Pagasa Mactan chief: Typhoon Paeng won’t affect Cebu

Jessa Sotto 09/23/2018

Although Typhoon Paeng will spare Cebu from its path, the whole province will still experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers due to localized storms in the next few days. Alfredo Quiblat Jr., Philippine Atmospheric,…

Fernan Bridge viaduct closure starts; traffic remains manageable

Jessa Sotto 09/20/2018

Traffic remained manageable despite the closure of the Lapu-Lapu City-bound viaduct of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Thursday (September 20). Mario Napule, Lapu-Lapu City Traffic Management System (CTMS) chief, said the ongoing road repair did not hamper…

PB okays deed of sale for CICC

Jessa Sotto, USJ-R Intern 07/16/2018

The Provincial Board (PB) approved a resolution in its Monday session authorizing Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to sign the deed of sale for the 3.2-hectare Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) property in the North Reclamation Area…

Larsian’s two-month renovation starts today

Jessa Sotto 07/02/2018

Starting today, July 2, Cebu’s famous Larsian barbeque strip will be closed for two months as it will undergo a rehabilitation and repair works. Larsian Administrator Joey Herrera said that stall owners will temporarily be relocated to…

Cebu inmate found dead

Jessa Sotto 06/29/2018

  A 40-year-old inmate was found lifeless in the hallway of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) on Friday dawn, June 29. CPDRC Warden Reynaldo Valmoria identified the inmate as Rico Mabolo Jamago, a resident of…

CPDRC warden plans to temporarily stop accepting inmates

Jessa Sotto 06/25/2018

  Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) Jail Warden Reynaldo Valmoria eyes to temporarily stop accepting inmates to help control the congestion in the jail facility. Valmoria said CPDRC has more than 3000 inmates. However, the…

Pagasa-Mactan: ‘Beware of lightnings’

Jessa Sotto 06/23/2018

Due to the number of people struck by lighting, Pagasa-Mactan on Saturday issued an advisory to educate people on how to stay safe. Al Quiblat, Pagasa-Mactan chief, said that people must switch off their televisions and other…

CPDRC has new jail warden

Jessa Sotto 05/24/2018

  Retired military and police chief inspector Reynaldo Valmoria took oath as the new Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) warden today. He will replace acting warden Roberto “Bobby” Legaspi. Valmoria will assume the position as…

Malapascua Island is well maintained – stakeholders

Jessa Sotto 04/09/2018

Stakeholders of the renowned Malapascua Island, an island off Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu remain confident that the area is well maintained and does not need any rehabilitation. Malapascua is famous for its at least 21 diving…

Name names but pursue cases against candidates in narc list

Jessa Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/06/2018

CEBU City officials back the proposal of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to name barangay election candidates who are involved in the drug trade. “Why not? So that the people will know. The people can judge anyway…

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