Rama appoints former Napolcom-7 director as new ‘resident ombudsman’ for Cebu City 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, November 29, 2021, confirmed that he has reinstituted a ‘resident ombudsman’ at the city hall. During a press conference on Monday, Rama announced that he has appointed lawyer…

Bongbong & Sara in Cebu this Nov. 26 as guests for LMP conference

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be in Cebu again but this time, officially as a tandem for next year’s elections. Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco confirmed…

Partylist group sues Gwen over ‘mishandling’ of COVID-19 pandemic in Cebu province 

Morexette Marie Erram 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A partylist here has filed on Monday, November 22 administrative cases against Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia over her administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sanlakas Group, a partylist with chapters in Cebu, accused…

BREAKING: Cebu City Mayor Labella passes away

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 11/19/2021

(Updated, 8:30 am) CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday, November 19, 2021, has passed away. He was 70. Acting Mayor Michael Rama confirmed this in an interview with CDN Digital. Jaypee Labella,…

Minors, 15 years old and below, barred from supermarkets, groceries

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting this Monday, November 22, children or minors 15 years old and below will be prohibited from entering grocery stores and supermarkets in Cebu City. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday,…

Partido Barug backs Bong Go for President, Sara for VP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City’s ruling party, Partido Barug, will be backing the presidential bid of Senator Bong Go and the candidacy of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for vice president. During a press conference on…

Kristine Chiong withdraws in Naga City mayoral race; her father, Val, takes over

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Naga City Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong is backing out of the mayoral race in next year’s polls. Chiong on Monday, November 15 has withdrawn her Certificate of Candidacy (COC) as reelectionist, said…

Sara Duterte files COC for vice president under Lakas-CMD

Catherine Gonzales 11/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio filed on Saturday her certificate of candidacy for vice president as a substitute for Lakas-CMD’s Lyle Uy. According to the Commission on Elections, lawyer Reynold Munsayac filed the COC…

BREAKING: Gullas takes over wife’s mayoral candidacy in swap twist

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has withdrawn his candidacy for Cebu First District Representative to run for reelection as mayor. Cebu Provincial Elections Supervisor, Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, announced this on November…

No more need for face shields in Cebu City except in…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No more face shields are required in most public places in Cebu City. Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, said that face shields are no longer necessary in…

9 rescued, 1 missing after motorbanca capsizes in waters off Olango Island

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescuers from the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) continue to look for one of the 10 passengers of a motorbanca that capsized Monday night. Lieutenant Junior Grade Erick Salcedo, PGC-7 spokesperson,…

Cebu City targets to inoculate 500 kids daily

Morexette Marie Erram 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City on Monday, November 8, started inoculating its adolescent population. City Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, said they are targeting to administer COVID-19 vaccines to 500 children every day. A brief ceremonial…

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