Palace declares April 14 ‘Special Non-Working Holiday’ in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Malacañang on Monday, April 12, proclaimed April 14, 2021 as a Special Non-Working Holiday in Cebu City in line with the quincentennial celebration of Christianity’s arrival in the Philippines. The Palace issued…

Couple from Danao City injured in Sunday dawn shooting

Paul Lauro 04/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines- A couple landed in the hospital after they were shot by a still unidentified man who barged into their roadside store in Poblacion Sabang in Danao City at dawn this Sunday, April 11. Oscar …

EOC Chief: Mandaue’s hospitalization rate now at 30 percent

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 04/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported a “slight drop” in the number of daily cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lawyer Lizer Malate, the EOC chief, said that city’s positivity rate…

Chan orders arrest of individuals who vandalized Datu Lapulapu decals

Doris C. Bongcac 04/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Just three days after these were lighted, Datu Lapulapu decals that are plastered on the pillars of the viaduct of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge were already vandalized. The destruction of the decals was…

DOH-7 won’t recommend lifting of liquor ban  in Cebu City 

Futch Anthony Inso 04/07/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Despite the decline in the number of COVID-19 cases that were recorded daily in Cebu City in the past few days, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will not recommend to the city…

Easter Sunday fire damages dormitory in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Fire hit a residential building located along RR Landon Street in Barangay Sta. Cruz, Cebu City shortly before midnight on Monday, April 5. Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Emerson Arceo said that an explosion…

Elderly biker ‘sideswiped’ by mini bus in Talisay City

Paul Lauro 03/22/2021

TALISAY CITY, Cebu – A senior citizen was brought to the hospital after he was allegedly sideswiped by a passing mini bus early this Monday morning, March 22, 2021, while traversing a portion of Natalio Bacalso Avenue…

2 men nabbed for selling fake RT-PCR test results

Paul Lauro 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Operatives from the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) arrested on Thursday, March 18 two men for reportedly producing and selling fake swab test results. The operation conducted in downtown Cebu…

Daluz: Let’s wait for court’s decision on MR

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Members of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) wanted to wait for the court decision on a motion for reconsideration (MR) which they already filed before they will…

Court orders return of 3 terminated MCWD board members

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City court has released a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the termination of three Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) board members by Mayor Edgardo Labella. The order was granted by Regional…

Mambaling fire hits heavily populated community

Paul Lauro 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines -An early morning fire woke up residents of a thickly populated community in Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City this Monday, March 15. The fire alarm burned homes made of light materials that were built…

Central Visayas receives 30K doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Wednesday, March 10, received its third shipment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. At 7:40 a.m., 30,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from UK-based pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca arrived at the Mactan…

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