Linemen arrested for unauthorized power restoration works

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least three linemen are now facing charges after allegedly restoring electricity in some properties in Metro Cebu without authority. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Thursday, January 27…

In Cebu City, vax cards required to enter indoor spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Individuals unvaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter indoor spaces and other enclosed establishments here. This after the Cebu City Government will be requiring vaccination cards from people planning to enter and…

Tommy O gets COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña has tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a Facebook post, Osmeña said, he felt mild chills on Sunday morning, January 16, and had himself…

Gov’t to regulate buying of fuel in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Wednesday, December 22, 2021, gas stations in Cebu province and its capital Cebu City will only load fuel directly to tanks in vehicles. This after the Cebu Provincial Government, Cebu City Government,…

Metro Cebu now under Signal No. 3

Delta Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —(Updated)  As Typhoon Odette (International name: Rai) draws closer, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has placed the eastern portion of Cebu under Signal No. 3.  In its 5 a.m. bulletin,…

Cebu City to deploy vaccinators for unvaxxed seniors during cash aid distribution

Morexette Marie Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, announced the implementation of a “hierarchical arrangement” in the distribution of cash assistance to senior citizens. “Senior citizens… unahon (ug distribute) ang fully vaccinated……

4 dead, 15 injured in Talisay City road tragedy

Delta Derycka C. Letigio, Paul Lauro 12/03/2021

Cebu City, Philippines–Four died while 15 were injured in a a vehicular accident involving multiple vehicles in Barangay Lawaan 3 in Talisay City, Cebu on Friday morning, December 3, 2021. Traffic investigators of Talisay City said the…

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,…

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