At least 90 houses razed in Ermita fire

Ador Vincent Mayol 05/07/2018

  At least 10 persons were injured while at least 90 houses were destroyed in a fire that hit a residential area in Sitio Kawit, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City past 5 a.m. on Monday (May 7). Fire…

Siblings arrested for selling drugs in Talisay City

Benjie B. Talisic 04/14/2018

  Two siblings were arrested by the drug enforcement unit of Talisay City Police Office in Lower Candulawan, Barangay Candulawan, Talisay City on Thursday evening. The police operatives collared Alexander Cartagenas, 59, a resident of the same…

Quiet, solemn Holy Week for Cebu City

Nestle L. Semilla 03/31/2018

ASIDE from being generally peaceful, Cebu City celebrated a solemn observance of the Holy Week especially with Cebu City residents complying with the city government’s order against disturbing sights and loud noise during Holy Week. The implementation…

Man killed while sleeping in his shanty

Benjie B. Talisic 03/30/2018

Police investigators believed that personal grudge is the motive behind the killing of a 49-year-old male at past 1 a.m. on Good Friday. The victim was identified as Sammy Traña, who lived in a small shanty near…

Shabu, gambling machines seized in drug ops

Chris A. Ligan 02/08/2018

CEBU CITY- A youth leader who is actively involved in sports activities in Barangay Ermita was arrested by police authorities during an anti-illegal drug operation on Wednesday night. Ivis Marrion Tude, 28, a resident of Sitio Ermita…

Not inutile

Editorial 11/09/2017

In lieu of partisan politics, officials of Barangay Ermita only have themselves to blame for the demolition of their barangay outposts that the local administration said had been useless for its intended purpose and instead allegedly reinforced…

Carbon market laborer stabbed to death

Benjie B. Talisic 10/17/2017

A laborer at Carbon Public Market was stabbed to death on Tuesday afternoon. Gilmar Villegas, a resident of Barangay Ermita, died after he was stabbed by another market laborer, Reynante Vicen. According to the investigation of Carbon…

MORE BRGYS WANT ‘DRUG-FREE’ DRIVE

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/08/2017

Barangay Ermita has gained a supporter in its campaign of labeling households which they have identified as “drug-free.” The Association of Barangay Council (ABC) in Cebu City is pushing for a dialogue with the Commission on Human…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 10/08/2017

ERMITA’S ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN Netizens were questioning Barangay Ermita’s reverse labeling campaign against drugs, saying the officials should focus on cracking down on drug users and pushers. Jonathan Hobley posted on Facebook, “If the house contains drug dealers…

Elderly woman, son, two men nabbed in Pasil; P100K shabu seized

USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/15/2017

NEARLY P100,000 worth of drugs were seized by police from an elderly woman, her son and two others in Sitio Lawis, Barangay Pasil, Cebu City Friday morning. The 64-year-old suspect identified as Evangeline Oyao admitted that she…

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