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OCD-7 to release additional cash aid for casualties

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  THE Office of Civil Defense (OCD-7) in Central Visayas has announced that it will release financial aid to the families of those who died when Tropical Depression Crising hit northern Cebu last Easter Sunday. OCD-7 will release ten thousand pesos to the families of nine people who were killed by the raging flood waters […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Garganera to Osmeña: Charity begins at home

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BEFORE even thinking of extending financial help to Bohol for their peace and order problems, opposition councilor Joel Garganera, head of Cebu City’s Police Advisory Council (PAC), told Mayor Tomas Osmeña to “start within.” In a resolution approved by the Cebu City Council yesterday, Garganera said that PAC wants a status report on city hall’s […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

City Hall to reward Badjaos who collect floating debris

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‘Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko’ program The Cebu City government is planning to expand its “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko” program to include the Badjaos in the reward system. John Paul Gelasque, assistant head of the Department of Public Services, said he already met with the three leaders of the Badjao community in Barangay Mambaling last Monday […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Marco Polo launches “Run for ERUF Year 2″

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For the second time, Marco Polo Plaza Hotel will hold a run for a cause supporting the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation (ERUF) of Cebu City this Sunday, April 30. “We want to give a large amount to ERUF this time,” said Manna Alcaraz, manager of the public relations department at Marco Polo Plaza hotel. During […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Drug suspect falls in buy-bust operation

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested a drug suspect and seized P185,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pit-os, Cebu City on Monday night. Lloyd Bontilao, 31-years-old, was arrested with two packs of suspected shabu that weigh more or less 50 grams worth P185,000, according to Leia […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Mandaue Hall officials, workers test negative for drug use

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ABOUT 26 of 40 department heads and officials tested negative in a surprise drug test at the Mandaue City Hall grounds yesterday morning. City Administrator Danilo Almendras said City Hall employees and department heads were reminded last Friday to attend a meeting after the weekly flag-raising ceremony. Almendras said some department heads were in Tacloban, […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Guardo to report back sooner than expected

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Suspended Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is set to report back for work earlier than expected. The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has ordered Guardo to pay an amount that is equivalent to his salary for three months when he was still Sambag I barangay captain in lieu of his supposed three-months suspension. “I will […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

3 Cebuanas among 22 beauties vying for Aliwan Festival Queen crown

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  Three Cebuana beauties will be competing with 19 others in the Aliwan Festival Queen competition scheduled Friday night at the Aliw Theater in Manila. These are April Smith representing the Utanaon Festival of Dalaguete town, south Cebu; Kathleen Mae Lendio of the Karansa festival of Danao City, north Cebu; and Marla Alforque of Cebu […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Seven drug suspects nabbed in Danao City

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  Four suspected drug pushers and three suspected drug users were arrested in a series of buy-bust operations in Barangay Maslog, Danao City at dawn on Thursday. Danao City Polic Station Drug Enforcement Unit and SWAT in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) conducted a series of buy-bust operations agains four […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Carcar police arrest two drugs suspects in separate buy-bust operations

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Two drug pushers were arrested in two separate operations in Carcar City on Thursday night and Friday morning. Alejandro Bargamento, a resident of Dungu-an Perrelos Carcar, was arrested at 11:30 p.m on Thursday in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Dungu-an. Recovered from him was a large pack, a medium pack, and ten small packs of […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »