New MRA manager wants to boost area’s security

Nestle Semilla 04/22/2018

THE newly-appointed manager of the Mandaue Reclamation Area (MRA) wants to put more police outposts in the area to boost its security. Marvin Soco who is also Mandaue’s Assistant City Administrator, said he made the recommendations to…

AFTER BORACAY CLOSURE IS CEBU READY?

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Nestle Semilla 04/09/2018

Visayas remains safe but hotels, resorts may not have enough rooms for influx of tourists; DOT to local officials: Learn from Boracay One island’s loss is another island’s gain. The six-month closure of the renowned island-resort of…

Police to finalize security plans for village, SK polls

Nestle Semilla 04/02/2018

WITH the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections all but confirmed next month, the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will call a command conference this week to finalize security plans for Central Visayas. “We are now on the…

Ceby City OBO suspends contractor’s operation after bunkhouse collapse

Ador Mayol, Nestle Semilla 03/06/2018

  Engr. Yosefa Ylanan, head of the Office of the Building Official (OBO) in Cebu City, immediately ordered the suspension of all projects undertaken by J.E. Abraham C. Lee Construction and Devleopment Inc. following the collapse of…

Classes, government work suspended; passengers stranded in Cebu City due to Basyang

Benjie Talisic, Doris Mondragon, Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla 02/13/2018

  To ensure the safety of students, especially those from mountain barangays, the Cebu City Government declared the suspension of classes in all levels, both private and public, as well as work of employees in all departments…

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…