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Rains ahead for Cebu

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  CEBU residents can expect rains ahead this week with a low pressure area projected to enter the country by April, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa said yesterday. Pagasa Mactan office chief Alfredo Quiblat Jr. said they noted a convergence of northeasterly and easterly winds which resulted in cloudy skies and […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

185 Talisay fire victims to get financial help

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FOOD packs from the Talisay City Department of Social Welfare and Services were distributed to the 56 families or 185 individuals displaced by last Sunday afternoon’s fire in Sitio Kilawan, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City. Barangay Captain Perla Cabanes said that they would extend financial assistance to the fire victims, however, they would still validate the […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Cebu Protected Landscape needs funds for projects

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THE Central Cebu Protected Landscape-Protected Area Management Board (CCPL-PAMB) has asked the National Economic and Development Authority in Central Visayas (Neda-7) and the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) to lobby to the national government for the release of funds for CCPL. The board members of CCPL-PAMB said that their current budget […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Fire guts thirty homes

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  She was about to go to the Tabunok Public Market to sell fish, but she stopped on her tracks as she heard that fire was razing through their place in Sitio Kilawan, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City. Clad in her apron, 49-year-old Letty Mabanag ran back home. But the blaze was too quick to spread […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Suspected pusher, users caught in Cebu City, Minglanilla town

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A SUSPECTED drug pusher and six others were arrested in separate anti-drug operations by the Cebu City police yesterday. Ford Fantonial was arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City at 12:45 a.m. yesterday. Taken from his possession were 30 grams of shabu with a street value of P358,720. “Fantonial did not resist […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

High value drug suspect falls

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  A 27-year-old man was arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City at 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning. Ford Fantonial is considered by Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) as high value target and was under surveillance for two weeks. He was finally arrested in a buy-bust operation past midnight. Seized from his possession […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

SHIFTING ALLIANCE

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They did not know what hit them. Cebu City’s Team Rama lost one of their members to the administration camp yesterday morning while most of them were in Manila attending a lawyers’ convention. The recent development will now give Bando Osmeña–Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) the upper hand in the City Council, with BO-PK now holding a […]

Posted: March 25th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

All for her parents

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Magna cum laude graduate offers her achievement to her fisherman-father, fish vendor-mother Clad in her toga with one hand holding her college diploma and a medal hanging on her neck, Regine Villamejor couldn’t help but cry when she hugged her parents after the graduation rites yesterday at the University of San Jose-Recoletos Basak campus. “This […]

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

Taliño: A number of barangay captains in the region involved in illegal drugs

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Police Regional Office director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, on Friday, disclosed that a number of barangay captains in Central Visayas are under his “watch list” for their involvement in illegal drugs. Of the number, Taliño said that he was certain some were from Cebu. Taliño was reacting to a recent pronouncement by President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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

Cell sites’ shutdown mulled

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SECURITY MEASURES FOR upcoming asean meet After the success of Sinulog 2017, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is considering another cell site shutdown as part of the security measures for an international summit to be held in Cebu and Bohol province next month. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño of PRO-7 said that the […]

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