website defacement is the latest in a string of cyberattacks targeting schools
Region VIII confirms 19 new cases in a day on Tuesday, June 9, bringing to 72 the total cases in the region
At least 5 doctors and 23 nurses test positive for coronavirus in the Central Visayas region
Central Visayas, Mandaue City, and Zamboanga City are also added to GCQ areas after President Rodrigo Duterte initially placed them under the more relaxed modified GCQ
The region will be placed under modified general community quarantine starting June 1
(UPDATED) While President Rodrigo Duterte called him a 'good officer,' the CHR characterizes Sinas’ time as Central Visayas chief as one when violence intensified
UP Tacloban mass communication instructor says removing ABS-CBN creates an information void and worsens the already dire lack of independent news in the region
DOH Regional Director Minerva Molon says that the testing center has an initial maximum testing capability of up to 90 specimens a day
Through the civic engagement group Tabang PH, a fundraising initiative was organized to produce alternative personal protective equipment for frontliners and other vulnerable groups
The lab joins 22 other Level V accredited laboratories around the Philippines. The lab opens nearly 2 months after the first case is confirmed in the region
The patient is a 74-year-old man from Parañaque City who arrived in Semirara Island on March 9
Tourist who travels to Boracay Island in Western Visayas also tests positive for coronavirus upon returning home to Luzon
(8th UPDATE) As of Sunday, June 28, at least 7,196 cases have been reported in 15 provinces and 7 independent cities in the Visayas
This brings the total number of novel coronavirus cases in Central Visayas to 33
Like many others, she dies before her confirmatory test for COVID-19 is released
There are 22 COVID-19 cases in the region as of Tuesday, March 31
The region's first case of coronavirus, a 51-year-old female from Northern Samar, records two consecutive negative tests. She is ready for discharge.
The 70-year-old male patient was from Lambunao, Iloilo
The patient's 28-year-old son, however, remains in a hospital in Bacolod City after testing positive for the coronavirus
(UPDATED) There are now 22 COVID-19 cases in the region since testing began in January
(3rd UPDATE) The number of cases increases due to the beginning of localized testing
The DOH-6 office says there is COVID-19 patient in Iloilo and Capiz records its first coronavirus case
Law professor and former Supreme Court spokesperson Ted Te says he cannot
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This is the first step in Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido's removal from President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial drug list
Police Brigadier General Albert Ferro was part of the team that arrested suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa in Abu Dhabi
The photos are taken in December 2017, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Urduja, which also went through the Visayas
The municipalities of Medellin and Daanbantayan seek rehabilitation and relief assistance following the damage caused by Typhoon Ursula
Governor Gwendolyn Garcia warns those caught violating the anti-African Swine Flu ordinance that she will have them jailed for 6 months
Tisoy (Kammuri) also causes P811.5 million worth of damage to agriculture in Bicol and Oriental Mindoro
At least 100 vapes are confiscated in Cebu alone. No arrests are made in the crackdown on electronic cigarettes and other smoking devices.
Central Visayas Police Chief Valeriano De Leon says his policy would be based on Executive Order 26, which bans smoking in public places
Here's a running list of activities you can join to commemorate the 6th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda
The annual cheering competition may be puzzling to those outside the University of the Philippines Visayas community but it’s become a part of this UP campus’ culture – a platform for the sharp wit of Ilonggo Iskolars ng Bayan
The wage order is expected to take effect in late November or early December
Malacañang finds acceptable the threats and cyberbullying of students behind the viral cheer routine critical of President Rodrigo Duterte
The harassment will not intimidate the students of UP Visayas. It will only give them more reason to take center stage again next year and keep fighting the fight.
(UPDATED) In light of recent attacks against the Skimmers, University of the Philippines Visayas chancellor Ricardo Babaran reiterates that it cannot provide physical protection to students beyond its campus.
Departing from the usual, the cheer routine performed by the students from the University of the Philippines Visayas focuses on pressing national issues
Police Brigadier General Valeriano de Leon will take over the post left by Brigadier General Debold Sinas, the new Metro Manila police chief