Bicyclist killed in hit and run accident in Naga City, Cebu

Paul Lauro 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippine – A bicycle rider was killed in a hit and run accident which happened past 4 a.m. this Sunday, January 24, 2021, along the national highway in Barangay Colon, Naga City in southern Cebu.…

Online Masses show stronger faith to Señor Sto. Niño

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu was hardly full on the last day of the 456th Fiesta Señor celebration on Friday, January 22.  But Augustinian friars running this centuries-old church said…

Indian national killed in broad daylight in Lacion

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 60-year-old Indian national fell victim to another shooting incident in Cebu. Piara Singh was declared dead on arrival by responders after a still unidentified gunman shot him in Upper Lamac, Consolacion town…

Son of Carcar City mayor survives gun attack

Morexette Marie Erram and Paul Lauro 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The son of Carcar City Mayor Mercedita Apura survived a shooting attack in Carcar City on Monday afternoon, January 18, 2021. This was confirmed by the Carcar City Police Station. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Despite rise in new cases, no lockdown in Cebu City

Morexette Marie Erram 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local officials here assured the public that no lockdown will be reimposed amid the increasing number of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Monday, January 18, 2021, debunked reports…

1 dead, 1 injured in pension house fire

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A man died while a woman was injured in an early afternoon fire which also damaged portions of a building along Junquera Street in downtown Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January 16. Fire…

As active cases rise, EOC to strictly monitor movement of public

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is facing 552 active Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of January 15, 2021, the first time it has reached such a number since November 2020. With this, the Emergency Operations…

Harden joining Brooklyn Nets in blockbuster deal: reports

Agence France Presse 01/14/2021

Los Angeles, United States—James Harden is joining the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster NBA trade from the Houston Rockets, US media reported Wednesday, January 13, 2021. ESPN and The Athletic reported that the 2018 NBA MVP will…

Mon Fernandez named PH chef de mission for Vietnam SEA Games

June Navarro 01/12/2021

Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino believes that appointing PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez as Team Philippines chef de mission in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam would result in another rewarding campaign. “We want to…

Physical novena masses for Fiesta Señor 2021 cancelled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2021

  Cebu City, Philippines—Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu announced on Monday afternoon, January 11, 2021, that they will be cancelling physical Novena Masses of the Fiesta Señor 2021 due to health…

More measures imposed for Fiesta Señor: No more Traditional Sinulog dances

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Churchgoers are advised to brace for more rules to be implemented in line with the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. Aside from prohibiting non-Cebu City residents access to the Basilica Minore del…

No signal interruption for Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in three years, there will be no signal interruption in Cebu City during the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), in a press…

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