PDEA-7 to probe if party drugs caused student’s death in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will be investigating the death of an 18-year-old female senior high school student who was reported to have allegedly died from a drug overdose in a…

140 Sinulog revelers nabbed for violating liquor ban, unruly behavior

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 140 individuals were arrested for violating the liquor ban and for causing alarm and scandal after the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday, January 20, in Cebu City. The Cebu City Police Office…

Osmeña mulls extending area covered by Sinulog party ban

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/21/2019

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is now eyeing to extend the coverage of Sinulog party ban beyond the usual 300-meter radius from the  routes of the Sinulog Festival grand parade. Osmeña…

Three dead as two former friends’ feud leads to shooting incident in Sambag 1

Benjie B. Talisic 01/21/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A feud between two former friends ended in a bloody shooting confrontation today (January 21)  in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City, ending in the death of three persons — a father…

Storm Signal No. 1 over northern Cebu lifted

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/21/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Cebuanos can look forward to improved weather starting Tuesday, January 22, as Tropical Depression Amang is expected to downgrade into a Low Pressure Area (LPA).  As a result, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

TD ‘Amang’ left 656 passengers in the Visayas stranded

Doris C. Bongcac 01/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 700 passengers were left stranded in the different ports in northern Cebu and other parts of  Central and Eastern Visayas regions as of 4 p.m. today, January 20, as a result…

Sinulog crowd surge causes slight commotion in uptown Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/20/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—A slight commotion was reported past noon along a parade route of the Sinulog grand parade in the afternoon of Sunday, January 20,  when a huge wave of crowd surged close to the rope…

Pacquiao wins via UD against Broner

CDN 01/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner via unanimous decision to retain his WBA regular welterweight title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday (Philippine time).  Pacquiao improved his record to 61W-7L-2D,…

Osmeña declares Sinulog Grand Parade open; thanks Sto. Niño for ‘good weather’

Marc Cosep 01/20/2019

  CEBU CITY — After thanking the Señor Sto.  Niño for good weather, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña officially declared the Sinulog 2019 grand parade open. Osmeña also commended the Sinulog staff and volunteers for making this…

TD “Amang” is going to bring rain on the Sinulog grand parade – Pagasa

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2019

CEBU CITY — It will be a rainy Sinulog Grand Parade today, Sunday (January 20), with northern Cebu and 12 other areas in the Visayas and Mindanao now under Storm Signal No.1 , as Tropical Depression “Amang”…

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