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Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified reports of terrorist sightings in the province circulating through text and on social media. The assurance came amid […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Fewer participants for Suroy-Suroy


The continuous rain and inclement weather in the last few days have resulted in a relatively fewer participant turnout in the latest leg of the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said only around 40 participants pushed through with the tour as most of those who had reserved a slot beforehand had canceled. Despite […]

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

Police warn of presence of British ‘pedophile’ in Cebu


Police are looking for a British national who was reportedly a child sex offender in the United Kingdom. The suspect identified as Stephen Lund was last seen in the southern part of Cebu, particularly in Moalboal. PO3 Vincent Herame of the tourist police in Moalboal town said they were directed by their superiors to find […]

Posted: January 8th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Another Jaguar cohort nabbed in Naga


CEBU CITY–Police have arrested another cohort of slain drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz in an operation in Barangay Langtad, City of Naga, south Cebu on Sunday morning. Alan Tabalin, 51, did not resist arrest when operatives served a pending arrest warrant issued in April 2016 by Judge James Stewart Ramon Himalaloan of the Regional Trial […]

Posted: December 19th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

16 Cebu barangays say they are drug-free — CPPO chief


About five months since the administration launched its relentless campaign against illegal drugs, 16 out of 1,066 barangays in the province of Cebu have declared themselves as “drug-free.” These villages are all located in three municipalities on the southern part of Cebu: Alcoy, Boljoon and Santander, said Senior Supt. Eric Noble, director of the Cebu […]

Posted: December 12th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Exec says Miss U activities prove Cebu safe


THE fact that Miss Universe organizers pushed through with its activities in southern Cebu despite a travel advisory issued last month shows how safe the area really is, a tourism official said. “US advisory or no advisory, there were already talks that Cebu was going to be in the Miss U itinerary,” said Joselito “Boboi” […]

Posted: December 11th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »


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US Embassy alerts Americans of kidnap threats in southern Cebu Cebu officials were caught by surprise by the advisory of the United States Embassy in Manila to its citizens to avoid going to southern Cebu to avoid the risk of being kidnapped. Government and Philippine National Police (PNP) officials in Cebu and the business sector […]

Posted: November 3rd, 2016 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Be safe, ride buses at terminals

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People taking the bus home for the long weekend and to celebrate the All Souls’ and All Saints’ Days are advised to take their rides inside the bus terminals to prevent riding in colorum buses. Director Ahmed Cuizon of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) said that it is safer for […]

Posted: October 28th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Traffic enforcer shot dead in Carcar City


A 56-year-old traffic enforcer was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding men in Carcar City, south Cebu at past 5 p.m. on Monday. SPO2 Erving Avila of the Carcar police precinct identified the victim as Maximo Bustamante, who was headed home on board a motorcycle when the suspects shot him. Bustamante was rushed to the hospital […]

Posted: September 12th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

CSBT to require drug test on bus drivers, conductors


Drivers, conductors and other workers of bus companies operating from the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) will now be subjected to a drug test. CSBT head Joey Herrera said Capitol has decided to implement a stricter antidrug policy at the terminal following reports that there are bus drivers or conductors who are drug dependents. Herrera […]

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »