Cebu Customs rakes in P30.87-B in 2020

CEBU CITY – The Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu (BOC-Cebu) saw its tax collection in 2020 rise by 12.10 percent to PHP30.870 billion, surpassing its annual target of PHP27.539 billion.

BOC-Cebu posted a PHP3.331 billion annual revenue collection surplus, the biggest surplus ever recorded …

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Wounded NPA captured in Sultan Kudarat

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Government troops carrying out clearing operations captured a wounded communist New People’s Army (NPA) fighter in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on Friday afternoon.

Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID), said soldiers belonging to the 37th Infantry …

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No fireworks injuries in Eastern Visayas

TACLOBAN CITY – Eastern Visayas has welcomed a peaceful and safe New Year with no reported firecracker-related injuries as of Saturday, the Department of Health (DOH) said.

DOH Eastern Visayas head Exuperia Sabalberino acknowledged the coordinated efforts of all the stakeholders for the efficient implementation …

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Antique fights Covid-19

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Antique province’s biggest victory in 2020 was having the lowest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Western Visayas for nine months due to its strict implementation of safety policies and guidelines.

“Antique is doing good …

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PSA warns public vs. PhilSys sign up scam

MANILA – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has cautioned the public to be vigilant against scammers posing as employees who facilitate registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).

In an advisory on Saturday, the PSA said it has been receiving reports that some individuals have …

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PBA to set online awards night, draft

MANILA – The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will be holding its major preseason activities online due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

The league will be doing its awards night and the rookie draft through video conferencing, shying away from a physical version of them …

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