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Number of active cases in Daanbantayan rises to 19 with 15 new cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Daanbantayan reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, September 17, 2020, bringing its active case count to 19. All of the 15 new cases are residents…

Murray, Jokic help Denver stun Clippers in Game 7

09/16/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points,…

Cebu City dawn fire damages parked PUJs

Alven Marie Timtim 09/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A dawn fire damaged public utility jeepeneys (PUJs) that were parked in a garage located along C. Padilla Street in Cebu City Fire Officer 2 (FO2) Fulbert Navarro said that the fire was…

NTC recalls frequencies assigned to now franchise-less ABS-CBN

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 09/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has ordered the recall of television and radio frequencies given to network giant ABS-CBN, as its franchise issue remains unresolved. NTC said in a seven-page order signed by Commissioner…

‘Zone’ in Cebu chosen for COVID vaccine clinical trial

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced on Thursday, September 10, 2020, that Cebu is among the areas in the country where coronavirus vaccine clinical trials will be conducted. DOST Secretary Fortunato…

Cebu South Bus Terminal reopens after five months of closure

Rosalie Abatayo 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) located along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City has reopened today, September 9, after five months of transferring its operations at the Talisay City side of the…

Cebu City Library to reopen on September 8

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After around seven months of being closed, the Cebu City Public Library will reopen its doors to guests starting tomorrow, Tuesday (September 8). The city’s Public Information Office (PIO) made this announcement in…

Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia passes on after weeks of fighting COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia passed away early on Sunday morning, September 6, 2020, a month after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that he was “fighting COVID-19.” Atty. Winston Garcia confirmed the death of his…

Cebu City to LTFRB-7: Allow traditional jeeps to return

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be requesting transportation officials to allow traditional jeepneys to operate again in the city. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City government’s spokesperson, announced in a press conference on Friday,…

More churchgoers allowed in Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño De Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY,  Philippines – Church administrators of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño De Cebu, one of the oldest and most prominent churches in the country, announced they will be increasing the number of people allowed to…

Ex-Ozamiz City councilor Parojinog found dead in jail

Consuelo Marquez 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog was found dead inside the detention facility of the city’s police station Friday morning, September 4, 2020, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. “Parojinog was found dead…

Cebu City Mayor Labella to undergo surgery on Thursday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will be undergoing surgery on Thursday morning, September 3, 2020, due to gall bladder stones. The mayor revealed his health status in a Facebook post on Wednesday evening,…

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