DWUP to start clearing operations in Ermita next week

Morexette B. Erram 05/10/2018

Starting Wednesday (May 16), the Cebu City Government’s Division of Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) will be starting their clearing operations in the areas hit by fire in Barangay Ermita. DWUP operations officer Genevieve Alcoseba told…

8 men arrested in separate police drug operations

Norman V. Mendoza 03/27/2018

Eight men were arrested in anti-drug operations by police operatives in Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue cities. Police officers of the Subangdaku police station arrested Artemio Flores, 43; Roy Tampus, 40; Antonio Sibla, 35; and Christian Demetrio, 42. Each…

First day of 24/7 operations : Smooth

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/10/2018

CEBU CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY Upon entering the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL), a staff asks visitors to fill out the registration record and then leave bulky bags at the bag counter where a vending machine for coffee…

Megaworld’s Newtown school venture in Visayas to start operations in June 

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2018

A La Salle-supervised school will be opening at the 30-hectare Mactan Newtown township in Lapu-Lapu City this June. Dubbed as “Newtown School of Excellence (NSE),” the school will be property giant Megaworld Corporation’s first school venture in…

PCG suspends search and retrieval operations for missing children

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

DUE to Tropical Storm Basyang, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station has temporarily suspended its search and retrieval operation for the three missing children who are passengers of the motorized banca which capsized off Camotes Island…

Tomas to defend habal-habal operations in committee hearing

USC Intern Therese Mae Alegado 01/23/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is attending a public hearing that the transportation committee of the House of Representatives called on Wednesday to discuss proposals to regulate the operation of motorcycles-for-hire and the use of bigger plates…

Doc bares ‘mafia-like’ operations at DOH

Inquirer 01/13/2018

A former consultant of the Department of Health (DOH) exposed yesterday the operations of an alleged “mafia” inside the Health department composed of several former and current officials who profited from the controversial procurement of the Dengvaxia…

Ayala mall starts clearing operations

Connie E. Fernandez 01/08/2018

CEBU CITY—The Ayala Center Cebu is now starting clearing operations after the fire that gobbled an adjacent department store had been put out. But mall management could not tell when ACC would reopen since they had to…

Possible violations eyed in Metro Ayala fire

Benjie B. Talisic 01/07/2018

CEBU CITY– Fire investigators are looking into possible violations by the management of Metro Ayala in Cebu City following the fire that broke out and damaged the department store on Friday evening. Supt. Ronaldo Orbeta, deputy director…

PDEA-7 seizes P250K shabu in separate operations in Cebu

Benjie B. Talisic 11/07/2017

A total P250,000 worth of shabu were seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in separate operations in Cebu on Tuesday, according to the agency’s regional information officer, Lea Albiar. Anti-drug…