Caindec takes oath as new LTO 7 Director

Doris C. Bongcac 01/18/2018

  Cebuano businessman Victor Emmanuel Caindec took his oath as the new director of the Central Visayas Office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Wednesday. Caindec will replace Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Anita Pulga who was…

Tisa contingent to showcase siomai festival in Sinulog sa Barangay

Doris C. Bongcac 01/12/2018

SIOMAI and pungko-pungko vendors are among the 100 dancers from Barangay Tisa in Cebu City who will be joining their contingent in Sunday’s Sinulog sa Barangay. Choreographer Redford Oliveros said three nurses who are supposed to leave…

It’s back to basics for Sinulog kickoff

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2018

This year’s Sinulog is a return to basics with live music and floats to be used instead of recorded music and sports cars for the 3 p.m. kickoff parade today. Ricky Ballesteros, executive director of the Sinulog…

Cebu under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Depression Agaton

Doris C. Bongcac 01/02/2018

CEBU CITY—Vessels have been barred to leave the ports as the entire Cebu has been placed under Storm Signal No. 1 due to tropical storm “Agaton.” Agaton was crossing Bohol sea and was about 95 kilometers east…

Mandaue Councilor Demetrio dies, Colleagues post condolences on Facebook

Doris C. Bongcac, Norman Mendoza 12/28/2017

Mandaue City Councilor Demetrio “Jun” Cortes Jr. passed away at the age of 66 late this afternoon due to kidney failure. This was confirmed by his brother, Sixth District Rep. Jonas Cortes, that Demetrio died at around…

LPA to bring rains in Visayas — Pagasa

Doris C. Bongcac 12/11/2017

BRACE for a rainy week as the low pressure area (LPA) nears the Hinatuan Island in Surago del Sur. Engineer Al Quiblat of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (Pagasa) Mactan is asking Cebuanos to…

Don’t dump garbage in rivers, canals, Tisa folk told

Doris C. Bongcac 12/06/2017

Tisa barangay Captain Philip Zafra is asking his constituents to refrain from disposing their wastes into water bodies. Zafra said that the presence of garbage obstructs the flow of water on their rivers and canals. He said…

Mandaue City gets new traffic monitoring system

Doris C. Bongcac 12/06/2017

Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing announced on a Facebook post on Wednesday morning the installation of a real-time traffic monitoring system in a key intersection in the city. A mobile unit is also being used by Team.…

IMOK IS DEAD

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Doris C. Bongcac 11/24/2017

  Controversial Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta did not make it home alive. Rupinta took bullets in the head and shoulder fired by two unknown assailants, ending his life at 9:33 p.m. and before he could…

Ermita captain Rupinta ambushed in Liloan

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac 11/23/2017

CEBU CITY—Controversial chairman of a village in Cebu City known for its problem on illegal drugs was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sitio Simborio, Barangay Tayud, Liloan town, north Cebu past 8 p.m. on Thursday. Felicisimo…

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