Motorcycle drivers reminded to stay in outer lanes

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic authorities once again advised motorists, particularly motorcycle drivers, to stay in the outer lanes especially when traversing highways. The Road Management Authority (RMA), also known as the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO),…

‘Rugby Boys’ in Cebu City: Councilor eyes ordinance against them, negligent parents

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City councilor wanted to propose an ordinance seeking to punish ‘rugby boys’ and their negligent parents. This was after a video caught a group of minors sniffing what looked like rugby…

Viaduct accident in Cebu City: Hailing app driver, passenger die after motorcycle slams into center island

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two motorists died in a road mishap along the viaduct of the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSCR), Cebu City on Wednesday, April 10. Authorities from the Cebu City Traffic Enforcement Unit confirmed that…

Amid drought, public urged: ‘Likayi ang pagdaob’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The El Niño phenomenon here not only brought damages to agriculture and threats to water supply. But also a number of fires including large wildfires like the one that hit Oslob town recently.…

Gwen hits Rama for interfering on CPA project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The political fight between Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is not yet over. This time, the two local chief executives clashed over a project by the Cebu Port…

Sambag 2 fire: 7-hour blaze leaves around 600 homeless, 1 injured

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to 600 individuals were left homeless after the massive fire that hit a densely populated area in Brgy. Sambag 2, Cebu City last Monday, April 8. The hours-long blaze, believed to have…

Range999: Pasaylo-a ko; now in city jail

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After spending weeks in a detention cell at Mabolo Police Station, Jed Andrew Salera, popularly known as Range999, has been transferred to the Cebu City Jail. This was after enforcers at the Mabolo…

Massive forest fire hits 4 barangays in Oslob

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mountains of Oslob town in southern Cebu became an inferno when a huge forest fire broke out late Saturday evening, April 6. The wildfire lasted for several hours and spread to at…

No classes in Cebu province due to extreme heat

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All classes in Cebu province are suspended beginning Friday, April 5 until further notice as the summer heat became risky for teachers and students to go out. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Friday issued…

Tour guides struggle after boat trip ban in Santa Fe’s Balidbid Lagoon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After losing his livelihood of guiding tourists around the scenic and serene lagoon in Brgy. Balidbid in Santa Fe town, Jose Anuncio has been relying on random and sometimes odd jobs to help…

EXPLAINER: Why do we monitor the heat index?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Once again, students and teachers in Cebu had to return to alternative modes of learning, like online classes and modular types, this summer. Face-to-face classes in several localities here have been suspended but…

LIST: Face-to-face class suspensions in Cebu due to extreme heat

Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For the first time in recent history, the local governments in Cebu ordered  face-to-face class suspensions due to the extreme heat. As of 3 p.m., April 4, the following localities allowed schools in elementary…

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