Vehicular accident in San Fernando, Cebu claims man’s life

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Instead of taking their exams, two students from Balud National High School in San Fernando, southern Cebu landed in the hospital after figuring in a vehicular accident on Monday, January 30, 2023. Police…

P1.6 million cash stolen from Pinamungajan supermarket

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A thief, or a group of thieves, struck a supermarket in Pinamungajan town, southwestern Cebu, and took off P1.6 million in cash, police there confirmed. The Pinamungajan Police Station on Monday, January 30,…

Investigations continue for cop who died in alleged accidental firing of gun

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Investigations continue to find out the real reason why a cop assigned in Talisay City, Cebu died in an alleged accidental firing involving his service firearm. Police in Carcar City identified the victim…

Capitol: More than 300,000 tourists visited Moalboal in 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourism in the town of Moalboal in southwestern Cebu, known for hosting some of the popular diving spots in the country, has rebounded in 2022, local officials say. The local government of Moalboal…

No signal shutdown for Sinulog sa Carmen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There will be no signal shutdown in the Sinulog sa Carmen on Sunday, January 22, 2023, organizers announced. Tobias Villamor, tourism officer of Carmen, said the country’s three telecommunications firms have begun setting…

4 minors rescued, female drug peddlers nabbed, P1 million worth of drugs seized in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than P1 million worth of illegal drugs were seized, and four minors were rescued in a series of anti-drug operations here last Tuesday, January 17. Anti-narcotics agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement…

5 Cebu City contingents to join Sinulog sa Carmen

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More contingents will be joining the upcoming Sinulog sa Carmen. At least five troupes from Cebu City will be competing in the 50th Sinulog sa Carmen this Sunday, January 22, the town’s tourism…

Mactan airport welcomes 4.8M passengers as of November 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As of November 2022, the country’s second-busiest airport was halfway through recovering its pre-pandemic levels. The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) reported that foot traffic in the airport has reached around 4.8…

Rama: Thank you, Sto. Niño for the good weather

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was all smiles a few hours before the Sinulog Festival 2023 comes to an end. And the mayor expressed his gratitude to the Señor Sto. Niño de Cebu…

Cebu governor on Sinulog at SRP: I wish, pray for event’s success

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite their decision to back out of the Sinulog Festival 2023 due to safety and security concerns over the new venue at the South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia wished all…

Gwen to push through with Sinulog dance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will push through with her tradition of offering a Sinulog dance to the Snr. Sto. Niño despite expressing concerns on the festival’s venue earlier. “In the end, whether my concerns were…

Coast Guard Cebu warns public over fake permits for fluvial procession

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG-Cebu) warned the public of unauthorized individuals and groups allegedly selling fake permits for the upcoming fluvial procession on Saturday, January 14, 2023.  “It has come to our attention…

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