Rise of HIV cases in Cebu City worries city dad

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon has expressed concern over the increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in the city. Quoting a national report, Gealon said that Central Visayas has 8,407 newly…

SFI exec director: Sinulog sa Kabataan 2023 open for ‘barangay-based’ and ‘school-based’ contingents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid category concerns of some Sinulog sa Kabataan choreographers, Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) Executive Director Elmer “Jojo” Labella has clarified that they will acknowledge groups as Sinulog sa Kabataan contingents, regardless if they…

IN PHOTOS: First day of Visayas Art Fair 2022

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Artists and art lovers enjoy an extraordinary day of creativity and expression during the first of the three-day Visayas Art Fair (VAF) 2022 at the Oakridge Business Park premises on Friday, Nov. 25,…

CCTO continues random inspection against overloading PUVs

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) head Raquel Arce is warning drivers ferrying excess passengers beyond the allowed maximum capacity and tolerance that her office will continue to implement random operations. In its follow-up…

Garcia orders demolition of abandoned structures violating easement rules in Santa Fe, Bantayan

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered owners and claimants of “abandoned, occupied, dilapidated, ruined, and obsolete” illegal structures on the beachfront of Sta. Fe, Bantayan, in northern Cebu to voluntarily demolish these until…

DTI-7 to Noche Buena shoppers: Check expiry dates, prices, ingredients

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) has offered some tips for consumers who will soon be shopping for their Noche Buena goods, a month before Christmas day. Dinah Gladys…

CCTO head warns drivers against overloading passengers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) head Raquel Arce warns drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) against overloading passengers. Arce told CDN Digital that Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) gave…

Two establishments given 10 days to dismantle structures encroaching three-meter easement of Lahug-Kamputhaw rivers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Government has given two big establishments along Gen. Maxilom Ave. 10 days or until December 3, 2022, to voluntarily dismantle a portion of their structures that encroached on the three-meter…

120 Cebu City gymnasts set to join national, international competitions before 2022 ends

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 120 junior gymnasts will represent Cebu City in various national and international gymnastics competitions that will be held before the year ends. Gymnastics Academy of Cebu head coach Mikhaela Silverio…

PBBM, VP Sara likely to attend Sinulog 2023 at SRP

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) executive director Elmer “Jojo” Labella hinted that President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. and Vice President Sara Duterte may attend the “One Cebu Island Sinulog 2023” at the South Road…

Proposed revised tax rates ‘excessive’ and ‘oppressive’ – Wenceslao

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While he supports Mayor Michael Rama’s plan to make Cebu City Singapore-like, Councilor Noel Wenceslao expressed his and the other councilors’ concerns on the tax rate revision ordinance, which is currently the subject…

Councilor calls for crowd surge prevention measure ahead of Sinulog in 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the Halloween stampede in Itaewon, South Korea, which claimed hundreds of lives last month, a councilor in Cebu City is proposing a measure to help prevent the same incident from occurring in…

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