3 rescued from under Forbes Bridge in Brgy Pasil

Doris C. Bongcac, Paul Lauro 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three individuals, including a three-year-old boy, were rescued from under the Forbes Bridge in Barangay Pasil when water level started to rise in the area. The early morning downpour caused flooding that affected…

Fully-vaccinated seniors in GCQ, MGCQ areas now allowed to go out, but…

Daphne Galvez 06/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Fully-vaccinated senior citizens in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ) are now allowed to go outside their residence Malacañang announced Friday, June 11, 2021. They should, however, present a duly…

210k doses of Pfizer vaccines arrive in Cebu today

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Thursday, June 10, received its second shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) past 6 p.m. onboard an Air HongKong cargo flight. Thirty-six…

Labella to go on leave for 3 weeks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will not be reporting to City Hall in the next three weeks because of his need to fully recover from an illness. Labella announced in a press conference…

Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers

06/04/2021

The Phoenix Suns eliminated the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers with a masterful 113-100 win in Game 6 of their Western Conference first round showdown at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Friday, June 4, 2021,…

Gwen to face ‘insubordination’ charges over swab policy?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Will Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia face another round of legal battle? Garcia on Tuesday, May 25, revealed that she received information alleging that Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra may…

5 killed, 1 wounded in early morning encounter in Bilar, Bohol

Futch Anthony Inso, Paul Lauro 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Military troops killed five men, who are believed to be members of the New People’s Army (NPA), in an early morning encounter on Tuesday, May 25, in Bilar town in Bohol province. Army…

Cebu City CDRRMO confirms alleged food poisoning incident at IEC

Futch Anthony Inso, Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) confirmed to have responded to an alarm involving individuals suffering symptoms of alleged food poisoning. Harold Alcontin, operations chief of CCDRRMO, confirmed this…

1 killed, another injured in project site ‘cave in’ in Brgy Apas

Doris C. Bongcac, Paul Lauro 05/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One construction worker died while another one was rescued after a portion of a construction site in Barangay Apas, Cebu City “caved in” at around noon on Saturday, May 22. Ramil Ayuman, in…

New UCLM building is Mandaue’s 2nd site for seniors vaccination on May 18

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City COVID-19 vaccine board will start to use the University of Cebu Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue (UCLM) campus’s new building for the ongoing vaccinations of senior citizens tomorrow, May 18, 2021. The…

No international flights to land at MCIA on May 14-15

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will temporarily stop accepting flights carrying returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) for two days. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a virtual press conference…

COVID-19 variant from India now in the Philippines — DOH

Catherine Gonzales 05/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 variant first detected in India is now here in the Philippines. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in an online press briefing on Tuesday that the B.1.617 variant was detected from two…

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