Uncle beating his young nephew in viral video nabbed

Niña Mae Oliverio, Paul Lauro 05/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 24-year-old man landed in jail after surveillance footage, which went viral, caught him beating his 7-year-old nephew inside their residence in Brgy. Labangon, Cebu City. The incident has also caught the attention…

DILG-7 on Rama suspension: Still no orders from Central Office, Ombudsman

Niña Mae Oliverio 05/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The office of the Department of Interior and Local Government here (DILG-7) is still waiting for the orders from the Central Office regarding the preventive suspension order imposed by the Office of the…

Saving money in piggy banks? BSP explains risks, disadvantages of not saving in banks

Niña Mae Oliverio 05/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If you are saving money in your piggy banks, you might consider the advice from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). BSP Visayas Director Anna Clara Oville said that among the benefits of saving…

Summer 2024: DOH-7 reports rise in dengue, influenza-like illnesses

Niña Mae Oliverio 04/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The scorching summer heat is already too much for the public to endure. Health experts say that over exposure to the sun may result to heat stroke, cramps, dehydration, and exhaustion. In addition,…

Eid al-Fitr in Cebu City: A prayer for Palestine and world peace

Niña Mae Oliverio, Pia Piquero 04/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For Palestine and world peace. This year’s Eid al-Fitr in Cebu City is not only a time of celebration but an occasion for solemn reflection and prayer for the people of Palestine, who…

What is pertussis (whooping cough)?

Niña Mae Oliverio 03/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has become a health concern lately in the country. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) confirmed on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, that there are 115 reported cases of…

Danao City successfully hosts 1st ‘International Ultra Trail’

Niña Mae Oliverio 01/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government of Danao City concluded its first international running event with 594 runners who participated from Jan. 27 to 28. According to the press statement sent by the city’s Public Information…

2nd year of Sinulog at SRP: Venue too hot, spectators say

Niña Mae Oliverio, Pia Piquero 01/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The South Road Properties (SRP), as a venue for the Sinulog Festival, was too hot. This was the sentiment of some spectators who watched the festivities at the SRP on Sunday, January 21. But…

Fiesta Señor 2024: Over a million join solemn procession

Emmariel Ares, Niña Mae Oliverio 01/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over a million devotees filled the streets of Cebu City for the solemn procession of the Señor Sto. Niño on Saturday, January 20. And despite the gathering of a large crowd, the procession…

5 safety tips from LTO-7 to avoid accidents

Niña Mae Oliverio 11/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Road safety is everyone’s concern, according to the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7). If you are a riding public or a driver, it is important to be attentive on the road…

Cebu City cemeteries: Thousands visit, despite sweltering heat

Emmariel Ares, Niña Mae Oliverio, Sophia Piquero 11/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hot and humid weather prevailed all throughout Wednesday, November 1. But this did not stop people from visiting cemeteries to pay their respect to their deceased loved ones in observance of All Saints…

Proclamation of winning candidates suspended in 3 areas in Cebu

Emmariel Ares, Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Niña Mae Oliverio 10/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The proclamation of some winning candidates for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) in three areas in Cebu has been suspended. The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) confirmed on Tuesday,…

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