COC filing turnout: Only few candidates filed

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 04/16/2018

Only a few candidates filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) before the Commission on Election (Comelec). offices in Cebu for the first two days of filing. About 2,840 candidates in Cebu have filed their COCs. Comelec Provincial…

2 men arrested at checkpoint

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 04/16/2018

Two men riding on board a motorcycle were arrested after they tried to evade a checkpoint in Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City on Saturday, 2 am. The authorities identified the suspects as Ramonito Estorco, 37, from Sitio Bagumbayan…

Man stabs wife to death

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 04/16/2018

Charges of parricide were filed against a Mandaue City resident who stabbed his wife inside their home at past 6 am last Saturday, April 14. Senior Supt. Roberto Alanas, Mandaue City police chief, said the 22-year-old suspect…

Two arrested in Mandaue drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 04/06/2018

A 35-year-old man and a pregnant woman were arrested in a drug-bust operation at Fourth Abellana Extension in Barangay Basak, Mandaue City on April 6, past 12 midnight. The authorities arrested Raniel Garrido, and Barbara May Fernandez,…

Parian police station has new set of cops

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/21/2018

New policemen are now assigned in Parian police precinct, Cebu City starting today. The assignment of 43 policemen to the precinct came after the order of relief of Chief Supt. Robert Quenery, Police Regional Office in Central…

Construction firm blames bunkhouse collapse on ‘earthquake,’ loss of clamps

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/07/2018

Was there an earthquake in Cebu on Tuesday, March 6? There was none in Cebu City or anywhere in the Visayas at the time when a major mishap happened in the city close to 3 a.m. on…

NFA resumes sale of rice in major markets

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/05/2018

AT least 100 bags of NFA rice were released to two “Bigasan sa Palengke” (BSP) outlets, NFA-7’s major market, yesterday morning, as the agency resumed the selling of NFA rice. There are 11 major markets, or BSP…

NFA-7 started limited release of rice today

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/05/2018

At least 100 bags of National Food Authority (NFA) rice were released to two Bigasan sa Palengke (BPS) markets in T. Padilla, Cebu City on Monday morning. The release comes after the assurance of NFA in Central…

Fire prevention month kicks off

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

According to statistics, March — one of the hottest months of the year — also happens to be one with the most number of fire incidents. As such, Presidential Proclamation No. 115–A was declared by President Ferdinand…

CCDRRMO head announced plan to build Alaska fire substation

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) head Nagiel Bañacia confirmed the plan to build a fire substation in Sitio Alaska, Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. He made this announcement during the Fire Prevention Month celebration…