BREAKING: Leyte-bound passenger ship catches fire, rescue ongoing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) on Sunday, June 26 confirmed that a passenger vessel en route to Leyte caught fire.  Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) Krysta Bergantin, spokesperson of PCG-7, confirmed…

Cebu province unfazed by DILG ultimatum 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not even an ultimatum from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) can make Cebu province reconsider its decision to make wearing face masks an option in open areas. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn…

Warriors are NBA champs!

06/17/2022

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions again after they defeated the Boston Celtics, 103-90, in Game 6 of the best-of-seven finals on Friday morning, June 17, 2022, (Philippine time).    Golden State wrapped up the best-of-seven…

BREAKING: Another bridge in Bohol collapses

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/16/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—The Catigbian Police Station confirmed that the Borja Bridge in Purok 2, Barangay Alegria, in Catigbian, Bohol collapsed on Thursday morning, June 16, 2022. The town police, in a statement in its Facebook page on…

Garcia clarifies EO on wearing of face masks in Cebu province

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia addresses the public regarding her new Executive Order, which no longer requires wearing face masks in public, open, well ventilated spaces. Garcia says that her Executive Order is putting…

In Cebu province: Face masks no longer required outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face masks will no longer be required in open spaces and outdoor settings in Cebu province. This is after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has issued a new order on the mandatory use of…

Fire breaks out in Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — (Updated) A fire broke out in Sitio Bato, Barangy Ermita in Cebu City on Monday afternoon, June 6, 2022.  An incident report from the Cebu City Fire Office stated that the fire started…

Christina Frasco named as new Tourism Secretary

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday, May 30 has unveiled more members of its Cabinet, including reelectionist Liloan Mayor Ma. Christina Frasco. In a press conference held in…

Barangay tanod shot outside Cebu City school

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few minutes before voting centers closed on Monday evening, May 9, 2022, a barangay tanod was shot by still unidentified perpetrators just in front of the Zapatera Elementary School.  Police identified the…

Comelec, sitting as NBOC, suspends canvassing, to resume Tuesday afternoon

Christia Marie Ramos 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), suspended the canvassing of votes on Monday afternoon. “At this point, we are still awaiting electronic transmission of the results and,…

CDN Digital wins big in 9th GMEA

Morexette Marie Erram, Rhobie Ruaya 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Daily News Digital (CDN Digital) won big in the 9th Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) which culminated on Friday, May 6. CDN Digital’s online campaign titled “A Shot at Life” bagged the…

Garcia gets backing from INC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelectionist Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has gained the endorsement of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), her camp announced on social media on Tuesday, May 3. In a post on her official Facebook page,…

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