Fire hits 12 houses in Apas

Chris A. Ligan, Nestle Semilla 01/23/2018

CEBU CITY—Twelve houses were destroyed while a volunteer was wounded on Tuesday when a morning fire hit a densely populated area in Sitio Baca, Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Wounded was Emmanuel Waneya who suffered multiple laceration on…

Spoiled food downs 6 Sinulog revelers

Nestle Semilla 01/22/2018

SIX persons including four minors were brought to the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) during the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday due to food poisoning. Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) head Nagiel Bañacia said…

Police to strictly enforce liquor and party ban along Sinulog parade route

Nestle Semilla 01/21/2018

  Other than securing spectators during the Sinulog Grand Parade, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7) will see to it that the liquor and party ban within the five-kilometer radius of the parade route…

BFP-7 declares fire out

Nestle Semilla 01/08/2018

CEBU CITY—The fire that gutted Metro department store in Ayala Center Cebu has finally been put out, more than two days after the blaze broke out on Friday night. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, Bureau of Fire Protection…

Maritima is designated parking area for basilica visitors

Nestle Semilla 01/05/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office has identified the Compaña Maritima grounds as parking areas for devotees who will be visiting the basilica during the fiesta senyor celebration. Below is a photo of the area: During the 9-day…

WATCH: CCTO Chief talks on Sinulog preparations

Nestle Semilla 01/03/2018

  CCTO operations chief Francisco Ouano talks about the CCTO’s preparation for rerouting and closing of roads during the Sinulog Festival. He warned the public to expect traffic congestion starting January 11, the first day of novena…

2 dead in Malabuyoc

Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two persons were killed during a landslide that hit Barangays Sto. Niño and Looc in Malabuyoc town, southern Cebu following heavy rains triggered by tropical storm “Agaton” on Tuesday. The victims were identified as Richie Pimentel…

800 Toledo City residents evacuated due to flooding, landslides

Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2018

CEBU CITY—Not one of them had the energy nor the enthusiasm to celebrate the New Year. At least 800 residents from 16 villages in Toledo City, midwest Cebu, slept through the night in the evacuation centers as…

Rains today across Cebu as LPA hits the north

Agnes Alpuerto, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle Semilla 10/31/2017

  AS thousands continue to troop to cemeteries across Cebu today, expect more rains particularly in the northern part of the province after a low pressure area (LPA) was spotted within its vicinity. Alice Canasa, weather specialist…

CCPO to continue war on drugs despite fall in Duterte ratings

Nestle Semilla 10/09/2017

After the public satisfaction and trust ratings of President Rodrigo Duterte saw double-digit declines in the third week of September, the Cebu City Police Office said they are not affected on the survey’s result. CCPO director Senior…

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