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Businesses in Mactan Is. told: Brace for power interruptions


  NGCP: APRIL 9 TO APRIL 15 Lapu-Lapu City officials will discuss measures to prepare residents and establishments of the upcoming power interruptions scheduled to hit Mactan Island starting April 9 until April 15. Hembler Mendoza, Lapu-Lapu Tourism officer, said he would meet with acting Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Marcial Ycong to discuss the matter today […]

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



SHIFTING LOYALTIES THE transfer of Councilor Jerry Guardo to the administration party drew mixed reactions from the opposition party where he used to belong to. One of his former allies lamented why the councilor never bothered to text them before his public announcement; while others said that Guardo’s decision did not come as a total […]

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

New building to address overcrowding in city jail


TO address congestion in the Cebu City Jail, a four-storey building will be constructed inside the compound of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). In a news briefing yesterday morning, Councilor Dave Tumulak, who heads the committee on public order and safety, said the bidding process for the project will start next month. […]

Posted: March 27th, 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 »

ATM skimming suspects transferred to city jail


THE three Romanian nationals who were tagged in a series of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu were transferred from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) stockade to the Cebu City Jail yesterday. Judge Soliver Peras of the Regional Trial Court Branch 10 signed the commitment order of the three accused to the […]

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

Three Romanian ATM ‘skimmers’ charged; no bail recommended


A non-bailable case was filed in court, on Thursday, against the three Romanian nationals who were tagged in the series of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu. The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office found sufficient basis to indict Ionut Mitrache, Ion Costel, and Stancu Razvan Aurelian on charges of theft in relation to Republic […]

Posted: March 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Lawyer to motorist who took the video: Present the whole footage


CEBU CITY—The lawyer of road rage shooting suspect David Lim Jr. has invoked self defense. In a news conference on Tuesday morning, Orlando Salatandre Jr. claimed that his client was merely defending himself when he shot and wounded a nurse over a traffic altercation on Sunday dawn. He said the video of the shooting that […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Cebu City jail warden relieved

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THE warden of the Cebu City Jail has been ordered dismissed from his post after a greyhound operation conducted last Saturday at the jail facility yielded several contraband items. Supt. Jessie Calumpang was ordered relieved by Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) 7 Regional Director Dennis Rocamora immediately after the raid. Calumpang will be […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Headlines,Uncategorized | Read More »

Cebu City gets first glimpse at Isuzu MU-X black series


A limited series of Isuzu’s hot-selling MU-X midsize sports utility vehicle (SUV) was introduced in a symbolic launching last Friday. The MU-X Black Series edition was unveiled at the Isuzu Cebu Inc. dealership at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City in an activity that was described as “very strategic and historic.” Shojiro Sakoda, executive […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Motoring | Read More »



FED UP WITH DUTERTE This city official seems to be fed up with repeated pronouncements by President Duterte on the illegal drug menace and its infiltration of government agencies and barangays all over the country. He said the President’s language and approach seems to be promoting animosity among government agencies and local governments. “Buang man […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »