New P1,000-piso banknote to be circulated in Cebu, Bohol this October

Morexette Marie Erram 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas – Visayas Regional Office (BSP-VRO) announced on Tuesday, July 5, that the new P1,000-piso polymer banknote will start its circulation in Cebu and Bohol in the coming months.…

Typhoid in Barili may be caused by poor sanitation

Morexette Marie Erram 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials in Barili, Cebu are now looking into the possibility of poor sanitation as the likely cause behind the increase in the cases of typhoid fever in their locality. As of June…

Cebu province unfazed by DILG ultimatum 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not even an ultimatum from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) can make Cebu province reconsider its decision to make wearing face masks an option in open areas. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn…

Minor landslide hits mountain barangay in Boljoon

Morexette Marie Erram 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A vital road linking the hinterlands and seaside villages of Boljoon town became impassable for a couple hours on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, when a minor landslide struck the area. Boljoon’s Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction…

Number of dengue cases may continue to rise, says DOH-7 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has reiterated its reminders and caution to the public when it comes to dengue. Local health officials here said that they are expecting the number of dengue…

Only 8 election winners file SOCE as of June 6 — Comelec Cebu

Morexette Marie Erram 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The deadline for the submission of the Statement of Contribution and Expenditures (SOCEs) is already set on Wednesday, June 8. Records from the Commission on Elections in Cebu province (Comelec-Cebu) showed that as of…

Paragliding in Oslob suspended after tragic death of pro

Morexette Marie Erram 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The local government has suspended all paragliding activities in Oslob town, south Cebu after an accident that claimed the life of an American professional paraglider. Ma. Lester Ybañez, Cebu’s Provincial Tourism Officer, confirmed that paragliding…

Electrocuted dove interrupts power in Pasil, Suba precincts

Morexette Marie Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An electrocuted dove was the cause of a power interruption in Barangays Suba and Pasil here on Monday morning, May 9. Authorities confirmed that power went out for approximately 30 minutes at Pasil…

CDN Digital wins big in 9th GMEA

Morexette Marie Erram, Rhobie Ruaya 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Daily News Digital (CDN Digital) won big in the 9th Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) which culminated on Friday, May 6. CDN Digital’s online campaign titled “A Shot at Life” bagged the…

Rama tells police to conduct deeper probe into Mabolo ambush

Morexette Marie Erram 05/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the local police to dig deeper into the ambush that seriously wounded a police official and a former City Hall executive. “I have already directed in…

Death toll in Old Clarin Bridge collapse reaches 4

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 04/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least four individuals were reported dead in the tragic collapse of a bridge in Loay town, Bohol. Police Lt. Thomas Zen Cheung, information officer of the Bohol Provincial Police Office, said authorities…

Cebu marks 2 milestones in history today, Apr. 27

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On April 27, 2022, Cebu will be the site of two historical events in the Philippines. The national and local governments will be leading the 501st Anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, and…

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