Mactan airport records higher passenger traffic for Q1 2024

Morexette Marie Erram 05/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The country’s second busiest airport welcomed close to 3 million passengers for the first quarter this year. Passenger traffic at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) reached 2,692,815 from January to March 2024,…

2 motorcycle drivers killed in separate road crashes in Cebu

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 05/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two motorcycle drivers died in separate road accidents in Cebu before dawn on Monday, May 6. The first accident happened in Liloan town in northern Cebu. A motorcycle driver crashed into a parked sports…

Cebu pharmacist group defends pharmacist over viral prescription issue

Morexette Marie Erram 04/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of pharmacists here came to the defense of their fellow pharmacist who got embroiled in a social media fiasco involving prescription drugs. The Cebu Pharmacists Association Inc. defended their colleague for…

Suicide: Probe ongoing on patient killed after falling from hospital building

Morexette Marie Erram 04/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities are investigating the death of a patient who died from an apparent suicide after jumping from one of the buildings of a government hospital on Thursday, April 11. Police in Cebu City…

Capitol mulls putting ‘integrated south bus’ terminal in Talisay instead of at SRP

Morexette Marie Erram 03/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Instead of at the South Road Properties (SRP), the new location of a new south bus terminal in Cebu might be in Talisay City. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Wednesday, Mar. 27, said…

Cebu bus terminals: 100,000 passengers expected on March 27

Morexette Marie Erram 03/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100,000 passengers are expected to flock to two of the biggest bus terminals here in Cebu for the Holy Week this year. As early as 7 a.m. on Holy Wednesday, dozens…

Holy Week pay: How much will you get if you work on Holy Thursday, Good Friday?

Morexette Marie Erram 03/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) reminds employers to comply with existing labor policies on wages for the upcoming Holy Week. The national government has declared Holy Thursday…

Rapper Range999 to face frustrated murder, illegal possession gun raps for shooting foreigner in Cebu City

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 03/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu-based rapper Jed Andrew Salera, popularly known as Range999, will be facing cases of frustrated murder and possession of an unlicensed gun after getting involved in a bloody shooting last Sunday, March 17,…

Chocolate hills resort: Bohol governor tells DENR to take legal action ASAP

Morexette Marie Erram 03/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The provincial government of Bohol wants to find out how the controversial resort located within the famous Chocolate Hills was allowed to construct and operate despite an investigation that started way back in 2018. Bohol…

Moalboal gov’t launches investigation on viral diving incident

Morexette Marie Erram 03/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The local government of Moalboal town in southwestern Cebu reminded the public not to touch marine wildlife when diving in their seawaters. This after a diver was caught on video touching a passing turtle while…

2 king cobras spotted again in Busay

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie Erram 01/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There was apparently another sighting of the deadly king cobra in Cebu. This time it was in Brgy. Busay in the the capital Cebu City.  READ: King Cobra spotted in Busay, Cebu City…

8 fires in one day: 3 injured, including firefighter

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Firefighters here responded to a total of eight fires on Sunday, January 28, that injured three people and gobbled up around P2.2 million in properties. Of the eight fires that occurred last Sunday,…

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